KATHLEEN LYNCH is Principal of Black Kat Design, a one-woman design studio specializing in book cover design. She holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Connecticut School of Fine Arts, and has worked as cover designer for Random House and Art Director for Oxford University Press. Her designs have won acclaim from the Association of University Presses, the New York Book Show, AIGA and Print. She has also served as a judge for both the AAUP and the New York Book Show. Her work combines a love of books, a passion for typography and an eye for the unusual.
BLACK KAT DESIGN was established in 2006. Clients include, among others, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Baker Books, DaCapo Press, Flatiron Books, Grand Central, Hayhouse, Johns Hopkins University Press, Penguin Random House, Oxford University Press, Shambhala Publications, Simon & Schuster, Unbridled Books, University of Kentucky Press, and numerous self-published authors.