A directory of professional book designers and book design templates in every price range. For tips on book cover design, plus cover design ideas and the 5 rules for book covers that work, see our article on the basics of great book cover design.
Book Cover Designers
99 Designs – Describe your book and let professional designers submit designs for you to choose from. Cost: Several packages, starting at $299 (expect about 30 book cover design options)
Blurb Professionally Designed Starter Templates – Complete design and publishing services. Everything you need to create the inside and outside of a book – and sell it online. Cost: Packages start at $14.95
Book Cover Junction – Book cover templates, pinnable graphics and website graphics. Book covers can be bought alone, or as part of a monthly membership plan that includes multiple covers and graphics. Cost: Covers start at $14.95
The Book Designer, Joel Friedlander – Inside Formatting Templates – Self-publishing pioneer, publishing guru and renowned designer Joel Friedlander has a variety of templates for easy book formatting for self-published authors. Cost: $97
The Book Designer, Joel Friedlander – Cover Templates – Package includes 3 Cover Templates, 4 Graphical Templates and Fonts for print books or converting print books to e-Books. Cost: $57
Damonza Designs – This Award-winning design team has designed over 2000 covers, some for New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Authors. Cost: between $195-$495 for 2 cover designs. (CLICK HERE to read our review of this designer)
Digital Book Launch – Professional book cover designs, custom or pre-made templates that can be customized. Cost: $299.00
DIY Book Covers – Affordable, customizable book cover design templates that do not require special design software to modify…they use Microsoft Word. Founded by high-end designer Derek Murphy, who wanted to create “Quality Book Design at a Bargain Price”. DIY Book Covers also provides interior book formatting services and marketing services. Cost: $87 to $349
EBook Launch – Cover and formatting services for independent authors. Cost: Pre-made templates are $99 and custom covers start at $199
Kimberly Glyder – Her work has been recognized in the 50 Books/50 Covers Show, the biennial AIGA 50 design competition for the DC area, the AIGA Philadelphia Design Awards, among others. Contact for prices.
Okay Creations – Specialists in eye-catching cover design for self-published authors. They work with stock photos or original photos and are experienced in designing book covers in all genres. Contact for prices.
Moxie Studio – Digital marketing, design, advertising and logo design specialists, Moxie Studio has won multiple design awards. Contact for prices.
Scarlett Rugers Book Design – This innovative design firm, based in Australia, has won multiple book cover design awards. They work with self-published and traditionally published books. Cost: Templates start at $110. Custom designs start at $450.
Vision Press – Cover designer specializing in self-published authors. In addition to cover design, authors receive a free 3-d mock-up and a free custom title page. Cost: e-Book only package is $159, print packages starting at $339.
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