Design for Book Covers
Ned Hoste started work as a cover designer in 1984 at Sphere Books where he designed covers for authors such as Danielle Steele, Craig Thomas, Christopher Hope and John Simpson among others.
After being at Sphere for 2 years he moved to work for a design group specialising in design for publishing where he gained experience in designing both paperback and hardback book covers for fiction, non-fiction and reference books, along with associated publicity campaigns and exhibitions.
When Ned left the design group he set up 2H with Alison Hepburn.
Since 1988 2H has worked for many of the UK’s major publishers including;
- Random House UK,
- Transworld, Publishers
- Chatto & Windus,
- Jonathan Cape,
- Arrow Books
- Hodder Headline, among many others