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Alexander

Alexander

Edinburgh, UK

A professional illustrator with 5 years experience creating vibrant, unique artwork for independent writers and national publications


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Poetry, Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Art

Kasia

Kasia

Edinburgh, UK

Illustrator with over 15 years of experience, specializing in history, psychology, and science themes. Worked with Apple and Absolute Radio


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • My Fat Fox Ltd

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Nature, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Children’s Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Coming of Age, Short Story, Contemporary Fiction

Patrick

Patrick

Brighton, United Kingdom

With 30 years experience designing covers for the UK's top publishing houses, I also art direct, illustrate and do hand lettering for covers


Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense

Jenny

Jenny

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

I'm an experienced book designer and illustrator. I specialise in all fiction and non-fiction genres from kids books to cook books and more!


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House New Zealand
  • Penguin Books New Zealand
  • Book Design Ltd (now Smartwork Creative)
  • Pearson Education New Zealand
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences

Peter

Peter

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Publishing professional with over ten years' experience, specialising in cover design and layout for non-fiction and sport.


Work experience:

  • Birlinn Ltd, Arena Sport, Polygon
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sports & Outdoors

Jonathan

Jonathan

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Award-winning creative with 30 years experience illustrating, designing and art directing books, catalogues and point-of-sale.


Work experience:

  • ASCO Group
  • Pearson
  • Lion Hudson
  • InterVarsity Press
  • Self-employed
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Petrofac
  • Reach plc

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

Genres: Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Historical Fiction, Fiction, African American Fiction, Philosophy, Education & Reference, Cultural & Ethnic

El

El

Manchester, United Kingdom

Vibrant, stand-out illustration with a lively style. Perfect for children's books, fashion editorial, and travel genres


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Travel, Non-Fiction, Short Story, Fiction, Education & Reference, Children’s Non-Fiction, Fashion & Textiles

Emma

Emma

London, United Kingdom

A freelance book cover designer with over 10 years of experience working across a wide variety of imprints at HarperCollins and LittleBrown.


Work experience:

  • Little Brown
  • HarperCollins

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Classics, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

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