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Web, Print & Graphics Design, Publishing, Advertising,
Photography, Editing & Proofreading

Albert W. Starkweather, owner of Design on Demand, a print and online communications company, in Tampa, Florida, is knowledgeable in all phases of communications — book, magazine, and newspaper editing, photography, print and Web design, layout, consulting, and printing.

His credits include work for JAZZIZ magazine and CRC Press in Boca Raton, Florida, the Hartford Courant, Thomson Newspapers, the American Air Mail Society's Airpost Journal and American Air Mail Catalogue, Stamps magazine, and Stamps Auction News. He has developed or redesigned a number of Web sites, including those for jazz vocalist Michele Anastasio, Victorian portraitist Lady Ostapeck , the Photo Center of Troy, New York, the plane–boat Cosmic Muffin, the Fulton Street Gallery, Federation of New York Philatelic Societies member clubs, and publisher Black Cat Press.

He has received recognition from the American Philatelic Society for his redesign and expansion of the Stamp Insider, journal of the Federation of New York Philatelic Societies, Inc. Mr. Starkweather also redesigned and edited The Philatelic Communicator, journal of the American Philatelic Society Writers Unit #30.

As an executive editor for Thomson, Mr. Starkweather was responsible for the award-winning restructuring and redesign of the Palladium-Times of Oswego, New York; the Leader-Times of Kittanning, Pennsylvania, and the Evening News of Newburgh, New York. At CRC, he produced books for computer science / telecommunications, engineering / technology, environmental science / chemistry / hygiene, management, and medicine.

He has vast experience in technical writing and editing, and is well versed in organizational communications and consulting. His clients have included: Curran & Connors, Dow Corning, General Electric Co., Houghton Mifflin Co., Morrison Knudsen Co., New York City Transit Authority, Riverside Press, St. Regis Paper Co., Smith Corona, Sunbeam, Taylor & Francis, Laser Tech (Star, Globe, National Enquirer, Examiner, and Mira magazines), and the Textile Rental Association of America.

Mr. Starkweather has taught English and computer science, conducted computer skills training courses, philately, journalism, and technical educational seminars, and technical speaking programs. He is the author of many articles, contributor to air mail books and catalogues, and the editor of several short stories and novels. A yet unpublished book on typography and design is an outgrowth of a monograph he produced for the Society for Technical Communication.

He holds a BA in English and psychology from the State University of New York at Potsdam, and has done graduate work in communications and photography at Syracuse University and business at the University of Connecticut.

Please contact me for further information.

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