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Aaron Anderson

Aaron Anderson

Professional illustrator who enjoys drawing, painting, running and all the good food found in Austin!

view profile Book freelancer based in Austin, TX, United States

Austin, TX, United States

Sarah Fountain

Sarah Fountain

Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator specialising in children's publishing, creating beautiful and engaging books and content.

view profile Book freelancer based in Shropshire, United Kingdom

Shropshire, United Kingdom

Robert Schoolcraft

Robert Schoolcraft

I have been a published Illustrator / Graphics Artist with 20+ years experience in print / web publishing and advertising.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Kathleen Lynch

Kathleen Lynch

Principal at Black Kat Design, a one-woman design studio specializing in book cover design

view profile Book freelancer based in Shelter Island, NY, United States

Shelter Island, NY, United States

Laura Fearn

Laura Fearn

I am an award-winning freelance Book Designer with 18 years experience in the Publishing industry. I'm also an illustrator and artist.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bath, United Kingdom

Bath, United Kingdom

Lorna Murphy

Lorna Murphy

children's book illustrator specialist for over 5 years/ all-genre book cover designer based in Suffolk, UK.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom

Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom

Melanie Delon

Melanie Delon

Freelance book cover illustrator.

view profile Book freelancer based in Paris, France

Paris, France

Thomas McGee

Thomas McGee

I'm a book cover designer who specializes in market-centric, well-researched, book jackets and covers.

view profile Book freelancer based in Washington State

Washington State

Ben Mcleod

Ben Mcleod

Experienced, highly creative illustrator/designer. Passionate about creating dynamic imagery that aims to spark interest and draw the eye

view profile Book freelancer based in Manchester, England

Manchester, England

Neil Swaab

Neil Swaab

Designer and illustrator specializing in young adult, middle grade, and children's books.

view profile Book freelancer based in Astoria, NY

Astoria, NY

David Owens

David Owens

Professional Illustrator.

view profile Book freelancer based in Oswego, NY, United States

Oswego, NY, United States

Laura Barrett

Laura Barrett

London based freelance illustrator and designer with 9 years experience, specialising in fairy tales and silhouette

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Dane Low

Dane Low

I love to help people realize their dream of becoming a published author.

view profile Book freelancer based in BC, Canada

BC, Canada

Simon Corry

Simon Corry

Science & Creativity

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, United States

New York, NY, United States

Andrew Tennant

Andrew Tennant

Professionally typesetting and ebook authoring for large publishing houses, independent publishers and self-publishers for over 25 years.

view profile Book freelancer based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Martina Terzi

Martina Terzi

I'm an experienced freelance illustrator, specialised in illustrations for children's books, who draws with love and lot's of coffee!

view profile Book freelancer based in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Angela Navarra

Angela Navarra

CONCEPTUAL , TYPE LOVIN', CAT LADY.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, United States

New York, NY, United States

Simon Avery

Simon Avery

My award-winning covers have worked to double sales overnight and turn a non-seller into an Amazon chart topper. E-Cover £350+vat

view profile Book freelancer based in Brighton, United Kingdom

Brighton, United Kingdom

Scott Levine

Scott Levine

Twenty years of experience in the book publishing industry. My work features a wide range of both jacket/cover and interior book designs.

view profile Book freelancer based in Ithaca, NY

Ithaca, NY

Ros Welply

Ros Welply

Book Cover Designer and Art Director.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux, France

Laura Barrett

Laura Barrett

London based freelance illustrator and designer with 9 years experience, specialising in fairy tales and silhouette

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

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Posts from the Reedsy blog

We like to use our blog to delve deeper into the world of design by interviewing some of our best designers.

Six tips for briefing your book cover designer - (5 min)

“My #1 piece of advice by far would be to ask authors to ask their designers for input and trust in their designer’s judgement – even if they think their “idea” might be better… Ideas are good by way of suggestion, but a decent designer will already have a good reason for everything in their design.”...

“The importance of hiring a cover design professional” — Interviewing Rachel Lawston - (8 min)

“I believe that an eye-catching, well-crafted, well-designed cover increases the value of a book to readers and booksellers. A book cover should receive as much careful attention as it needs to become the best it can be, just like the text within.”

The Perfect Book Cover: Interviewing Graphic Designer Nuno Moreira - (4 min)

“The perfect cover is seductive, mysterious, puzzling. The perfect cover is either bold or very subtle. The perfect cover stimulates my imagination or serves as a gateway to what we can find inside. The perfect cover is not explicit or gives too much away. The perfect cover is not ashamed to be seen riding the metro or appearing in public places.”