Today, I'm talking about color space. About a month ago I covered some color terms specific to color printing. I'm expanding on that information today and covering a couple other colors spaces. If you’re wondering what RGB means and what it’s good for, I hope to help you out. Also, this is simplified; this is… Continue reading Talking about color: color spaces
Category: Print design
February book round-up and critique
I’m doing something a little different for the February book round-up. I thought I’d find a book cover that I liked and then talk about what I think is working for it. I was looking through the online catalog for the Cincinnati Public Library and found this book: As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti. What’s… Continue reading February book round-up and critique
No sloppy seconds: designing series, second books and second (and third, etc.) editions
Recently a client asked me about designing the cover for the second edition of her book. She wanted to maintain the look of the first book. “That’s a good idea,” I said. “Oh, good,” she said, tension leaving her voice. “Other designers wanted to change it all together.” The first edition cover was a reasonable… Continue reading No sloppy seconds: designing series, second books and second (and third, etc.) editions
Great books on my reading list (that should be on yours, too)
A collection of books for your reading and viewing pleasure! Some old, some new, all good!
5 tips for a great book cover that sells
Follow these tips and you'll be on the right track for a book cover that will get attention.