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Book Design

How Much Attention Should You Pay to Book Design?

by Joel Friedlander on June 23, 2014 · 16 comments

Now Create Your Book Covers in Microsoft Word

by Joel Friedlander on June 13, 2014 · 20 comments

Book Cover Success and Failure Explained

by Joel Friedlander on June 9, 2014 · 32 comments

How to Design Running Heads for Your Book

by Joel Friedlander on March 31, 2014 · 11 comments

Breakthrough Technology Cuts Book Formatting Time in Half

by Joel Friedlander on February 25, 2014 · 48 comments

How to Build a Better Ellipsis with Adobe InDesign

by Joel Friedlander on October 28, 2013 · 20 comments

Answers to the 7 Biggest Questions About MiniBüks

by Joel Friedlander on October 25, 2013 · 15 comments

Where Can I Legally Use My Fonts?

by Joel Friedlander on October 18, 2013 · 77 comments

12 Steps to Book Design Mastery: A Curriculum

by Joel Friedlander on October 7, 2013 · 40 comments

Book Design Templates Now With 12 “Done For You” Services

by Joel Friedlander on September 11, 2013 · 13 comments

Understanding Book Layouts and Page Margins

by Joel Friedlander on August 14, 2013 · 24 comments

New: Pro-Quality Book Interiors from The Book Designer

by Joel Friedlander on July 14, 2013 · 3 comments

Free Print Book Resource for Authors

by Joel Friedlander on July 5, 2013 · 18 comments

Top 5 Book Design Layout Errors Illustrated

by Joel Friedlander on June 10, 2013 · 65 comments

Is Interior Book Design a Commodity?

by Joel Friedlander on June 3, 2013 · 60 comments

Catherine Ryan Howard Interviews The Book Designer

by Joel Friedlander on May 15, 2013 · 4 comments

Book Design: Pages or Spreads?

by Joel Friedlander on April 22, 2013 · 20 comments

Adding Photos and Creating PDFs in Microsoft Word

by Joel Friedlander on February 27, 2013 · 6 comments

Your Top 7 Book Design Templates Questions Answered

by Joel Friedlander on February 25, 2013 · 75 comments

Book Designer Confesses: The Truth About Word Processors

by Joel Friedlander on February 18, 2013 · 35 comments

Book Design Quick Tips for Self-Publishers

by Joel Friedlander on February 13, 2013 · 28 comments

Getting Started With Microsoft Word Styles for Book Layout

by Joel Friedlander on February 1, 2013 · 37 comments

Review: The Anatomy of Type by Stephen Coles

by Joel Friedlander on January 30, 2013 · 9 comments

Finding Free Fonts for Your Self-Published Book

by Joel Friedlander on November 28, 2012 · 37 comments

17 Things Self-Publishers Need to Know about Book Design

by Joel Friedlander on November 5, 2012 · 22 comments

Why Self-Published Books Look Self-Published

by Joel Friedlander on August 15, 2012 · 128 comments

21 Top Links to Book Fonts for Self-Publishing

by Joel Friedlander on July 18, 2012 · 25 comments

Typefaces of 1932: Weiss Roman Specimens

by Joel Friedlander on July 11, 2012 · 6 comments

eBook Design Today and Tomorrow

by Joel Friedlander on June 29, 2012 · 6 comments

Picking Fonts for Your Self-Published Book

by Joel Friedlander on June 13, 2012 · 27 comments

Book Design: Have You Checked Your Margins?

by Joel Friedlander on May 14, 2012 · 9 comments

Confessions of a Drop-Shadow Addict

by Joel Friedlander on April 30, 2012 · 26 comments

Book Design: Choosing Your Paragraphing Style

by Joel Friedlander on April 9, 2012 · 50 comments

5 Favorite Fonts with Hidden Type Ornaments

by Joel Friedlander on April 2, 2012 · 13 comments

IBPA Publishing University: Book Design Principles

by Joel Friedlander on March 12, 2012 · 1 comment

Book Design Case Study: Two Contemporary Novels

by Joel Friedlander on March 9, 2012 · 36 comments

Should Authors Design Their Own Books?

