Hire a Book Cover Designer in Chicago

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

Natalie S.

Natalie S.

Chicago, IL, USA

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I design award-winning book covers that showcase great ideas. Currently in-house at the University of Chicago Press.


Work experience:

  • University of Chicago Press
  • Studio TILT
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Typography

Genres: Sociology Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Philosophy History Nature Life Sciences Math & Science Economics Religion & Spirituality

Brian C.

Brian C.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Designer, photographer, and illustrator with 17 years experience – a dad with 6 years experience. Let's get your book looking hot.


Work experience:

  • Brian Chojnowski Design, Inc.
  • Doyle Partners
  • VSA Partners

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Humor & Comedy Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Sports & Outdoors

Judith M.

Judith M.

Chicago, IL, United States

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Lettering artist and illustrator for 25 years. Bold, clean, graphic style—bright color palettes—contemporary look.


Work experience:

  • Judith Mayer Creative

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Design Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Art Humanities & Social Sciences Themes & Motifs Plays & Screenplays

Erik P.

Erik P.

Chicago, United States

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Flexible, friendly book designer for the Christian market with over 14 years in-house experience (Tyndale House and Moody Publishers).


Work experience:

  • Tyndale House Publishers
  • Moody Publishers

Services: Design Cover Design

Genres: Inspirational Non-Fiction Parenting & Families Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Christian Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Devin M.

Devin M.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Friendly Creative Designer, specializing in book design, illustration, graphic novels, comics, narrative work, character design, fine arts.


Work experience:

  • Eyes of the Cat Illustration

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Picture Books Children's

Morgan K.

Morgan K.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Experienced book designer with seven years of in-house art direction and production management experience.


Work experience:

  • Agate Publishing
  • Morgan Krehbiel Creative

Services: Design Cover Design Book Interior Design

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Education & Reference True Crime Business & Management

Talitha S.

Talitha S.

Fort Wayne, United States

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Award-winning book illustrator, book cover designer, and editor with over 10 years of experience. I can help with your next book concept!


Work experience:

  • Talitha Shipman Illustration

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Christian Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Women's Fiction Young Adult

Caroline Teagle J.

Caroline Teagle J.

Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Caroline Teagle Johnson is a graphic designer and illustrator specializing in book covers with 9 years of professional experience.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Random House

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Entertainment Mystery & Crime True Crime Thriller & Suspense Paranormal Romance

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Book Cover Designers in Chicago

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