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Kintsugi Magazine Volume 3 – Download in PDF, Epub and Mobi – Internet Archive

Volume 3 Editor:

Erdal Ozdemir

 

Contributors/Writers:

Ainex (Oxana Brugger)
Blythe Baines
Cee Jaye
Dianne Dotson
Dora Vinciguerra
Erdal Ozdemir
Estela Escobar
Jim Bowering
Kevin Hodgson
Laura Ritchie
María Lourdes Escobar
Paul Nathan

 

Cover Art Work

María Lourdes Escobar

 

Cover Design 

Erdal Ozdemir

 

Ebook & PDF Building:

Erdal Ozdemir

 

Click here to download the format you like from the Internet Archive

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Kintsugi Magazine Volume 2 – Download in PDF, Epub and Mobi – Internet Archive

 

Volume 2 Editor:

Erdal Ozdemir

Contributors/Writers:

David de Groot

Erdal Ozdemir

Eylul Dogruel

Javier Reina

Jim Bowering

Kevin Hodgson

Matthew Graybosch

Meghann Scully

Michele Andrea Kipiel

Mor Bakal

Rich Wielgosz

Terry Elliott

Veronica Dunyushkina

Cover Photo

Eylul Dogruel

 

Cover Design 

Erdal Ozdemir

Ebook & PDF Building:

Erdal Ozdemir

Download the format you like from the Internet Archive

Postscript 1: Building the PDF Magazine

Kintsugi Volume 1 PDF cover

I am happy to announce that the PDF version of the Kintsugi magazine is being issued today.

There are many different software solutions to making a PDF. Often it is extremely easy. Many productivity software can save a document as PDF. However the challenging aspects for this task had different reasons for me. I had to find a way to make the PDF unique and better designed than the E-pub in order to justify its existence.

I have initially decided to go ahead with primarily the E-pub format (with providing the Mobi format alongside it).

E-pub is the predominant electronic book format outside the Kindle ecosystem, which uses Mobi or one of its derivatives such as AZW. Nearly all modern electronic devices can read E-pub and it can be read on any screen size. This made it extremely appealing. In addition, the visuals of swiping the screen to turn pages in E-pub on touch screens added to that flavour.

However, PDF is more portable although the transition to E-pub is happening right before our eyes.

E-pub also scales the contents to screen size so that the contents aren’t squeezed to a tiny screen. PDF is best read on a larger screen or in print.

However there were valid reasons to see if a PDF version can be a possibility:

– I received a trial version of a design program
– Doing some experimentation showed that PDF version of Kintsugi may be beautiful
– PDF version allows printing and cataloguing
– PDF version allows contributors to keep an easily shareable copy of their article
– Both readers and contributors queried if PDF version is a possibility

The trial version of the software was going to expire within a few days so I worked extensively late into early morning for several days to standardise the magazine design.

I am happy that I was successful in that and both the 1st and the 2nd volume of Kintsugi have a beautiful PDF version.

DOWNLOAD THE PDF COPY FROM THE INTERNET ARCHIVE