theBookDesigners, Alan Hebel and Ian Koviak, have over a decade of dedicated book design experience. We are a full-service book design studio specializing in the development of innovative solutions to your book design challenges: from concept to completion. Our single goal is to consistently exceed your expectations by providing broad, innovative and imaginative solutions at every stage of the book creation process. Specialties: Art Direction, Conceptualization, Product Development, Book Cover and Interior book Design, Identity/logo Development, Print Production, Graphic Design, Web Design, Drupal, CMS, UI, IA, Design Management, Organization

Work Samples

  • A Calculated Life

  • The Complete Sherlock Holmes

  • Songs of Willow Frost

Work History

  • Owner/Head Designer

    • theBookDesigners
    • Feb 2007 - Present (10 years 9 months)

    theBookDesigners, Alan Hebel and Ian Shimkoviak, have over a decade of dedicated book design experience. We are a full-service book design studio specializing in the development of innovative solutions to your book design challenges: from concept to completion. Our single goal is to consistently exceed your expectations by providing broad, innovative and imaginative solutions at every stage of the book creation process.

  • Senior Designer

    • Alian Design
    • Jan 2005 - Jan 2007 (2 years)

    Owner and head designer at a small, local design company producing high-end books for a multitude of world-wide publishers and individuals. The company also produces packages, identity systems and all other graphic disciplines like web design and information architecture using CMS systems like Drupal etc.

  • Senior Designer/Art Director

    • Palace Press International
    • 2000 - 2005 (5 years)

    Held the position of sole freelance designer and art director with 2 assistants. I produced over 200 books, packages and websites, logos and collateral for Palace Press, Insight Editions, Mandala Publishing Group, Earth Aware Editions, Now and Zen, Veggie Deli, Bamboo Mountain and many established publishers like Chronicle Books, Billboard Books, Avalon, Rockport, Abrams etc.

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