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Holly Dunn

Holly Dunn - Designer

Chelmsford, United Kingdom

I'm a book cover designer from New Zealand, living in the UK. I am passionate about putting your book in its best possible wrapping.

Overview

I am passionate about turning your text into a beautiful object. You've put in the blood, sweat and tears, so you deserve the best design for your finished product, to help showcase your book to the world.

I will work with you to create a visual representation of your book that will help it to stand out online and on the shelf. My process involves getting as much information from you up-front about the vision for your book and then creating a design to suit the needs of your text.

My portfolio shows a number of different styles and mediums including photography and illustration. I particularly enjoy combining my own hand lettering with an illustrative style.


Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Classics Literature Short Story

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts

Work experience

Freelance in-House Position

Book & Kitchen
July, 2015 – September, 2015 (2 months)

I worked with the staff at Book and Kitchen in Notting Hill to put together concepts for cover designs for their small publishing house. They were looking at putting together designs for a number of books by African authors.

Book Designer

Self-employed
May, 2015 – Present (over 2 years)

Through my freelance design work I have worked with a number of self published authors as well as with HarperCollins.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

The Garden Party: And Other Stories (Art of the Story)

Katherine Mansfield

Introduction by Colm ToibinIn fifteen funny, colorful, poignant and mysterious stories, the ir....

Introduction by Colm ToibinIn fifteen funny, colorful, poignant and mysterious stories, the ir....

Good Souls, Bad Souls and Assholes: gratitude to you all for leaving your mark

Tina Thomson

A Greek South African woman living in New York, USA, Tina Thomson really is a citizen of the world. As a mother, well-travelled businesswoman, public speaker and executive coach, Tina is a natural storyteller. And what a story she has! From escaping an abusive marriage, whistleblowing and death threats to great personal and professional triumphs, Tina’s faith and resilience shine through. Her ... read more

A Greek South African woman living in New York, USA, Tina Thomson really is a citizen of the world. As a mother, well-travelled businesswoman, public speaker and executive coach, Tina is a natural storyteller. And what a story she has! From escaping an abusive marriage, whistleblowing and death threats to great personal and professional triumphs, Tina’s faith and resilience shine through. Her ... read more

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