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.

Overview

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!

Services
Non-Fiction
Career Guides Christian Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Self-Help & Self-Improvement Sports & Outdoors
Fiction
Christian Fiction Contemporary Fiction Humor & Comedy
Languages
English
Awards
  • Oregon State University Senior of Distinction in Graphic Design (2002)
Certifications
  • BFA Graphic Design - Oregon State University

Work experience

Self-employed

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 290 reviews

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Tim W.

Tim W.

Mar, 2024

This is my second experience of working with Steve and he's proven (once again) to be excellent in his work and prompt in his responses. Thanks, Steve!
Robert C.

Robert C.

Mar, 2024

Steve did an excellent job.
Martin M.

Martin M.

Mar, 2024

I entertained several offers for cover design and internal formatting through Reedsy. Steve's proposal was not the least expensive, nor was it the most. What attracted me to his offer was his apparent enthusiasm toward working on my book and willingness to shepherd me through the process that would get me to the finish line as this was my first foray in book writing. He did not disappoint. He ...
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Lauraine W.

Lauraine W.

Feb, 2024

Steve went above and beyond the call of duty in helping to create 2 projects that exceeded my expectations. He was transparent about his fees and the process fully upfront so that there was no misunderstanding about expectations. It was a pleasure working with him and will consider using him again in the future.
Lauraine W.

Lauraine W.

Feb, 2024

Steve went above and beyond the call of duty in helping to create 2 projects that exceeded my expectations. He was transparent about his fees and the process fully upfront so that there was no misunderstanding about expectations. It was a pleasure working with him and will consider using him again in the future.

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