About Us

Our small team prides itself on our customer support, attention to detail, and devotion to making your project the best it can be. Based in Seattle, we help bring projects to life for artists and institutions around the country.


John Bailey


John manages the profiles and press match system to maintain a flexible and accurate proofing environment for clients. He is also responsible for prepress and production for books printing with I/O Color and projects printing elsewhere. John has 25 years of experience in printing and prepress, and has performed duties ranging from running duplicators and bindery to detailed color correction for museum catalogues and photography books. He can be seen in the wild in book and hobby stores while pursuing interests in reading, writing, illustration, gaming, and graphic novels.

Stephanie Lock


Stephanie oversees the daily operations of I/O Color and ensures each project’s success from start to finish. With over 12 years of experience in print production and book manufacturing, she helps clients select just the right materials and binding style to achieve their design goals, within budget. Outside of the office, Stephanie can be found exploring her neighborhood on foot, spending time with her cat, or enjoying a nice glass of wine.

Meghann Ney


Meghann manages book production projects, working with clients and printers to navigate the printing process and delivery schedules. She came to I/O Color in 2021 from sister company Marquand Books and has been working in book design and production since 2014. A lifelong book lover, Meghann can be found quilting, gardening, and experimenting in the kitchen.

Dave Novacek


Dave handles the prepress and color work for the books produced by our sister company Marquand Books. He is also responsible for art reproduction photography and scanning. He joined the I/O Color team way back in 2006, and has a BA in Photography, and over 30 years of experience in various production roles. He can frequently be spotted in the jazz section of local used record stores.

Get in touch!

For more information about our services or to discuss your creative project, please contact Stephanie Lock directly, or send us a message using the form.

While we love having visitors, please email or call to make an appointment if you would like to discuss your project in person. We want to make sure we’re prepared to help you as best we can.

We are a partner of Marquand Books.

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I/O Color

3131 Western Ave
Suite 522
Seattle, WA


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