In this blog post we want explore the notion of streamlining the cover design process. Many publishers hire in-house design staff to manage the creative process of designing book covers for their titles. But in other instances this is something that is outsourced to external design agencies or freelancers. In some cases, even the more traditional service providers offer these solutions.
If you haven't seen our short video showcasing some of the key features of the Lanstad technology platform, be sure to take a look. Lanstad is a fully centralised and collaborative project management workspace for publishing production. The platform enables real-time content editing and transformation, storage of assets, integrated communication and milestone tracking. What does this mean for publishers? Ultimately, the platform allows publishers to reduce cost of labour-intensive aspects of the publishing production process, and improve speed to market.
We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Brady will be joining our project management team in Deanta HQ in Dublin. Jennifer’s extensive publishing and project management experience will be a great asset to the team. Jennifer has a keen interest in the areas of XML, metadata and ONIX and, by virtue of many years working inside a publishing house, has a keen understanding of the needs, concerns and priorities of a busy modern publisher.
Last week Deanta wrapped up a very successful London Book Fair. The event represents a core part of the publishing industry calendar, and is always an excellent opportunity to meet with like minds to discuss new developments, innovations and possible future directions for the industry as a whole. Members of international team from all over the world joined together to represent Deanta. Find out more about what the Deanta team got up to across the three day event at the Olympia Conference Centre in London.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of London Book Fair, a stand out in the global publishing calendar and a great opportunity to network, trade rights, and explore new ideas and innovations in publishing. LBF 2016 will take place at the Olympia Conference Centre for the second year, and runs from April 12th to 14th. We have had a look at some of the key events taking place at the fair this year, and noted our top picks.
We are just a short few weeks from London Book Fair 2016, which marks the 45th anniversary of one of the largest events in the global publishing calendar. It is a fantastic opportunity to explore new innovations in publishing, discuss rights, network with peers and consider further developments are predicted to come over the next year. During the fair we will be hosting a technology seminar, exploring some key issues within the publishing services industry, and showcasing our publishing production platform, Lanstad. Be sure to lock it in your calendar and head to the Tech Theatre to check it out.