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Kathleen Lynch

Kathleen Lynch - Designer

Shelter Island, NY, United States

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

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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
Architecture Art Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Design Health & wellbeing History Photography

Awards

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

Work experience

Principal/Owner

Black Kat Design
October, 2006 – Present (almost 11 years)

Art Director

Oxford University Press
May, 1996 – October, 2006 (over 10 years)

Kathleen has 1 review

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david BALZARINI

Very easy to work with and through. She took the time to read the MS, consult with me on concepts and over delivered on what she had promised. I had a tough decision picking just one cover.

, July 2017

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