InDesign 7.5 On-Demand. I just released the 2nd edition of InDesign On-Demand. I will update the copy for the rest of the first edition. In this new paradigm, procedures, capabilities, and options are still changing weekly or more often than that.
Things have really changed—free whitepaper. Above is a link to a free PDF about how to publish your book for free in print, downloadable PDF, ePUB on iBooks and NookBooks, Kindle book, and various ebook formats. Included are marketing materials and intensive marketing—all for free. This is the new paradigm of on-demand publishing What has happened with few people noticing is that books have become a creative effort for fine artists and authors of all types. Not …Continue reading →
There are many reasons. I was talking with one of my friends on Facebook this morning. She wants to get into teaching what she knows. She asked my opinion, and I went into my standard long lament about the state of graphic design and typography education in America. It’s bad, and it has been bad for years. I first learned this as an art director for one of the largest printing companies in town. One of our …Continue reading →
I was sent David Barringer’s book There’s Nothing Funny About Design to review. It was an interesting read. First, let me say that if I hadn’t been asked to read it, I never would have done so. It’s for a world I do not inhabit. This is an intellectually stimulating, very entertaining read Of course it is. It won the 2008 Winterhouse Award for Design Writing. This is an award out of AIGA for writers about design …Continue reading →
One of the real surprises when we moved back here to Minnesota after 25 years in New Mexico was Summer. I had grown accustomed to the eight month summers of mid-New Mexico on the high plains south of Albuquerque. March to October I could expect heat and sun. I came to hate the sun. It made it impossible to work outside, and on & on. I was really looking forward to summers in Minnesota. I knew about …Continue reading →