A book designer’s pet peeves


When you’re a design geek, visiting a bookstore can sometimes be a bit painful.

Joel Friedlander and his wife found a slew of design no-nos while browsing the other day, and some were irritating enough to discourage from buying the physical book.

Learn from these mistakes — and learn what, specifically, you should do differently — on Friedlander’s blog.

(Some of the flaws they noticed, by the way, aren’t exclusive to paper books, so it’s still worth a read if you’re electronic-only.)

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