Book Design

Reedsy features some of the top design talent in the publishing industry. Even better, we love to share some book design tips and inspiration on our blog!

Revealed: The Real Marketing Value of a Professional Book Cover

Sep 21, 2017 – Book Design

Most self-published authors already understand the importance of great cover design. When it comes to marketing their book, the cover design is their primary sales tool, the face of their project, and the thing that can elevate them to a professional standard in the eyes of readers. But, if autho... Read more →


A new romance book template... that's made for you

May 04, 2017 – Book Design, Reedsy News

Earlier in the year, we sent out an April Fool's email suggesting that we were turning Reedsy into a dating service for lovelorn authors. From the kind replies we received, it became clear that more than a few of you have a soft spot for romance... If you're one of the 10% of Reedsians currently... Read more →


What to expect from your book cover designer

Jun 25, 2015 – Book Design

You’ve written a brief and commissioned a designer. What’s next? In this guest post, bestselling book cover designer Simon Avery explains the process of working with a cover designer, from the first concepts up to the final payment.  Professional cover design is part of what makes a bestsellin... Read more →


Learning from a world-class designer and typographer, Erik Spiekermann

Jun 11, 2015 – Understanding Publishing, Book Design

Today, our CEO Emmanuel has the amazing opportunity to interview Erik Spiekermann. Erik is a world-famous art historian, typographer, designer and author who says he is “suffering from typomania: a sickness that is incurable but not lethal.” Erik is the designer behind many global brands and pub... Read more →


A Reedsy Success Story — Matt Bieber’s Life in the Loop

May 15, 2015 – From our Authors, Book Design

We launched Reedsy 6 months ago. Since, we’ve had an incredible amount of authors working on a daily basis with our fabulous editors, proofreaders, designers and illustrators. But we haven’t really followed up on their success. So when Matt Bieber dropped us a line to thank us and tell us about his book, we thought we’d give him a spot on our blog! Read more →


Book Design in Self-Publishing: Breaking New Ground

Apr 28, 2015 – Book Design

Self-publishing is often about pushing the boundaries, and this is what today’s interview is all about. The Perfect Capital by Karen Healey Wallace isn’t just any self-published book, it is one whose design is ingrained into its very being, both through the story it tells and through its sophisti... Read more →


The Perfect Book Cover: An Interview with Graphic Designer Nuno Moreira

Apr 11, 2015 – Book Design

“The perfect cover is seductive, mysterious, puzzling.” At Reedsy, we have the chance to work with exceptionally talented and creative people. Whether they express themselves in words or images, they are always striving for their creative output to reach a level of perfection that each of them ... Read more →


Surrealist Cover Design -- Interviewing Jeff Huang

Mar 12, 2015 – Book Design

“I am fascinated by the idea of the subconscious bleeding into the conscious world” At Reedsy, we like to take some pride in the people we have been able to attract. Our vision was to create a community of truly great freelance talent and make it available for authors. Every day, as more great ed... Read more →


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