With her business partner Glenna Collett, book designer Fiona Raven of Vancouver-based Fiona Raven Book Design has self-published Book Design Made Simple (12 Pines Press, 2016), a 500-page guide to designing and typesetting a book for non-designers and designers alike. Book Design Made Simple won a gold medal in the IPPY Awards in 2016, in the Writing/Publishing category

A self-taught book designer since 1995, Fiona Raven has had far-flung clients from Japan, Saudi Arabia and Tonga. Born in England, she first arrived in Vancouver in 1964.


Book Design Made Simple: A step-by-step guide to designing and typesetting your own book using Adobe InDesign (12 Pines Press / Sandhill, 2016) $59.95 978-0-9940969-0-6

[BCBW 2016]