Book Design

Typesetting

Have a Book provides high-quality pre-press services, including both traditional and electronic typesetting. We’ve delivered thousands of completed books to leading Scandinavian publishers, including Gyldendal, Cappelen Damm, Kommuneforlaget, and Kolofon.

Our highly skilled typesetting experts have decades worth of publishing industry experience. Easily able to alternate between projects in English, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, and more, they masterfully produce perfectly formatted end products which are aesthetically pleasing and functionally satisfying. The optimal typographic offers a fluid reading experience with vital elements such as mathematical formulas, tables, figures, and footnotes always perfectly presented.

We work in the Adobe environment with graphics software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat Pro.

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What makes us stand out

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    PROPRIETARY TOOLS

    We create our own alternative editing instruments offering a larger number of options and more powerful possibilities than the typical tools.

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    TECHNICAL COMPLEXITY

    We specialise in technically complex layouts and unusual requirements. We welcome these kinds of challenges as a way to hone our expertise!

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    MULTILINGUAL COMMUNICATION

    We aim to enjoy easy and effective communication with everyone, no matter what their first language might be; that’s why we’re working hard to become a multilingual company. In fact, we’re already fluent in four languages and there’s more to come!

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    ONE-STOP SHOP

    We’re capable of composing any kind of book for every type of media—print, mobile devices, all learning platforms. From cover to cover, Have a Book can coordinate any publishing concern and tackle any book-related task.

What do we do?

Book Design

Typesetting

Our publication prowess runs the gamut, from the simplest text and most basic pages to the complex academic layouts, technical illustrations, and graphic configurations.

Book Design

Graphics

We prepare publication elements both simple and complex—figures, graphs, engravings, diagrams, tables, drawings, and more.

Book Design

Covers

We design covers for books of every classification: schoolbooks, academic texts, novels, non-fiction, children’s books, and more.

Book Design

Pre-press Check

We rigorously monitor and manage materials we receive from our clientele, adjust or amend them if necessary, and ensure they end up as professional, print-ready files.

Book types

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EDUCATIONAL

Primary and secondary school textbooks covering every class subject; instructional materials; grade-specific guides for teachers.

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ACADEMIC

Academic volumes containing advanced indexes, illustrations, tables, charts, schematics, graphs, and more.

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MEDICAL

Richly illustrated medical manuals and densely detailed textbooks for students of various specialisations.

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LEGAL

Legal books with multi-level lists, citations, and cross-referencing.

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MATHEMATICAL

Advanced mathematics material containing complex algebraic expressions, intricate equations, and formulae.

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NOVELS AND BIOGRAPHIES

Aesthetically complex biographies with a wealth of photographs.

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Books for children of all ages with rich illustrations and captivating covers.

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ADVERTISING

Advertising materials; bookmarks; book fronts; posters; promotional items.

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