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

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

Key Art

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

Packaging