Hire a Book Designer in Calgary

We've sourced the best book designers in Calgary who are ready to help you with all your design needs.

Blair K.

Blair K.

Toronto, Canada

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Award-winning illustrator and designer specializing in bold, conceptual images.


Work experience:

  • Blair Kelly

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Inspirational Middle Grade Children's Education & Reference Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences

Rialda D.

Rialda D.

Waterloo, ON, Canada

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Freelance illustrator specialized in digital illustration who enjoys drawing people and colourful scenes.


Work experience:

  • Self employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Holiday Sex & Relationships Non-Fiction Social & Family Issues Young Adult Travel Coming of Age Career Guides Entertainment

Sarah B.

Sarah B.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I help independent authors, publishers, and creative entrepreneurs take their books from manuscript to masterpiece.


Work experience:

  • C'est Beau Designs

Services: Design Cover Design Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Parenting & Families Self-help & Self-improvement Health & wellbeing Young Adult Poetry

olha T.

olha T.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Children's book illustrator with rich experience in classic and digital illustration and design for children's books


Work experience:

  • Little Big Me

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Christian Fiction Classics Cultural & Ethnic Fantasy Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Action & Adventure

Laura B.

Laura B.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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An expert designer with 10 years' experience and a very personable approach. I won't stop until you are thrilled with your design!


Work experience:

  • Laura Boyle Design
  • Dundurn Press

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction Young Adult Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Education & Reference

Sakshi M.

Sakshi M.

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Over 7 years of experience as a children's book Illustrator living in Vancouver.


Work experience:

  • FriesenPress
  • Tellwell

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Picture Books Children's Fiction

Anna L.

Anna L.

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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I'm an independent illustrator with a classic background. I love working on people, animals, enjoy drawing food and abstract patterns.


Work experience:

  • Freelance illustrator working from home

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Agriculture Non-Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Business & Management Picture Books Children's

Michael R.

Michael R.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I am an experienced book designer in both fiction and non-fiction, working with all publishers and authors to spark readers' imagination!


Work experience:

  • Harper Collins
  • Private Company

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Poetry Women's Fiction Entertainment Sex & Relationships Mystery & Crime Self-help & Self-improvement Parenting & Families Thriller & Suspense Economics Design Photography Architecture

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Book Designer Calgary

Whether you need a full cover design, interior illustrations, or just a few decorative flourishes around your chapter headings, remember one crucial thing: your book designer is definitely not someone to compromise on. It doesn’t matter what type of design work it is, or the extent of it — even the smallest flaw in the most insignificant piece of design can signal to readers that the whole book is sloppy, rather than a carefully constructed labor of love.

This is why it’s so important to look at potential designers’ portfolios, in order to determine the quality of their work firsthand. If you think a book designer’s work is “just okay,” if they have minimal experience in your genre, or if they do good work but their style simply isn’t to your taste, don’t swallow your instincts — go with the designer who gets an unmitigated “yes!” on all fronts. The perfect design professional might be expensive, but again, this is one area where you don’t want to compromise. You worked hard on the words in your book, after all; don’t you want the visuals to do it justice? (Not to mention that whole thing about readers being dissuaded by amateur-looking book design.)

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