About Andrea Reider

I’ve been working as a book designer and layout artist/typesetter for publishers since graduating from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in English.

My first job was managing a typesetting shop in Ann Arbor with early Macintosh computers. When I moved to San Francisco two years later my Macintosh skills were very much in demand and I began working for book publishers including John Wiley & Sons, Addison Wesley Longman, and McGraw Hill.

There are many online book retailers today, including CreateSpace and Amazon Kindle, Apple iBookstore, Google, Barnes & Noble’s Nook, and Lulu. The history of publishing is one of constant evolution and adaptation. But the goal remains the same: great book design and layout to create beautiful books that are easy to read and enjoy.

Photograph © 2014 Bruce Critchley

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