Juan Roberts

Juan Roberts - Designer

Los Angeles, California, USA

7x New York Times Best Selling Book Cover Designer + 4x Nom/1x Winner NAACP Image Award Book Cover Designer

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Overview

Since 2008 Creative Lunacy has used the power of design to help diverse clients reach their readers to stand out and gain increase purchase consideration in the marketplace. We infuse our publishing and cover design work with two decades of advertising experience for global brands that gardened a certified $50 Billion in market share a volume.
Non-Fiction
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Christian Non-Fiction
Fiction
Christian Fiction
Cultural & Ethnic
Picture Books
Young Adult

Work experience

Creative Director

Self-employed
June, 2006 – Present (over 16 years)

Since 2009 we have focused on book cover designs for authors and publishers of color. We bring decades of strategic code-switching to speak to diverse audiences while still engaging the intended core reader. The team enjoys creating effective book covers that increase purchase considerations AND elevate the culture.

Portfolio (13 selected works)

Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts: Trust in Self, Trust in God, Trust in Others, Trust in Life

Iyanla Vanzant

"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult lessons. That’s because trust is not a verb; it’s a noun. But what if the real problem is not that we can’t trust other people; it’s that we can’t trust ourselves?" In this compelling volume, filled with illuminating and heartrendingly powerful stories of broken trust, betrayal, and triumph, Iyanla demonstrates why the four essential trusts—Tr... read more

"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult lessons. That’s because trust is not a verb; it’s a noun. But what if the real problem is not that we can’t trust other people; it’s that we can’t trust ourselves?" In this compelling volume, filled with illuminating and heartrendingly powerful stories of broken trust, betrayal, and triumph, Iyanla demonstrates why the four essential trusts—Tr... read more

America I AM Legends: Rare Moments and Inspiring Words

"Would America have been America without her Negro people?" — W. E. B. Du Bois America I AM: The African American Imprint, a national traveling museum exhibition, was conceived by award-winning broadcaster and bestselling author Tavis Smiley as a one-of-a-kind multi-media experience that chronicles the distinct history of African Americans. This beautifully conceived companion volume addresses... read more

"Would America have been America without her Negro people?" — W. E. B. Du Bois America I AM: The African American Imprint, a national traveling museum exhibition, was conceived by award-winning broadcaster and bestselling author Tavis Smiley as a one-of-a-kind multi-media experience that chronicles the distinct history of African Americans. This beautifully conceived companion volume addresses... read more

If You Can See It, You Can Be It: 12 Street-Smart Recipes for Success

Jeff Henderson

In his latest book, Chef Jeff Henderson, the New York Times best-selling author of Cooked: From the Streets to the Stove, From Cocaine to Foie Gras, presents two decades of life lessons that he gained on his redemptive journey from drug dealer to TV celebrity chef to nationally acclaimed speaker. He has devoted himself to mentoring and motivating at-risk and vulnerable Americans, and his remar... read more

In his latest book, Chef Jeff Henderson, the New York Times best-selling author of Cooked: From the Streets to the Stove, From Cocaine to Foie Gras, presents two decades of life lessons that he gained on his redemptive journey from drug dealer to TV celebrity chef to nationally acclaimed speaker. He has devoted himself to mentoring and motivating at-risk and vulnerable Americans, and his remar... read more

Peace From Broken Pieces: How to Get Through What You're Going Through

Iyanla Vanzant

New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts the last decade of her life and the spiritual lessons learned-from the price of success during her meteoric rise as a TV celebrity on Oprah, the Iyanla TV show (produced by Barbara Walters), to the dissolution of her marriage and her daughter's 15 months of illness and death on Christmas day. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Iyanl... read more

New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts the last decade of her life and the spiritual lessons learned-from the price of success during her meteoric rise as a TV celebrity on Oprah, the Iyanla TV show (produced by Barbara Walters), to the dissolution of her marriage and her daughter's 15 months of illness and death on Christmas day. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Iyanl... read more

Mindset Matters: When You Change How You Think

Jason Franklin

What You Think Will Determine What You Do! Are you tired of your life going nowhere? Are you settling for things in life you neither want or like? Are you living in denial? If your answer is yes to any of the above questions, Mindset Matters – When You Change How You Think! will help you change your thinking and your life. The author shares positive steps he used to turn his life of depression... read more

What You Think Will Determine What You Do! Are you tired of your life going nowhere? Are you settling for things in life you neither want or like? Are you living in denial? If your answer is yes to any of the above questions, Mindset Matters – When You Change How You Think! will help you change your thinking and your life. The author shares positive steps he used to turn his life of depression... read more

Bouncing Back After Dropping the Ball: 18 Life Lessons on the Journey to Forgiveness

Carla L. Garrett

Bouncing Back After Dropping the Ball…18 Life Lessons on the Journey to Forgiveness is a mixture of a novel and a "how-to" book, specifically, a book on how to forgive. The story involves a married woman who learns that her husband of 16 years has a secret life—secret women, secret kids, secret condos, etc.—and her struggle not to kill him, literally. Her desire to end his life grows as his be... read more

Bouncing Back After Dropping the Ball…18 Life Lessons on the Journey to Forgiveness is a mixture of a novel and a "how-to" book, specifically, a book on how to forgive. The story involves a married woman who learns that her husband of 16 years has a secret life—secret women, secret kids, secret condos, etc.—and her struggle not to kill him, literally. Her desire to end his life grows as his be... read more

