About Tome Town
Tome Town founder Barbara Lugge has more than 24 years' experience working with publishing companies to help clients with their publishing needs, followed by four years as founder and publisher of Art Lover's Guide, an annual art guide covering central Texas. She is proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as well as in proprietary software programs such as Blurb's free BookSmart. Areas of expertise include project management, book design, book layout, photograph retouching, and print management.
In March 2009, Tome Town was added to Blurb.com's team of BlurbNation book designers.
Barbara Lugge is also a visual artist, working in hand-stitched thread on canvas and in paper. To visit her site, go to www.barbaralugge.com. An example of her work, a hand-stitched self-portrait, is pictured below.
Self-portrait, 2007, 16 x 20 inches, Hand-stitched thread on canvas