The Great 48

Steuben Press had the opportunity to work with Josh Sanders on a really fun book project recently. Josh and his sister Lindsay set out to break the High Pointing world record and they accomplished just that on July 12th 2015. With a limited budget and a small support crew, Josh and Lindsay set out on an adventure of a lifetime. They documented their amazing trip in a photobook, which we at Steuben Press had the pleasure of printing for them.

Josh and Lindsay funded their trip by friends and family who purchased and advance copy of the book that was put together documenting their journey. Once we opened the files we knew this book was special. Not only because it shared such a great story but because it truly is beautifully done. All of the photos are absolutely breathtaking and they really capture the diverse terrain they faced while setting the record.

Here is a video capturing some of the printing process for the book the Great 48. This book is unique because it is a landscape layout, so it has a wide format cover printed in full color. We used a gloss lamination on the covers and 80# silk interior paper stock to feature the full color photography. The books were perfect bound and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results.

To learn more about the Great 48 and Josh and Lindsay’s adventure visit them at You can also purchase their book, calendar and prints of their beautiful photographs on the website. 


Jamie Howell received her BA of Arts degree from the Art Institute of Colorado in 2007, focused in Graphic Design. She has a wealth of experience in layout and design, graphics, social media and marketing. Jamie has worked on design for the self-publishing, restaurant and printing industries. She enjoys working with clients and meeting their creative needs.

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