Here’s how it worked. I delivered a manuscript to the folks at Ooligan Press. They delivered a book to you. One of the key people in that metamorphosis was Brandon Freels, the interior designer for Blue Thread.
Now that the book is published, I asked Brandon to talk about his experience. Listen up!
What was entailed in designing the interior of Blue Thread? What was the most difficult part? The most enjoyable?
Designing the interior really means making choices. Its about picking margins, fonts, sizes, and just about everything thats inside the book, and hoping they all gel. Books that have such a variety of formatting newspaper quotes, bible quotes, letters, signs can often provide a challenge for designers. That was really the most difficult part of working on Blue Thread, getting all the pieces to work together and still maintaining certain design standards, like avoiding widows and orphans. […]