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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

Rachel Reiss

Rachel Reiss

I'm a freelance book interior designer and typesetter with years of experience in the publishing industry.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York

New York

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

Heather O'Connell

Heather O'Connell

Helping you negotiate the complex world of book production, turning your creative vision into a commercial reality.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Jeff Huang

Jeff Huang

Jeff is an Art Director from NYC. He specializes in the Fantasy, YA, and Sci-Fi genre. Known for creating cover for Snow Like Ashes series.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA

Sandra Friesen

Sandra Friesen

I am book designer with 12 years of experience creating covers and interiors for non-fiction and illustrated books.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, UK

London, UK

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

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

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

David Owens

David Owens

Professional Illustrator.

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

Oswego, NY, United States

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

Nate Fakes

Nate Fakes

I am a professional syndicated cartoonist. I've been published in places like MAD Magazine and work with companies like 21st Century Fox.

view profile Book freelancer based in Dayton, OH, United States

Dayton, OH, United States

Chuck Regan

Chuck Regan

This comic book, RPG, and kids book illustrator is waiting to design your book cover. Come on, take a look at what he can do! 20 years exp.

view profile Book freelancer based in Wycombe, Pennsylvania, USA

Wycombe, Pennsylvania, USA

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

Isabelle Arné

Isabelle Arné

Hi ! I'm a french illustrator, I love to draw characters, fantasy, kiddy books, well to be honest I love to draw everything... So ask me !

view profile Book freelancer based in Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux, France

Patrick Knowles

Patrick Knowles

With 30 years experience designing covers for the UK's top publishing houses, I also art direct, illustrate and do hand lettering for covers

view profile Book freelancer based in Brighton, England

Brighton, England

Jane Harwood

Jane Harwood

A designer, reader and purveyor of pictures. Straight to the point, soft around the edges.

view profile Book freelancer based in East London

East London

Alan Gilliland

Alan Gilliland

Illustrator/designer. Subject range wide: fiction/non-fiction, children’s, covers. Ex-graphics ed., Daily Telegraph, 20 international awards

view profile Book freelancer based in Lincoln, United Kingdom

Lincoln, United Kingdom

Jayne Walsh

Jayne Walsh

I can do pretty illustrations, edgy, urban designs and even create some bespoke type, come and see.

view profile Book freelancer based in Lancashire

Lancashire

David Gee

David Gee

Commercial, with a twist of lemon.

view profile Book freelancer based in Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

Direct, impactful, book covers & interiors. Fave genres: science fiction, women's fiction, historical, horror, thrillers, non-fiction...

view profile Book freelancer based in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Domini Dragoone

Domini Dragoone

Cover and interior designer with 10+ years experience. I use passion and precision to create volumes readers love to spend time with.

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

San Francisco, CA, United States

Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown

Professional illustrator specializing in Fantasy and Science Fiction book covers. Experience with best-selling authors and over 150 covers

view profile Book freelancer based in Cuernavaca, Mexico

Cuernavaca, Mexico

Jeff Huang

Jeff Huang

Jeff is an Art Director from NYC. He specializes in the Fantasy, YA, and Sci-Fi genre. Known for creating cover for Snow Like Ashes series.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA

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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.”