Design Studio - American Color Imaging

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What is Design Studio?


Design Studio is an amazing service that allows you to put your album and book designs in very capable hands. With 50 years of experience supporting the professional photography industry, we are taking that to a whole new level. Design Studio will give you some amazing flexibility, high-end design and quick turnaround all in one package. You upload your images, pick a design style and we design your album in 3–5* business days or less. Your client has the ability to see a proof online, make notes or request changes, and give you the final say. This process is a great time saver and allows you and your client the ability to easily collaborate, with up to three rounds of revisions. Design fees start at $45 and include up the three FREE rounds of revisions. Once all the album specs and design are approved, the order is easily sent through our ordering system and produced in a 2–3 business days. Color correction is included in the design fee.

How Design Studio will improve sales:


• Designs are completed within 3–5* business days, so your client will see their layout shortly after selecting the photos.

• Choose from over 80 leather options and upsell a cameo or other amazing design accents

• Sell companion albums to parents and grandparents: Once the album is designed you can easily order companion albums that are the same aspect ratio.

*Design times can vary during the holiday season and book/album sale times.

Custom Album Design Samples


Every Custom Design that we do is unique for you. Our highly trained designers will match the style you have chosen following the general guidelines based on the styles below. Click on the images to enlarge the design.

Traditional


A classically designed album with the look of matted pages with black or white backgrounds. Very simple and elegant design with no strokes or drop shadows. Text on cover, no text phrases or graphic embellishments used on the spreads. Click here to see a full Traditional album layout.

Modern


A blend of the traditional style with the addition of some colored accents and overlay effects customized to compliment your images. Also designed with colored strokes and textured backgrounds to feature your images. Text on cover, no text phrases or graphic embellishments used on the spreads. Click here to see a full Modern album layout.

Elegant


Using the same concept as Modern, but with an added twist to create a flowing design style. This style has text phrases, background imagery (supplied by the photographer), overlapping images and frames to help show off your special event. Added effects of black and white, sepia, and tints to images to add dramatic effect. No graphic embellishments used on the spreads. Click here to see a full Elegant album layout.

 

Platinum


Our most popular design service of our “story book” styles. A blend of all three styles to create a storybook style. Full image spreads allow for each page to be dramatically designed to feature your event. Added unique graphic embellishments and gradients are used to add some extra flare to you spreads. Tilted images and collage pages are another great feature in the Platinum style. Click here to see a full Platinum album layout.

Templated Album Design Samples


With our Templated Designs,  the layout you see in the example is the layout you will receive. Some changes will be done to match the template to your images such as background texture/color, text color and image layout orientation to match images. Background images can still be uploaded for designers use. Click on the drop down menues for description and to see a full album design.

Engagement


Engagement Guest Book

Special occasions are better when you know who was there. In this design, we capture an amazing look and feel while leaving space for attendees to sign or leave notes. The viewer will experience an encapsulating feeling when the images are combined with notes from those who care. Click here to see a sample.

Light Engagement

This light engagement album allows for your images to be the main focus of the design. Within this design is a few added embellishments to add some flare to your album. Click here to see a sample.

Love At First Sight

Fall in love all over again each time you look at this design. This design will draw the viewer into that special moment in time whenever they look at their album. Click here to see a sample.

 

Families


Baby On The Way

Time seems to pass quickly these days, help capture this special moment with the Baby on the Way design. Creating a forever memory is easy with this design. Click here to see a sample.

Forever Family

Capturing the warmth and comfort of a family is what this design is all about. The concept of this layout brings a feeling of togetherness and love. Click here to see a sample.

Loving Family

Nothing is better than having your family all in one place. This design helps capture those special moments by using matted page designs with some special embellishments to add some creativity to your album. Click here to see a sample.

 

 

Babies


Calm Baby

This design concept was created with a color pallet and layout depicting it’s title. When this design is complete, it will surround your images with a completely calming mood. Click here to see a sample.

Natural Baby

With the Natural Baby design, we created an environment allowing for an everyday life setting. This design keeps in mind that families have different atmospheres. Click here to see a sample.

Vibrant Baby Boy

The color pallet and layout of this design will bring a radiance of excitement to the finished product. Your images inside this design will give the viewer a true sense of joy. Click here to see a sample.

Vibrant Baby Girl

We took the same concept from Vibrant Baby Boy and constructed an exciting pallet for a baby girl. You cannot go wrong with this design for a bouncing baby girl. Click here to see a sample.

