Website design | CD mastering | Font development | Typesetting | Page layout

Good Imprint is a compact, responsive and reliable web design, CD mastering and typesetting house based in Sussex, UK. Projects benefit from an imaginative but considered approach to technology, a flair for presentation and near fanatical attention to detail.

Present and past clients include:  Alden Bookset ⋅ Alner Hamblin Electronics  ⋅ AMB Technology  ⋅ APR  ⋅ Barbican  ⋅ BBC  ⋅ Brockwell Associates  ⋅ Chrysalis Coaching  ⋅ Classic FM Magazine  ⋅ A Classical Discography  ⋅ Classical Recordings Quarterly  ⋅ Conrad Merrin  ⋅ Cooper Hill  ⋅ Peter Dickinson ⋅ East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival  ⋅ Kate Garcia  ⋅ Gramophone  ⋅ Grant Thorp  ⋅ Hi‑Fi News  ⋅ Angelika Howard  ⋅ Hypopara UK  ⋅ International Record Review  ⋅ Kava Communications  ⋅ Kennetbridge  ⋅ Lifescape  ⋅ MARQ magazine  ⋅ Macsen ⋅ The Original Tooth Fairy  ⋅ Ormrod Originals  ⋅ Omen Ra  ⋅ OxCHEPS  ⋅ Philip Allan Updates  ⋅ Red Orange Recordings  ⋅ Schmart  ⋅ SomCom  ⋅ SOMM Recordings  ⋅ Songlines ⋅ William de Wilde  ⋅ Wintershall


Website design

Good Imprint is much occupied in the design and implementation of websites, large and small, supplying to clients in the academic, arts, consumer magazine, industrial design, charity and consumer electronics worlds. Good Imprint specialises in 'clean', functionally elegant websites that are inviting to look at, informative and quick to display.

Options include database-driven pages using MySQL with PHP, an approach conferring many advantages, not least the option of including a sophisticated, in-house developed content management system that enables the client to use a standard web browser to add pages or to update or delete existing material. Most of the sites shown in the Portfolio below are configured in this way.

CD mastering

Good Imprint is greatly experienced in the exacting discipline of professional level audio CD mastering and provides this service to the world music magazine Songlines for its cover sampler and annual Awards discs. It did the same for Gramophone from January 2000 until the October 2010 issue, after which the magazine discontinued its CD, and for Classic FM Magazine from 2001 until the publication's demise following the April 2012 issue.

All aspects of Red Book production are catered for, including waveform editing, level matching, custom track point and indexing, coding for ISRC, copy inhibition and SCMS. Proof and Duplication masters are provided on CD-R and as a DDP disc image respectively, the latter normally transferred to the replication plant via FTP/SFTP. Additionally Good Imprint offers mastering of multimedia, cross-platform (Blue Book) CDs.

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Font development | Typesetting | Page layout

Font development
Customised fonts for Apple or PC. Good Imprint has produced Eastern European character additions to the standard fonts used by Classical Recordings Quarterly, Gramophone and International Record Review. The same service was provided to BBC Proms in 2006, 2010, 2011 and 2012; and in 2009 to the Barbican Centre in London.

Expert formatting of supplied text to suit almost any kind of typesetting requirement. Client copy can be submitted in a variety of formats, including any version of Word. Completed, styled setting is returned in QuarkXPress, PDF, Word, RTF or other format to specification. Good Imprint has typeset a range of academic textbooks for Alden Bookset, Cooper Hill Press and Philip Allan Updates.

Page layout
Good Imprint offers professional level page layout services for any paper-based application, from company letterhead through to magazine and book publishing. Completed jobs are supplied in QuarkXPress or Print/Press optimised PDF format as appropriate. Where required Good Imprint can also arrange delivery of completed bulk print jobs through its connections with a small network of professional printing agencies.

Cooper Hill Press

Philip Allan Updates


Good Imprint is based in West Sussex, UK

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