Tag: design

Armchair BEA: A Question of Aesthetics

Posted May 12, 2016 by Lory in design, events / 22 Comments
Armchair BEA: A Question of Aesthetics

Today’s Armchair BEA topic is about aesthetics: what we think about the purely visual qualities of books, and also of our blogs. To what extent do looks matter to us? How do they affect our reading experience? Although I can look past the drawbacks of an ugly or poorly designed book if the content is […]

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Tagged: Book Title Acrostic

Posted August 11, 2015 by Lory in tags / 21 Comments
Tagged: Book Title Acrostic

Nicole of Feed Your Fiction Addiction tagged me in her impressive Tagapalooza post some time ago. This was a chance to pick one of four tags to play along with, and the idea of making an acrostic of book titles using my name was most appealing. I have a short name, so for extra fun […]

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What makes a great book blog design?

Posted January 12, 2015 by Lory in discussions / 41 Comments
What makes a great book blog design?

Graphic design is an art form that we don’t always think about because it surrounds us every day, yet I’m fascinated by how it subtly influences our experience of everything we read. I recently had my own blog redesigned to reflect my own preferences, and I’ve noticed both that it both gives me significantly more […]

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A New Look!

Posted December 8, 2014 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 24 Comments
A New Look!

Almost a year ago, I started this blog on a whim when I had some extra time on my hands during a vacation (a rare occurrence indeed, let me tell you). I nearly stopped after just a few weeks, as you can see from my lack of posts in February, thinking it wasn’t worth the […]

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