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Designing Books and Book Covers

$2.99
iPhone / iPad
Genres:
  • Education
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In this course you learn how to take your design knowledge and apply it to the real world task of designing a book and its cover. Join Mark Gatter as he explains the complexities of book design in this 20-tutorial, workflow course.

App Features:
• 64 minutes of video training
• Super clear explanations
• Offline Playback (no internet connection needed)
• Easy to navigate

Course Outline:
1. Introduction to Book Design & Construction (01:59)
2. Basic Terminology (01:41)
3. Folding a 16 Page Signature (02:00)
4. Signature Pagination (01:56)
5. Hardcover Binding (04:09)
6. Softcover Binding (04:08)
7. Font Choices (03:23)
8. Who’s the Boss? Client vs. Designer (04:14)
9. Book Technicalities (03:58)
10. Getting to the Design (02:09)
11. Finding the Center (04:56)
12. Paper Choices (02:59)
13. The Production Process (03:45)
14. Design Inspiration (03:12)
15. Technical Considerations & Talking to Printers (02:58)
16. Creep and Other Issues (03:41)
17. Design Briefs (01:53)
18. Three Initial Questions (03:50)
19. Starting the Checklist (03:00)
20. Completing the Checklist (03:11)