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Checklist: How to Get That Pro Look for Your Book
15 Aug 2017

Checklist: How to Get That Pro Look for Your Book

It’s such an exciting thing to be able to put your work in the world with a beautiful book. Your work deserves the best, most professional showcase. With the power to publish yourself, comes the need for a kind of strategy and attention that might be outside your professional wheelhouse. With a little bit of up-front research and ensuring your project has all the industry-standard...

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Prolific over Perfect: Spotlight on Chloe Ferres
10 Aug 2017

Prolific over Perfect: Spotlight on Chloe Ferres

Chloe Ferres is an Australian creative based in Sydney, who’s prolific in photography, design, and teaching! She’s made project after project with Blurb, each one unique. Her experimental style and passion for photographic exploration are infectious and inspiring. We caught up with Chloe for a look behind her books and photography for some insight into what keeps her producing such interesting work. Tell us about...

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08 Aug 2017

Dispatches: Interview with Chloe Ferres

Chloe Ferres is going to be a household name. Okay, maybe not in every household, but anyone with design, illustration, photography, or general creativity will know her name. She is a multi-tool player and has done things with her Blurb books that nobody else in the world has done. She is direct in regard to making art and seems to live by one simple rule:...

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24 Jul 2017

Dispatches: The War Photography of Ron Haviv

Ron Haviv is an Emmy-nominated and award-­‐winning photojournalist and co-founder of the photo agency VII, dedicated to documenting conflict and raising human rights issues around the globe. His first photography book, Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal, was called “One of the best non-­‐fiction books of the year,” by The Los Angeles Times and “A chilling but vastly important record of a people’s suffering,”...

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10 Jul 2017

Dispatches: Australian Book Designer of the Year

Zoë Sadokierski is a voice that comes through in surround sound. For ANYONE with an interest in books, design, writing, or blazing new trails this interview is for you. A designer of over 250 books and president of the Australian Book Designers Association, she is at the forefront of all things book culture. Zoë is a maker. She writes, illustrates, designs and publishes on a...

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Demystifying Self-Publishing: Busting the Myths
01 Jul 2017

Demystifying Self-Publishing: Busting the Myths

There has never been a more exciting time to create, print, and sell a book! With the ability to build your own digital platform, you can offer your friends, fans, and followers something tangible with content they already love, AND find some profit for yourself—whether that becomes your livelihood or just some income on the side to fuel your future creative endeavors. This is creative...

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