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For pros, students, & web designers who want to be better designers; for printers to give to clients & for anyone who hires printers
For pros, students, & web designers who want to be better designers; for printers to give to clients & for anyone who hires printers
For pros, students, & web designers who want to be better designers; for printers to give to clients & for anyone who hires printers
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      Paul O'Connor about 7 hours ago

      Just received my copy today and it is a thing of beauty, well done! Although I already know a great deal about the contents I have also already learned something new! It will be a wonderful resource. I think this book deserves a place in every college graphic design course.

      It's bigger than I expected as well!

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      Erik Dunham 1 day ago

      Stunning! What an accomplishment—thanks so much.

      I'm a "two copies" backer and I received four copies by accident. How can I return the extra two copies?

      Thanks again for such a fantastic resource!

    3. Carolyn Chrisman
      Superbacker
      2 days ago

      I’m loving the book! It is so gorgeous and so informative! I have one suggestion for future iterations of the book: the book spent some time at my office which can sometimes get stuffy with co2, and the cover curled up a bit from the moisture, and was the only book in my office to do so. It surprised me! Maybe a different coating would prevent this in future prints? Mine is all sorted out now after putting it under some heavier books, so no worries!

    4. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator 4 days ago

      Hi Yuki, only PDF backers received a pdf.

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      Yuki 4 days ago

      Hi marina i didnt received the pdf could you check it

    6. Steve Ross
      Superbacker
      on January 13

      Might I suggest you buy some boxes to ship these in? The priority envelope mine was shipped in offered zero protection to damage. For the price paid this should of been protected with foam and a simple box made for books to protect them

    7. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on January 8

      Sophie Lee the PDFs were sent today!

    8. Sophie Lee on January 7

      Hi Marina,

      I still have not received my PDF, you mentioned in one of the update it will be sent out as soon as the book goes to print? Which i am assuming has started? Do let me know thanks! :)

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      Yuki on December 30

      Hi any news with the book I think its very important some update with some information

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      Alli Inwards on December 30

      Hi Marina - just wondering if there’s more info about posting/tracking. -Alli

    11. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on December 21

      @Yuki, I am not sure about tracking numbers yet, I am still working on the mailing rates and labels. As soon as I know I will send out an update!

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      Yuki on December 18

      Hi marina can you provide us the tracking number

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      Paul O'Connor on December 15

      Great update Marina, thanks for that. The digital foil and UV looks wonderful! Apologies for misspelling your name last night I had clicked 'post' before proofing ;-)

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      Paul O'Connor on December 14

      Hi Marine, any news? Being on press on Dec 4th I really expected a flurry of updates, even photos from the backers drinks night, press proofs, news on how the foil blocking went. Something. The silence after the fact is a little unsettling. I also see that someone below never received their PDF which only adds to the unease. I'm sure you are busy but please update us when you can.

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      Yuki on November 14

      Hi . Its almost 15 th of november I think the communication its very important for a project

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      Yuki on November 10

      Hi do you have some news for the book ? @marina

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      Yuki on November 6

      Hi do you have some news for the book ?

    18. Sophie Lee on October 24

      Hi marina, I was one of the backers and I can't seem to find the email for the pdf book. Has it been sent out already?

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      Yuki on October 13

      Hi do you have some news for the book ?

    20. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on October 6

      @HOUSEOFCAKES you are right it is not in the Bridge set, there is a specialized process selector from Pantone... I would send you to the Pantone website but it's a nightmare... 2,868 cmyk combinations. This is what I use when building cmyk color. https://www.amazon.com/PANTONE-GP5101-Plus-Cmyk-Guide/dp/1590653343/ref=pd_sim_14_5…

    21. HOUSEOFCAKES on October 6

      @Marina I have Pantone books (process, spot, bridge) as well as TruMatch, but they don't cover the true CMYK spectrum. So it's just weird that there's no source out there for the full CMYK color combination.

