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...
A Few Free Image Resources

A Few Free Image Resources

Stock photos aren’t right for everyone or every project … but if you’re not a photographer and don’t have the budget to hire one, sometimes they can be just the solution you need. For lots of good reasons—like the ubiquity of certain images, or...
Printing “The Motion”

Printing “The Motion”

Filmmakers have productions stills that give a behind-the-scenes look at a movie being produced. Well, here’s a glance at the production of The Motion, a short collection of genre-bending stories by Lucy K Shaw. I did the book design (including an image that the...