Book Design and Book Cover Services – P to Z
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This page features book cover designers, interior layout designers, book typesetters, and related book design services. We try to be comprehensive in these listings, so we list anyone in these fields. A listing does not mean a recommendation by us. Before signing with any book designer, check out their work and their references.

My two favorite book cover designers are George Foster of Foster Design and Kathi Dunn of Dunn+Associates Design. Tell them I sent you. They are good people and great book cover designers.

If you’d like to nominate a book cover designer for this section, please email John Kremer. Thanks for your support. — John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books


Book Design and Book Cover Services – P to Z

M. Palmer Design, Marc A. Palmer; 603-203-6290. Email: mpalmerdesign@comcast.net. Book cover design. Also web design.

Paragon Prepress, Shailander Malhotra, CEO, N-31, First Floor, Kalkaji, New Delhi 110019 India; 91-11-2622-4451, 5160-1485; Mobile: 91-11-325-41-420; Fax: 91-11-2622-4451. Email: shailander@paragonprepress.com. A professional pre-production service agency that specializes in design, editorial, and related publishing support services.

Ingrid Paulson Design, Ingrid Paulson, 103 Oxford Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1P4 Canada; 416-994-9073; Fax: 416-352-1860. Email: ingrid.paulson@rogers.com. Freelance book designer who works with publishers in the U.S., Canada, and the UK.

Pearl & Associates, 1 S Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton FL 33432; 561-338-0380. Email: pearlart@bellsouth.net. Designers of book covers, interiors, promotion graphics, and more.

Perlman Creative Group, Adam Perlman, 201 Rock Road #201, Glen Rock NJ 07452; 201-445-6188; 866-900-1523; Fax: 201-445-6288. Email: info@perlmancreative.com. Los Angeles office: 201-444-6188. They have designed books for L. Ron Hubbard, Entrepreneur Press, and other publishers. Designed Masters of Success, a 2004 Wall Street Journal bestseller. “Design services include: print advertising campaigns, branding, logo & identity development, packaging, promotions, key art, licensed merchandise, style guides, display graphics, book cover design, media kits, direct mail and fulfillment, web site design, and much more.”

Janice Phelps, 126 S Maple Street, Lancaster OH 43130; 740-689-2950; Fax: 740-689-2951; Email: jmp@janicephelps.com. Complete book production including cover design, interior design, web design, illustrations, and editing.

PM Workshop, Paul Gourhan. Book cover designs, logos, layout, interior design. Reasonably priced. Highly recommended by at least one self-publisher.

PneumaGraphics, Brian Taylor, Principal, 22 Sycamore, 1st Floor, North East MD 21901; 410-287-1235; Fax: 410-287-1236. Email: pneuma@eclipsetel.com. Does both book cover and interior design. The covers I’ve seen are effective.

POD Book Designs, Jamie Saloff, Saloff Enterprises, P O Box 339, Edinboro PA 16412. Email: jamielinn@saloff.com. Book cover designs for POD books.

Rebecca Price, Art for Books & CD, Rebecca Price, 8825 Woodbrook, Dallas TX 75243; 903-725-2550 or 214-714-7628. Email: rebecca@rebeccaprice.com. Book covers, illustrations, web animations, etc.

Pro Production Graphic Services, Rosanne Schloss, 11 Bell Lane, Chestnut Ridge NY 10977; 845-215-9797; Cell: 201-819-4765; Fax: 845-819-4765. Email: proproduction@optonline.net. Book designer and typesetter since 1983. Handles all aspects of book production, including design, typography, art creation, copywriting, editing, proofreading, and indexing.

Publishers’ Design and Production Services, 349 Old Plymouth Road, P O Box 1480, Sagamore Beach MA 02562; 508-833-8300; Fax: 508-833-8333. Email: peterchamberlain@pdps.com. A full-service typesetter who also designs layouts, copy edits, proofreads, indexes, and does ePub file conversions.


Mohamed Qovaizi. Email: mo_qv@hotmail.com. Illustrator for children’s books.

Quest Press, Pamela Terry, 1858 S Crescent Heights Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90035; 323-935-6666; Fax: 323-934-2881. Email: pam@atwtraveler.com. Designer of book covers, interiors, and websites.


Fiona Raven Book Design, 1551 Johnston Street #302B, Vancouver, BC Canada V6H 3R9; 604-568-4158. Email: info@fionaraven.com. A freelance book designer specializing in book covers and interior page design.

Razorday Productions, New York NY; Cell: 347-624-2815. Specializes in event, advertising, promotional, and editorial photography, including photographic images for book covers. American imagery and New York photographs.

Reider Publishing Services, Andrea Reider, 111 Chestnut Street #304, San Francisco CA 94111; 415-693-0263; Fax: 415-693-0264. Email: areidersf@aol.com.

John Reinhardt Book Design, John Reinhardt, 143 Grassy Brook Road, Brookline VT 05345; 802-365-4710. Email: john@bookdesign.com. Designs book covers and book interiors.

