A Facelift

A Facelift

How we went from all these words to what you see today (we asked a flash fictionist to do it). The old goodbookdevelopers.com was a handsome site (if I do say so myself)—but it was too dense. There were over 1200 words on the homepage. That’s more than anyone...
What the Font?

What the Font?

Did you ever see an awesome typeface and think, what is that, I want to use that? There’s actually a great resource through MyFonts (which is like Amazon for fonts) called “What the Font.” You just upload an image of the font and it analyzes its...
A Good Printer at Work

A Good Printer at Work

Interested in seeing how printers make books? At Real Pants, there’s an interview with Jess Bornstein of Spencer Printing, where I ask her about all the various steps in the bookmaking process. Here’s an excerpt: What’s a typical day like for you in the...
How Books Are Made

How Books Are Made

This is probably not how your book will be made, but it’s a beautiful video: But to check out the step-by-step process of digital printing, check out this interview I did with Spencer Printing, a great company based in Pennsylvania. I talked to Jessica Bornstein...