Book Design

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BOOK DESIGN
Process of Book Making
1. Idea
2. Manuscript
3. Contract/ Agreement
4. Editing
5. Proofreading
6. Typesetting
7. Editing
8. Correction (book layout)
9. Page Layout
10. Editing and correction
11. Film making
12. Plat Making
13. Printing
14. Binding
15. Packaging
16. Distribution
THE IMPORTANT OF BOOK DESIGN
1. Poor design can hurt sales: ‘ People Do Judge a book by its cover’ 2. Book design
size of books
body copy
headings or titles
running head
chapter numbers
3.Book Design Approach (Marshall Lee
Transparent Approach
Mood approach
DISTRIBUTION & BOOK FEATURE
Book stores; attractive jacket, thick and hefty bulky) appearance and colorful Gift book; large, expensive and exclusive
Mail order; light weight paper
Library; strong binding
Design unusual format: Die-Cut (Children Books)
LINEUP OF NON-FICTION BOOK
Preliminary Page/ Front-matter
Half-title page
Full title page
Advertising card
Copy right page and catalog number
Dedication
Acknowledgment
Preface or forward
Table of content
List of illustration, list of abbreviation etc
Introduction
BINDING
Stitching binding
Adhesive binding
Mechanical binding
STITCHING BINDING
Side and saddle stitching
1. Simple binding method
2. Inserting one or more wires through the fold line
3. Suitable for thinner book and publication; brochure, booklets, newsletters and magazines. ADVANTAGES OF STITCHING BINDING
1. Flatter than perfect binding
2. Quicker turnaround
3. Lower cost
DISADVANTAGES OF STITCHING BINDING
1. Working in signatures in four pages or panels
2. Not durable (heavy duty) and inappropriate for heavy use 3. Spine forms a blunt point
4. Thick and small-format have a tendency spring open
ADHESIVE BINDING: LAY-FLAT & OTABIND
Uses glue to hold pages together
Appropriate for thickness book
Stacking up assembly
Backbone is roughened for glue
Trimming...
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