Rembrandz.com, Remy Francis, Hot Desk N099, P O Box 72280, Business Center, CNN Building, Dubai, Media City, united Arab Emirates; 971-50-101-7439. Email: remroute@gmail.com or remyfrancis@rembrandz.com. Book cover design, illustrations, graphic design, identity design, editorial cartooning, and animation.

Rohani Design, Michael Rohani; 425-771-2905. Email: rohanidesign@aol.com. “Rohani Design had been designing eye-catching trade quality cover and interior designs for ten years. We have clients coast-coast and work with large and small publishers and individuals.” Also known as RD Studiohttp://www.creativeselfpublishing.com. Email: info@creativeselfpublishing.com.

rosa+wesley, 630-588-9801; Fax: 630-588-9804. Email: rw@rosawesley.com. Designs book covers, flyers, book interiors, and media kits.

Be It Now Book Design, Karrie Ross, Los Angeles CA; 310-397-3408. Email: covers@karrieross.com. Book covers and interior design. 25 years experience. Flat fee or custom book cover designs. Also designs websites and marketing materials.

Russo Design, Dana M. Russo, Design Director, 1321 N Laurel Avenue #11, West Hollywood CA 90046; 323-650-0948; Cell: 310-560-0968. Email: dana@russodesignla.com. Dana has more than 15 years experience in print, packaging, book, annual reports, brochures, and digital design as well as brand identity.

Rust Graphics, Kenn Rust and Viola Aragon-Rust, 2560 S Wolff Street, Denver CO 80219; 303-922-6143; Fax: 303-935-5213. Email: pasteup@quest.net. Designers and print brokers for books, ads, brochures, directories, newsletters, and marketing materials.


Sandman Studios, Mark Sproul, VP of Marketing, 610 South 850 East, Lehi UT 84043; 801-450-3533; Fax: 801-438-1225. Email: marks@sandmanstudios.com. Designs ebooks, digital apps, book covers, visual effects, websites, book trailers (including book promotional videos for Neil Gaimon and Lemony Snicket), video games, etc.

Sans Serif Inc., Vivian Bradbury, General Manager, 75 E Henry Street, Saline MI 48176; 734-944-1190; Fax: 734-944-3083. Email: ssidesigns@comcast.net. Interior and exterior book design.

Eldon Sarte Design, Eldon Sarte. Specializes in ebook cover designs. $124 for an ebook cover design.

Schechner & Associates, Chris Schechner, Dallas TX; 972-907-9300. Email: cschechner@sbcglobal.net. An art director and designer with 30 years experience, especially with publishing for children. Formerly an art director with Pockets magazine.

Seling Design, Judy Greer Seling, 4925 Dexter Townhall Road, Dexter MI 48130 (Ann Arbor, Michigan area); 734-645-0389; Fax: 734-378-4000. Email: selingdesign@gmail.com. Book cover design and inside text design.

Six Penny Graphics, Deb Tremper, Fredericksburg VA; 866-421-8872. Email: admin@sixpennygraphics.com. Book interiors and cover designs for books and ebooks.

Slub Design, Ray Buetens and Staci Sambol, P O Box 1994, Aptos CA 95001; 831-662-2298; Fax: 208-693-7821. Email: slubmaster@slubdesign. com. Husband and wife design team specializing in publications: books, newsletters, newspapers, and magazines.

SR Desktop Services, Susan Ramundo, 34 Hastings Drive, Ridge NY 11961; 631-821-1224; Fax: 631-821-1224. Email: susan@srdesktopservices.com. Typesetting, interior design, page layout.

Steiner Graphics, René V. Steiner. Geneva: 41-78-802-6864. Toronto: 416-306-0842. Email: rene@steinergraphics.com. Book cover designer.

Yishia Suval, 824 Ditmas Avenue; 718-853-2795. Email: yorkmanshot@hotmail.com. Cartoonist and illustrator.

Trina Swerdlow, Illustrator, P O Box 23987, Pleasant Hill CA 94523; 925-687-6499; Fax: 925-687-6499. Email: tisart@dnai.com. Art director, illustrator, and writer. Has done internal illustrations for a number of books.


Leslie Tane Design, Leslie Tane, President, 196 Line Street, Easthampton MA 01027; 413-527-3018; Fax: 413-529-2356. A graphic design company whose clients include Simon & Schuster, Random House, Disney Publishing, and several university presses.

Taylor by Design, Ronda Taylor, 10624 S Eastern Avenue #A-783, Henderson NV 89052; 702-463-4122; Fax: 815-366-7638. Email: ronda@taylorbydesign.com. Designs book covers, interior layout, and typesetting as well as website design, promotional graphics, bookmarks, postcards, and business cards.

Thunder Mountain Design – Book covers, websites, and other designs.

Tiano Book Design, Stephen Tiano, Book Designer, 638 Fresh Pond Avenue #314, Calverton NY; 631-284-3842; Cell: 631-764-2487. Fax: 631-284-3842. Email: steve@tianobookdesign.com. Cover design and page composition.

