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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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
Action & Adventure
Cultural & Ethnic
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction

Work experience

designer / art director

May, 1998 – Present (almost 22 years)

David has 104 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Tripp Lanier
Great all the way around. David brings great design skills and professionalism to the table. I'm very happy I worked with him.

Tripp Lanier, March 2020

Natalie Kavanagh
Dave was a super star from start to finish. We got exactly what we wanted and we was very professional and patient as well as creative and punctual. Thank you so much Dave. Totally delighted with your hard work!

Natalie Kavanagh, March 2020

Brian McMahon
David produced excellent designs for the interior and exterior of my novel. He was efficient, easy to work with, and responsive. My book is in a far better place thanks to his work!

Brian McMahon, March 2020

Colleen Higgins
Dave is phenomenal. I would work with him again in an instant. As a new author, I was a bit confused during the whole process and Dave was incredibly patient. The cover he created was absolutely beautiful. He also created a fantastic interior design. Every little problem I encountered he handled with patience and grace. I could not be happier with the results. Working with Dave was the best dec...
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Colleen Higgins, February 2020

Britt Olizarowicz
Dave did a wonderful job and captured the essence of my entire book by reading just a few samples. I would work with him again in a heart beat. He got the work done well ahead of the deadline and communicated very well throughout the entire process.

Britt Olizarowicz, February 2020

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