Aaron Davis

Aaron Davis - Designer Tick

Rutland, VT, USA

Art Director & Designer specializing in mind, body, and spirit titles. I have fifteen years of design and publishing experience.

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Overview

I'm an Art Director/Designer specializing in non-fiction mind, body, and spirit titles. I have over fifteen years of design experience working with Fortune 500 companies to small, independent publishing houses, authors, and businesses. I live in beautiful central Vermont with my wife and four dogs.

Languages
English
Fiction
Anthologies
Cultural & Ethnic Themes
Historical Fiction
Science Fiction
Non-Fiction
Art
History
New Age
Religion & Spirituality

Work experience

Art Director

Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
November, 2015 – Present (over 2 years)

In my current position, I create original cover designs for our new titles and manage an in-house and freelance design team to assist with our book production, monthly advertising, trade-show, and print collateral.

In addition, I develop and implement strategies that drive traffic to our e-commerce book store. I’m responsible for improving the customer experience, design, and content of the website and digital marketing campaigns.

Owner

Self-employed
October, 2004 – Present (almost 14 years)

I own and manage day to day operations of a local full service design and printing company. I produced custom signs and graphics, performed product installations, and completed company logo’s and collateral from the customer’s initial sketch to the finished product.

Portfolio (16 selected works)

Out of Your Comfort Zone: Breaking Boundaries for a Life Beyond Limits

Dr. Emma Mardlin

A step-by-step guide to conquering fear and creating an unstoppable mindset • Offers a customizable approach that incorporates psychological, emotional, and physical techniques to release fear, limitations, and anxiety for good • Provides a before-and-after measure of your comfort zone with the Zone Test • Explores different types of fear, why we feel fear and how fear works in the brain, anxi... read more

A step-by-step guide to conquering fear and creating an unstoppable mindset • Offers a customizable approach that incorporates psychological, emotional, and physical techniques to release fear, limitations, and anxiety for good • Provides a before-and-after measure of your comfort zone with the Zone Test • Explores different types of fear, why we feel fear and how fear works in the brain, anxi... read more

White Spirit Animals: Prophets of Change

J. Zohara Meyerhoff Hieronimus D.H.L.

Explores the powers and wisdom of sacred White Spirit Animals • Looks in-depth at the lessons of the major White Spirit Animals: the White Bear, White Lion, White Elephant, White Wolf, and White Buffalo • Explains how to use shamanic dreaming and trans-species telepathy to communicate with these great spiritual teachers • Reveals how White Spirit Animals are calling humanity to restore balance... read more

Explores the powers and wisdom of sacred White Spirit Animals • Looks in-depth at the lessons of the major White Spirit Animals: the White Bear, White Lion, White Elephant, White Wolf, and White Buffalo • Explains how to use shamanic dreaming and trans-species telepathy to communicate with these great spiritual teachers • Reveals how White Spirit Animals are calling humanity to restore balance... read more

Being Present: Cultivate a Peaceful Mind through Spiritual Practice

Darren Cockburn

Free yourself from unhelpful thoughts and emotions and learn to live peacefully in the present • Provides practical exercises, meditations, and reflections centered on mindfulness, breath, and immersion in nature to simplify your life and anchor you in the present • Learn to use your body as a tool for raising consciousness, work with occurrences like tiredness, illness, and pain as spiritual ... read more

Free yourself from unhelpful thoughts and emotions and learn to live peacefully in the present • Provides practical exercises, meditations, and reflections centered on mindfulness, breath, and immersion in nature to simplify your life and anchor you in the present • Learn to use your body as a tool for raising consciousness, work with occurrences like tiredness, illness, and pain as spiritual ... read more

The Miracle Club: How Thoughts Become Reality

Mitch Horowitz

A guide to creating miracles in your own life through the power of thought • Offers a concise, clear formula of focused exercises and concrete tools to lay out a specific path to manifest your deepest desires • Presents the first serious reconsideration of New Thought philosophy since the death of William James in 1910 • Draws on the work of New Thought pioneers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Na... read more

A guide to creating miracles in your own life through the power of thought • Offers a concise, clear formula of focused exercises and concrete tools to lay out a specific path to manifest your deepest desires • Presents the first serious reconsideration of New Thought philosophy since the death of William James in 1910 • Draws on the work of New Thought pioneers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Na... read more

Advanced Shamanism: The Practice of Conscious Transformation

James Endredy

A step-by-step guide to authentic advanced shamanic practices • Offers hands-on instructions for more than 30 practices, including sacred Fire ceremonies, direct shamanic viewing, shamanic death and rebirth, working with healing stones, shamanic lucid dreaming, shamanic healing, and advanced methods for acquiring an animal spirit guide • Allows solitary shamanic practitioners to advance their ... read more

