Go On, Judge a Book By Its Cover: All About Book Design with Reyhana Ismail

In this episode, Nicole speaks to Reyhana Ismail — an experienced illustrator, book designer, and aspiring author, whose clients include Hachette Children’s (UK) and the award-winning Storymix, a children's fiction development company with a focus on inclusive representation. Listen in to hear all about Reyhana’s unconventional path into the field, her creative process of designing and illustrating childrens’ books, as well as the importance of book design (and why it’s okay to judge a book by its cover!).Reyhana IsmailWebsite: https://reyoflightdesign.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reyhana_illustrates LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyhana-ismail/ Pinterest Boards: Book Cover Design: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ReyofLightDesign/book-cover-design Childrens’ Book Layouts: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ReyofLightDesign/childrens-book-layouts Illustration: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ReyofLightDesign/illustration Mentioned in this episodeHarperCollins Design Academy: https://www.harpercollinsacademy.co.uk/about-the-academies/about-the-design-academy/ Farshore and HarperCollins ‘Reading for Pleasure’ research: https://www.farshore.co.uk/resources-for-everyone/research-and-insights/ Domestika: https://www.domestika.org/en Skillshare: https://www.skillshare.com/en/ Episode transcripthttps://thesyp.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/All-About-Book-Design_Inside-Publishing-S2E1_Transcript.docxHosted and edited by Nicole Fan (SYP UK Digital Content Lead)Twitter: @SYP_UKWebsite: https://thesyp.org.uk If you have any questions about this episode or wish to partake in the show, drop us a line at [email protected]

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