About me.

Karen Horton is a book cover designer in NYC with over a decade of experience working in the book publishing industry. She currently is the Art Director at Henry Holt & Company. Previously she was the Senior Designer at Flatiron Books, a new imprint at Macmillan. Over the years she has worked as a freelancer and consulting Art Director for a variety of publishing clients. Additionally, Karen was a co-founder and the Editorial and Social Media Director for the startup design:related. Karen was also an Art Director on staff for a range of New York Times bestsellers at Little, Brown, and Company. Before working at Little, Brown, she managed a team of designers as an Art Director at Oxford University Press. She first got her start in book publishing at St. Martin’s Press (Macmillan). When she’s not designing book covers, she spends much of her time wandering the flea market, and researching all things design.

email: khortondesign@gmail.com

twitter: @karenhorton

instagram: @karenhorton

resume available upon request