Saskia Nicol

Saskia Nicol - Designer Tick

Auckland, New Zealand

Inquisitive and bold.   I have a strong affinity for typography and the art of book design and storytelling. 

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I've been designing in the publishing and design industry for 9 years. During this timeI have worked as a freelance designer for Random House NZ and Penguin. I have a strong affinity for typography and the art of book design and storytelling.

In 2012 I was awarded the Publishing Institute of New Zealand, Harper Collins award for best cover of the year. "The judges commended Awa Press Young Designer of the Year candidate Saskia Nicol for her brilliant design of Tupaia, which won the HarperCollins Award for Best Cover."

Looking forward to being apart of Reedsy.

Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Architecture
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Design
DIY & Crafts
Health & wellbeing
History
Nature
Parenting & Families
Photography
Politics & Current Affairs
Religion & Spirituality
Self-help & Self-improvement
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Sports & outdoor recreation
Travel

Certifications

  • AUT Bachelor of Art and Design

Awards

  • PANZ Cover Design of the Year 2012

Work experience

Senior Designer

Freelance
December, 2012 – Present (over 5 years)

Designing from ideation to print production:
-Book Covers and interiors
-Branding
-Packaging

Saskia has 4 reviews

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N.S. Johnson, March 2018


Bryan Collins

Saskia was great to work with and I plan to work with her again. She created an exceptional book cover for my non-fiction book, responded to all my queries and delivered on my brief. Highly recommended.

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Bryan Collins, July 2017


Aliyah Onur

Such a lovely lady. She made me a beautiful book cover. She is patient, kind and will help you every step of the way.

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Aliyah Onur, July 2017


JC Lightcap

What a great experience - Saskia was very professional throughout and gave great advice on design and formatting. Very easy to work with - look forward to our next interaction! Happy to elaborate for anyone deciding with whom they should collaborate!

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JC Lightcap, February 2017

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