Cathi Stevenson, book cover designer

Cathi Stevenson, book cover designer

Since starting my own business, I have created more than 2000 book covers for large, traditional publishing organizations; small presses and indie publishers. My clients have been featured in numerous high-profile media sources including Oprah, 48-Hours, People Magazine and the Today show.

Free Image Sites for Book Cover Designers

by Cathi Stevenson I’ve updated the free image resource list. Lots of interesting images. As always, I advise using caution, contact the photographer. Watch out for necessary model releases, trademarks and some landmarks prohibited from public use. I’m not a lawyer. Pexels This site was a pleasant surprise. I just discovered it. Great stuff. Unsplash Published under a Creative Commons Zero license (CC0) so you can do pretty much anything you want with this collection of unique images. Appears to…

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Book Cover Design Award

by Cathi Stevenson A submission into the e-Book Cover Design Awards competition landed Book Cover Express an award for the design of Stan Levenson’s The Essential Fundraising Guide for K-12 Schools. Stan was an awesome client to work with, easy going, smart, responsive.The challenge with his cover design was that I had to make it stand out in its genre, but needed it to appeal to teachers who worked with students from kindergarten through high school. It was difficult to…

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