Plan, design and produce beautiful printed books (KD-BG-2D)
2-day Workshop £550+VAT

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2-day Course Topics

Content Summary: Overview of books, understanding and engaging the reader, plus starting a book of your own.
Results: A small book, ready for print.

Ideal for: Authors, publishers and designers.

Basics

Brief history of publishing
The written word
Terminology
Mark-up language
Different formats 
A look at some publishing houses 

Processes

Book Fairs
Launching a book
Awards
Scheduling
Flatplanning
The editorial team 

Design aspects

Front cover
Other covers
Book binding
Grid
Typography
Imagery 
Direction
Design and layout
Colour
Space
Sections
momentum and flow
Spread composition
Impositioning restrictions 
Software usage 

Case studies

Looking at different books, good and bad

Design practice

Approaching publishers 

Production

Printing
Digital formats
Proofing stages 

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