Lindsay Starr is a communication designer specializing in book design and printed matter. Based in Austin, Texas, she provides artists, authors, and publishers with a range of desktop publishing services. This includes, book cover design, book interior design, general publication design, typesetting, and prepress management. She also offers developmental and consultation services including, budgeting, scheduling, manuscript editing, proofreading, indexing, and manufacturing management for organizations and authors seeking complete turnkey book packaging services.


MFA Communicaiton Design
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

BFA Communication Design
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas

Full CV available upon request


University of Texas Press
Book Designer and
Production Coordinator
2008 – Present

Texas Tech University Press
Junior Book Designer and
Production Assistant
2004 – 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, Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year 2015–2016, Annual Graduate Student Awards, The Graduate College, Texas State University