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ESSAY Magazine: Four, Principle Photography
18 May 2017

ESSAY Magazine: Four, Principle Photography

When it comes to modern photography, we have a multitude of choices as well as a multitude of decisions to make. Film or digital? Black and white or color? Still images or motion or both? Ultimately, if our goal is to make the best self-published books possible, we have to make a few critical decisions before we begin our project. If you look at my...

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Your Printing Partners: Blurb Client Services
16 May 2017

Your Printing Partners: Blurb Client Services

Suppose you want to print books and have them turn out beautifully. Blurb is here for you! But what if you want to print more than 100 books, you should get in touch with Client Services. What if your business needs professionally-printed brand books to give away at the annual conference, but you don’t have a print expert on staff? I’m going to suggest the...

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Palm Springs Photo Festival Recap 2017
15 May 2017

Palm Springs Photo Festival Recap 2017

I’ve just returned from the Palm Springs Photo Festival, which is one of my favorite weeks of the year. If you are unfamiliar with this event just know that it is unique to the world of American photography. Based in the beautiful and stylish city of Palm Springs California, the festival is a testament to the singular focus of festival founder and director Jeff Dunas....

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Author Spotlight: Grace Domecus & Her Design Portfolio
14 May 2017

Author Spotlight: Grace Domecus & Her Design Portfolio

We interviewed San Francisco design student Grace Domecus, who made a portfolio book we really loved. Her project conveyed her personality, skills, and style so well, we asked her to talk a little about her book. What kind of book did you make? How did you decide on size and paper type? I made a portfolio book for all the projects that I have done...

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Introducing Shapes: A New Feature in BookWright
11 May 2017

Introducing Shapes: A New Feature in BookWright

As a designer, I’m madly in love with shapes. My first introduction to shapes as a grander-than-life concept was probably as a 7-year-old, while watching Disney’s 1979’s film Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land. I just couldn’t believe that everything, even sound was made out of shapes. I was specifically surprised how basic geometric combinations were capable of forming structures infinitely big and infinitely small. Now,...

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