Book Design and Production: A Guide for Authors and Publishers
If you are a writer working with a publisher (large or small) or if you are a small or first time publisher, BOOK DESIGN AND PRODUCTION will help you understand the book production process and the principles of good cover and interior book design. It will allow you to look at a book design and immediately see the common errors and to see that a book is following the traditions of good book design that gives credibility to your message. Whether you do the work yourself of hire it done, BOOK DESIGN AND PRODUCTION will help you get your book done right. Use this book to guide you through the book design and production process.
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Acronym Adobe Adobe InDesign applications artwork baseline binding blackletter book design book printers chapter character children’s color copy cost create desktop device dialog digital printing disk display document dot gain dots dots per inch editing electronic extra film font format graphic halftone hard cover hardware hyphen inch indent InDesign industry interface laser printers layout program letters look lowercase Mac OS X Macintosh manuscript margin menu offset printing OpenType options output page layout programs PageMaker paper paragraph style photographic Photoshop pixel PostScript prepress printing plate problem production proofs Quark XPress quotation scan scanner screen serif sheet slab serif small publishers space specific spine standard stroke trim TrueType typefaces typesetting typography usually Windows word processor