Pantone Before Pantone

The Pantone Matching System didn’t come about until the early 1960s, but it turns out there was a similar guide created some 270 years before that.

An artist only known as “A. Boogert” wrote a book in Dutch back in 1692 that sought to explai...

Book Design Guide: Front Matter

When designing your book, it is easy to get so focused on the design of the main body of the book that you neglect the front matter - the information and pages that precede that main portion. However, since this section will be a second impression of sorts for your book (...

The Reasons We Choose Print Books [Infographic]

David Rogers The feel. The smell. Owning something concrete. There are plenty of reasons we love print books, and the folks over at Fat Brain have created an infographic showing the top reasons readers choose a printed book over an ebook. The results come from a poll of 1,000 readers, and we found it pretty int...