The Basics of Book Design

The Basics of Book Design

By Andrea Reider Although this blog is called The Book Designer, many of the articles we publish here deal with topics other than book design such as self-publishing, marketing and social media, etc. That is why it gives me great pleasure to welcome Andrea Reider....
Samples of 2-Column Book Layout

Samples of 2-Column Book Layout

Here’s a question from reader Pat B.: Hi Joel, Are there any rules of thumb for deciding whether text on a wide-format page should be printed in one or two columns? And if you go with two, are there guidelines for determining the optimal space between the...