Photography by Erin Glover


Awards and involvements:

  • Recipient of the 2013 AIGA/Design Observer 50 Books/50 Covers Award

  • First place in the 2015 New York Book Show for scholarly interior design

  • Selected entry for the 2018 AUP Book, Jacket and Journal Show

  • Speaking engagements, portfolio review, and informative publishing sessions at Savannah College of Art and Design

  • Speaker at the annual College Media Convention "How to Turn your Literary Love into a Career"

  • Montclair Design Week volunteer designer

  • SCAD Radio alumni, New York Cares volunteer (English conversation partner)

Education: Savannah College of Art and Design
Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Creative Writing


Jordan Wannemacher is a book designer based in the NYC area. She was born and art school educated in the Southeast at the Savannah College of Art and Design where she focused on graphic design and creative writing.

Currently, she is running Studio Jordan Wannemacher, a boutique book design studio based out of her home in Montclair, New Jersey. Studio Jordan Wannemacher provides cover design, interior design, and book composition and production work. Because of her well-rounded University Press background, Jordan likes to have her hand in all aspects of the design and production process. She was previously Senior Designer at Rodale Books and Columbia University Press. Jordan recently became a contributor to Spine Magazine conducting a monthly round-up of University Press covers to showcase the great design happening in the University Press world.

She loves Radiohead, Flannery O'Conner, yoga, Japanese food, type design, fancy soaps, and the color green. 

Past and Present Clients:

U of Pittsburgh Press  //  NYU Press   //  W.W. Norton  //  FSG  //  Schaffner Press  //  Wisdom Publications  //  Flatiron Books  //  Oxford University Press  //  Stanford U Press  //  Rizzoli  //  St. Martin’s Press  //  U of Wisconsin Press  //  U of Washington Press  //  New Village Press  //  Wayne State U Press  //  Penn State U Press 

Jordan's bookshelf: currently-reading

The Art of Happiness
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