To all publishers, designers, printers, artists, authors, academy students and different bookmakers. Having spent the final 5 years assembling an all-star group of award-successful guide cover designers and formatting experts, we at Damonza are completely positioned to make the first impression of your ebook – its cowl – the most effective it could actually possibly be.
(Single-quantity works account for most of the non-academic shopper market in books.) A single volume could embody both part of a ebook or the whole of a guide; in some works, parts include multiple books, and in some others books embody multiple components.
But, there are certain principles and practices that we are able to follow to make sure the system develops in the proper direction and supplies us some degree of control over it. The second a part of the e-book focuses on practical steps and strategies to ascertain and keep a design system, including planning the work; conducting an interface inventory; setting up a sample library; creating, documenting, evolving and sustaining design patterns.
Our team of designers have the knowledge and experience to know what works and what would not, skilfully combining simplicity, that means and beauty into a canopy that may do justice to the text it surrounds (and that’ll hopefully have it flying off the shelves!).
My blog ( ) has posts on the progress of the guide and early variations of concepts and passages that I am working on. Latest posts embody a draft cover image, the current draft of the preface and a couple of typeset pages from a chapter on the inherent dilemmas of magnification.