They happily answer all questions as they proudly show off the silk-screening processes in which they specialize.
It’s an impressive facility — they’re able to handle jobs as small as up to highway billboards.
There are so many questions because there are presently so many available options. And now, with Kickstarter, we also raise the money.
Her $65 pledge kicked off a monthlong fundraising effort that would culminate in a room full of hardcover books, a publishing think tank and the means to begin experimenting with books on the i Pad. is a book best described as a guide to some of the hidden galleries and museums in the city.
So I find myself in the bowels of a giant, award-winning, local printer, who in return for our supporting of their efforts showed a warm hospitality, and a deep appreciation for our project.
in defining the goals for the Kickstarter project: make enough books to generate substantial returns.Editor and co-author Ashley Rawlings and I put the book together in 2008. The book is important to us because we put so much work into its production.But it's particularly important to me because over time this project has come to embody much of my ethos towards publishing, printing and the book as an object. It is a wholly formed literary object — a well-considered balance of editorial, design and physical craft.Mid-tour I wonder aloud if they’ve felt a pinch from ravaged publishing industry. The answer still makes me happy that we were able to use Mr. All mass market publishing rationale lead away from producing a book with a silk-screened, cloth cover.But Kickstarter allowed us to buck that trend, to ignore the demands of mass market pricing for our niche product, and produce the book that we felt should exist. To bring beautiful, well-considered things into the world. My goal here is to outline what we did and why we did it, with the hope of inspiring anyone with an itch, gumption and a good narrative, to do the same.I had spent time treading water in the independent publishing world and thought I might be able to inspire similar folk to reconsider the habits we had fallen into.A lot of us were thinking like mass-market publishers despite being anything but.The seamlessness of this process lies in that Kickstarter uses Amazon for payments.Amazon acts as an escrow service — if pledge goals are met, the pledges are automagically charged the moment the funding time limit is reached.