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Design for Publishing

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Design for publishing

Design for publishing covers many different mediums. Editorial and magazine design has to have an instant impact to work for its given audience. childsdesign has in-house award winning experience of both editorial and magazine design from local press and regional publications, to specialist, niche and worldwide publications, event programmes and more.

Our design skills have been used for business to business publications, specialist and hobby publications including; cars, motorcycles, fish keeping, dogs, food (UK food and travel cookbook winner & shortlisted in Gourmand World Cookbook Awards), boats, horses, caravanning, lifestyle, gardening and more.

With today’s technology, childsdesign is also able to produce online publications for most of the popular platforms including; Amazon Kindle (#1 celebrity chef cookbook) and Apple’s app store. We also offer a cost effective solution for authors wishing to self publish their own books and publications.

Design for Publishing Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

What exactly does a publishing design agency do?

There is no fixed definition of a social media agency, they all do something a little differently to one another. At childsdesign we are experienced designers of magazines, books, annual reports, brochures, product catalogues and journals.

Do you have experience of business-to-business publications?

We have many years experience in the design of business-to-business (b2b) publications across many different subject and industry sectors.

Do you have experience designing consumer publications and magazines?

We have many years experience designing for consumer publications and magazines across many different subjects. You would have seen our magazine and publication designs in newsagents throughout the UK.

Are you able to help me with the design of my cookbook?

We have designed a number of cookbooks that have won awards in the UK and worldwide for celebrity chefs and food producers.

With the addition of our photographic services we are also able to help with your books images. Equally, our copywriters are able to help with editing and proof reading.

Can you design and produce e-books or Kindle books?

We can help with the production of e-books and Kindle books. We have produced No.1 best selling e-books distributed through Amazon.

Can you help with printing my books or other publications?

For short runs of books and publications we can help with print. We are able to offer competitive costs for shorter runs and can help with setting up self-publishing platforms for sale of your books or publications online.

For larger quantities we work with selected printers that we can recommend depending on the quantities you require.

I've produced my publication in Word, can you help with printing it?

Word, although a great software product won’t produce the files that are required for professional printing.

We have helped other authors by creating the correct DTP files and high resolution PDFs required for professional print. We’re also able to help improve the otherall design quality of your publication when setting up the files.

What software do you use to create my book or publication in?

Generally we’d use a desktop publishing software such as InDesign or QuarkXpress to assemble your book or publication.

When submitting files for print, these are generally high resolution (hires) Adobe PDF files. These files will need to be setup to your specific printers requirements.

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Talk to us about your next project

Use the form on this page, email or call us to set up an appointment to discuss your next project.

We’re based in Letchworth Garden City in Hertfordshire and are happy to visit you to discuss your requirements if you are based locally to us.

If further afield, that’s not a problem. We can arrange a phone or online call to see if we can help you. This enables us to gather enough information from you to give an initial quote. If you are happy with our quote and would like to engage us to work with you, then we can arrange to meet if necessary and discuss further.

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