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Feedback requested: Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas book design

I’m finally working on the layout for my forthcoming “Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas” book and am looking for your feedback on the book’s design.

I have posted five versions of the layout for a sample chapter. Each chapter consists of a title page, quotation page, image page, and essay page. They are very similar, but have variations in background, framing of images, and use of gradients or no gradients for background images.

I’d appreciate your responding to these layouts and telling me which you like better, and why — either which layout as a whole, or which way of representing the title page, quotation page, image page, or essay page.

Here are the links:

Design1: http://www.davidbookbinder.com/media/temp/Design1.pdf

Design2: http://www.davidbookbinder.com/media/temp/Design2.pdf

Design3: http://www.davidbookbinder.com/media/temp/Design3.pdf

Design4: http://www.davidbookbinder.com/media/temp/Design4.pdf

Design5: http://www.davidbookbinder.com/media/temp/Design5.pdf

Thanks!

Best,
– David
David J. Bookbinder, LMHC

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  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Carol

    I personally like design 3 the best except that I don’t like the gradient on the first page. I like the first page more like design 1.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jeanette Larkin

    What I have been able to look thru so seems wonderful and look forward to the printing

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