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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 design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration Typography typography

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Design, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Themes & Motifs, Plays & Screenplays

Lindsey

Lindsey

Chicago, IL, USA

Cover designer, illustrator, editor, and longtime publishing pro


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • 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, Women's Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Mystery & Crime, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Children’s Non-Fiction, Entertainment

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 design Cover Design cover-design Typography typography Book Interior Design 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

Jakob

Jakob

Portland, United States

I'm the senior designer at Tin House. I work with many genres, including poetry, fiction, and essays. I also design and layout magazines.


Work experience:

  • Tin House
  • Jakob Vala Design
  • Submit Magazine
  • Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Poetry, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Education & Reference, Thriller & Suspense

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Poetry, Historical Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Inspirational

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

Lesley

Lesley

White Plains, NY, United States

Creative art director and book cover designer specializing in commercial woman's fiction, young adult, and romance.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House (Formally Penguin Group USA)
  • Penguin Group USA
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Tor Publishing Group

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, African American Fiction, Anthologies, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Nicole

Nicole

Chicago, IL, USA

Designer and Art Director with 10 years of industry experience, specializing in YA and Adult. Has worked on 15 New York Times bestsellers.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks
  • Komma Creative

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Typography typography

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

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