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Thomas Keenes

Thomas Keenes - Designer

London, United Kingdom

Book designer with over twenty-five years’ experience specialising in illustrated non-fiction.

Overview

Page layout, art editing stock photography, presentation work, typographic styling, commissioning illustrators, synopsis development, proof-reading and copy-editing.

Services
Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography History Music Travel

Certifications

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Illustration)

Awards

  • ‘Rolling With The Stones’ (Dorling Kindersley, 2002) shortlisted for the Illustrated Book of the Year, The British Book Awards, 2003.

Work experience

Art Editor

Dorling Kindersley

May, 1988 – February, 1996 (almost 8 years)

Included Acting Senior Art Editor on the ‘Eyewitness’ series.

Portfolio (9 selected works)

Rolling with the Stones

Bill Wyman, Richard Havers

Music (Dk)

Ian Blenkinsop, Kiku Day, Reg Grant

Classical or rock, everyone has their favourite musical style, but how did your top choice come about? Why did jazz go Latin, or blues influence rock? Find out in Music, a visual history of the most unifying art form in the world. Every musical revolution from bone flutes to electronica and from jazz to hip-hop is charted in this visually stunning history of music. Key musical innovators like ... read more

Classical or rock, everyone has their favourite musical style, but how did your top choice come about? Why did jazz go Latin, or blues influence rock? Find out in Music, a visual history of the most unifying art form in the world. Every musical revolution from bone flutes to electronica and from jazz to hip-hop is charted in this visually stunning history of music. Key musical innovators like ... read more

World War I: The Definitive Visual History

R.G. Grant

Author: R G GrantHardbackPublished to coincide with the 100th anniversary of WWI, this vividly portrays the conflicts of the war on land, sea and in the skies. With global coverage, it charts the development of the conflict from every perspective, with personal eyewitness accounts and in-depth profiles of key leaders. Also includes timelines, maps, photography and key artefacts which bring the... read more

Author: R G GrantHardbackPublished to coincide with the 100th anniversary of WWI, this vividly portrays the conflicts of the war on land, sea and in the skies. With global coverage, it charts the development of the conflict from every perspective, with personal eyewitness accounts and in-depth profiles of key leaders. Also includes timelines, maps, photography and key artefacts which bring the... read more

Camouflage

Tim Newark, Jonathan Miller

Camouflage is a cult in fashion and design world. This book tells a story of an interplay between modern military developments on the one hand, and the worlds of art, design and popular culture on the other. It speaks of a cult in fashion world of its time.

Camouflage is a cult in fashion and design world. This book tells a story of an interplay between modern military developments on the one hand, and the worlds of art, design and popular culture on the other. It speaks of a cult in fashion world of its time.

High Society: Mind-Altering Drugs in History and Culture

Mike Jay

High Society Looks at the earliest archaeological evidence of drug use, the botanicals of the classical world, and, the mind-bending self-experiments of early scientists. This title explores the international spectrum of drug use in cultures throughout the modern world. Full description

High Society Looks at the earliest archaeological evidence of drug use, the botanicals of the classical world, and, the mind-bending self-experiments of early scientists. This title explores the international spectrum of drug use in cultures throughout the modern world. Full description

Evolution: The Whole Story

Steve Parker, Alice Roberts

Evolution: The Whole Story contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. Each chapter of this accessible and lavishly illustrated book takes a major living group and presents thematic essays discussing the evolution of particular subgroups as they appeared on Earth with reference to detailed comparative anatomy, evolutionary legacies, and the breakth... read more

Evolution: The Whole Story contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. Each chapter of this accessible and lavishly illustrated book takes a major living group and presents thematic essays discussing the evolution of particular subgroups as they appeared on Earth with reference to detailed comparative anatomy, evolutionary legacies, and the breakth... read more

The Most Amazing Places to Visit in London: More Than 400 Unusual, Surprising and Captivating Spots in London (Readers Digest)

Reader's Digest

The Most Amazing Places to Visit in London London as a destination for visitors is more popular than ever, but in addition to the obvious sights and attractions, tourists and residents alike are seeking out more unusual places to see. This title gives you an insider's view of the capital, from the suburbs to the City. Full description

The Most Amazing Places to Visit in London London as a destination for visitors is more popular than ever, but in addition to the obvious sights and attractions, tourists and residents alike are seeking out more unusual places to see. This title gives you an insider's view of the capital, from the suburbs to the City. Full description

The Book of Firsts

Ian Harrison

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Ultimate Weird But True 3

National Geographic Kids

Get ready for even more zany weird-but-true fun with 1,000 all-new wacky facts, photos, and too-strange-to-believe stories in the newest book in the wildly popular series. It's the ultimate in weird-but-true awesomeness! National Geographic has packed 1,000 more ALL-NEW wild and wacky facts and photos into Ultimate Weird But True 3, making this the perfect gift for fact-loving tweens everywhere."

Get ready for even more zany weird-but-true fun with 1,000 all-new wacky facts, photos, and too-strange-to-believe stories in the newest book in the wildly popular series. It's the ultimate in weird-but-true awesomeness! National Geographic has packed 1,000 more ALL-NEW wild and wacky facts and photos into Ultimate Weird But True 3, making this the perfect gift for fact-loving tweens everywhere."

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