imageTwo first-place honors were among the six awards North Market Street Graphics received for prepress/composition at the 30th New York Book Show, held October 13, 2016, at the Battery Gardens in New York. NMSG has been participating in the show since 2003.

The event showcases “the best in the art of bookmaking,” and serves as a testament that print books continue to thrive alongside their digital offspring. NMSG is proud to represent the best of this publishing tradition, as we have for more than 30 years.

Read more: 2016 New York Book Show

imageLocal fans of Anna Quindlen got a treat recently when the novelist appeared at a sold-out fundraising luncheon for the Library System of Lancaster County, where she signed copies of her most recent book, New York Times bestseller Miller’s Valley.

But Quindlen has another Lancaster connection: NMSG composed Miller’s Valley for Random House.

This is only the most recent of Quindlen’s books that NMSG had a hand in producing with Random House. Our association with the Philadelphia-born author goes all the way back to 2000, when we composed A Short Guide to a Happy Life, a nonfiction book based on a commencement speech Quindlen wrote but never delivered. In addition, NMSG also performed the production services for three other books by the popular author: Being Perfect, Rise and Shine, and Good Dog. Stay.

Read more: Novelist Anna Quindlen's Local Connections

imageRichard McGuire’s graphic novel Here, noted for its “beautiful composition,” which was done by North Market Street Graphics, took first-place honors in its category at the annual New York Book Show held October 14 in New York City. This is in addition to two other first-place nods and a third-place award in various categories for prepress/comp work by NMSG. Staff members Vicky Dawes and Lainey Wolfe represented NMSG at the show.

Read more: 2015 New York Book Show

imageNMSG congratulates Alfred A. Knopf on its 100th anniversary!

Alfred A. Knopf founded his eponymous publishing house in New York in 1915. It quickly became a powerhouse notable for the quality of the books bearing its imprint. Knopf characterized his mission as simply to publish “good books.”

Read more: 100 Years of Knopf

NMSG has built its reputation on being at the technological forefront in publishing, which now includes EPUBs, or electronic versions of print books for various reader formats. Our work was recently recognized by InDesign Magazine in an article about fine art EPUBs titled "Galleries to Go" (issue 71).

Working with Abbeville Press, the award-winning New York publishing house specializing in fine art and illustrated books, NMSG created the enhanced digital edition of the authoritative resource for birdwatchers, Audubon's Birds of America. The original print version of the book has been widely acknowledged as a masterpiece in both the art and natural science fields for its stunning reproductions of John James Audubon's original engravings of birds.

Read more: For the Birds?