Rosamund Saunders – Designer
Rosamund has worked in publishing for over thirty years, initially in the pre-digital world of manuscript cast off, mark-up and wet proofing. Working directly with Doris Lessing, Gerald Durrell, Chris Bonington and French and Saunders, she was responsible for page design and managed the Grafton (William Collins) book design team.
She went on to play a key role in the HarperCollins/Penguin collaboration that brought desktop publishing to the book world.
As art director at Brown Packaging she designed highly illustrated part-works and books. She was awarded freelance contracts to art direct photography for cookery artwork presentations and part-work series. Subsequently she art directed photography and designed page layouts for DK’s Mary Berry’s New Cook, Miriam Stoppard titles and also lifestyle, diet and fitness books.
On contract as acting art director for Quarto Children’s she managed design teams, paper engineers and illustrators. As maternity leave cover at Anova she managed the National Trust, Salamander and Children’s lists.
Rosamund specialises in design concepts, book fair presentations and designing from ms through to repro for illustrated non-fiction books cookery, diet, heritage, crafts, fashion and popular culture.