Bobby Birchall

Bobby Birchall - Designer

London, UK

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

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Overview

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.
Languages
English
Humanities & Social Sciences
Art
Math & Science
Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences
Non-Fiction
Entertainment
Nature
Photography
Sports & Outdoors
Travel
Writing & Publishing

Work experience

Bobby&CoDesign

Self-employed
April, 2006 – Present (over 13 years)

Senior Designer

DW DESIGN
April, 1995 – March, 2006 (almost 11 years)

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

Senior Designer

TOWN GROUP
March, 1992 – March, 1995 (about 3 years)

Book designer

Portfolio (9 selected works)

Dynasties: The Rise and Fall of Animal Families

Stephen Moss

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 off rivals and securing their hunting grounds for generations to come. Dynasties offers an immersive insight into the shifting hierarch... 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 off rivals and securing their hunting grounds for generations to come. Dynasties offers an immersive insight into the shifting hierarch... read more

Blue Planet II

James Honeyborne, Mark Brownlow

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 epic 7-part series on BBC1, is a ground-breaking new look at the richness and variety of underwater life across our planet., From ambush... read more

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 epic 7-part series on BBC1, is a ground-breaking new look at the richness and variety of underwater life across our planet., From ambush... read more

How to Land an A330 Airbus

Human Planet

Dale Templar, Brian Leith

"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 to our domination of Grasslands to the Desert, Ocean, Rivers, the creation of our own environment, Urban, and the challenges of the Arcti... read more

"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 to our domination of Grasslands to the Desert, Ocean, Rivers, the creation of our own environment, Urban, and the challenges of the Arcti... read more

Doctor Who: The Whoniverse

Justin Richards, George Mann

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 and beyond - to New Earth, and Utopia... Along the way, The Whoniverse also explores the untold histories of other planets and other lif... 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 and beyond - to New Earth, and Utopia... Along the way, The Whoniverse also explores the untold histories of other planets and other lif... read more

Your Life - Train For It

Bear Grylls

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 - men and women, young and old - in just 30 minutes or less! You can select your workout: choose from Kettlebell Resistance training, B... 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 - men and women, young and old - in just 30 minutes or less! You can select your workout: choose from Kettlebell Resistance training, B... read more

William Henry Fox Talbot: Dawn of the Photograph

Russell Roberts, Greg Hobson

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, evolved to establish the artistic, scientific and industrial possibilities for photography. As a radically new way of seeing, Talbot set... read more

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, evolved to establish the artistic, scientific and industrial possibilities for photography. As a radically new way of seeing, Talbot set... read more

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