Modern book printing is sort of like a double-edged sword. While it's now easier than ever before to self publish your book, wading through the sheet number of book printing options out there can be a dizzying experience. We'll take a look at the three types of book printing to help you decide which option would be best for your book.
A proof is a preview of your book. It’s the best way of knowing what a book is going to look like before a full order of books arrive on your doorstep. Proofs put you in the driver’s seat of your book printing experience; they allow you to see a preview of the book and make any changes necessary before production begins.
Don Trosper is the Public History Manager at the historic Schmidt House in the heart of Tumwater, Washington, a stone’s throw from our shop. When Don first came to us with the idea of printing true stories from Tumwater’s history, I knew it was a book I wanted to read. Watching this book come together from concept to print run has been an exciting journey, so I asked Don to share a little of his perspective with us.