Electric Book Works Publishing reinvented for the digital age

Visualising the modern book-production process

Book production is changing. Many great books are still made in the traditional way: layout in InDesign, PDFs shared over email. At the same time, a growing number of publishers are embracing a new workflow. This is modern book production.

Here’s a journey through the process. Click the plus signs for more on each stage.

See the standalone web version here. Want to share the graphic? Please do! Here’s a static image. Want to help us improve it? Anyone can contribute on GitHub.


Arthur Attwell last updated 28 May 2020