Indigo Design

book cover design

Looking for a creative book cover designer?

Book Cover Design –

Eighty percent of all books are sold based on the cover alone. The cover design is the single most important marketing tool used to sell your book. Many times the design of your cover will determine its placement on bookstore displays. A cover must be suitable for its content and, equally important, it must have a high quality appearance and ideally a WOW factor.

Book Cover Design

Eighty percent of all books are sold based on the cover alone. The cover design determines the purchase 8 times out of 10.

Book Interior Design

The art of laying out a manuscript is geared to making the reading experience enjoyable and effortless. A book’s content must be reflected in the interior design.

E-book Design

E-books require the same design expertise as printed books. The e-book cover design must be memorable and the e-book’s interior layout design must look professional.

Easy on the eyes

Many buyers will glance at a few pages of a book before purchasing it. If the layout is not easy on the eye chances are the book will be placed right back on the shelf.

Indigo Design offers artistic, original book design from cover to cover. We specialize in designing eye-catching book cover design for novels, biographies, self-help, memoirs, novels or tabletop books. Indigo also offers typesetting services that create a synergy between the cover and interior content. Whether you are self publishing your book for the first time or have dozens of books in print, Indigo will present you with a beautifully finished professional book design.


Questions answered to common concerns about book cover designers and the book design process…

Q: How much will it cost for a new book cover, or web site?

A: Every job is custom and we give free quotes or consultation but for a general idea click here. There are many options available.

Q: How do I pick the designer for my book cover design and interior typesetting?

A: Ideally you should interview 3 book designers to get a feel for their design style and see if it is what you are looking for. Keep in mind you get what you pay for and if it sounds to good to be true, then it probably is.  In this global economy and with the internet you can get design work done for next to nothing, by people in other countries, students, online budget shops etc., but communication may not be easy and they might not get the big picture.  Ideally you want to work with someone who you can talk to and help you work through your ideas.  Graphic design is a process the evolves into a finished product. Choosing someone you can work with closely through this process, will help you attain a great book cover that makes you proud!

Q: How long will it take? What is the process to develop and design a book cover or entire book design?

A: First there is a free consultation and quote usually done within a day, sometimes the job can start the same day or the next day. In general it takes about a week for a book cover design, logo design, book typesetting (up to 200 pages). This is is a general idea and is variable on the size of the job and the number of revisions.


Q: If I choose to do a custom book cover - will there be a payback for the design costs?

A: Yes!!!. you only have a few seconds to create a good impression. You want to sell your book and if you get a book cover that is mediocre your sales will be mediocre. Good design is effective in generating a positive image, but more importantly a buying decision over your competition.

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

Steve Jobs