A step-by-step guide to authentic advanced shamanic practices • Offers hands-on instructions for more than 30 practices, including sacred Fire ceremonies, direct shamanic viewing, shamanic death and rebirth, working with healing stones, shamanic lucid dreaming, shamanic healing, and advanced methods for acquiring an animal spirit guide • Allows solitary shamanic practitioners to advance their ... read more

The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies

Howard G. Charing

A story of awakening to remarkable shamanic powers, teachings, and techniques• Describes the author’s work with plant spirits, entheogens such as ayahuasca, and indigenous shamans during his 20 years of fieldwork in the Peruvian Amazon• Explores the practice of soul retrieval and shamanic work with feathers, stones, and sound• Includes techniques for exploring non-ordinary reality, exercises f... read more

A story of awakening to remarkable shamanic powers, teachings, and techniques• Describes the author’s work with plant spirits, entheogens such as ayahuasca, and indigenous shamans during his 20 years of fieldwork in the Peruvian Amazon• Explores the practice of soul retrieval and shamanic work with feathers, stones, and sound• Includes techniques for exploring non-ordinary reality, exercises f... read more

The Golden Number: Pythagorean Rites and Rhythms in the Development of Western Civilization

Matila C. Ghyka

The first English translation of Ghyka’s masterwork on sacred geometry• Reveals how the Golden Number Phi underlies the spiritual nature of beauty and the hidden harmonies that connect the whole of creation• Explains how the spiritual mysteries of the Golden Number were passed down in an unbroken line of transmission from the Pythagorean brotherhoods through the medieval builders’ guilds to th... read more

The first English translation of Ghyka’s masterwork on sacred geometry• Reveals how the Golden Number Phi underlies the spiritual nature of beauty and the hidden harmonies that connect the whole of creation• Explains how the spiritual mysteries of the Golden Number were passed down in an unbroken line of transmission from the Pythagorean brotherhoods through the medieval builders’ guilds to th... read more

Foundations of Reiki Ryoho: A Manual of Shoden and Okuden

Nicholas Pearson

A comprehensive guide to the first and second degrees of Usui Reiki Ryoho as well as Reiki’s history and Western evolution • Details hand positions, self-healing exercises, spiritual development meditations, and the Japanese Reiki techniques introduced in the first degree, shoden, and the second degree, okuden • Provides a thorough introduction to the five levels of byosen, the energetic mecha... read more

A comprehensive guide to the first and second degrees of Usui Reiki Ryoho as well as Reiki’s history and Western evolution • Details hand positions, self-healing exercises, spiritual development meditations, and the Japanese Reiki techniques introduced in the first degree, shoden, and the second degree, okuden • Provides a thorough introduction to the five levels of byosen, the energetic mecha... read more

Journeys in the Kali Yuga: A Pilgrimage from Esoteric India to Pagan Europe

Aki Cederberg

A beautifully evocative account of one man’s odyssey to discover authentic and unbroken magical traditions in the East and reawaken them in the West • Details the author’s encounters with the Naga Babas, his initiation into their tradition, and his experience at the Kumbh Mela, the largest spiritual gathering on Earth • Shares the similarities he discovered between the teachings of the Indian ... read more

A beautifully evocative account of one man’s odyssey to discover authentic and unbroken magical traditions in the East and reawaken them in the West • Details the author’s encounters with the Naga Babas, his initiation into their tradition, and his experience at the Kumbh Mela, the largest spiritual gathering on Earth • Shares the similarities he discovered between the teachings of the Indian ... read more

Alien World Order: The Reptilian Plan to Divide and Conquer the Human Race

Len Kasten

Shares new documents to expose the sinister alien influence in world governments, financial systems, and scientific institutions throughout history• Shows how Eisenhower’s treaty with the Greys, signed at Holloman Air Force Base in 1954, gave the aliens authority to abduct humans for "research"• Reveals how Reptilian-influenced ex-Nazis infiltrated the U.S. government• Explains how the Reptili... read more

Shares new documents to expose the sinister alien influence in world governments, financial systems, and scientific institutions throughout history• Shows how Eisenhower’s treaty with the Greys, signed at Holloman Air Force Base in 1954, gave the aliens authority to abduct humans for "research"• Reveals how Reptilian-influenced ex-Nazis infiltrated the U.S. government• Explains how the Reptili... read more

