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Danielle

Danielle

Penn Valley, United States

I am a book designer and production artist. Current clients include Pearson, Callisto Media, No Starch Press, ISTE, and Rosenfeld Media.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Typography typography Production Management production-management

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Photography

Sally

Sally

New York, NY, USA

Senior-level book designer specializing in non-fiction covers and interiors.


Work experience:

  • Rowman & Littlefield
  • Oxford University Press

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Book Interior Design book-interior-design

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, DIY & Crafts, Education & Reference, True Crime, Sports & Outdoors, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Humanities & Social Sciences

Mike

Mike

Noblesville, IN, USA

I am a cover designer with more than 20 years of experience in book publishing — creating covers and packaging solutions for books.


Work experience:

  • Wiley

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration Typography typography

Genres: Computers & Internet, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Math & Science, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Technology, Photography, Comics Non-Fiction

Annabel

Annabel

New York, NY, USA

Specialising in typography and typesetting. Non-fiction sports and education.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Education
  • The Ski Club of Great Britain
  • TriNorth Communications Ltd
  • H2 Creative Media
  • Nonsense London
  • Annabel Brandon

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Typography typography

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, ELT, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sports & Outdoors

Phoebe

Phoebe

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Award-winning illustrator from Middle Earth. Past clients include Penguin Books and Allen & Unwin


Work experience:

  • Penguin Books NZ

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Short Story, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Nature

Shelby

Shelby

Gorham, ME, USA

Experienced graphic designer helping authors bring their creative ideas to life.


Work experience:

  • Cider Mill Press
  • Wayside Publishing
  • Shelby Gates Design Co.

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Typography typography Book Interior Design book-interior-design

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Children’s Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Health & Wellbeing

Colleen

Colleen

Ames, IA, USA

If marketers designed books, they'd do it like this. I design books to get entrepreneurs, memoirists, and crime authors printed and sold.


Work experience:

  • Raventide Books
  • Self-employed

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration Typography typography Book Interior Design book-interior-design Production Management production-management

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference, Humanities & Social Sciences

Ashley

Ashley

Portland, ME, United States

I'm an art director, graphic designer and illustrator that loves book design, typography and the interplay of graphics and text.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Macmillan Children's Books

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration Typography typography Book Interior Design book-interior-design

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Nature, Home & Garden, Middle Grade, Education & Reference, Middle Grade Fantasy

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