Hire a Book Designer in Austin

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

Priscilla K.

Priscilla K.

Austin, TX, USA

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Freelance illustrator who specializes in characters, portraiture, and visual narrative.


Work experience:

  • Priscilla Kim Art

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Fantasy Gaming & LitRPG LGBTQ (Fiction) Paranormal Romance Romance Science Fiction Urban Fantasy Young Adult

Mariya P.

Mariya P.

Austin, TX, United States

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Award winning children's and nature illustrator specializing in watercolor and ink


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Classics Holiday Home & Garden Non-Fiction Middle Grade Children's - Non-fiction Design Nature

Brian P.

Brian P.

Austin, TX, USA

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I help independent authors, publishers, and entrepreneurs give their book that professional finish and help them stand out in the crowd.


Work experience:

  • Marc English Design
  • Greenleaf Book Group
  • Brian Phillips Design

Services: Design Cover Design Book Interior Design

Genres: Thriller & Suspense Fiction Historical Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Business & Management

Derek G.

Derek G.

Austin, TX, USA

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Experienced book cover and interior designer specializing in art, photography, cooking, music, history, and entertainment books.


Work experience:

  • Derek George Design
  • Familius
  • University of Texas Press
  • MIT Press

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Architecture Non-Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Entertainment Music Photography History

Kim S.

Kim S.

Austin, United States

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Experienced print book designer / compositor specializing in photography, medical/nursing, computer, and other non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Bumpy Design, LLC
  • Pearson Education
  • BuildNet, Inc.

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Self-help & Self-improvement Photography

David P.

David P.

Guilford, United States

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I believe that book cover design has the power to crystalize and elevate the author's intent and expression.


Work experience:

  • Manos Design

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Action & Adventure Poetry Historical Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Inspirational Dystopian Science Fiction

Ricardo N.

Ricardo N.

Philadelphia, United States

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I'm illustrator and Graphic Desinger. I love the freedom children's book illustration brings. I love small details just kids can understand


Work experience:

  • Ricardo Nunez S.

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Nature Non-Fiction Middle Grade Life Sciences Math & Science Fantasy Action & Adventure

Mitch F.

Mitch F.

Portland, United States

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Portland, Oregon based illustrator, 23 freelance years, offering woodcut, flat graphic, hippie vector, and retro poster styles.


Work experience:

  • Mitch Frey Illustration

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Nature Travel Action & Adventure Fiction Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Psychology Transportation Sports & Outdoors

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Book Designer in Austin

As you already know, a book’s design can mean the difference between a great reading experience and a mediocre one — whether that entails a book’s cover, illustrations, or book interior. A book cover is the best investment that an author can make, while beautiful illustrations could make or break a children’s book. In the meantime, the best kind of book interior is designed so well and subtly that the reader won’t even notice anything but the story into which they’re getting pulled.

But good book designers are few and far between — and just how do you know that their style matches your book? The key is to go to a book designer’s full portfolio to examine their past works, and confirm that it aligns with your vision for your story.

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