Class Info

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To-Do Before Class

Final WORD MARK and Text for publication, must be completed.

Topic

For Cover Design: Start to think about your cover. Must have strong type elements, but can have images

sample pages chapter opener
Sample pages of a chapter opener and a left and right spread (this pages mirror each other)

Inside of Book
Distribution of TEXT/ Creating Spreads and Sample Pages

  • What are sample pages and why do we do them?
  • Why do we create sample pages with longest of every element
  • To mirror or not to mirror?
  • Guides and Margins
  • Folios are part of the design!
  • Parts of the book (chapter openers/ spreads)
  • Linked text

Objectives

  • Students learn to evaluate content in order to create sample pages for their publications

Activities

During class, we will prepare sample pages of our book. This will determine grids and main layout.

Book Specs:

  • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Black and white
  • Number of pages to be determined (but only one (1) review per page)- for now create a document with 3 pages.
  • Facing Pages
  • Margins are up to you, but avoid bleeds and proximity to spread gutters
  • Typeface selection is up to you, but do not use more than two (2) typefaces. Remember that you can use variable typefaces (or variations such as bolds, italics, condensed, etc)
  • Consider previous lectures when making decisions.

Inside of Book Specs:

  • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Black and white
  • Number of pages to be determined (but only one (1) review per page)- for now create a document with 3 pages.
  • Facing Pages
  • Margins are up to you, but avoid bleeds and proximity to spread gutters
  • Typeface selection is up to you, but do not use more than two (2) typefaces. Remember that you can use variable typefaces (or variations such as bolds, italics, condensed, etc)
  • Consider previous lectures when making decisions.

Cover Specs

  • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Full color ok
  • Image ok (Can be your own, but if researched, must be an image ok to use CC license)
  • Image may bleed
  • Cover must include the words “Reviews” and the Taste 5 WORD MARK

To-Do After Class

Complete sample pages and cover sample.