Birthdays


Boy Birthday

When it comes to birthdays, happy is the key word. With this design we draw the viewer in by creating a theme of happiness. Click here to see a sample.

Girl Birthday

Having fun is what birthdays are all about. With this design we recreate that feeling with visualization. Click here to see a sample.

Children


Energetic Child Boy

We all wish we had the energy of a child. With that in mind, this design gives the viewer a true sense of energy and vibrancy. All little boys will look great in this design. Click here to see a sample.

Energetic Child Girl

We all wish we had the energy of a child. With that in mind, this design gives the viewer a true sense of energy and vibrancy. Any little girl will look great in this design. Click here to see a sample.

Energetic Child Neutral

We all wish we had the energy of a child. With that in mind, this design gives the viewer a true sense of energy and vibrancy. Click here to see a sample.

Relaxed Child

Giving the viewer a relaxed feeling was the concept behind this design. If your image concepts are geared in this direction, Relaxed Child is a great choice for you. Click here to see a sample.

 

Seniors


Complex Senior Boy

Capture the special moment in the seniors life. Creating a lifetime of memories by placing all of your images into this complex senior design. The color pallet will reflect your senior boy and his interests. Click here to see a sample.

Complex Senior Girl

Create memories by placing all of your images into this complex senior design. The color pallet will reflect your senior girl and her attitude. Click here to see a sample.

Complex Senior Neutral

Capturing the special moment in the seniors life. Creating a lifetime of memories by placing all of your images into this complex senior design. The color pallet will be neutral allowing for you to use the design for a boy or a girl. Click here to see a sample.

Festive Senior 1

This fun festive senior layout gives the feel of a scrapbook by using special embellishments geared toward seniors. This design reflects the fun atmosphere of the images with some textured backgrounds. This design could be for a boy or a girl. Click here to see a sample.

Festive Senior 2

This festive senior layout uses matted pages to create a very clean look. With the added of special embellishments to match the images. The Festive Senior 2 keeps the traditional feel of white space and clean edges. This design could be for a boy or a girl. Click here to see a sample.

Senior Guest Book

Special occasions are better when you know who was there. In this design, we capture an amazing look and feel while leaving space for attendees to sign or leave notes. The viewer will experience an encapsulating feeling when the images are combined with notes from those who care. This design is geared towards seniors but could also be used as a baby shower, anniversary, or any other celebration. Click here to see a sample.

Simple Senior Signature

Special occasions are better when you know who was there. In this design, we capture an amazing look and feel while leaving plenty of space for attendees to sign or leave special notes. Click here to see a sample.

 Testimonials From Customers


 

Have Questions?

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Getting Started

How to make a revision

How to approve the design

 

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FAQ


How much is a design?

• 20 spreads – $45

• $2 per additional spread

What type of designs do you do and can I see samples?

• All types! Weddings, Bat Mitzvahs, Bar Mitzvahs, events, seniors, babies, families, kids and many more! See our album design samples above.

How should I send my images?

• High resolution JPG files

• Upload entire archives and use our favorites feature to create multiple image lists for your album designs or upload just the images you want in your design.

• If this is an event, the images should be in chronological order. The design will be laid out in the order your images are submitted.

• If you have images you would like to use as backgrounds only, please label them as BKG files

• All images are color corrected in lab to lab standard. If you color correct your own and do not want the color correction, please specify in the special instructions during the design request.

How long until I see my design?

• You will receive an email with a link to your proof in less than a week

• To see view your proof: log onto EventProofs.com > Albums > find the album name > select presentation

• To send a link to your customer: log onto eventproofs.com > Albums > find the album name > under left drop-down menu select send link

What are my revision options?

• 3 free rounds of revisions (unlimited changes each round)

• $15 per round after your first 3 free rounds

How long until I see my album after it's approved?

• 3 day turnaround time for all books and albums

• 2 day standard shipping in the U.S.

• $6.50 for drop shipping

How long will my online proof be available?

• Your proof will remain active until your event expires. Your event will need to be extended after 6 months. It is $10 to extend for another 3 months.

• You are able to order additional albums at any time by going to your presentation in EventProofs and selecting “order additional albums” located on the bottom right corner of your monitor.

 

 

We want to hear from you!

We’re here to answer any of your questions. Drop us an email or call our design team at 800.728.2722 ext. 2121.

 

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