What Does It Take? Designing, Printing & Publishing

Enjoy a happy hour at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, learn about the evolution of a truly exceptional publication—from composition to design to production—and then after the presentation, decamp to the Endless Sumer Bar & Cafe to celebrate the holidays with us!

The Santa Cruz Island: An Illustrated History book will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

The Book

Santa Cruz Island: An Illustrated History

The most comprehensive illustrated history of Santa Cruz Island was released to coincide with the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service. This two-volume book contains nearly 600 images, some of which have never been published. Santa Cruz Island: An Illustrated History explores the geologic origins of the island and traces the cultural history from the native inhabitants, over 13,000 years ago, to the establishment of the Channel Islands National Park in 1980 and its current efforts to preserve and protect the island.

The Author: John Gherini

John Gherini was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California. Santa Cruz Island has been a large part of his life, as it was for his father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather.

The Designer: Michelle Shapiro

Michelle is the Main Brain/Graphic Designer at Ipso Facto Creative Group.

The Printer: V3, Tom Hinkle

V3 has been producing some of the finest printing in the world. They are one of the oldest and largest commercial printing companies in California.

Event Schedule

6pm-7pm Happy Hour/Visit Museum
7pm-8pm Presentation "What Does It Take?"
8pm Holiday Party: The Endless Summer Bar-Cafe


AIGA SB Members $8.00
Non-Members $15.00

When & Where
Mon, Nov 30, -0001