Thesis Design

Your thesis as creative design

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Designing a Thesis?

 

Designing a thesis is an art in itself. After all, there has to be a good visual translation of the content.

Ridderprint has its own studio and an external network of professional designers. This way we make the right match with the professional that suits you. 

We deliver a creative design for the cover and layout. So that you can focus on the content.

The packages


Total package

James Jardine
Layout | Inside pages Standard PDF

€ From 95

  • Adding layout elements to your PDF file
  • FROM € 95 for a single layout element
  • Up to three layout elements possible

If you have created a complete layout but still want to add something, you can do so with this package. You submit the complete PDF file. We can add a maximum of three layout elements to this PDF file.

1 element > € 95

2 elements > € 140

3 elements > € 185

You can choose styling for the following three layout elements:

1. Header and footer

2. Indexes (chapter numbers on the side of your pages)

3. Title pages of chapters 

Layout | Inside pages Complete

€ 495

  • A to Z layout of the inside pages
  • Up to 30 tables

The complete layout from A to Z on the basis of your wishes. We have examples for you to choose from.

Choose the Complete Plus package if you have more than 30 tables.

The following layout elements can be determined for the layout:

- Font, size, and line spacing

- Use of headlines

- Headers and footers

- Table of contents

- References

- Tables

- Indexes

- Title pages of chapters

Layout | Inside pages Complete Plus

€ 595

  • A to Z layout of the inside pages
  • More than 30 tables

The complete layout from A to Z on the basis of your wishes. We have examples for you to choose from. 

Choose the Complete package if you have fewer than 30 tables.

The following layout elements can be determined for the layout:

- Font, size, and line spacing

- Use of headlines

- Headers and footers

- Table of contents

- References

- Tables

- Indexes

- Title pages of chapters

Layout | Cover Standard

€ 75

  • The layout of the cover according to your wishes with the text and images submitted.

If you can provide the photos and text but you do not have the knowledge for creating a cover, this will be the package you need.

We combine your material to a technically proper cover. You can state any additional wishes concerning colour, font type, etc.

You can find a suitable image on websites such as:

www.istockphoto.com

www.shutterstock.com

On your behalf, we can buy any images you choose from these sites, and we will pass on the costs involved.

Layout | Cover Design

€ 225

  • Complete design of the cover in collaboration with a graphic designer.

This will be the perfect package if you want a unique design. In collaboration with a designer you plan the details of a concept for a bespoke cover.

In consultation with you or on the basis of portfolios from designers, we will find the right designer.

Together with the designer you work towards a concept. The designer will work on the details of this concept, and you will be consulted at the various stages of the design process.

Layout | Total package James Jardine

€ 1095

  • Custom design of complete thesis, in collaboration with designer James Jardine.

Do you want your thesis to stand out with a unique and personal design?

Together with an experienced designer, your wishes and ideas are translated into a beautiful end result.

- Complete thesis in one style

- Everything is custom

- Smooth communication because you work with one contact person

- Also for your extra invitations and powerpoint presentation

Do you have more than 300 pages, or does your manuscript contain mathematical equations? Ask first about the possibilities. View the website and portfolio > www.jamesjardine.nl

Quality

More then 25 years experience, and it shows in the quality of our service and work. Thesis design and high-quality printing. The newest techniques with sharp and vibrant prints. Own design studio and great collaborations.

Personal attention

Ridderprint is the specialist in thesis layout and design! We aim at 100% customer satisfaction. To this end, we offer our customers flexibility and optimum personal guidance.

Costs

Do you want to get the best value for your budget? We provide comprehensive services and solutions for thesis layout and design, from standard to fully customised, with personal attention and excellent advice.

Thesis layout?

1. Intake interview

If you decide to have your thesis printed by Ridderprint, we will send you all additional information and will plan the order. At an intake with a designer, your wishes and the files to be submitted are discussed.

2. Thesis design

Once the wishes for the layout have been identified, a concept chapter is created. After you have approved the layout and styling, the rest of the thesis is processed. During this process, you will receive the layout for reviewing, in which you can make any corrections required.

3. CHECKING PROOF PRINT

After the layout has been completed, you receive the proof, which you can check for content and quality. You will also receive an information card with some explanation about the proof. After you have checked the proof, you can inform the designer about any corrections that should be made. In this way, we work towards approval for production.

4. Production and delivery

You receive a production confirmation in which you can check the order details. After your approval, we start with the production. The delivery takes place with overnight shipment to the address agreed on, at normal business hours.

View a planning

 

This planning tool is based on the average process duration. This duration may vary, depending on your choices. 

For faster delivery, please contact us.

*The thesis is to be submitted 3 to 5 weeks before the PhD promotion date. Consult the promotion regulations on this point

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Frequently asked questions


This depends on the package you choose and the creativity required. Our standard packages take several working days. Our Complete (Plus) and total packages may take two to three weeks. Check our planning tool to get some idea of how long the entire process takes.

We should like to receive the text in Word. Just as you sent it to the promotion committee.

You can leave the figures as a reference in the Word document. We also want to receive these figures separately, as close to the source as possible so as to retain the best possible quality. The format of these separate files may vary (e.g. PDF or TIFF documents).

You can leave the tables in the Word document. These tables should consist of rows and cells. We can import these tables into our software and adjust the styling accordingly.

The optimum quality or resolution for images and figures is 300DPI. Figures can also be submitted as vectors in their respective sources (e.g. EPS documents or EMF from PowerPoint).

We work with in-house as well as external designers. We can decide which designers would be perfect for your wishes and ideas.

Depending on the package you choose, we have templates and examples for you. Together with the designer you can take stock of your wishes. These wishes will be made into a layout concept.

In our Complete (Plus) packages for the inside pages, you can have the entire thesis styled from A to Z, including:

- Font, size, and line spacing
- Use of headlines
- Headers and footers
- Table of contents
- References
- Tables
- Indexes
- Title pages of chapters

In our packages, 30 minutes are reserved for ‘author corrections’, for instance with respect to spelling errors or other inconsistencies. We recommend that you check the Word document carefully before sending it to us. This will lead to fewer corrections, and it will save you time while checking the concept and the entire layout.

If you want to register the book, an ISBN will be required. With this number, your thesis will be listed in a database that is recognised world-wide.

Please state this wish when you an offer for having your thesis printed. We will need some information from you in order to be able to submit the application. The costs for the ISBN application are €25, exclusive of 9% VAT.

Work we are proud of

  • Cover: 270 gsm cardboard, Matt laminated, Foil printing
  • Inside pages: 115 gsm G-Print
  • Layout: Complete custom design
  • Designer: James Jardine
  • Cover: 270 gsm cardboard, Matt laminated
  • Inside pages: 115 gsm G-Print
  • Layout: Complete (Plus), Cover layout
  • Cover: 270 gsm cardboard, Matt laminated
  • Inside pages: 100 gsm Biotop
  • Layout: Complete custom design
  • Designer: James Jardine
  • Cover: Hardcover, Matt laminated
  • Inside pages: 115 gsm G-Print
  • Layout: Complete custom design
  • Designer: James Jardine

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