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Designing Books & Book Covers

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    Description

    In this course you learn how to take your design knowledge and apply it to the real world task of designing a book and its cover. Join Mark Gatter as he explains the complexities of book design in this 20-tutorial, workflow course.

    App Features:
    • 64 minutes of video training
    • Super clear explanations
    • Offline Playback (no internet connection needed)
    • Easy to navigate

    Course Outline:
    1. Introduction to Book Design & Construction (01:59)
    2. Basic Terminology (01:41)
    3. Folding a 16 Page Signature (02:00)
    4. Signature Pagination (01:56)
    5. Hardcover Binding (04:09)
    6. Softcover Binding (04:08)
    7. Font Choices (03:23)
    8. Who’s the Boss? Client vs. Designer (04:14)
    9. Book Technicalities (03:58)
    10. Getting to the Design (02:09)
    11. Finding the Center (04:56)
    12. Paper Choices (02:59)
    13. The Production Process (03:45)
    14. Design Inspiration (03:12)
    15. Technical Considerations & Talking to Printers (02:58)
    16. Creep and Other Issues (03:41)
    17. Design Briefs (01:53)
    18. Three Initial Questions (03:50)
    19. Starting the Checklist (03:00)
    20. Completing the Checklist (03:11)