Fun With Fonts—Identifont typeface identification and search functions for book designers and typographers
Top 10 Tips for Working With A Book Designer including key procedures to follow when evaluating book interior and cover designers
Understanding Book Printing Estimates for Self-Publishers, Part 2 How to create a Request for Estimate for a short-run book printer.
Book Design for Self-Publishers: Raw Materials and a series of questions that will give us the information we need to get started designing our book
Two videos show the reaction of Matthew Carter, master typographer, to winning a MacArthur grant, and three takes on the future of the book from IDEO. Text is separating from the book as new technologies take over.
Learning to give different elements of the book page more or less emphasis depends on intelligent use of “negative space” in chapter openers, subheads, leading and other areas of book design.
Years ago I set up my first company in a double-wide trailer beside some oaks and manzanita in an out-of-the-way spot on the far side of the Central Valley. With the help of my talented friend Michael, I started doing graphic design jobs for people in the Sacramento area, the closest city. I called it […]
We haven’t seen much of the Apple iPad yet, and the screen shots we have seen show that the fonts for the Apple iPad are perhaps not all they might be. What do we know? Apple, as far as I know, has issued only the one press release on the day of the product’s announcement, […]