TLC Graphics, Tami Dever, Austin TX; 512-292-8798; Fax: 512-292-8798. Email: Tamara@tlcgraphics.com. Book designer for small and self-publishers. Services includes cover design, interior layout, editorial services, printing, and complete self-publishing packages. Good interior design.

To Press and Beyond, Gail Kearns and Penelope Paine, 825 E Pedregosa Street #2, Santa Barbara CA 93103; 805-898-2263; 866-528-9901; Fax: 805-898-9460. Email: info@topressandbeyond.com. Offers complete prepress services, from editing and book proposal writing to cover and interior design and production coordination. Also other marketing services.

Touché Productions, Ché Rippinger, 1947 S Wadsworth Boulevard #310, Lakewood CO 80227; 303-980-6295; Fax: 303-987-0233. Email: touchetoon@aol.com. Creates cartoons and illustrations for books.

Trusty Covers, Kieren Moran, P O Box 382, Applecross WA, Australia 6953; 0401289596. Email: questions@trustycovers.com. Book cover designer. Also ebooks and websites.

Rini Twait Book Design; 303-776-5885. Email: rtwait@graphicaljazz.com. Specializes in book covers and interiors for textbooks, annual reports, etc. Also website planning, information design, and identity systems.

Two Seconds Book Design, Sean Michael Chavéz. Email: speak@twoseconds.com. Offers “friendly, straight talking book design.” Also provides illustration and typography.

Type Shoppe II Productions, 150 Morgnec Road, Chestertown MD 21620; 800-551-8973; Fax: 410-778-4558. Started in 1988, this typesetting service does a great job with a wide range of material.


Urban Fiction Editor, Mary McBeth, 1923 Bragg Street # 140-2358, Sanford NC 27330; 704-286-6142. Email: info@UrbanFictionEditor.com and urbanfictioneditor@gmail.com. Editing, proofreading, website design, and book cover design. Specialty: Urban fiction.

Vancouver Desktop Publishing Centre, Patty Osborne, 4360 Raeburn Street, North Vancouver BC Canada V7G 1K2; 604-929-1725. Email: info@self-publish.ca. Cover design, interior design, layout, and print consulting and management.

Vista Marketing and Design, Dean Cowart, 608 St. Charles Court, Charleston SC 29407; 843-252-6309. Email: dean@vistanow.net. Offers book cover design, website design and development, print media, etc.

VMC Art & Design, Victoria Colotta, President, P O Box 153, Allendale NJ 07401; 201-760-1343. Email: info@vmc-artdesign.com. A full-service graphic design firm for book covers, interiors, ebooks, websites, and more.


Wade in Creativity, Wade Munson; 508-854-1724. Email: wade@wadeincreativity.com. Graphic design services for self-publishing authors and publishers: book layout, cover design, illustration, and print consultation.

Samantha Wall, Book Cover Artist. Email: sam@samwall.com. “Versatile illustrator and designer working closely with the author to produce custom made fully illustrated covers.”

Wendell Center, Joan Marotta, 75 Wendell Street, Winchester MA 01890-1629; 781-721-5562. Email: jm@wendellcenter.com. Advertising and graphic communications.

WESType Publishing Services, 4405 Chippewa Drive, Boulder CO 80303; 303-554-5888. Email: westype@comcast.net. Interior design and typesetting; also book covers.

Wonderland Art, Alicia Hollinger, Digital Artist. Email: alicia@wonderlandart.biz. Blog: http://wonderland-art.blogspot.com. Book cover designer and digital art.

Word Works Communications, Michael McIrvin, Founding Editor. Email: michaelediting@earthlink.net. Writers and editors of business, technical, medical, and academic works.

Book Design and Book Cover Services – A to O


Book Cover Critique: $150. I’ve watched key book wholesalers, chain store buyers, and producers of major TV shows pick up a book and make an instant decision on the book WITHOUT opening the book. How important is your book cover? Without a good one, your book won’t sell. I’ll help you to pass that First-Look Test. All for only $125. Each critique includes a 15-minute feedback session via telephone.

Email: johnkremer@bookmarket.com to set up an appointment.

“As a publisher on a budget, I can confidently say that consulting with John on the cover of The Way of Leading People: Unlocking Your Integral Leadership Skills was the best money I spent promoting my book. John provided me with clear, concise feedback while making several valuable marketing suggestions.” — Tim Warneka, founder, Asogomi Publishing International

“This was the best investment I’ve made on my book.” — Sandra Lewis, publisher, My Health Record

Book Title Critique: $150. While a book title critique is included in the book cover critique, I’ve often had to tell people to go back to the drawing board completely because their title was all wrong. If you are looking to brand your book or want to create a bestseller, a book title critique will help you to create a bestselling book before you hire a cover designer (and spend up to $3,000 on a cover with a bad title). Each critique includes a 15-minute feedback session via telephone.

Email: johnkremer@bookmarket.com to set up an appointment.

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .


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