What Now Design Services
Do you want to self-publish a nonfiction book but find yourself bewildered and overwhelmed by the process?
Are you starting a business and need a logo, brochure, and other marketing materials?
Does your company need to update their communications materials?
Are you just not sure what you need for your project?
By asking questions and truly listening, I help clarify your goals, organize your project, and figure out solutions based on your needs, budget, and vision—all with personalized attention and unparalleled service. My expertise in words, design, and production means we examine your project as a unified whole—and often eliminate the need to hire multiple people.
Please contact me—I’m always happy to do free initial consultations!
Ever dreamed of publishing your own book? Need to produce one in-house? I assist authors and companies in publishing their dream publications under a wide range of conditions, specs, budgets, and deadlines.
- Nonfiction books
- Reports and other long-format documents
- Business cards
- Custom illustration
- Developmental editing and copyediting
- Graphic design (including book covers and interiors)
- Graphics acquisition and creation
- Photo editing
- Art direction
- Permissions (graphics, articles, etc.)
- Branding identity
- Website copywriting and design direction
- Signage, banners, and packaging
- Production work
- Project management
- Organization and guidance
- Publications consulting
Balancing tasks and tracking logistics during the creation of a publication, especially a complex one like a book, can be complicated. In working with you and the necessary vendors for graphics, permissions, and printing, I can help you juggle all these balls and keep the project on target and within budget by troubleshooting situations before they become costly errors.
- Scope & Budgeting
- Art Direction
- Photo & Graphics Selection
- Acquisition & Permissions
- Production Management
- Prepress & Printing Coordination
Editing and Indexing
- Copyediting & Proofreading
- Technical & Substantive Editing
- Editing For Translation & Localization
- Manuscript Evaluation
- Indexing (Electronic and Manual)
- Page Layout
- Formatting & Typesetting
- Book Design
- Cover Design
- Marketing Literature Design
- Signage and Labeling
- Menu and Newsletter Design
- Logo Design
- Digital Image Manipulation