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      Yuki on September 25

      Hi, Its there gonna be a backer party fot all of us ???
      Thanks and I cant wait to received this book its looks awesome

    23. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on September 25

      HOUSEOFCAKES there's definitely information about color systems in the book! The Pantone CMYK guides are pretty awesome though, as is the COLOR BRIDGE SET, my personal fave!

    24. HOUSEOFCAKES on September 25

      It would be great if there were a CMYK swatch chart that was not Pantone system. Back in the day, my creative director made one that was almost every CMYK combination in 10% increments and had match prints made. These were gold as I have never seen anything like it again and there are CMYK books in print but they vary b/c they are mass printed. Pantone doesn't have the range that true CMYK does. :)

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      Genesis Cajina on September 23

      Ahhhh can it be November already :)

    26. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on September 20

      Rob I have THE BEST KICKSTARTER BACKERS!

    27. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on September 20

      Hi Mary, All of the PDF's are in the book. Right now there is no plan to distribute them to book recipients.

    28. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on September 20

      Hi Eric Roberts, great question! It is due to lack of space... but if we can push that envelope we will!!!

    29. Eric Roberts aka TechnicolorTaco
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      Obviously it would require more funds, but it would be really cool if the book had 4 ribbons, one in each standard color of ink used. CMYK.

      Is the reason for only two colors more due to funds or lack of space in the spine?

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      Mary on September 20

      I have pledged to get the book, but I would love to receive the pdfs from the lower tiers too? Will we receive those as well?

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      Rob Sherrard
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      Wahoo! The goal has been exceeded! Congratulations, Marina and >398 backers who made it happen.

    32. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on September 19

      Hi Rob Sherrard, All of the Infomaniac material is in the book. The PDF is a compilation of 46 pages from the 208 page book. I pulled those 46 pages to be able to offer a lower priced alternative to the entire book. Thanks for asking this terrific question!

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      Rob Sherrard
      Superbacker
      on September 19

      Hi Marina, How much, if any, of the Infomaniac material is covered by the book. At one place I see it referred to as Appendix.

    34. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on September 19

      Hi Lauren Vajda, distributing decision tree pdf's to backers is not planned at the moment because that is a backer reward through the Kickstarter. After the Kickstarter they may be distributed to subscribers at designingforprint.com

    35. Lauren Vajda on September 19

      Will book backers also receive the PDFs of the decision trees?

    36. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on September 18

      Thank you Genesis!

    37. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on September 18

      Louise Adam thanks so much, I hope so too!

    38. Louise Adam on September 18

      Posted a link to my online community of several thousand editors/designers. Hope this gets funded!

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      Genesis Cajina on September 18

      So excited I was able to add to my pledge! (Fingers crossed!) We are all sharing the anxiety with you Marina :)

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      Linh Trinh on August 28

      I'm excited!! Exactly the book I've been looking for. Can't wait to see this come to life x

    41. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on August 26

      Hi Kimberly, I agree with you! High-five to another female print shop owner! Are you going to PRINT17?

    42. Kimberly Lawton Koon on August 24

      What an exciting book! As owner of a commercial printing company, these tools can not only help you build beautifully designed printed pieces but can also help create better relationships with you and your print manufacturer.

    43. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on August 13

      Hi Traci, I took a look and I think the best way to make an additional amount is this: When you click on the reward you want the reward box expands and the cursor is in the pledge amount field. You can edit that amount. Let me know if that works!

    44. Marina Poropat Joyce 2-time creator on August 12

      Hi Traci! That's so awesome you want to do that. I think you might have to make two pledges? I do not have a ton of internet where I am right now but I can delve into it tomorrow. Thanks for asking!

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      Traci Blair-Saxon on August 12

      I am backing this but would like to make an additional pledge amount in addition to my pledge. The only option it gives me is to change my pledge as "instead of" I don't want to change my original pledge, I want to make an additional one. How do I do that?