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Book Design Workshop

Course code: WS-03-KD

Course duration: 2 days

Course cost: £650/£1000 (excl. VAT)

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Learn how to plan, design and create beautiful printed/online books.

Content Summary: An overview of different types of books, the significance of picture flow and page grids, plus starting a book of your own.
Results: A small book, ready for print, with the option of also creating a digital e-Book.
Ideal for: Authors, publishers and designers.
Involves: 1 day of book design theory, followed by 1 day of software instruction or *2 if you choose the e-Book option.
Using: Case studies + Adobe InDesign/Quark Xpress instruction

Topics covered:

Please note: 14 days’ notice is required for free cancellation, otherwise a 50% cover fee is taken

Brief history of publishing
The written word
Terminology
Mark-up language
Different formats
A look at some publishing houses
Book Fairs
Launching a book
Awards
Scheduling
Flatplanning
The editorial team
Front cover
Other covers
Book binding
Grid

Typography
Imagery
Direction
Design and layout
Colour
Space
Sections
Momentum and flow
Spread composition
Impositioning restrictions
Software usage
Looking at different books, good and bad
Approaching publishers
Printing
Digital formats
Proofing stages

What you get

  • Pen and pad

  • Notes to take away

  • 90-day customer support

  • Completion certificate

  • Lunch & refreshments

  • Unparalleled expert tuition

  • Money-back guarantee for peace of mind

  • Greater business and career advancement potential

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