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Hidden Steampunk Book Design

My daughter asked me to make her a new sketchbook for her birthday. She selected gold book cloth for the spine piece and corners and the green book cloth for the boards. 141 more words

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Free Books from the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is making fifty years worth of books free on the Net.

I downloaded about ten from the Met Publications site… 225 more words

Black Orchid Series

Why Blurbs Matter: Some Thoughts on Book Marketing

As I’m brainstorming about my next project while still finishing the current one, book promotion is a topic I’ve been thinking about a lot. The business section of my local library is packed with marketing books, all presenting it as an exact science. 601 more words

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Book Cover: In Pursuit of Proof

Book Cover design for Tarangini Sriraman’s “In Pursuit of Proof: A History of Identification Documents in India” (Oxford University Press, 2017). From the publisher:

“In Pursuit of Proof brings forth a hitherto unattempted history of claiming, making, and verifying identification documents in the urban margins of India and Delhi in particular. 143 more words

Freelance Projects

Penguin Book Design Launch

One of the reasons why I decided to go with Graphic Communication for my university degree was because I loved the possibility to actively take part in competitions which not only had cash prizes but the potential to take a work placement at a company. 378 more words

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Fresh Friday Cover Face-Off

Welcome to the Friday Face-Off, a weekly event of bloggers pitting several book covers for one title to present a favorite. This is my first time participating. 439 more words

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