Christian Storm

Christian Storm – Designer

Book cover designer with 20+ years experience creating award-winners and best-sellers — from Big 5 publishers to solo authors.

Overview

Hi, I'm Christian and I've been designing award-winning and best-selling book covers since 2002. I'm easy to work with, fast and talented.


Here's more about me:

• Former Senior Designer at Penguin, Macmillan and Harper-Collins in NYC

• Worked remotely as self-employed art director and designer since 2010

• Clients have included: Random House, Penguin, Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Disney-Hyperion, Macmillan, Bloomsbury, Houghton Mifflin, Sourcebooks, Milkweed Editions, SOHO Press, NYU Press, Stanford University Press, Penn State Press and The Ohio State University Press.

• Formery Art Director at Oceanview Publishing where I designed hundreds of mysteries and thrillers


I am versatile and capable of designing covers in any genre.


If you have a cover you need to look amazing, let's talk.

Services
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Political Science & Current Affairs Sports & Outdoors
Fiction
Dystopian Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense Young Adult
Languages
English
Awards
  • Communication Art Design Annual
  • New York Book Show Award (covers and interiors)
  • Print Magazine Design Annual
  • AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show
Certifications
  • Google Professional UX Design Certification

Work experience

Self employed

Jun, 2010 — Present

Art directed and designed best-selling and award-winning book covers; clients included: Penguin Random House, Disney-Hyperion, Amazon Publishing, Little Brown, Harper-Collins, and NYU Press

Oceanview Publishing

Mar, 2016 — Jul, 2022 (over 6 years)

• Art-directed and designed all book covers for mysteries and thrillers, including audiobooks, and marketing materials

Penguin

Aug, 2005 — Jan, 2010 (over 4 years)

Designed best-selling and award-winning jackets and covers for YA and middle-grade novels for 7 imprints in the Young Readers Division.

Commissioned and art directed illustrators, photographers, and designers, including on-site art directing of photo shoots

Portfolio

The Outsiders

Moore, David W

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Paper Towns

Green, John

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Liquid Shades of Blue

Polkinghorn, James

Cover Design
The Necklace

Witten, Matt

Cover Design
Killer Story

Witten, Matt

Cover Design
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All Who Wander

Clifford, Joe

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Paradox Lake

Zandri, Vincent

Cover Design
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Downfall

Rubinstein, Mark

Cover Design
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Broken Genius (1)

Murray, Drew

Cover Design
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Perfect: A Novel

Friend, Natasha

Cover Design
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Enders

Price, Lissa

Cover Design
Starters

Price, Lissa

Cover Design
Execution: Escape from Furnace 5

Smith, Alexander Gordon

Cover Design
Lockdown: Escape from Furnace 1

Smith, Alexander Gordon

Cover Design
Grasshopper Jungle

Smith, Andrew

Cover Design
Typography

Christian has 2 reviews

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Ben J.

Ben J.

Jan, 2024

Christian has been extremely professional the entire design process and I highly recommend working with him. The cover looks amazing and is exactly the vibe I was hoping for with the thriller genre. From the outset, Christian has paid attention to my design request details and sent me several examples of work he had done that were close to the description of what I was looking for. His text ...
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Kip N.

Kip N.

Jan, 2024

Great to work with Christian----responsive, professional, and he went the extra mile to ensure I was getting what I requested. Highly recommend to anyone needing his services.

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