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Book Design

I love books as a form of package, and have always thought of them as  transportation as well. They can be many things: packages of ideas, delivery vehicles for information, objects of desire, a chance to show-off . . . but they always take you to somewhere else than where you started, no matter what their format, materials, or means of delivery.

Every publishing market requires a completely different design approach for the production of the right package - from brutally clear, practical, software manuals to intricately produced, paper-engineered marvels . . . and now purely electronic texts. I've worked in many different areas of publishing as a designer and art-director, and love the problem solving that comes with each area of activity. Good book design gives content a voice, so it can sing.

To view more detailed examples of book design, click on the Book Design sub-menus at left.

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