Blurb Launches Series of “Designer Collection” Templates for Instant Photo Book Creation
Blurb, the global creative publishing platform, today introduces the Designer Collection, a new series of free-to-use book templates that instantly transform simple photo books into professionally designed and beautiful productions. Unlike being locked into cookie-cutter wedding, travel, or family book themes, users can choose from a series of six stylish templates, each suitable for multiple occasions.
“Ranging from fun, to beautiful, to elegant, the Designer Collection brings out the inner designer in each of us,” said Eileen Gittins, CEO and Founder of Blurb. “After you choose one of the new free templates, Blurb’s online app will automatically create a book for you that’s both seriously stylish and highly personalized.”
Additional customization options allow creators to add captions, include personal messages, and switch between different layouts seamlessly. The Designer Collection was created specifically for Blurb by designer Laura Brunow Miner, former Design Director at the acclaimed JPG Magazine and founder of Pictory, an online photo magazine.
The Designer Collection enhances Blurb’s popular Instant Photo Book offerings that enable everyday photographers and social media users to create and publish books in less than an hour by pulling directly from their Facebook Timelines, their friend’s Facebook collections, or their Instagram photo streams. The Designer Collection allows photo book creators to pull photographs from anywhere, whether in Facebook, Instagram, or their personal digital collection.
To create your own Instant Photo Book with any of the Designer Collection templates, please visit http://www.blurb.com/designer-collection.
Blurb® is a creative publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb’s platform makes it easy to design, publish, market and sell professional-quality books, using the Blurb Bookify™ online bookmaking tool, Blurb’s free, award-winning Blurb BookSmart® app or by using Blurb’s PDF to Book workflow. Blurb’s bookstore and online marketing tools enable customers to market and sell their books, and keep 100% of their profit. Blurb’s social and community features allow customers to create and share Blurb books among friends and colleagues with ease.
Blurb was founded by Eileen Gittins in 2005, and includes a team of design, Internet and media veterans who share a passion for helping people bring their stories to life. In 2010, Blurb shipped over 1.4 million books to 69 countries. In 2010, Blurb was ranked the fastest growing media company on the Inc. 500. Blurb is based in San Francisco with offices in London. For more info, visit www.blurb.com.