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noBS

colors used for cover and marketing items

Status: New Idea!
by noBS on ‎03-13-2014 01:42 PM

As I have had issues getting the color I had in mind to end up on my final products, I propose this: akin to the glyph 'book' the designers use when working on the galley, why can't there also be a 'color book' to reduce the guesswork in choosing colors for backgrounds, fonts/verbiage, and on marketing kit items? Assign each shade or hue (there would be a few hundred, no doubt) a number, then the author could cite specifically which color(s) to work with, and thus reduce time and energy the designers expend on the projects. This could also make production quicker, and ease frustrations on the author's end of things.

I have attached issues I am having with the marketing design team trying to match a bookmark to the back cover color. Very frustrating!

coloradokay

Black and White Book with Color Photo Pages in the Middle

Status: Filed
by coloradokay ‎03-14-2011 06:22 PM - edited ‎03-14-2011 06:26 PM

I'm trying to make a book for my daughter which is mostly text, but a few photos of when she was young. Instead of printing the whole thing on color pages, I'd love to be able to save money by printing the text on black and white pages and then have a section in the middle that are in color. I've seen this in books before and would really like to be able to do this myself!

Status: Filed
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