there’s been a change in design re the special edition - the type is now grey, not pink - the covers have been printed already - minus the title, which has been embossed - they then planned to fill the embossing with a matt pink, matching the spine - but apparently the ink doesn’t stick [...]

there’s been a change in design re the special edition - the type is now grey, not pink - the covers have been printed already - minus the title, which has been embossed - they then planned to fill the embossing with a matt pink, matching the spine - but apparently the ink doesn’t stick to the paper (?!?) - and the only ink that will stick is available in just five grotty colours, the best of which being grey - (or, alternatively, the embossing could be left with no colour) - i’m assured it will still look “special” - and perhaps this is no big deal for most people? - but as a fussy artist, personally i feel slightly disappointed - not helped by my grave reservations about the 3D pop-up thing - and the fact i’ve not even been given an opportunity to check the colour proofs of the book!… : (


Posted: 2010-03-10 12:39:17

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Author:trevor brown