Tag: Book

IBJ Book Publishing design team wins award

Congratulations to the IBJ Book Publishing design team for being selected as a winner of Graphic Design USA's American Inhouse Design Award™. Led by creative director, Kristen (Hambridge) Draskovic, the team's design for the book, Hoosier Beacons written by Richard Gunderman, was chosen as the recipient of the award from 5,000 entrants. Hoosier Beacons is a compilation of profiles of renowned Hoosiers. The profiles were published in the Indianapolis Business Journal every other week in recognition of the Indiana Bicentennial. Buy the book on our bookstore!

Continue Reading →

Advice for Authors: What A Designer Wants You to Know About Creating a Cover

– Megan Carrell,  intern at the Indianapolis Business Journal As an author, you’ve spent countless hours writing your perfect book. But when that’s done, what’s next? Here’s six tips on what your cover designer really wants you to know about designing the cover.   Start with the basics. It might sound straightforward, but knowing this information can be critical to our design capability. For example, if your last name is Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele, we need to plan enough space to fit that. Not sure where to start? Here’s a good list. If you can fill this out, you’re ready for the next step....

Continue Reading →