David Provolo

David Provolo - Designer

Guilford, United States

I believe that book cover design has the power to crystalize and elevate the author's intent and expression.

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Reviews (90)
I'm a designer/art director with a passionate interest in the art and significance of the book cover. In exploring different modes of visual language, I always strive to shepherd the final product to a state of sophistication, dynamism and succinctness.

Additionally, I deliver all of the qualities to be expected of a professional designer:
• exceptional design/typographic skills and visual sensibility
• the ability to quickly grasp concepts
• highly-adept at incorporating feedback and modifying designs accordingly
• excellent written and verbal communication skills
• a passion and appreciation for the written word
Languages
English
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Cultural & Ethnic
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Poetry
Science Fiction
Dystopian
Humanities & Social Sciences
History
Non-Fiction
Inspirational

Work experience

designer / art director

Self-employed
May, 1998 – Present (over 21 years)

David has 90 reviews

Professionalism
Professionalism
Quality
Quality
Value
Value
Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

T.H. Moore
This is my second time working with David and as usual his work is perfect.

T.H. Moore, November 2019


Andy Symonds
David was a pleasure to work with. He was very responsive and knowledgeable, and came up with a great design for my latest book, Deliberate Discomfort.

Andy Symonds, October 2019


David Swartz
David did an amazing job on designing a book cover. After I explained the story's plot and tone, he produced four concept designs. All four were well detailed and professional looking. However, I had an idea for one more concept that I asked him to try out. David willingly produced a fifth concept for me, and it was exactly what I envisioned. Throughout the process, David was responsive to a...
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David Swartz, October 2019


Dan S
Dave is amazing -- he immediately grasped what my project was about, and came up with multiple covers (any of which would've worked wonderfully). He was responsive and clear in his communication. I would wholeheartedly recommend any author out there work with Dave.

Dan S, September 2019


Danielle Jackson
Dave was quick and professional. When I offered thoughts on how I'd like to adapt the concepts he sent over, he was patient and revamped the concept with creativity and ease. I would definitely work with him again, and I recommend him to anyone looking for quality work in a timely manner.

Danielle Jackson, September 2019

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