The Design Department offers a design service to publishers in Wales. Every year some 100 different titles are dealt with by the Department.

The Department offers the following services:

Designing book covers

Designing complete books, from cover to cover

Providing visual material, such as photographs and illustrations, for books.

The Senior Design Officer and the Design Officer are both experienced graphic designers. Although they themselves undertake much of the Department's work, they also benefit from the services of between 30 and 40 freelance designers, illustrators and photographers, utilising their expertise in various fields.

The Department is responsible for designing all the Welsh Books Council's internal publications.

Freelance designers and illustrators who would like to work on books are warmly invited to contact us:

Sion Ilar
Head of the Design Department
Books Council of Wales
Castell Brychan
SY23 2JB
Tel: 01970 624151
Fax: 01970 625385


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