Specialist Typesetting

Trade directory for twelth year running

September 2009
Work to begin on 2010 edition, Containersation International Yearbook.

Database publishing in QuarkXpress

Scripted content is provided as Xtag text feeds. Pages were laid out, corrected, index run and made ready for print.


XML templates in Indesign, training and artworking services

Database publishing in Indesign & XML

Xml run into Indesign templates. Pages were laid out, corrected, index run and made ready for print.

The Good Schools Guides 2009

January 2009
For the fourth year running, Optima provided XML publishing solution for Lucas Publishing series of Good Schools guides.

Database publishing in Framemaker & XML

Xml run into Framemaker templates and scripts . Pages were laid out, corrected, index run and made ready for print.

Custom-built toolbox for publishing XML

Optima developed an XML toolbox for a leading Design house in Basingstoke for a series of AA street maps.

XML data in a directory format using Indesign.

XML templates were developed from sample page designs supplied. Instructions were provided to organise the XML data files and on how to use the XML based templates.

XML structured publishing in Framemaker

Optima provided XML structured page layout service for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

This is second year STEP module of some 800 pages. Optima also provided asset management.

Are you looking for skilled expertise in QuarkXpress? Indesign? Framemaker? Ventura?

Are you looking for assistance in working in a Windows environment only?

Are you looking for a service provider who can set documents in multiple languages?

Or are you seeking help in pulling together a complex project involving multi-authors, content derived from different sources or advanced technically demanding publishing processes?

Optima has over 16 years experience working in the PC and MAC platform working in a wide range of page layout and graphic programs, allowing us to work in the environment of your choice.

:: Software

QuarkXpress, Indesign, Framemaker, Ventura, MS Publisher, MS Word

These are the most frequent programs we work with. From templates built on strong style sheets and master pages we can provide the following services:

:: Publishing process design

Optima can provide assistance in developing a publishing process which is cost-effective, efficient and manageable. Some sample services provided to clients include:

Full process development for large publishing projects including:

For a no obligation discussion please contact us on 0208 886 3921 or email.