by Joel Friedlander on March 7, 2012 · 30 comments

Book Design: 6 Variations on Drop-Cap Typography

by Joel Friedlander on February 29, 2012 · 18 comments

Two Reasons Why Books Matter

by Joel Friedlander on February 2, 2012 · 10 comments

Book Design: Don’t Get Confused By Typeface Point Sizes

by Joel Friedlander on February 1, 2012 · 22 comments

Apple iBooks Author Reinvents eBook Creation

by Joel Friedlander on January 20, 2012 · 42 comments

Finding Photographs for a Book or Blog Gets Better

by Joel Friedlander on December 21, 2011 · 10 comments

Hardcover Books Reach New Heights

by Joel Friedlander on December 6, 2011 · 15 comments

e-Book Cover Design Awards, September 2011

by Joel Friedlander on October 20, 2011 · 36 comments

e-Book Cover Design Awards, September 2011 Part 4

by Joel Friedlander on October 19, 2011 · 11 comments

e-Book Cover Design Awards, September 2011 Part 3

by Joel Friedlander on October 18, 2011 · 23 comments

e-Book Cover Design Awards, September 2011 Part 2

by Joel Friedlander on October 17, 2011 · 24 comments

e-Book Cover Design Awards, September 2011 Part 1

by Joel Friedlander on October 16, 2011 · 17 comments

There’s Something Odd About Self-Publishing Books

by Joel Friedlander on October 12, 2011 · 30 comments

Book Design: Who’s the Top Dog?

by Joel Friedlander on October 4, 2011 · 10 comments

These 3 Typography Websites Will Change How You Look at Type

by Joel Friedlander on September 22, 2011 · 16 comments

e-Book Cover Design Awards, August 2011

by Joel Friedlander on September 12, 2011 · 46 comments

e-Book Cover Design Awards Information

by Joel Friedlander on September 7, 2011 · 48 comments

How to Reinvent a Book with a New Book Cover

by Joel Friedlander on September 5, 2011 · 15 comments

5 Great Fonts for Book Covers

by Joel Friedlander on August 30, 2011 · 104 comments

Authors: Why You Should Be Writing in Adobe InDesign

by Joel Friedlander on August 17, 2011 · 61 comments

Meet Three Amazing Teenage Self-Publishers (Video)

by Joel Friedlander on June 29, 2011 · 8 comments

7 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Book Design

by Joel Friedlander on June 27, 2011 · 37 comments

Using QR Codes to Expand the Reading Experience

by Joel Friedlander on June 10, 2011 · 40 comments

Amateur-Hour Books: Do You Know the Warning Signs?

by Joel Friedlander on June 9, 2011 · 44 comments

My Monospaced Life

by Joel Friedlander on June 8, 2011 · 23 comments

Should You Design Your Own Book? Pro and Con

by Joel Friedlander on June 1, 2011 · 20 comments

Square-Serif Fonts Pack a Typographic Punch

by Joel Friedlander on May 4, 2011 · 29 comments

The Problem With Reading Books on the Small Screen

by Joel Friedlander on April 30, 2011 · 13 comments

Case Study: Hardcover Adventure Travel

by Joel Friedlander on April 5, 2011 · 4 comments

When Self-Published Book Design Goes Bad

by Joel Friedlander on March 24, 2011 · 49 comments

4 Top Book Formatting Mistakes to Avoid

by Joel Friedlander on March 9, 2011 · 40 comments

Lessons From a Do-It-Yourself Book Cover Designer

by Joel Friedlander on March 4, 2011 · 2 comments

Case Study: History of a 19th Century Sea Captain

by Joel Friedlander on March 3, 2011 · 7 comments

Typefaces I Can’t Live Without: Adobe Myriad Pro

by Joel Friedlander on February 24, 2011 · 22 comments

How I’m Going to Book my Blog—Titles & Covers

by Joel Friedlander on February 18, 2011 · 15 comments

How I’m Going To Book My Blog—Going Long

by Joel Friedlander on February 14, 2011 · 12 comments

Fun With Fonts—Identifont

by Joel Friedlander on February 11, 2011 · 6 comments

The Holy Grail of Book Design

by Joel Friedlander on February 4, 2011 · 22 comments

Authors: Wondering How Long Your Book Should Be?

by Joel Friedlander on February 1, 2011 · 8 comments

Book Design for Self-Publishers: Workflow Overview

by Joel Friedlander on January 25, 2011 · 5 comments

Top 10 Tips for Working With A Book Designer

by Joel Friedlander on January 24, 2011 · 9 comments

The Death of Book Design

by Joel Friedlander on January 22, 2011 · 27 comments

Book Design to Sell: Fonts for Books

by Joel Friedlander on January 21, 2011 · 11 comments

Book Design Case Study: Short Stories by Erika Dreifus

by Joel Friedlander on January 13, 2011 · 11 comments