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Nicole

Nicole

Chicago, IL, USA

Designer and Art Director with 9+ years of industry experience, specializing in YA and Adult. Has worked on 14 New York Times bestsellers.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks
  • Komma Creative

Services: Design Cover Design Typography

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

Lindsey

Lindsey

Chicago, IL, USA

Cover designer, illustrator, editor, and longtime publishing pro


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Mystery & Crime, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Children’s Non-Fiction, Entertainment

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

Jay

Jay

Cambridge, United States

Classically inspired book designer and typographer with a focus on non-fiction, particularly historical and political titles.


Work experience:

  • RosettaBooks
  • The MIT Press
  • Melville House

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Classics, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Nature, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Art, Political Science & Current Affairs

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

Annemieke

Annemieke

Seattle, WA, United States

Hi! I'm a cover designer with 10 years of experience, specializing in YA fiction. Clients include HarperCollins and Galison/Mudpuppy.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Architecture, Non-Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Design, Literary Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Talitha

Talitha

Fort Wayne, United States

Award-winning illustrator and book cover and interior layout designer with 10 years of experience. I can help with your next book concept!


Work experience:

  • Talitha Shipman Illustration

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Christian Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

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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