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Publishing models

There are three main publishing models that can be distinguished that have a different role for the designer. Model 1  the mainstream conventional model used in the large publishing houses Writer – Publisher – Editor – Designer – Production – Printer – Distribution – Retail The writer’s manuscript is the main source. The designer’s input comes between editor […]

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5: Production Publishing

Self-publishing

Sources: OCA Book Design 1 Course Guide by Christian Lloyd pp92-94 OCA Photography 2 Landscape by Jesse Alexander pp157-162, Wikipedia and followup on web links therefrom. Self-publishing is where the author publishes their work independently from a publishing house.  It is seen as a means for authors and designers to ‘take back the power’ and enjoy […]