top of page



First Water Design, the award-winning book design studio with over twenty-five years of graphic arts experience, facilitates the preservation and promotion of local, regional and pictorial history. 


We create dramatic yet easily readable projects from your author's text and your institution's collection of images and objects. 


Our services include photography, scanning, image research, digital enhancements, pre-press, printing and bindery.


Jeff Lapides is also a well-known jewelry photographer serving primarily the Los Angeles Jewelry District for over two decades.

bottom of page