Louise Millar

Louise Millar - Designer

I am passionate about design. Hard-working, imaginative and love to create beautiful books

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Overview

I set up as a freelance designer about 19 years ago. I work on a wide range of books - both children’s and adults’, fiction and non-fiction – and have worked with Alanna Books, Barefoot Books, Bloomsbury, Bunker Hill Publishing, Calder Walker Books, Leopold, Little Tiger Press, Macmillan Children’s Books, Methuen, the Natural History Museum, Nosy Crow, Orchard, Oxford University Press, Piccadilly Press, Pimento, Random House Children’s Books, Spellmount Press, Tango Books, Terra, Tucker Slingsby, Van Goor, Zero to Ten and Zirkoon; and am currently working on projects with , b small Publishing, Julian Calder Publishing, Phoenix Yard Books, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Orion Children’s Books, Umbria Press and the Wimbledon International Music Festival.
I am fully conversant with QuarkXPress, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator software

Fiction
Children's Picture Books
Literature
Poetry
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
DIY & Crafts
Education & Reference
Home & Garden
Music
Nature
Religion & Spirituality
Travel

Certifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma, Advanced Typography
  • Diploma of Art, Graphic Design

Portfolio (3 selected works)

New York in Pyjamarama

Michael Leblond

Kew's Big Trees

Christina Harrison

To some, trees are green monuments; emerald cathedrals that augment our landscape and bewitch us with their folklore; to others they are vital for survival, providing shade, food, fuel and medicine. Indeed, Britain's own history is entangled with the oak, yew, ash, and other trees that clothe our countryside and it was not so long ago that we used them for everything from weapons to water carr... read more

To some, trees are green monuments; emerald cathedrals that augment our landscape and bewitch us with their folklore; to others they are vital for survival, providing shade, food, fuel and medicine. Indeed, Britain's own history is entangled with the oak, yew, ash, and other trees that clothe our countryside and it was not so long ago that we used them for everything from weapons to water carr... read more

The Freedom Trail: An Artist's View

Each year over three million people visit the Freedom Trail, a two-and-one-half mile red brick line that tells a story over two centuries old. In 1958, local journalist William Schofield had the idea that Boston's revolutionary sights could be made more accessible to residents and visitors, and conceived of the Freedom Trail. Tourists were going berserk, he wrote, bumbling around and frothing ... read more

Each year over three million people visit the Freedom Trail, a two-and-one-half mile red brick line that tells a story over two centuries old. In 1958, local journalist William Schofield had the idea that Boston's revolutionary sights could be made more accessible to residents and visitors, and conceived of the Freedom Trail. Tourists were going berserk, he wrote, bumbling around and frothing ... read more

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