We're new in town.

TALISMAN opened in 2022 with one goal: to unite our work across multiple industries under the auspices of one creative house.

Below are favorite projects from past and present collaborations. These experiences all led us to form TALISMAN, connecting us as a circle of friends and designers passionate about the interplay of story and design.

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Covers + Book Design

Yes Margaret, I Am There
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
PHOTOGRAPHY
Cindy Tang
The Plough & The Stars
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Manhood
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
PHOTOGRAPHY
Karl Magnuson
Wait Until Dark
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Painting His Wings
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
The Sajwra
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Gloria
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Rebuke the Wind
ILLUSTRATION + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
ART DIRECTION
John Sabel
Crying Is OK Here
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
PHOTOGRAPHY
by AMU
Painting His Wings
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
The Misunderstanding
DESIGN + TYPOGRAPHY
Jacob Kemp
ILLUSTRATION
Joni Levy Liberman
When The Rain Stops Falling
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Good People
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
The Ghost Train
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Manazuru
DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
ILLUSTRATION
Joni Levy Liberman
The Cherry Orchard
DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
ILLUSTRATION
Joni Levy Liberman
Doctor Faustus
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
PHOTOGRAPHY
Blake Weyland
The Imperefct Adventr of Miss Meekie and the Morley
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Leftovers
DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
PHOTOGRAPHY
Yu Hosoi
Persephone
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Eleven, Pop
DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
ILLUSTRATION
Joni Levy Liberman
Clean
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Persephone
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Die: Essays on a Broken Republic
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Lost Journals
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
The Rise
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Deus Ex Machina
Attachments
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Let The Right One In
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
The Liar
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
PHOTOGRAPHY
Ian Dooley
Sunday
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
EMBROIDERY
Smithsonian Collection

Key Art

The Creation of the World and Other Business
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Mary Poppins
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
ILLUSTRATION
Joni Levy Liberman
The Miss Fire-Cracker Contest
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Miss Julie
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Icarus
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Best Summer Ever
ART DIRECTION + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
LETTERING
John Sabel
ILLUSTRATION
Paul Shipper
Everyman @ 30
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
The Cherry Orchard
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
ILLUSTRATION
Joni Levy Liberman
PullOut
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
PHOTOGRAPHY + FINISHING
Simon Raible
Life After You
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
When Playwrights Kill
ART + DESIGN
JACOB KEMP
The Music Man
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
ILLUSTRATION
Joni Levy Liberman
Into The Woods
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp
Shirt Tugger
ART + DESIGN
Jacob Kemp

Packaging