e-book design

What does it mean to 'respect the reader' in today's digital age?

By libertyc
February 9, 2013 // 7 Comments

Two articles crossed my inbox the other day that approached the concept of ‘respect the reader’ from different angles. The first was a write-up about a now-controversial Kindle edition of the beloved Canadian classic, Anne of Green Gables, which has stock cover art that portrays Anne [...]

Fifty Shades of Black-on-Grey: The unfortunate design limitations of e-books

By libertyc
October 30, 2012 // 9 Comments

By Alan Cairns Last month, Amazon announced that they are selling more e-books than printed books for the first time. For every 100 hardback and paperback books sold on Amazon, 114 e-books are downloaded. The company says that we are experiencing a “reading renaissance,” and book [...]

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