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

Hanna S.

Hanna S.

The Kootenays, Canada

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I'm an illustrator who specialises in whimsical maps for all genres and book covers for Cozy Mysteries, RomComs, and Chicklit


Work experience:

  • Book Cover Bakery

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Romantic Comedy Romance Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Contemporary Romance Middle Grade Fantasy Children's Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Chick Lit Women's Fiction

Ashley S.

Ashley S.

Welland, ON, Canada

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Freelance Designer and Lettering Artist always looking for a new project! Clients: Harlequin, Harper Collin's, Sourcebooks + more.


Work experience:

  • The Edit By Ash
  • The Printing House

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Mystery & Crime Self-help & Self-improvement Romance Women's Fiction Health & wellbeing Inspirational

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 Production Management

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

Lena Y.

Lena Y.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Book cover designer specializing in fiction, young adult, romance, and non-fiction, with experience in-house and with independent authors.


Work experience:

  • Sutherland House
  • Audiobooks.com
  • Yocla Designs

Services: Design Cover Design

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Thriller & Suspense Romance Historical Fiction Fantasy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Literary Fiction

John V.

John V.

Kelowna, BC, Canada

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A professional book designer who has worked on hundreds of projects (covers and interiors), specializing in trade fiction and academia.


Work experience:

  • JVDW Designs

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Political Science & Current Affairs Education & Reference Sports & Outdoors Photography

Tamara C.

Tamara C.

Montreal, QC, Canada

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Montreal based Freelance Illustrator, specializing in Children's books.


Work experience:

  • Heinemann Publishing
  • Éditions Hemma
  • Inhabit Media
  • Tamara Campeau

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Comics & Graphic Novels Gaming & LitRPG Fantasy Classics Holiday Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Middle Grade Fantasy

Dane L.

Dane L.

BC, Canada

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I love to help people realize their dream of becoming a published author.


Work experience:

  • Ebook Launch

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Historical Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

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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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