Book cover design Projects Prices

Book cover design

Price guide

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

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Cover design from


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.


Cover design from


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.


Cover design from


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 a guide only, not a formal quote.


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

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


Scope Learner Guide Cover

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


Front cover of Norhtern Silica Bidder's Statement

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


MedInfo: Open book

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


Nelson Senior Maths

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


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


Project briefing
and handover

File management

Structure, organisation
and archiving

Quality guarantee

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


Visual representation for
conceptual development


Forming direction and
making effective choices


We like it,
you’ll love it

Price list

Contact us for a formal quotation.

Custom photography

Taking custom photographs, 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 archiving and backup guaranteed for five years.


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 a guide only, not a formal quote.

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.