Book Design is Packaging Ideas and Words
Book design requires the full range of design skills from creative insight through sensitive layout to typographic polish. When Acorn CS takes on a book design project, they immerse themselves in the subject of the book while considering its target audience. By assessing these two elements, Mona and her team come up with cover ideas, some samples of page layout and some typographic interpretations that showcase the story without upstaging it.
Collaboration is Very Important in Book Design
For the author and the publisher, working with a collaborative creative group like Acorn CS is very appealing. Appreciating both the author’s personal investment in the story and the publisher’s desire to make it a success, Acorn CS is adept at navigating the competing priorities that are a big part of book design. Their insistence on collaboration means the process moves smoothly and clearly… ensuring that the book’s character comes forward in the final design.
And if you self-publish, your book cover design becomes your responsibility. Mona will partner with you to ensure it’s a compelling sum-up of your book and a visual sales clincher.
One important element in Acorn’s approach to book design is to provide a good range of visual options within the agreed estimate. You will always see insightful creative with real variations in concept and style. In all cases, this approach has resulted in book designs that have satisfied our clients as well as the book’s readers.