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Melanie Delon

Melanie Delon

Freelance book cover illustrator.

view profile Book freelancer based in Paris, France

Paris, France

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

Edward Bettison

Edward Bettison

Graphic Design professional specialising in cover design and illustration.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brighton

Brighton

Stacy Wakefield Forte

Stacy Wakefield Forte

Enthusiastic designer of illustrated books including cooking, craft, gardening, how-to, art, photo and architecture.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn and Livingston Manor, New York

Brooklyn and Livingston Manor, N...

Adam Hay

Adam Hay

A book designer with over 30 years experience collaborating with authors and editors to create beautiful, intelligent solutions.

view profile Book freelancer based in York, United Kingdom

York, United Kingdom

Giulia Lombardo

Giulia Lombardo

Freelance illustrator, specialized in children's books and enviroment design.

view profile Book freelancer based in Firenze, FI, Italia

Firenze, FI, Italia

Leesh Adamerovich

Leesh Adamerovich

I'm a Brooklyn-based illustrator influenced by American primitive art, the 60s / 70s / 80s, and that peaceful easy feelin'.

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

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Gus Condeixa

Gus Condeixa

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

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

Francesca Filomena

Francesca Filomena

Hi everyone, I'm a graphic and an illustrator with a passion for children's books. Welcome to my world!

view profile Book freelancer based in Italy

Italy

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

Penny Weber

Penny Weber

I have been a Children's Book Illustrator since 2007 and I absolutely love what I do.

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

Holbrook, NY, United States

Simon Corry

Simon Corry

Science & Creativity

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

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

Daniel Benneworth-Gray

Daniel Benneworth-Gray

I design book covers.

view profile Book freelancer based in York, UK

York, UK

Jack Baker

Jack Baker

Book covers and visual story telling is my passion. I enjoy creating characters and worlds in the sci-fi/fantasy genre

view profile Book freelancer based in Liskeard, United Kingdom

Liskeard, United Kingdom

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brighton

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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.”