High-spec book design: Jim McGee Biography

High spec, glossy coffee table book for the motorsport aficionado’s. Jim McGee is a legend of the American racing scene, specifically the Indianapolis 500 circuit, leading many successful racing teams and famous drivers to glory.

Racemaker Press is an indy publisher printing a variety of high quality material by racing fans, for racing fans. They follow, and travel to automotive events all over the world. I worked on a couple of books for them, this one, and others including a biography of Henry Ford.

Book design and art direction, print production, and a key part of the project, overseeing bringing hundreds of archive photographs into digital format and repro quality.

I’m not a petrolhead myself, but a really pleasant and unusual, if a little sober, freelance project to work on.