ALREADY AN IBPA MEMBER? Great! Simply log into the "members only" area of the IBPA website to download a current copy of the IBPA Membership Benefits Handbook containing all the information you need to take advantage of each IBPA member benefit.
The IBPA member benefit
IBPA members receive a 20% discount on design services from Creative Director and Graphic Designer, Christina Speed. Christina specializes in design and production of complex books; especially cookbooks, guides, books requiring extensive photography, and/or books with complex illustration or unique typographic challenges.
"To be successful, independent ideas and points of view require an approach to design that's often not well-served by template solutions. Every project can benefit from good design, elevating the profile of the publisher, author, and content. Some of my qualities most relevant to independent publishers include: unique, collaborative, extensive experience, broad range of skills, entrepreneurial, extremely high standards."
IBPA members pay the following for the services referenced (price below includes the 20% IBPA member discount):
- Book Cover Design & Printer Ready Files: $2,300
- Book Interior Design & Printer Ready Files, Complex: $5,600 + $4/page
- Book Interior Design & Printer Ready Files, Simple: $2,400 + $2.50/page
- Creative Direction
- Identity/Logo/Colophon Design
- Marketing Collateral
- Photography Art Direction
About Christina Speed Graphic Design
Current focus: authentic storytelling (in all media), book design, identity design, hand lettering, baking naturally leavened bread, clawhammer banjo and epic road trips. Always focused on belly-laughing. Visit christinaspeed.com.
About the Independent Book Publishers Association
IBPA's mission is to lead and serve the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success. IBPA's vision is a world where every independent publisher has the tools and knowledge needed to professionally engage in all aspects of the publishing industry.