Independent publishing company 404 Ink have blogged about their finances; “where our money goes, how much we earn, our profits, our challenges and so on”. The purpose was to demystify income and costs, of publishing. Particularly interesting is the breakdown of commissions and distribution costs and this article is a must read for any of you planing to publish in the future.
Publishing is often an exciting 'passion project' for designers and so unsurprisingly rarely gets the budget it needs making it a very expensive, long and at times painful process if the planning hasn't be done right. This Auckland based workshop is designed to help anyone who would like to dive deeper into the publishing world and avoid unnecessary pain.
Sarah Hyndman's latest book project is due for release 17th April 2017 - Here’s a link to pre-order, it on Amazon!
I caught up with publisher (& type designer) Mathieu Christe to find out more about his type periodical Footnotes.