My New Book!

Book D.WagnerIt’s time to share great news… “My Digital Journey” book  has been officially released! My first book, titled “The Best Photo Cards,” was devoted to projects created by the best designers in the greeting card industry. This is my second book, which became my solo project.  It’s a full-color catalog that showcases my seventy favorite cards (some of them you could see in this blog).

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Nook & Kindle

Nook & Kindle“The Best Photo Cards” eBook is now available for Nook and Kindle! A new simplified layout (which has been designed specifically for these two eReaders) makes the book easy to browse. “The Best Photo Cards” eBook is available for various devices and can be purchased worldwide in 32 countries.

Are you on Goodreads? If yes, please feel free to connect and share your thoughts about this book…


Celebrating Success!


“The Best Photo Cards” book has received the Silver ADDY® Award! The annual black-tie dinner gala and awards presentation has been held on February 22 at the Hotel Julien in downtown Dubuque, IA (USA). This event was attended by over 300 representatives of the local advertising and media businesses.

The ADDY® Awards Competition is a national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation. It is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.

The award-winning book is available in ePUB (for iPhone, iPad, or iPod) and PDF formats. It can be purchased for US $ 9.99 at the Apple® iBookstore or directly from the author at

Introducing the DM Design Bookstore

It’s always a pleasure to share good news… The DM Design Bookstore is officially open!

You are welcome to visit it at

“The Best Photo Cards” eBook is available in ePUB (for iPhone, iPad, or iPod) and PDF formats. Now it can be purchased directly from the author for US $9.99  A download link will be emailed to you within a few hours after your order is placed. The only thing better than seeing a book you like is owning it!

5 Interesting Facts About eBooks

  • The first eBook has been created in 1971 by Michael S. Hart. He digitized the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
  • 43 % of Americans read eBooks.
  • 41% of those who own an e-reading device say they are reading more.
  • $1.7 billion has been spent for purchasing eBooks in the U.S. in 2012.
  • 83 % of eBook owners like being able to get a book quickly.

Proudly Announcing the Release of New eBook!

Thank you to all designers who have submitted their cards for “The Best Photo Cards” eBook.  All the photo cards you see in this publication are the result of brainstorming and hard work of many design professionals. Fifty five companies and design studios from 10 different countries present their best projects. They are true devotees of graphic design, and for many of them this is the way to make our world better.

This is the first ever publication exclusively about photo greeting cards.  Ten chapters are devoted to holiday cards, birthday and graduation invitations, birth announcements, wedding stationery, etc. The book also features a list of useful web resources for stationery designers and licensers.

“The Best Photo Cards” eBook is available on the Apple® iBookstore and Blurb for US $9.99 (accessible via Apple’s iTunes or iBooks app). To see the preview (30 pages out of 72), click here.

The Kindle® (Amazon), NOOK® (Barnes & Noble) & Kobo versions will be available by November/December 2012. The PDF version of this book will also be available for purchase.