Hire a Typographer in Chicago

We've sourced the best typographers in Chicago who are ready to help you with all your typography needs.

Brian C.

Brian C.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Designer, photographer, and illustrator with 17 years experience – a dad with 6 years experience. Let's get your book looking hot.


Work experience:

  • Brian Chojnowski Design, Inc.
  • Doyle Partners
  • VSA Partners

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Humor & Comedy Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Sports & Outdoors

Ellen K.

Ellen K.

Chicago, IL, USA

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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 M.

Judith M.

Chicago, IL, United States

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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

Natalie S.

Natalie S.

Chicago, IL, USA

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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

Jakob V.

Jakob V.

Portland, United States

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I'm the designer at Tin House, where I specialize in literary fiction, poetry, and memoir. I have experience in other genres, as well.


Work experience:

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

Services: Design Typography 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

Kim S.

Kim S.

Austin, United States

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Experienced print book designer / compositor specializing in photography, medical/nursing, computer, and other non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Bumpy Design, LLC
  • Pearson Education
  • BuildNet, Inc.

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Self-help & Self-improvement Photography

Daniel R.

Daniel R.

New York, United States

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Lifelong lover of books with decades of experience in packaging books seeks new opportunities working directly with authors, near and far.


Work experience:

  • Daniel Rembert Design

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Anthologies Classics Entertainment Mystery & Crime Self-help & Self-improvement Thriller & Suspense

Stacy W.

Stacy W.

New York, United States

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Enthusiastic designer of illustrated books including cooking, craft, gardening, how-to, art, photo and architecture.


Work experience:

  • D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
  • Artforum
  • Vice Media
  • Village Voice
  • Index Magazine
  • SmartMoney Magazine
  • Stacy
  • Taunton Press
  • Diverse artists, arts groups & galleries
  • Evil Twin Publications
  • Akashic Books

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Travel Non-Fiction Calendars

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Book Typographers in Chicago

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the details that are involved in preparing your book for publishing. Unfortunately, these often overlooked details can make all the difference when presenting your work. For example, even the smallest mistakes in font use and typefaces can make a good book extremely difficult to read.

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