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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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Five Reasons to Go from Blog to Book
07 Mar 2017

Five Reasons to Go from Blog to Book

We’re excited about a new Site Import feature we’ve launched for our BookWright tool, which allows book-makers to pull content from any of their websites into libraries for use with our layout tool. With Site Import, you can drag-and-drop the months and years of digital content onto the pages of a beautiful book. There are so many possibilities for this great capability but here are...

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BookWright New Feature Roundup
21 Nov 2016

BookWright New Feature Roundup

We have just released several feature enhancements to Blurb BookWright that will improve your book-making experience. To update your BookWright application, all you need to do is restart the application and our auto-update feature will do the rest! To name a few, we have added tons more page layout options to BookWright. For Photo Books, Trade Books, and Magazines, we now have over 125 layouts...

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Now Make a Book From Your iPad or iPhone
24 Oct 2016

Now Make a Book From Your iPad or iPhone

We’re so excited to announce the launch of our free mobile app, Blurb for iPhone and iPad! Here are some highlights: Make a book in minutes. Pull photos directly from iOS collections and albums into your book, where autoflow places them into pages. Order directly from your phone and have it shipped with Blurb’s standard shipping. (Select Priority shipping for extra fast delivery.) Customize it. Choose...

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Hidden BookWright Features
20 Oct 2016

Hidden BookWright Features

I make a lot of books at Blurb. About half of those, I make with Adobe InDesign, and the other half with Blurb BookWright. BookWright is a nice mix of basic design features and absolute simplicity. And through my extensive use of BookWright, I’ve discovered some pretty amazing, hidden features that make book design a lot easier. Hacks, shortcuts, whatever you want to call them,...

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