Friday, December 28, 2007
Kid in an eye candy store
Shutterstock, and he took full advantage of it, selecting lots of great eye candy for the book. Because of Steph’s strong visual sense, working with him on the design of the book was a great collaboration. He didn’t come to the project with a visual vocabulary related to books, but he learned quickly as we went along and was ready with immediate and specific feedback as the design took shape. He also trusted me with the editing, because, as with a lot of strongly visual people, the details of grammar and spelling sort of sail below his radar. And then there was the website [Note that I’ve given up on “Web site” and have made the transition to solid, lowercase website. Language marches on.] in real life.