Professional Book Design
Hire Nancy Starkman
Nancy Starkman is more than a graphic artist … She is a book designer
Book Design for Authors & Publishers
An Author, Book Designer and Entrepreneur; Nancy Starkman offers services to create amazing books. She wrote Book Design: Simple & Professional for self-publishers and graphic artists. It teaches design and printing for professional book production. In 1999, Nancy and Edward Starkman founded Star Print Brokers printing high-quality books in Asia (not China). SPB has a solid reputation for the best book printing with custom options.
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My goal for self-publishers is to make it simple for them to design books. They need a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign.
Also, my goal for graphic artists is to give them information in one place that can advance their careers. A designer can earn higher fees than a graphic artist.
Did you know that very few schools teach in-depth book design?
Even if they graduated from art school, graphic artists can learn more about creating a pleasing book cover, interior pages, and set-up for all kinds of books.
A self-publisher or graphic artist needs to know so much more than design when preparing to publish. There are certain conventions commonly used when laying out of a book. Nancy brings it all together in her book that shows how to create a professional book as well as create books that are technically ready to print.
Hire Nancy and there is no need to learn Adobe InDesign unless you want to take it on. It is not easy to learn. Nancy has decades of professional experience, specific to books. She focuses not only on typography, but also CMYK color reproduction, set-up for different design situations, and many other elements that go into professional books.