Wondering how a book cover comes to be? In this video, UC Press Marketing Associate and FirstGen Program Committee member Sara Fan interviews Senior Book Designer Kevin Barrett Kane about how he approaches book design and how authors can be partners in the process.

Kevin Barrett Kane is an award-winning book designer and typographer. He is the senior book designer at the University of California Press, and his client list includes Chronicle Books, Wilsted & Taylor, John Wiley & Sons, Stanford University Press, and more. He co-founded The Frontispiece book design studio in 2015, and has over his 10–year career designed over 1000 book covers and interiors.

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