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Dani Leigh

Dani Leigh

Hi! I moved to London from Australia to be part of the publishing industry and I'm currently Designer at Bloomsbury Publishing.

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

Xavier Comas

Xavier Comas

view profile Book freelancer based in Barcelona

Barcelona

Ros Welply

Ros Welply

Book Cover Designer and Art Director.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux, France

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

Brooke Koven

Brooke Koven

Reliable, prompt, and passionate about typography—I am best called upon for Printed Books Only.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Alejandro Largo

Alejandro Largo

I am a strategically-driven designer with over 8 years of experience designing book covers and interiors.

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

New York, NY, United States

Melanie Delon

Melanie Delon

Freelance book cover illustrator.

view profile Book freelancer based in Paris, France

Paris, France

Lesley Worrell

Lesley Worrell

Creative art director and book cover designer.

view profile Book freelancer based in White Plains, NY, United States

White Plains, NY, United States

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

Hilli Kushnir

Hilli Kushnir

Children illustrator / surface design artist in NYC. Likes 4 letter words. Dislikes celery.

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

NYC, NY, United States

Eileen Savage

Eileen Savage

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

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Britt Harcus

Britt Harcus

Scottish Artist and Illustrator. Studied Visual Communications at NCAD Dublin, graduated 2005. Creative freelance with flair and good cheer.

view profile Book freelancer based in Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom

Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Jessica Bell

Jessica Bell

I'm an Aussie award-winning graphic designer (& author & singer) who lives in Greece. I specialize in book covers for indie authors.

view profile Book freelancer based in Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece

Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon...

Stewart Williams

Stewart Williams

I offer the necessary design talent and experience so critical for the success of your book.

view profile Book freelancer based in Pittsburgh, PA. USA

Pittsburgh, PA. USA

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

Keisha Galbraith

Keisha Galbraith

I am a nerdy creative lady who loves bringing stories to life on the page.

view profile Book freelancer based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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

Lauren Harms

Lauren Harms

You can, and should, judge a book by it's cover.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY

New York, NY

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

Jack Baker

Jack Baker

I am a freelance artist/illustrator. I use the 'digital painting' technique to produce landscape, portrait, sci-fi and fantasy illustrations

view profile Book freelancer based in Liskeard, United Kingdom

Liskeard, 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.”