#UPWeek Day 3: UP Design

Happy day three of UP Week! Today’s exciting theme is “UP Design”.

Northwestern University Press: Will feature a Q&A with their book cover designer and Creative Director, Marianne Jankowski, in which she will discuss her own design background and answer several questions such as, “How is working on a trade cover different from a scholarly cover?” and “What are some of the trends in university press design that you’ve noticed?”

Princeton University Press: Designer Chris Lapinski will introduce and launch the PUP design department’s new Tumblr blog, which will highlight PUP design across all departments, while delving into the conversation on visual culture in book publishing. Chris will reflect on the art of design and its place in book history.

University Press of Kansas

Georgetown University Press: Hope LeGro, director of Georgetown Languages, discusses what it takes for editors to get textbook content ready for the designer so that the book and the coordinating ancillary materials create the best possible learning experience.

Syracuse University Press: Will feature past award-winning designs and some recent successful trade designs.

Stanford University Press: A profile/Q&A with freelance designers, Anne Jodan and Mitch Goldstein, who’ve designed a number of notable book jackets for SUP.

Harvard University Press: One of their designers will walk us through the ideas and designs she abandoned on her way to completing a recent jacket.

AU Press: Their in-house designer and production coordinator will be looking at their favorite fonts for interior book design.

Yale University Press

Make sure to check back for tomorrows theme: throwback Thursday!

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The University Press of Kentucky has a dual mission—the publication of books of high scholarly merit in a variety of fields for a largely academic audience and the publication of books about the history and culture of Kentucky, the Ohio Valley region, the Upper South, and Appalachia. The Press is the statewide mandated nonprofit scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, operated as an agency of the University of Kentucky and serving all state institutions of higher learning, plus five private colleges and Kentucky's two major historical societies.

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