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The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...A set of printed pages that are fastened along one side and encased between protective covers. A book is typically comprised of a number of signatures, which are bound together using one of several different methods.The anatomy of a book...

Dust Jacket

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...Traditionally, a jacket around a hardback publication to offer protection against dirt and dust. Now it is more often an integral graphic extension of the book and a key device for promotion. Dust jackets are typically made from paper...

Impression

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...The print run of a publication, printed at one time from the same set of type. In book-making, each impression or print run is known as an edition, with each edition numbered sequentially.Impression can also mean a single copy...

Pagination

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

eBook

Self Publishing

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...These are copies of the self-published, mail-order newspaper Peter Arkle News, published since 1993 in New York City.Peter Arkle News As printing technology and publishing methods have developed, so has the imperative to ‘do...

Thread Sewing

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...Also called Smyth sewn binding A durable, high-quality binding method for both soft and hard cover books. Thread is sewn through the spine of individual folded signatures, passing through each page several times before it is tied off....

Spread

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...Also known as a DPS or double-page spread; double-truck in the USA The two centre pages of a signature that print as a single sheet. A signature only has one spread, nestled in the centre. Although we think of any two facing pages...

Tabs (Dividers)

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...A projecting flap that extends beyond the dimension of the pages of a document. A tab can be part of a divider page or a sticky that is attached to the edge of a normal page. The two main types of tab are illustrated below:Tabs cut...

Golden Age

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...The Period Between the 1880s and the 1920s, Witnessed a Rise in the Quality and Excellence in Printed Book, Magazine And Journal Illustration, Fuelled By Public Demand And Improvements In Printing Technology. Illustrators Drew Inspiration...

Z Bind

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

eBook

...A z-shaped cover that is used to bind two documents, allowing separation of information. In this example, by Cartlidge Levene, atmospheric photography is separated from statistical information by an appropriate use of a z-bind...