Courage to Succeed: Big Girl Now

Gwendolyn Moore

Courage to Succeed: Big Girl Now chronicles the true facts about a 14-year old, Hispanic girl, Angelica, who is forced by her parents to marry a man 7 years her senior. Angelica is robbed of her teenage years and immediately treads into the role of a wife and the duties of mom follows shortly thereafter. Her husband doesn't understand the need for her to pursue an education and is annoyed by A... read more

Courage to Succeed: Big Girl Now chronicles the true facts about a 14-year old, Hispanic girl, Angelica, who is forced by her parents to marry a man 7 years her senior. Angelica is robbed of her teenage years and immediately treads into the role of a wife and the duties of mom follows shortly thereafter. Her husband doesn't understand the need for her to pursue an education and is annoyed by A... read more

Forgiveness: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything

Iyanla Vanzant

Too many of us feel trapped in stagnant romantic, family, or workplace relationships. Weighed down by toxic thoughts and emotions, we might be quick to judge and slow to pardon, and self-righteous about our feelings as we dwell on memories of what we or others did (or failed to do). In this tradepaper edition, Iyanla Vanzant challenges us to liberate ourselves from the wounds of the past and t... read more

Too many of us feel trapped in stagnant romantic, family, or workplace relationships. Weighed down by toxic thoughts and emotions, we might be quick to judge and slow to pardon, and self-righteous about our feelings as we dwell on memories of what we or others did (or failed to do). In this tradepaper edition, Iyanla Vanzant challenges us to liberate ourselves from the wounds of the past and t... read more

The Magic of Mentoring: Pearls of Wisdom - Second Edition

Barbara A. Perkins M.A.

The Magic of Mentoring: Pearls of Wisdom-Second Edition is the brainchild of Barbara A. Perkins, Master Coach, Mentor, and International Speaker. Barbara is a perfect demonstration of the power of one. For the past decade, she has mentored five women annually giving them significant one on one time. Her commitment to their personal and professional success is unwavering.In The Magic of Mentori... read more

The Magic of Mentoring: Pearls of Wisdom-Second Edition is the brainchild of Barbara A. Perkins, Master Coach, Mentor, and International Speaker. Barbara is a perfect demonstration of the power of one. For the past decade, she has mentored five women annually giving them significant one on one time. Her commitment to their personal and professional success is unwavering.In The Magic of Mentori... read more

It's That Simple (Some Things Made Plain) (Volume 4)

Theresa Kirk

Refreshing and relevant is the best way to express the words written on these pages of this volume. The words are a collection of illustrations derived from Bible passages that illuminate the Father’s heart toward each reader as they approach each devotion as a child that has discovered His purpose in our creation. It’s Simply about love and the relationship between just the two of you. While ... read more

Refreshing and relevant is the best way to express the words written on these pages of this volume. The words are a collection of illustrations derived from Bible passages that illuminate the Father’s heart toward each reader as they approach each devotion as a child that has discovered His purpose in our creation. It’s Simply about love and the relationship between just the two of you. While ... read more

The Sister Accord: 51 Ways To Love Your Sister

Sonia Jackson Myles

The Sister Accord: 51 Ways To Love Your Sister©…Leading a revolution of LOVE!™Our world needs a resolution…Of Love….Our world needs a revolution…Of Love…Our world needs The Sister Accord: 51 Ways to Love Your Sister©. This beautiful and engaging book is the product of the vision and life purpose of Sonia Jackson Myles, Daughter, Mother, Sister, Friend, Corporate Executive, Mentor, and Author o... read more

The Sister Accord: 51 Ways To Love Your Sister©…Leading a revolution of LOVE!™Our world needs a resolution…Of Love….Our world needs a revolution…Of Love…Our world needs The Sister Accord: 51 Ways to Love Your Sister©. This beautiful and engaging book is the product of the vision and life purpose of Sonia Jackson Myles, Daughter, Mother, Sister, Friend, Corporate Executive, Mentor, and Author o... read more

LIV: Once Upon a Time

Eleanor "C-Pass" Jones

LIV depicts te life of Olivia Washington from victim to victor. Her path included 16 years of sexual and physical abuse and culminated in the greatest love story ever told between Olivia (aka LIV) and Morgan Avery Calais, the perfect man who is sure to become the object of many women's fantasies. Their union was destined as they embarked upon the fulfillment of their shared dream and was the i... read more

LIV depicts te life of Olivia Washington from victim to victor. Her path included 16 years of sexual and physical abuse and culminated in the greatest love story ever told between Olivia (aka LIV) and Morgan Avery Calais, the perfect man who is sure to become the object of many women's fantasies. Their union was destined as they embarked upon the fulfillment of their shared dream and was the i... read more

From Rebel to Remnant: The True Story

Sandra Slayton

From Rebel to Remnant: The True Story is the powerful and riveting autobiographical chronicle of Sandra Slayton who endures numerous trials and tribulations as she struggles to escape the grips of addiction, demonic forces, and death. Uncertain if she will survive the pressure, she fights for her life with hope of attaining her destiny. This heroic, inspirational memoir will keep you alert and... read more

From Rebel to Remnant: The True Story is the powerful and riveting autobiographical chronicle of Sandra Slayton who endures numerous trials and tribulations as she struggles to escape the grips of addiction, demonic forces, and death. Uncertain if she will survive the pressure, she fights for her life with hope of attaining her destiny. This heroic, inspirational memoir will keep you alert and... read more

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