Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson - Designer

London, UK

I am an extremely creative and versatile designer with over 20 years experience designing books from film to food to travel and sports.

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I am an extremely creative, versatile and passionate Art Director with over 20 years’ experience.

I have a wealth of experience designing magazines and books with a diverse subject matter including architecture, travel, food and drink, films, cars, health, homes and science.

I am available to design covers and interiors as well as illustrations, infographics and typography. I am also skilled at creating new and tailored templates and bespoke designs specific to a clients’ project or brand.

With a mix of in-house and freelance experience I have a thorough understanding of tight deadlines and sensible budgets as well as being a good communicator.

Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits
Home & Garden
Sports & Outdoors

Work experience

Creative Director

May, 2016 – Present (over 6 years)

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Simon has 26 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Christi Williams
I feel so blessed to have found Simon and to have had the opportunity to work with him on my project. He went so far above and beyond to make sure the design of my book was simply perfect. My project was a kid's book with a lot of photos and the outcome seriously exceeded my expectations. Simon's communication & punctuality was excellent and his creativity was brilliant! I would work with Si...
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Christi Williams, September 2022

Daniel Schinzel
Simon is the best! He put together a book cover and layout that exceeded my wildest expectations. I'm proud of my manuscript and thanks to Simon's brilliance and creativity, I have a book design that takes the work to a whole new level. I highly recommend collaborating with Simon on your project.

Daniel Schinzel, August 2022

Judd A.
Simon helped me out in a pinch with a cover fix. Professional, friendly, in my case, a godsend.

Judd A., July 2022

Carol Ballweg
Simon was a pleasure to work with. He was professional and communicated well with me. He listened to my ideas and then, made it better - much better . Simon is very talented; I would definitely use him again.

Carol Ballweg, July 2022

Karen Mahar
Simon was great to work with! We loved his work, and he was excellent about providing revisions as requested and very quickly. I have no hesitation about recommending him. We will definitely work with him again!

Karen Mahar, June 2022

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