Bailey McGinn

Bailey McGinn - Designer

Paris, France

A highly collaborative book designer with a passion for fun typography, bold colour, and illustrated fiction. Let's work together.

Request a quote
Verified identity

Overview

Hello I'm Bailey McGinn, a Canadian book designer specialising in illustration based out of Paris, France.

As a book designer I have had the opportunity (and distinct pleasure) of working across many styles. Each book demands a unique treatment considering not only genre conventions but the author's voice, audience expectations, themes and motifs, and current design trends. Keeping this in mind, my objective is simple: client satisfaction and quality production.

I love colour, illustration, wacky typography, minimalism and hand-lettering which is a great fit for romance novels, children's books, cozy mysteries, non-fiction, and contemporary novels.

I hold degrees in both graphic design and English Literature. I am a visual storyteller, illustrator, and meticulous typographer. I help authors bring their vision to life, and I’m ready to help you!


Fee:

 I charge a rate of €500. I’m open to a payment plan if you prefer.


 Your package includes:


-ebook cover design print cover design based on template of your distribution service/s illustration services
-unlimited revisions (I really want you to be happy with the end result and will work until we get it right!)
-3D book mockups for marketing


Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Chick Lit
Contemporary Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Mystery & Crime
Romantic Comedy

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
July, 2019 – Present (over 2 years)

I own and operate the book cover design company Bailey Designs Books, providing illustrated cover design services to traditional and self-publishers.

Bailey has 22 reviews

Professionalism
Professionalism
Quality
Quality
Value
Value
Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Linda Lake
Bailey has created some absolutely beautiful illustrations for the covers of my novel of four volumes, and been wonderfully willing to assist with any suggested changes in either pictures or text. I am absolutely thrilled with the results, and have received some extremely complimentary feedback about the illustrations and layout of the covers from family, friends and fellow-writers. I have no ...
Read more

Linda Lake, October 2021


Carla Luna Cullen
Once again, Bailey did a fabulous job -- this time with the third book in my romantic comedy series. I love her careful attention to detail and her gorgeous use of color. I've had a lot of people compliment me on my book covers, and it's all due to her marvelous work!

Carla Luna Cullen, September 2021


Jessica S.
Bailey was absolutely lovely and professional to work with. In addition to reading my entire manuscript, she clearly synthesized all of the information I had given her as inspiration and created something that was unique and beautiful, and exactly what I was looking for and perfect for my purposes. I highly recommend Bailey and would definitely use her again in the future.

Jessica S., September 2021


Donna Schwartze
I had such a great experience working with Bailey. She is so pleasant and accommodating. The final product is gorgeous and unique. I highly recommend her.

Donna Schwartze, August 2021


Alex Lancer
Great cover, really happy with result. Bailey read the book and captured an image which worked perfectly.

Alex Lancer, August 2021

Read more reviews

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 1000+ profiles.

Hanna Sandvig

I'm an illustrator who specialises in whimsical maps for all genres and book covers for Cozy Mysteries, RomComs, and Chicklit

The Kootenays, Canada

Viki Ottewill

I'm a designer and artworker of book covers and interiors, both text only and fully illustrated books. I work across many different genres.

London, United Kingdom

To view 1,000+ more profiles, Join Reedsy