The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy



September 17th, 2009

E-books Won’t Stay Ugly Forever

A subject which receives far too little coverage in the great eBook orgy is just how much is lost in the conversersion from books-on-paper to eBooks in one of the many eBook formats. What is lost: nearly every visual element, from typeface choices to page design. As this May 2009 article on states: “Ultimately…

September 13th, 2009

It’s Time to Play CHEESE or font

What fun: a chance to play a game where you test your knowledge of the names of cheeses and the names of fonts. A tip for new players: you don’t need to go back to the home page to start a new game. As you can see in the illustration above, the next name appears…