Book Design Process

Book covers are the first impression of the book market, which is why it is critical to work with an experienced design team that knows how to get books noticed from the inside out. Our award-winning team of graphic designers will create a custom cover that perfectly represents you and your book.

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Cover DesignCover Design

The saying is, ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover,’ but the fact is most books are. Self-published books have a reputation for poorly designed covers, which is why we work hard to make sure your book has a professional-grade cover that will make it stand out in bookstores and online.

Layout DesignLayout Design

The interior design of a book, also called the layout, is an important part of the book design process. Our design team creates layouts that compliment the style of the book and the cover design. Layouts can be designed for print books, e-books, or both.

PhotographyPhotography

We offer custom and stock photographs for all of your self-publishing projects. Our experienced photographers will create custom concepts and organize photo shoots to capture the perfect picture for your book design, a back-of-the-book author photo, or on your book marketing materials.

Illustrations and GraphicsIllustrations and Graphics

Adding visual elements to your book with illustrations and graphics can give your book a more appealing, professional look. We offer custom and stock illustrations, and all custom graphics, to give your next book eye-catching visual elements and easy-to-read charts, diagrams, and graphs. easy-to-read charts, diagrams, and graphs.

Back Cover CopywritingBack Cover Copywriting

Even authors who have done a great job of writing a book sometimes struggle with writing content for the back cover of their book. Our marketing copywriters are ready to help with the book synopsis, book summaries, the author biography, and title development.

Marketing MaterialsMarketing Materials

Our graphic designers can give your promotional strategy an extra push with an array of custom marketing materials, including bookmarks, posters, postcards, flyers, and business cards. Designed just for you, these materials will help you advertise your book to prospective buyers.

We know how important the design of your book cover is to you, which is why we communicate with you through every step of the design process.

1. Brainstorming with you

The design process begins when you meet with your graphic designer to discuss what you are looking for.

2. Reading the Manuscript

Your graphic designer will read samples of the manuscript to get to know the style of the book and the story.

3. Creating Samples

Based on the first two steps, the designer will create samples of your book’s interior and exterior design.

4. Getting Your Feedback

You will review the design and give feedback. Your designer will note any changes you would like made.

5. Making Adjustments

Using your feedback, the designer will make adjustments and polish the final interior and exterior designs.

6. APPROVAL

YOU WILL REVIEW THE FINAL DESIGN OF YOUR BOOK AND, ONCE YOU GIVE YOUR APPROVAL, THE BOOK MOVES ON TO PRODUCTION.
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