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Adly Elewa

Adly Elewa

Designer & Illustrator. I design literary fiction, pop-sci, and current affair books. I have worked at Penguin, FSG, and Melville House.

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

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Jason Anscomb

Jason Anscomb

My name is Jason Anscomb and I design book covers under the name rawshock design.

view profile Book freelancer based in Hassocks, United Kingdom

Hassocks, United Kingdom

Adam Graff

Adam Graff

Internationally published, award winning illustrator with many years professional experience

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Agata Rybicka

Agata Rybicka

Graphic Designer passionate about books!

view profile Book freelancer based in Brighton, United Kingdom

Brighton, United Kingdom

Susana Cardona

Susana Cardona

My passion is to design beautiful and readable books. I have a wide experience in non-fiction book design, mostly in the Spanish market.

view profile Book freelancer based in Mallorca, Islas Baleares, España

Mallorca, Islas Baleares, España

Erik Cox

Erik Cox

Experienced book cover designer with 25 years of professional experience in literature and non-fiction for small to medium sized publishers.

view profile Book freelancer based in The Hague, Nederland

The Hague, Nederland

Lorna Murphy

Lorna Murphy

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

Gus Condeixa

Gus Condeixa

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

Jenny Haslimeier

Jenny Haslimeier

I'm an experienced book designer and illustrator. I specialise in all fiction and non-fiction genres from kids books to cook books and more!

view profile Book freelancer based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Ashley Halsey

Ashley Halsey

I'm an art director, graphic designer and illustrator that loves book design, typography and the interplay of graphics and text.

view profile Book freelancer based in Portland, ME, United States

Portland, ME, United States

Louise Logsdon

Louise Logsdon

Hello, I am an Illustrator living & working in Somerset. My style is honest, inviting & brings the everyday to life.

view profile Book freelancer based in Somerset, United Kingdom

Somerset, United Kingdom

Ros Welply

Ros Welply

Book Cover Designer and Art Director.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux, France

david broadbent

david broadbent

Freelance illustrator working for over 10 years in various areas, editorial, advertising and publishing.

view profile Book freelancer based in brighton

brighton

Nicolae Negura

Nicolae Negura

I am a freelance illustrator based in Portugal.

view profile Book freelancer based in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal

Julia Breckenreid

Julia Breckenreid

Award winning illustrator, creating images that are conceptual and intuitive.

view profile Book freelancer based in Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Mia Marie Overgaard

Mia Marie Overgaard

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

view profile Book freelancer based in København, Danmark

København, Danmark

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

Tom Sanderson

Tom Sanderson

Tom Sanderson is a designer specialising in book cover design. If you are interested in working together please get in touch.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brighton, United Kingdom

Brighton, United Kingdom

Emma Graves

Emma Graves

A freelance book cover designer with over 10 years of experience working across a wide variety of imprints at HarperCollins and LittleBrown.

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

Kutan Ural

Kutan Ural

London based book cover designer. Designed more than 100 book covers for several publishing houses with numerous bestsellers.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

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

Daniel Rembert

Daniel Rembert

Lifelong lover of books with decades of experience in packaging books seeks new opportunities working directly with authors, near and far.

view profile Book freelancer based in NYC area, U.S

NYC area, U.S

Kevin Knight

Kevin Knight

I love designing books - covers and interiors - and delivering designs to a budget and on schedule.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brighton, United Kingdom

Brighton, 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.”