Into the Mystic: The Visionary and Ecstatic Roots of 1960s Rock and Roll

Christopher Hill

Explores the visionary, mystical, and ecstatic traditions that influenced the music of the 1960s • Examines the visionary, spiritual, and mystical influences on the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, the Incredible String Band, the Left Banke, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, and others • Shows how the British Invasion acted as the “detonator” to explo... read more

Explores the visionary, mystical, and ecstatic traditions that influenced the music of the 1960s • Examines the visionary, spiritual, and mystical influences on the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, the Incredible String Band, the Left Banke, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, and others • Shows how the British Invasion acted as the “detonator” to explo... read more

Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician

Tobias Churton

Beyond Meetings with Remarkable Men into the truth behind the self-crafted mythology of Gurdjieff’s life • Reveals evidence that Gurdjieff was a secret Freemason, relying on hypnotism, psychic research and spiritualism• Explores the profound influence of the Yezidis, esoteric Christianity, and the “gnostics” of Islam, the Sufis, on Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way teachings and the “Work”• Uncovers the ... read more

Beyond Meetings with Remarkable Men into the truth behind the self-crafted mythology of Gurdjieff’s life • Reveals evidence that Gurdjieff was a secret Freemason, relying on hypnotism, psychic research and spiritualism• Explores the profound influence of the Yezidis, esoteric Christianity, and the “gnostics” of Islam, the Sufis, on Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way teachings and the “Work”• Uncovers the ... read more

Sacred Geometry Coloring Book

Francene Hart

Beautiful line-art depictions of the intricate paintings of visionary artist Francene Hart• Includes 45 illustrations to color based on the art of Hart’s popular Sacred Geometry Oracle Deck and Sacred Geometry Cards for the Visionary Path• Each piece is accompanied by brief, insightful commentary about the symbols and animals shown• Intertwines the complex forms of Sacred Geometry with the bea... read more

Beautiful line-art depictions of the intricate paintings of visionary artist Francene Hart• Includes 45 illustrations to color based on the art of Hart’s popular Sacred Geometry Oracle Deck and Sacred Geometry Cards for the Visionary Path• Each piece is accompanied by brief, insightful commentary about the symbols and animals shown• Intertwines the complex forms of Sacred Geometry with the bea... read more

Yoga Nidra Meditation: The Sleep of the Sages

Pierre Bonnasse

A practice to consciously explore wakefulness, dreaming, deep sleep, and the very structure of your emotional, mental, and energy bodies • Details the simple postures of Yoga Nidra, breathing exercises and guided meditations, and tips for maintaining awareness in the liminal state that precedes sleep • Explains how Yoga Nidra allows you to explore different states of consciousness and any bloc... read more

A practice to consciously explore wakefulness, dreaming, deep sleep, and the very structure of your emotional, mental, and energy bodies • Details the simple postures of Yoga Nidra, breathing exercises and guided meditations, and tips for maintaining awareness in the liminal state that precedes sleep • Explains how Yoga Nidra allows you to explore different states of consciousness and any bloc... read more

The Miracle of Regenerative Medicine: How to Naturally Reverse the Aging Process

Elisa Lottor

Turn on the body’s self-healing abilities, prevent illness before it starts, and reverse the aging process • Explains how to activate the body’s regenerative abilities and combat inflammation through diet, supplements, detox, herbs, exercise, energy medicine, and mindfulness • Examines the science of epigenetics and the potential of stem cell therapies for regeneration of joints and organs as ... read more

Turn on the body’s self-healing abilities, prevent illness before it starts, and reverse the aging process • Explains how to activate the body’s regenerative abilities and combat inflammation through diet, supplements, detox, herbs, exercise, energy medicine, and mindfulness • Examines the science of epigenetics and the potential of stem cell therapies for regeneration of joints and organs as ... read more

Daughter of the Dragon Tree

Susanne Aernecke

Two young women, with intertwined fates centuries apart, must protect the secret of the powerful, all-healing mushroom known as amakuna • The gripping story includes mystical visions, shamanic rituals, past lives, an ancient lineage of medicine women, love, betrayal, conspiracies, and murder • Set concurrently in modern times and in 1492 during the Conquistadors’ takeover of the Canary Islands... read more

Two young women, with intertwined fates centuries apart, must protect the secret of the powerful, all-healing mushroom known as amakuna • The gripping story includes mystical visions, shamanic rituals, past lives, an ancient lineage of medicine women, love, betrayal, conspiracies, and murder • Set concurrently in modern times and in 1492 during the Conquistadors’ takeover of the Canary Islands... read more

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