#UPWeek blog tour: Design in University Press and Scholarly Publishing

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The UP Week blog tour continues today with the following presses blogging about design:

Northwestern University Press features a Q&A with creative director Marianne Jankowski, who has more than 25 years of experience in book design. Jankowski discusses her personal background and trends in university press design.

Designer Chris Lapinski introduces the Princeton University Press 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. Lapinski reflects on the art of design and its place in book history.

Hope LeGro, director of Georgetown Languages at Georgetown University Press, 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 features past award-winning designs and some recent successful trade designs.

Stanford University Press profiles freelance designers Anne Jodan and Mitch Goldstein, who have designed a number of notable book jackets for the press.

A Harvard University Press designer walks through the ideas and designs she abandoned on her way to completing a recent book jacket.

Athabasca University Press‘s designer and production coordinator looks at their favorite fonts for interior book design.

Other bloggers on today’s tour include MIT Press, University Press of Kansas, and Yale University Press.

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