Are you a publisher? Maybe you’re wondering about self-publishing a book, magazine or anythong else (print or e-book)? Do you need or like vintage and fantasy style designed books? Do you have great ideas, but you don’t have skills or time to create a book design?

Here it is – Scared Dragons’s Book Design Library, Vol. 1 – Vintage Book Design Kit.

With this design kit you’ll be able to create awesome vintage styled book designs!

Main features

  • 210×297mm A4 (8.27×11.7”) + 5mmb leeds, 300dpi, 2598×3626px
  • easy to understand and logical document structure
  • various cover background textures (several color variations of beautiful floral ornament)
  • variuos paper textures (8 textures + 2 ornamented color variations for each)
  • useful elements: hinge and lock (both in 3 sizes – small, medium and large)
  • title label background and frame in vector shapes with styles – easy to modify, change color, etc.
  • bleed area in separate layer, channel and guides – easy to use the item with or without the bleeds (for e-books)
  • each cover and paper texture additionaly included in JPG file

Easy to use

  1. choose cover background
  2. add some extra elements (hinges, lock, or your own)
  3. customize the label if needed
  4. add some text
  5. choose paper texture
  6. become more creative and add some extra flavor to the cover and paper (stains, scratches, borders)
  7. done!

You can use created designs as background textures in many applications (InDesign, Word, OpenOffice or even LaTeX).

Package contents

  • PSD file (1GB) – all elements included
  • 10 cover textures in JPG files (full size)
  • 24 paper textures in JPG files (full size, 8 textures + 2 color ornamented variations of each)
  • Documentation in PDF format – designed with this item!

Good luck and have fun!

I hope you’ll create some awesome book designs with this kit. Be creative and have fun! Oh, and don’t forget to rate it, add some comments and share the info about it – likes, tweets, pins, +1’s appreciated :) If you like it – check my other items!

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