Lucy Featherstone

Lucy Featherstone - Designer

London, UK

Senior Designer specialising in children's novelty books.

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Overview

I am a highly skilled children's book designer with over 4 years experience working for one of the largest publishing houses in the UK, Pan Macmillan. I have experience in wide range of book formats specialising in novelty (pop-up’s, touch and feel, flaps, mechanisms), sticker books, activity books and story books. I will work from brief to final artwork files ready for print. My skills cover every aspect of design problem solving from branding to typography. whether it's a children's book you are in need of some art direction, or a book which is calling out to be brought to life with novelty, I am happy to help!




Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction
Fiction
Picture Books

Certifications

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Awards

  • Awarded Gold for the Best Baby Book 0-2 years in Junior Designer Awards
  • Awarded Gold for On the Cards Competition 2015

Work experience

Senior Designer

Pan Macmillan - Campbell Books Imprint
April, 2019 – Present (over 2 years)

Designer for baby and toddler imprint specialising in novelty books (pop-up’s, touch and feel, flaps, mechanisms), sticker books, activity books and story books designing from first initial concept of interiors and covers, collaborating with illustrators, creating custom typography and branding, organisation of sales material and social media platform through Instagram and blog posts.

Designer

Pan Macmillan -Campbell Books Imprint
March, 2018 – March, 2019 (about 1 year)

Junior Designer

Pan Macmillan - Campbell Books Imprint
February, 2016 – February, 2018 (about 2 years)

Designer

The Dairy
February, 2016 – February, 2016 (less than a minute)

Internship for a branding agency that combines in-house creative with marketing, public relations, social media and video. Working closely with the creative and marketing team to deliver design strategies, plans and research. as well as providing in-house design and art working for various clients such as: East Midlands Academic and Bilborough College. Taking control of their social media platform through Twitter and creating blog posts

Designer

Paper Rose
October, 2015 – October, 2015 (less than a minute)

Work placement for a high quality greeting cards studio working alongside the design team helping with the organisation of presentation boards, in depth research into their design process. As well as producing and designing my own card range.

Beautiful Birds (First Explorers)

Discover peacocks in the park, parrots in the rainforest and cockatoos in the Australian bush in First Explorers: Beautiful Birds. Each scene has chunky push, pull and slide mechanisms perfect for little hands. Spot lots of amazing birds from around the world and read the fun facts.Beautifully illustrated by Chorkung, this title provides gentle early learning and is a magical introduction to s... read more

Discover peacocks in the park, parrots in the rainforest and cockatoos in the Australian bush in First Explorers: Beautiful Birds. Each scene has chunky push, pull and slide mechanisms perfect for little hands. Spot lots of amazing birds from around the world and read the fun facts.Beautifully illustrated by Chorkung, this title provides gentle early learning and is a magical introduction to s... read more

Busy Farm (Busy Books)

Louise Forshaw

My Favourite Puppy

Campbell Books

In My Favourite Puppy, older babies and toddlers will have lots of fun playing peekaboo with the easy-to-grab pull-down flaps and turning the wheel to choose their favourite character. From the adorable puppy with a rumbly tummy to the cheeky puppy who loves to dig, which one will your little one pick?With a delightful question-and-answer rhyme and appealing illustrations from Daniel Roode, My... read more

In My Favourite Puppy, older babies and toddlers will have lots of fun playing peekaboo with the easy-to-grab pull-down flaps and turning the wheel to choose their favourite character. From the adorable puppy with a rumbly tummy to the cheeky puppy who loves to dig, which one will your little one pick?With a delightful question-and-answer rhyme and appealing illustrations from Daniel Roode, My... read more

Lucy has 5 reviews

Professionalism
Professionalism
Quality
Quality
Value
Value
Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Christian Avery Griffin
Excellent job. Prompt with communication. Would definitely work with her again.

Christian Avery Griffin, October 2021


Adam F
Lucy was very helpful and patient. She communicates very well and understood the concept. The work delivered surpassed expectations and I highly recommend using her services.

Adam F, April 2021

Lucy Featherstone
Thankyou for your kind words Adam, it was a lovely project to work on.

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Julie Lee
Lucy was professional, prompt and responsive to requests and feedback. I would highly recommend her for your book deign project.

Julie Lee, April 2021

Lucy Featherstone
Thankyou Julie :) appreciate your kind words.

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GIUSTINA Amante
Working with Lucy was great! She was very timely and made my children’s book come to life. I definitely recommend working with her!

GIUSTINA Amante, March 2021


will robinson
Had a wonderful experience working with her.

will robinson, February 2021

Lucy Featherstone
Thoroughly enjoyed working with Will he was clear with direction and responded quickly and effectively.

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