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Travis

Travis

Chicago, IL, USA

Designer and map illustrator specializing in high fantasy maps—here to make your fantasy world a reality


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks
  • Kidsbooks Publishing

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fantasy, Children's

Ellen

Ellen

Chicago, IL, USA

Art director with more than ten years of experience in publishing, finding delight in all kinds of book design.


Work experience:

  • Cottage Door Press
  • Albert Whitman & Company

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Middle Grade Fantasy

Judith

Judith

Chicago, IL, United States

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

Tangmo

Tangmo

Chicago, IL, United States

Hello! I'm an illustrator that specializes in children's, YA, fantasy, and sci-fi book covers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Starlight Publishing LLC

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult, Urban Fantasy

Natalie

Natalie

Chicago, IL, USA

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

Nicole

Nicole

Chicago, IL, USA

Designer and Art Director with 9+ years of industry experience, specializing in YA and Adult. Has worked on 12 New York Times bestsellers.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks
  • Komma Creative

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Production Management

Genres: Coming of Age, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Children's

Alan

Alan

New York, United States

Book design and production specialist with more than 25 years experience working for self-published authors through major publishers.


Work experience:

  • Alan Barnett Design
  • Oxford University Press
  • Courier Corporation

Services: Design Cover Design Book Interior Design

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Health & Wellbeing, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Religion & Spirituality, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sex & Relationships, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

David

David

Guilford, United States

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

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Book Designers in Chicago

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