Steve Kuhn

Steve Kuhn – Designer

BOOK COVERS / INTERIORS / EBOOKS / I help authors create books that stand out in the marketplace and look as amazing as their work deserves.


I'd love to help you with your book cover design, interior formatting, and eBook creation.

Why hire me, though?

Well, I have more than 20+ years of experience in the publishing industry, designing hundreds of books for well-known authors such as Tony Evans, John MacArthur, and Josh McDowell.

I’ve designed autobiographies for high-profile athletes like Zach Ertz, Julie Ertz, Shaun Alexander, and Ryan Hall.

I've formatted 600+ page, full-color, illustrated college textbooks with captions, notes, appendices, etc.

I've helped create books in all genres: fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, children's books, graphic novels, etc.

I've even written four books myself (3 of which were self-published), so I understand the publishing process from an author's point of view as well.

Best of all, I live in a small town with a lower cost of living which is reflected in my extremely reasonable rates.

All that combined means I can offer you big-city publishing house quality & experience at small-town prices.

If that all sounds great to you, then let's chat to explore how I can help your book look as amazing as it deserves to look!

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  • Oregon State University Senior of Distinction in Graphic Design (2002)
  • BFA Graphic Design - Oregon State University

Work experience


Jan, 2011 — Present

I have been working full-time as a graphic designer since graduating from Oregon State University as the 2002 Senior of Distinction in Graphic Design. In addition to my primary focus on book design, I've had the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, ranging from traditional print design such as posters, logo design, and brochures; to large-scale environmental design and trade show booths.

Harvest House Publishers

May, 2004 — Jan, 2011 (over 6 years)

I was responsible for the management and production of interior layout design on more than 1,000 books during my time at Harvest House Publishers. To this day, Harvest House is still one of my largest clients.

Steve has 238 reviews





Paul W.

Paul W.

Sep, 2023

All goals were achieved as promised. Grateful for Steve's help!
Carol T.

Carol T.

Sep, 2023

Steve not only did a marvelous job technically and artistically, but his integrity as a professional and as a person was evident throughout the process. His responses were always extremely prompt. Work was always on time or ahead of schedule. He was very good at clearly and patiently explaining things we didn't know or understand about our part of the process. When my father passed away in the ...
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Larry J.

Larry J.

Sep, 2023

Steve transformed my book, inside and out. This is my third time working with Steve, and each time is better than the one before. Steve is professional and responsive. He communicates well, and he works fast. Stop scrolling, and hire the best designer on reedsy!!
Stephanie E.

Stephanie E.

Sep, 2023

Second time I hire Steve. He does an amazing work and great communication. I would definitely hire him again. Thanks Steve!
Cin F.

Cin F.

Sep, 2023

Steve was a fantastic professional to work with. Even when we had extra items that were problems we didn't anticipate, Steve took to task and helped us solve them, and made the manuscript beautiful. He was patient, (Responded rapidly!) and was a sheer pleasure to have on this project. Highly recommended!

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