Collette Sadler

Collette Sadler - Designer

Farnham, UK

Design, Art Director and PM with over 14 years publishing experience. Working predominantly across lifestyle, travel and art.

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Overview

Hello I'm Collette a Graphic Designer based in Surrey, with lots of central London experience!

I have worked on fiction, non fiction and reference titles across Dorling and Kindersley, Random House and Pan Macmillan. I've worked on some diverse titles, a number proving to be best sellers in their categories. I've specialised in recent years on illustrated co-editional publishing. Designing, art directing and project managing complex titles from concept through to print.

Stand out projects have been; The Little Self Care series, Neil's Yard Complete Wellness and Masterchef Cookery Course.

Clients have included; Sotheby's, Freedman International, Dorling and Kindersley, Equality Trust and Hogarth WW, Pan Macmillan, MBI and Penguin Random House.

I pride myself on being calm under pressure, working with me will be collaborative, fun and highly organised.



Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles
Children's - Non-fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
DIY & Crafts
Health & wellbeing
Home & Garden
Travel

Work experience

Freelance Designer

Self-employed
December, 2019 – Present (6 months)

My most recent project is a children's book for Pan Macmillan.

Senior Designer

DK - Penguin Random House Group
September, 2011 – December, 2019 (about 8 years)

Designing and project managing for the lifestyle team within DK's illustrated publishing devision. Working across a broad range of successful titles including Neil's Yard, MasterChef and the Little Self Care series. Commissioning and art directing photoshoots and illustrators.

Freelance Designer

Self-employed
June, 2008 – June, 2012 (about 4 years)

Designing across co-editional marketing and publishing. Clients including Sotheby's, Freedman International, Penguin Random House, Equality Trust and Hogarth WW.

Designer

Two Associates
April, 2007 – June, 2008 (about 1 year)

Designing fiction and non fiction jackets and layouts for a variety of Random House imprints.

Designer

DK, Penguin Random House Group
January, 2006 – April, 2007 (about 1 year)

Working as a designer on the Eyewitness travel guide series.

Portfolio (17 selected works)

Neal's Yard Remedies Complete Wellness: Enjoy Long-lasting Health and Wellbeing with over 800 Natural Remedies

Neal's Yard Remedies

BRAND NEW, Exactly same ISBN as listed, Please double check ISBN carefully before ordering.

BRAND NEW, Exactly same ISBN as listed, Please double check ISBN carefully before ordering.

Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Foods

DK

Cook your way to lifelong healthly living Take control of your life and your health through what you eat with Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Foods. This book will show you exactly which parts of ingredients are beneficial for you and how to optimise their super-food potential. Written with the experts at Neal's Yard, experts in holistic, healthy living, featuring over 200 functional foods, from ... read more

Cook your way to lifelong healthly living Take control of your life and your health through what you eat with Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Foods. This book will show you exactly which parts of ingredients are beneficial for you and how to optimise their super-food potential. Written with the experts at Neal's Yard, experts in holistic, healthy living, featuring over 200 functional foods, from ... read more

Excellent Book

The Little Book of Baby Massage: Use the Power of Touch to Calm Your Baby

Jo Kellett

Easy massage routines to soothe your baby and communicate love.To a baby, touch is talk, and with these soothing techniques, you and your child can share some of your most fulfilling communicative moments.Calm and comfort your baby from head to toe with a step-by-step full-body massage; discover ways to incorporate massage into your baby's day-to-day routine; and ease common ailments such as c... read more

Easy massage routines to soothe your baby and communicate love.To a baby, touch is talk, and with these soothing techniques, you and your child can share some of your most fulfilling communicative moments.Calm and comfort your baby from head to toe with a step-by-step full-body massage; discover ways to incorporate massage into your baby's day-to-day routine; and ease common ailments such as c... read more

Woodcraft: Master the Art of Green Woodworking with Key Techniques and Inspiring Projects

Barn the Spoon

Looking for a simpler, more natural way of working with wood? Create beautiful wooden objects from fresh green wood by becoming skilled in the crafts of whittling, ax-based furniture making, turning, and weaving.With green woodworking there's no need for costly materials and machinery. All you need to begin crafting is a log, an ax, and a hand knife.Starting with selecting and splitting your v... read more

Looking for a simpler, more natural way of working with wood? Create beautiful wooden objects from fresh green wood by becoming skilled in the crafts of whittling, ax-based furniture making, turning, and weaving.With green woodworking there's no need for costly materials and machinery. All you need to begin crafting is a log, an ax, and a hand knife.Starting with selecting and splitting your v... read more

Self Reiki: Tune in to Your Life Force to Achieve Harmony and Balance (A Little Book of Self Care)

