Hire a Typographer in Chicago

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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

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

Ashley H.

Ashley H.

Portland, ME, United States

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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 Cover Design Illustration Typography 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

Keeli M.

Keeli M.

Seattle, WA, United States

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I specialize in pop culture and kids' books. From the big picture to small details, your book is in good hands!


Work experience:

  • Fantagraphics Books Inc.
  • Klutz (a division of Scholastic Books)

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy Picture Books Children's Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Comics Non-Fiction Music Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

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

Kelly C.

Kelly C.

Wilmington, DE, United States

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I love how a good design can change something from mundane to engaging. Fantasy, thrillers, historical and fiction really get me going.


Work experience:

  • Four Dog Creative
  • Delaware Today
  • Delaware Bride
  • self

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Historical Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Fantasy Poetry Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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Book Typographers in Chicago

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