Book cover design

Price guide

Our prices are for concept development of custom book cover designs.

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Basic

Cover design from

$800

One concept design
  • Front, back and spine
  • Up to 2 stock images
  • Basic image
  • Title text
  • Branding
  • Softcover or digital
Feedback rounds
  • Two feedback rounds included.

Medium

Cover design from

$1500

Two concept designs
  • Front, back and spine
  • Up to 3 stock images
  • Design brief
  • Art direction
  • Concept development
  • Image based design
  • Basic print embellishments such as gloss or matt varnish
  • Soft or hardcover
Feedback rounds
  • Two feedback rounds included to develop one concept to final.

Complex

Cover design from

$2500

Three concept designs
  • Front, back and spine
  • Up to 4 stock images
  • Target market research
  • Competition analysis 
  • Photo retouching
  • Custom illustration
  • Custom photo shoot
  • Advanced print embellishments such as deboss/emboss, spot UV, foil, special colours, laser cutting
  • Custom binding, foldouts or dust jackets
Feedback rounds
  • Two feedback rounds included to develop one concept to final.

Prices are in Australian dollars and are GST exclusive. Prices are to be used as a guide and are not considered a formal quotation.

Business

Cover design for Ord Irrigation Cooperative; Policies, Plans and Procedures Manual.

  • Catalogues
  • Branding and identity
  • Marketing materials
  • Training manuals
  • Technical specifications
  • Research reports
  • Brochures

Education

Scope Learner Guide Cover

  • Student books
  • Homework programs
  • Teacher companions
  • Publication series
  • Online learning systems
  • Story books
  • Children’s books

Financials

Front cover of Norhtern Silica Bidder's Statement

  • Annual reports
  • Prospectuses
  • Bidder’s statements
  • Memorandums
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Disclosure statements

Government

MedInfo: Open book

  • Text-heavy publications
  • Annual reports
  • Branded collateral
  • Policy documents
  • Commemorative publications 
  • History books

Mathematics

Nelson Senior Maths

  • Publication series
  • Student books
  • Series redesign
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • Senior resources
  • Print and digital

Publishers

Encounters on the Hippie Trail book cover design.

  • Hardcover novels
  • Softcover novels
  • Autobiographies
  • Publication series
  • Historical books
  • Fiction/non-fiction titles
  • Coffee-table books

Book cover design services

Consultation

Project briefing
and handover

File management

Structure, organisation
and archiving

Quality guarantee

Our goal is to set correct,
first time, every time

Presentation

Visual representation for
conceptual development

Strategy

Making choices and
forming direction

Preference

We like it,
you'll love it

Price list

Contact us for a formal quotation.

Custom photography

Taking custom photography, which could include art direction, styling and compositing.

Price on arrangement

Stock images

Photographs, maps, icons, flags, characters or illustrations.

From $60 each

High-res colour proof

Colour accurate page proof for checking colours.

Free with print management

File archiving

File archive and backup guaranteed for five years.

Free

Visual research

Moodboards to determine art directions and style.

From $500

Concept design

The early phase of the design process, in which we outline the form and function.

Starting from $1200

Prices are in Australian dollars and are GST exclusive. Prices are to be used as a guide and are not considered a formal quotation.

Book printing

Technical expertise for publishing.

Print management services. Short-run digital. Large-volume offset. Printing, binding and delivery.

With Nikki M Group you’ll get great value and terrific service

  • based in Melbourne, Australia
  • over two decades of industry experience
  • a quality team and a professional network
  • latest industry standards
  • flexible approach to project management

If you have a project you’d like to talk about, we’re here to listen.