Adine Kirnberg

Adine Kirnberg

Adine Kirnberg script font was created in 1991 by Dieter Steffmann. He made about 600 self-proclaimed “old-fashioned” fonts, and among these many…

Arno

Arno

Arno is a serif type family created by Robert Slimbach at Adobe intended for professional use. The name refers to the…

Avenir

Avenir

Avenir is a sans-serif typeface designed by Adrian Frutiger and released in 1988 by Linotype GmbH. The word avenir is…

Baker Signet

Baker Signet

A design on classical lines with subtle but effective calligraphic touches, by Arthur Baker for VGC. The Bold version is…

Berling

Berling

Berling is an old style typeface based on the classical Venetian model used by Aldus Manutius at the end of…

Bleed

To bleed means to extend outside the normal trim area of a book’s page. A bleed is a bar, illustration,…

Buccardi

Buccardi

Buccardi is designed by Bo Berndal in 2003. Bo Berndal started his career in the composing room during World War II,…

Epigraph

An epigraph is a phrase, quotation, or poem that is set at the beginning of a document or component. The…

Majolica

Majolica

Majolica created in 2014 by David Kerkhoff. If you’ve ever visited Spain or Portugal, you would have seen some beautiful…

Plantin

Plantin

Plantin is a Renaissance Roman as seen through a late–industrial-revolution paradigm. Its forms aim to celebrate fine sixteenth-century book typography…

Press-Ready Files

Generally, two PDFs, one of your fully laid out interior and one of your full cover (including front, back, and…

Pristina

Pristina

Pristina is the work of British designer Phill Grimshaw. It is a calligraphic typeface that displays all the natural, unrestrained…

Proofreading

Proofreaders read proofs (galleys) of edited manuscripts. They look for consistency of page design, page numbering, layout, and cross-references, etc..…

Sabon

Sabon

Jan Tschichold created the font Sabon and based his typeface design on a version of Garamond designed by Jakob Sabon…

Stitched Bind

Books whose Folios are stitched together and sewn to a cover (usually hardcover).

Substantive or Structural Editing

Editing was done in collaboration with an author. Substantive/Structural Editors may make suggestions about rewording, reorganizing, or changing a manuscript…

Trim Size

The dimensions of the final printed book. Width is always listed first, then height.

Univers

Univers

The font family Univers is one of the greatest typographic achievements of the second half of the 20th century. The…