our company

About Us

One Story Creative is a design house for nonfiction independent Authors who are self-publishing, as well as small publishing firms.

Offering design services ranging from Professional target-driven book covers to book launch marketing materials.

Our design prospective will always be motivated at increasing your book sales.

We hope to enhance your vision with our specialist knowledge and experience;

giving you and your book the very best chance to thrive.

One Story Creative is also part of the One Story One World brand; a social entrepreneurship based in Cape Town, South Africa.

There is a world-class film, advertising and creative industry in Cape Town and our company feeds directly into that energy.

Our location is on the outskirts of the Cape Flats where we hire, train and employ people from predominately from disadvantaged communities. In most cases, our employment creation offers a lifeline to individuals who may not have previously gotten the opportunity, up-skilling them in the process. The premise of the company is to change socio-economic circumstances through education and employment. 

One Story Creative was founded by designer/ photographer Wageedah Salie, who also runs the operation.

Wageedah’s book cover design career is rooted in Non-Fiction.  She cut her teeth in a boutique Publishing House which specialized in Michelin star Chef Cookbooks and high-end Architecture, Décor and Lifestyle coffee table reads.

Wageedah also worked in corporate; from the Petroleum Industry to Government, giving her an innate understanding of the presentation of corporate and technical covers and documents.

Since undertaking the challenge of entrepreneurship, she’s enjoyed the diversity that comes with working on nonfiction for the self-publishing world and will continue to endeavor bringing her clients the very best faces for their ‘heart and soul’ projects.