typesetting and project management of pop-up interiors


When working on novelty titles, I reviewed multiple rounds of white dummies from both the paper engineers and the production team to compare sets and make sure the pops opened and closed correctly, without getting snagged or smushed.  I typeset each title using very complicated die-cut files, reviewed flat color proofs for each separate piece of art (which, for some titles, totaled in the hundreds), and checked 3D proofs of each pop for trim accuracy and functionality. The end result of this complicated process was completely amazing—and very intricate—works of art.

WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBORWOOD | ON SALE: 03/2015 | TRIM: 8.625″ x 9.4375″ | AGES: 4–8 | EXTENT: 18 | Copyright © Shawn Sheehy. Published by Candlewick Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

CHANUKAH LIGHTS | ON SALE: 09/2011 | TRIM: 8″ x 9″ | AGES: 5+ | EXTENT: 16 | Text copyright © Michael J. Rosen. Illustrations copyright © Robert Sabuda. Additional design work by Simon Arizpe and Shelby Arnold. Published by Candlewick Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

DRAGONS & MONSTERS | ON SALE: 04/2011 | TRIM: 7.4375″ x 9.4375″ | AGES: 5+ | EXTENT: 12 | Copyright © Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda. Published by Candlewick Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved.