Book design & layout
eBooks / ePubs
Publications have taken on a new level of importance in a digital world. A tangible print piece now gets a lot of attention. And ePubs can put you on the cutting edge of communications. Sleight-of-Hand Studios can create all types of publications, from brochures to books, with style and impact.
The key to good layout is experience. It starts with understanding the tone of the publication and the audience who will be reading it. The appropriate selection of colors, fonts, and imagery, along with careful attention to brand alignment, results in publications that tell a story, connect with the reader, and provide desired information.
Sleight-of-Hand Studios has strong expertise in the layout and design of long documents. From reports to training material to full-length books, we understand the techniques for layout and cover design to create a publication with a professional look.
Printed work looks very different than it does on your computer. It really does matter where you place that running head and how you set up your margins and fonts. The techniques for executing good layout need far more expertise and horsepower than you can get from writing or designing on your personal computer.
Designing printed materials also requires a good understanding of the printing process. Sleight-of-Hand Studios has relationships with many printers who can make your work look just as you have imagined. We choose the right printer for your project and your budget. Have your own printer relationship? No problem. We can partner with them to create your publication flawlessly.
There are many ways to publish electronically; so many that you may wonder what is best for your organization. Sleight-of-Hand Studios clarifies the confusion by helping you understand the difference between a PDF an eBook and a Flash publication. We discuss whether your work be read on a PC, a tablet, or a smart phone, and how the device will impact your choices. We determine what communications channel is best for your project so that your audience will find and read your work.
Sleight-of-Hand Studios can help you self-publish and find your way to selling your books in print or online. We know the standards and methods for selling your printed books or eBooks online and can guide you through the entire process, from cover to layout to sales.
If you are serious about your writing you need to be serious about your book design. Let us show you how a professional book layout makes a difference in your bottom line.