books designed for you and your readers

Helping authors transform manuscripts into professionally designed books

  • Assisting with print-on-demand platforms and ebook publishing

  • Providing efficient and creative design services to publishers


  • cover design

  • typesetting and layout

  • ebook conversion

  • print-on-demand preparation and uploading

  • print management

  • banners + posters + websites

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Book design is not just the domain of big publishers. Independent authors can benefit from design too. When your book is the best it can be, you remove obstacles to its success.

"It's absolutely stunning! Colours, images, fonts, mood, the use of frontispiece — it's just perfect." Sam Grosser, author of The King James Men

Scroll through our portfolio. Read our blog. Download our publishing booklet. Read about our design process. Read our testimonials to get a sense of our ethical approach to authors and publishing clients.

"My thoughts quickly led to a suggested design that took my initial brief much further with intuitive touches that fitted the content perfectly. I was very pleased with the entire front and back. Luke's talent, knowledge and experience were apparent.”
Les Pobjie, author of Local Rag Hero.

Call Luke on 0412 622 138
or email: luke@workingtype.com.au

"We are getting plenty of press coverage in Australia and Indonesia — and I have had so many comments about the cover. People just love it! And so do I — it really does stand out on the shelves and is a superb image on so many levels." Mark Heyward, author of Crazy Little Heaven

We appreciate the deep emotional connection that books can make. If made with care and attention to detail, each book deserves the chance to shine. We strive to make your book the best it can be, an honest representation of the content.

The chart below breaks the publishing process down into its components. Call us to discuss any individual element or the entire journey.

We also offer Professional Print Design Services

WorkingType creates design Solutions for Business, Government and Non-profit Organisations. No fuss, just results. Friendly, attentive and timely service. We work on logos, corporate identity, brochures, banners, signage, posters, reports and web pages.

Your message and identity matter. Enhance them with our customer-focused design service.