Lindsay Starr is a Communication Designer specializing in book design and project management. She provides artists, authors, organizations, and publishers with a range of desktop publishing services including, book cover design, publication design, typesetting, and prepress management. She also offers developmental and consultation services for those seeking complete turnkey book packaging services including, budgeting, scheduling, manuscript editing, proofreading, indexing, and manufacturing/shipping management.


MFA Communicaiton Design
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

BFA Communication Design
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas

Full CV available upon request


Principal Cofounder
Cattywampus Press
2017 – Present

Adjunct Lecturer
Graphic Design
St. Edward's University
2017 – Present

Senior Book Designer
University of Texas Press
2008 – Present

Book Designer and
Production Assistant
Texas Tech University Press
2006 – 2008

Available for freelance projects, commissions, and adjunct teaching.


American Advertising Federation
ADDY Awards

Association of American University Presses (AAUP)
Book, Jacket, and Journal Show

Book Industry Guild of New York
New York Book Show

Nebraska Center for the Book
Nebraska Book Awards

Poster for Tomorrow: Universal Right to Health Care
Top 100 posters exhibition and inclusion in print catalog

Print Magazine
Regional Design Annual, Southwest

The Professional Association for Design (AIGA)
50 Books / 50 Covers

Penguin Random House UK Design Award
Children’s Cover Award Shortlist

Publishers Association of the West (PubWest)
Book Design Awards

The Texas Institute of Letters
Fred Whitehead Award for Design of a Trade Book

College of Fine Arts and Communication, Texas State University
Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year, 2015–2016