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Kathleen Lynch

Kathleen LynchDesigner

Shelter Island, NY, United States

Principal at Black Kat Design, a one-woman design studio specializing in book cover design

Overview

Kathleen Lynch is principal of Black Kat Design, a one-woman design studio specializing in book cover design. Having started her career as cover designer at Random House, she then went on to Art Director the trade list at Oxford University Press. Black Kat Design was established in 2006. Kathleen has designed thousands of book covers and won acclaim. Her work combines a love of books, a passion for typography and an eye for the unusual. Clients include, among others, Algonquin Books, Baker Books, DaCapo Press, Encounter Books, Grand Central, Johns Hopkins University Press, Penguin Random House, Shambhala Publications, Unbridled Books, and many successful self-published authors.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Christian Crime & Mystery Historical Fiction Literature Poetry
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing History

Awards

  • AAUP
  • The New York Book Show
  • Print Regional Design Annual

Work experience

Principal/Owner

Black Kat Design

October, 2006 – Present (over 10 years)

Art Director

Oxford University Press

May, 1996 – October, 2006 (over 10 years)

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