Bobby Birchall

Bobby Birchall – Designer

Book designer based in London. Over twenty years experience in book design working with leading publishing houses and self published authors


I am a designer based in West London with many years experience in all aspects of book and general design. With a friendly, personal and professional approach to all clients and projects I have worked with many established publishers in a wide variety of projects.

I have designed and project managed books in many fields, including: arts and crafts, cookery, dance, education, film, fitness and sport, history, music, natural history, photography, religion, science, travel, TV tie-ins.

As well as the cover and page design, I can commission illustration and photography, art direct photo shoots and deal with editorial and production matters.

I Love Books...
Big books, small books, serious books and fun books.
Art Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Entertainment Nature Photography Sports & Outdoors Travel Writing & Publishing

Work experience


Apr, 2006 — Present


Apr, 1995 — Mar, 2006 (almost 11 years)

A wide range of design projects including book design, corporate design and exhibition work.


Mar, 1992 — Mar, 1995 (about 3 years)

Book designer


Published to accompany an exhibition at the Science Museum, London, in spring 2016, this catalogue features 100 high-quality reproductions of Talbot's work. Through two introductory essays, the book examines how Talbot's invention of photography in the 1830s, ... read more
Bear Grylls is fitter, stronger and readier than ever to take on the challenges of the wild, thanks to a revolutionary new fitness program. And at the heart of Bear's personal training regime are fast-paced, dynamic workouts that can be done anywhere by anyone... read more
The Whoniverse is a never-before-seen history of the Human Race - from the formation of Earth round the Racnoss eggs, and the creation of life by the destruction of the last Jagaroth spaceship, through to the eventual expansion of the sun and end of the world ... read more
Human Planet

Dale Templar

"Human Planet" is the first natural history documentary series to turn the camera on ourselves, the human species. Taking the same approach as Planet Earth, it will explain how human beings have learnt to live on every habitat, from our origins in the Jungle t... read more
How to Land an A330 Airbus
Blue Planet II

James Honeyborne

Take a deep breath and dive into the mysteries of the ocean. Our understanding of ocean life has changed dramatically in the last decade, with new species, new behaviours, and new habitats being discovered at a rapid rate. Blue Planet II, which accompanies an ... read more
From lions hunting as a pride to penguins huddling together to keep from freezing in the bitter Antarctic winter, many animals are dependent on complex social relationships for their survival. Powerful dynasties lay claim to vast swathes of territory, fighting... read more

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Mark B.

Mark B.

Jan, 2020

Bobby is brilliant. He has great ideas for concepts, keeps you informed every step of the way and works with a professionalism that makes the whole process a joy. I loved his designs and will definitely be using him again. A true genius.
Bobby B.
Thank you Mark, you are very kind. It was great to work with you on you cover development. You also made the whole process very enjoyable and hope we will get the opportunity to work together again...
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