Jasmin Harsono

Harness the power of your own hands and use reiki techniques at home - to harmonise and heal.A reiki session produces a feeling of radiance and a sense of calm, peace, security, and harmony of body and mind. It can also alleviate pain and treat stress and anxiety. The practice is intuitive - tuning into internal energy, laying hands on or close to targeted areas of the body to identify blockag... read more

Harness the power of your own hands and use reiki techniques at home - to harmonise and heal.A reiki session produces a feeling of radiance and a sense of calm, peace, security, and harmony of body and mind. It can also alleviate pain and treat stress and anxiety. The practice is intuitive - tuning into internal energy, laying hands on or close to targeted areas of the body to identify blockag... read more

World Beer

Tim Hampson

World Beer explores the renaissance of beer, explaining the brewing process, beer history, and the finer points of beer appreciation. The stories of major beer producing nations are explored in depth, focusing on their local beer styles and the breweries that made them famous. From the face-smacking intensity of ultra-hopped IPAs to sweet-and-smoky porters, World Beer showcases beers by brewer... read more

World Beer explores the renaissance of beer, explaining the brewing process, beer history, and the finer points of beer appreciation. The stories of major beer producing nations are explored in depth, focusing on their local beer styles and the breweries that made them famous. From the face-smacking intensity of ultra-hopped IPAs to sweet-and-smoky porters, World Beer showcases beers by brewer... read more

Complete Pottery Techniques: Design, Form, Throw, Decorate and More, with Workshops from Professional Makers

DK

Discover how to develop your pottery design skills and bring your ideas to life from start to finish.Covering every technique from throwing pottery to firing, glazing to sgraffito, this pottery book is perfect for both hand-building beginners and potting pros.Step-by-step photographs - some from the potter's perspective - show you exactly where to place your hands when throwing so you can mast... read more

Discover how to develop your pottery design skills and bring your ideas to life from start to finish.Covering every technique from throwing pottery to firing, glazing to sgraffito, this pottery book is perfect for both hand-building beginners and potting pros.Step-by-step photographs - some from the potter's perspective - show you exactly where to place your hands when throwing so you can mast... read more

Superfood Breakfasts: Quick and Simple, High-Nutrient Recipes to Kickstart Your Day

DK

Supercharge your breakfast bowl with 25 quick and easy, healthy recipes packed with slow-release, low-GI energy foods and all the immune-boosting grains, berries, seeds, proteins, and natural powders needed for total vitality.From granola and overnight oats to Green Goddess Juice and Rainbow Vegetable Frittata, Superfood Breakfasts has a recipe for all your health and lifestyle needs--whether ... read more

Supercharge your breakfast bowl with 25 quick and easy, healthy recipes packed with slow-release, low-GI energy foods and all the immune-boosting grains, berries, seeds, proteins, and natural powders needed for total vitality.From granola and overnight oats to Green Goddess Juice and Rainbow Vegetable Frittata, Superfood Breakfasts has a recipe for all your health and lifestyle needs--whether ... read more

Do You Know Who You Are?

Megan Kaye

What do your music choices reveal about your personality? What kind of a risk-taker are you? How have your changed since you were a kid? Where do you fit in your immediate family? What makes you happy — really, truly happy?Learn about your skills, dreams, desires, and personality with Do You Know Who You Are?, a guided journal for young adults who want to discover more about themselves. Part q... read more

What do your music choices reveal about your personality? What kind of a risk-taker are you? How have your changed since you were a kid? Where do you fit in your immediate family? What makes you happy — really, truly happy?Learn about your skills, dreams, desires, and personality with Do You Know Who You Are?, a guided journal for young adults who want to discover more about themselves. Part q... read more

The Greek Islands (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

Marc Dubin

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Greek Islands is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of the Greek Islands, from local festivals an... read more

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Greek Islands is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of the Greek Islands, from local festivals an... read more

Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide to Las Vegas (Eyewitness Travel Top 10)

Connie Emerson

With a new design and unbeatable price, DK raises the bar on travel guides with its new Top 10 Travel Guide series. Whether on business or vacation, take the work out of planning any trip with DK's Top 10 Travel Guides. Building on the success of the Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK has created a new series that makes finding the best every destination has to offer even easier than before. Whether... read more

With a new design and unbeatable price, DK raises the bar on travel guides with its new Top 10 Travel Guide series. Whether on business or vacation, take the work out of planning any trip with DK's Top 10 Travel Guides. Building on the success of the Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK has created a new series that makes finding the best every destination has to offer even easier than before. Whether... read more

Eco Hero In Training

Hanks, Jo, Lawrence, Sarah

Everyday Masterchef.

Torode, John

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Jon Keen
Collette has performed a super job for me - responsive to requests when I didn't really know what I wanted at the start of the activity, she designed cover art for me that was perfect for my requirements and great value. And, despite my slightly irregular timescales, everything was delivered perfectly on time.

Jon Keen, May 2020

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