Litho/digital commercial printers for books, magazines, etc

Here are some commercial printers I have worked with for a variety of jobs, and personally recommend. They have different specialities. Please remember, these are commercial printers aiming at trade business (namely book, publishers or graphic designers). That is to say, not only will they expect perfect PDFs/artwork, but when costing a job, they would expect a fairly firm specification to quote to. While everyone I’ve worked with is very helpful and generous, please be considerate of their time when asking for quotes. Do your research first and ask for staff advice if you have never worked with a commercial printer before. The possibilities are as infinite as all the different books you have seen, so firm Read more

Packaging Styles, Templates for boxes and packaging

key book: Structural Packaging Designs Forms, Folds and Sizes: All the Details Graphic Designers Can Never Find but Need to Know Chapter 9: Packaging Styles (PDF) iStockPack