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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

Gus Condeixa

Gus Condeixa

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

George Cotronis

George Cotronis

George Cotronis is an illustrator, editor and graphic designer.

view profile Book freelancer based in Sweden

Sweden

Nami Kurita

Nami Kurita

I am a book designer specializing in cookbooks and art & craft books.

view profile Book freelancer based in San Francisco, CA, United States

San Francisco, CA, United States

Cecile Kaufman

Cecile Kaufman

I am a book designer with extensive publishing experience who can guide you through the process from manuscript to printed book.

view profile Book freelancer based in Milford, MA, United States

Milford, MA, United States

Patrizia Donaera

Patrizia Donaera

I’m specialized in children's publishing and natural history. I’ve illustrated more than 35 books, my experience is over 27 years.

view profile Book freelancer based in Savona, SV, Italia

Savona, SV, Italia

Lorna Murphy

Lorna Murphy

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

Roberta Zeta

Roberta Zeta

I’m an italian freelance illustrator, specialising in YA and feminine illustration. My clients include HarperCollins, Pocket, Mondadori.

view profile Book freelancer based in Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland

Mia Marie Overgaard

Mia Marie Overgaard

Danish professional illustrator. Style: Soft, colorful and dreamy.

view profile Book freelancer based in København, Danmark

København, Danmark

Alison Tutton Robins

Alison Tutton Robins

A Designer and Art Director with over 25 years experience in Music and Publishing.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Andrea Miller

Andrea Miller

Telling stories is my highest priority. Whether that is through my design or illustration, the end result should always be clear.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Rachel Lawston

Rachel Lawston

I am an experienced publishing designer with a friendly and flexible approach. Specialising in fiction, children's books and YA publishing.

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

Daniel Benneworth-Gray

Daniel Benneworth-Gray

I design book covers.

view profile Book freelancer based in York, UK

York, UK

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

Ros Welply

Ros Welply

Book Cover Designer and Art Director.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux, 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

Laywan Kwan

Laywan Kwan

Book cover designer with 10 years of experience in publishing. Specializing in women's fiction, but can work on all kinds of books!

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

New York, NY, United States

John Van Der Woude

John Van Der Woude

A professional book designer who has worked on hundreds of projects (covers and interiors), specializing in trade fiction and academia.

view profile Book freelancer based in Kelowna, BC, Canada

Kelowna, BC, Canada

Xavier Comas

Xavier Comas

Award-winning book cover designer with more than 20 years experience working for publishers and independent authors worldwide.

view profile Book freelancer based in Barcelona

Barcelona

Rafael Andres

Rafael Andres

I am a professional designer, art director and illustrator who loves books and works for several publishing houses in Europe, USA and Asia.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bangkok

Bangkok

Jamie Noble Frier

Jamie Noble Frier

A super friendly digital artist specialising in bespoke fantasy and sci-fi digital paintings for book cover work and illustration.

view profile Book freelancer based in Sussex

Sussex

Cecile Kaufman

Cecile Kaufman

I am a book designer with extensive publishing experience who can guide you through the process from manuscript to printed book.

view profile Book freelancer based in Milford, MA, United States

Milford, MA, United States

Caroline Teagle

Caroline Teagle

Caroline Teagle is a graphic designer and illustrator specializing in book covers with 9 years of professional experience.

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

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams

Award-winning creative with 20+ years experience illustrating, designing and art directing books, catalogues and point-of-sale.

view profile Book freelancer based in Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Aberdeenshire, 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.”