Daniel Benneworth-Gray

Daniel Benneworth-Gray - Designer

York, UK

I design book covers.

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Overview

I've designed book covers for the likes of Bloomsbury, Verso, Pluto, And Other Stories, Sony, Zed and Restless. I also write a regular column about freelance life for Creative Review and edit Meanwhile, an email about books and design.
Languages
English
Fiction
Anthologies
Comics & Graphic Novels
Fantasy
Literary Fiction
Poetry
Science Fiction
Young Adult
Non-Fiction
Architecture
Biographies & Memoirs
Design
Photography
Humanities & Social Sciences
Art
Music
Philosophy
Psychology
Thriller & Suspense
Horror

Work experience

Writer

Creative Review
September, 2012 – Present (about 7 years)

My regular column for Creative Review offers a snapshot of life as a freelancer designer. Recent subjects include: talking to inanimate objects; working with bullet-happy academics; and life as a designerfather.

Book Designer

Self-employed
January, 2011 – Present (almost 9 years)

Designing book covers for the likes of Bloomsbury, Penguin, Oxford University Press, Verso, Pluto, Sony, Unbound, Zed and Restless.

Portfolio (4 selected works)

A Reluctant Memoir

Robert Ballagh

A fiercely honest and unvarnished autobiography from Ireland's most successful and controversial living artist. Making his name as a Pop artist in the late 1960s and 70s, Robert Ballagh quickly achieved an international reputation. With little formal artistic training, he triumphed in his field despite often formidable hostility. His work was also strikingly topical and political, playing with... read more

A fiercely honest and unvarnished autobiography from Ireland's most successful and controversial living artist. Making his name as a Pop artist in the late 1960s and 70s, Robert Ballagh quickly achieved an international reputation. With little formal artistic training, he triumphed in his field despite often formidable hostility. His work was also strikingly topical and political, playing with... read more

Losing Reality: On Cults, Cultism, and the Mindset of Political and Religious Zealotry

Robert Jay Lifton

A definitive account of the psychology of zealotry, from a National Book Award winner and a leading authority on the nature of cults, political absolutism, and mind controlIn this unique and timely volume Robert Jay Lifton, the National Book Award–winning psychiatrist, historian, and public intellectual proposes a radical idea: that the psychological relationship between extremist political mo... read more

A definitive account of the psychology of zealotry, from a National Book Award winner and a leading authority on the nature of cults, political absolutism, and mind controlIn this unique and timely volume Robert Jay Lifton, the National Book Award–winning psychiatrist, historian, and public intellectual proposes a radical idea: that the psychological relationship between extremist political mo... read more

Joyce in Court

Adrian Hardiman

Adrian Hardiman spent years researching Joyce's obsession with the legal system, and the myriad references to notorious trials in Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. Joyce was fascinated by and felt passionately about miscarriages of justice, and his view of the law was colored by the potential for grave injustice when policemen and judges have too much power. Hardiman recreates the colorful, dangerou... read more

Adrian Hardiman spent years researching Joyce's obsession with the legal system, and the myriad references to notorious trials in Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. Joyce was fascinated by and felt passionately about miscarriages of justice, and his view of the law was colored by the potential for grave injustice when policemen and judges have too much power. Hardiman recreates the colorful, dangerou... read more

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