Blurb Launches Designer Collection Templates

April 26, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Books | 2 Comments |
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Blurb has launched its new Designer Collection, a series of free-to-use book templates that promise to "instantly transform simple photo books into professionally designed and beautiful productions." Users can choose from a series of six versatile templates to quickly and easily create a Small Square (7"x7") book. Additional customisation options allow book-makers to play around with photos, add captions, include personal messages, and easily switch between templates without having to start again. The Designer Collection templates have been created exclusively for Blurb by acclaimed designer and photographer Laura Brunow Miner, founder of Pictory, an online photography magazine. The templates are free to use, while the books start from £8.99. To get started with creating your own instant photo book with the Designer Collection templates, visit the website below.

Website: Blurb - Designer Templates

Blurb Press Release

Blurb Launches Series of “Designer Collection” Templates

Create stylish books instantly

London, UK —25 April, 2013 — Blurb, the global creative publishing platform, has launched their new Designer Collection, a series of free-to-use book templates that instantly transform simple photo books into professionally designed and beautiful productions. Users can choose from a series of six simple, stylish, and versatile templates to quickly and easily create a Small Square (7 x 7 in) book that’s perfect for any occasion.

“Ranging from fun, to beautiful, to elegant, the Designer Collection brings out the inner designer in each of us,” said Eileen Gittins, CEO and Founder of Blurb. “After you choose one of the new free templates, Blurb’s online app will automatically create a book for you that’s both seriously stylish and highly personalised.”

Additional customisation options allow book-makers to play around with photos, add captions, include personal messages, and easily switch between templates without having to start again. The Designer Collection templates have been created exclusively for Blurb by acclaimed designer and photographer Laura Brunow Miner, founder of Pictory, an online photography magazine, who was also named one of the Most Influential Women in Tech by Fast Company in 2010.

The Designer Collection is another addition to Blurb’s popular instant photo book offering, which give everyday photographers and social media users the chance to quickly and easily create their own books. By pulling photos directly from their Facebook Timelines, their friend’s Facebook albums, or their Instagram photo streams, even photo book novices can publish a book in less than an hour. Users can also import photos from their own personal photo collection.

The books start from just £8.99, and to get started with creating your own instant photo book with the Designer Collection templates, visit http://www.blurb.co.uk/designer-photo-book-templates. All of the instant Photo Books can also be easily converted into an ebook for iPad or iPhone, and you can even add audio and video.

About Blurb®

Blurb® is a creative publishing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Every story is its own adventure. Blurb’s platform makes it easy to design, publish, market, and sell professional-quality books, catalogues, and magazines in both print and digital forms. Through its bookstore and online marketing tools, Blurb enables its book-makers to sell their work, while its social and community features allow customers to create and share Blurb books across social channels.

Founded by Eileen Gittins in 2005, Blurb includes a team of design, Internet, and software veterans who share a passion for helping people bring their stories to life. To date, Blurb has shipped over 6.5 million books to 70 countries. In 2010, Blurb was ranked the fastest growing media company on the Inc. 500. Blurb is based in San Francisco with offices in London. For more info, visit http://www.blurb.com.



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#1 Bill

This application is really not ready for "prime time"
- minimal/no instructions
- size/type limits exist but not visible
- no good way to stop/delete/start over
- they are loading to blurb server before you want them to

10:02 pm - Friday, April 26, 2013

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8:31 am - Friday, June 7, 2013