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We are creating a book which is a compendium of editorials that appeared in a state government oriented magazine
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I need a book cover designed that is formatted for Blurb.com I have included the sizes required in the other section. My desired output would be a layered photoshop document and a PDF created from it. The cover will be a dust jacket that wraps around the book so the front cover, the inside flaps (where I would like a bio and bio pic) the spine and the back cover
The specifications for the cover are as follows
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Final, exported PDF should measure (w x h) 20.653 x 9.5
Total Page size / trim line (w x h) 20.403 x 9.25
Bleed (all edges) 0.125
Flaps (w x h, measured from trim edge to fold) 3.375 x 9.5
Gutter / Spine (w x h) 0.569 x 9.5
Inset for Margins / Safe boundary (from edge of trim) 0.25
I don't have specific photography selected so I am thinking it would be something more of just text and maybe a vector image of the illinois state capitol. A book cover I like is https://37signals.com/remote but I am open to other designs and even photography but I prefer a more minimalist and modern feel. On the inside of the flap at the beginning of the book I would like the contents of the InsideFrontFlap.zip that is attached. The title of the book will be "A View of the Capitol - A collection of thoughts on Illinois State Government" with the subtitle being minimized and not appearing on the spine. By Dana Heupel should appear somewhere on the cover. I think a line outline of the top half of the Illinois State Capitol building would be interesting but not required. It can be seen here: http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/1200 and can be found in a Google Image Search for Illinois state capitol