Custom Book Printing

Turn your ideas into professional-quality multi-page books, magazines, catalogues, brochures, documents.

How it Works

Choose Book Type

Select book type based on binding, presentation and product purpose.

Customize Book

Select orientation, size, page count, paper type and colour to give your product the perfect fit.

Add Your Design

Personalize your book by adding your design, colours and elements.

Get Instant Quote

You're almost ready to order! Select book quantity and with selected product options you’le get pricing in real-time.
Custom Book Binding Online

How To Design a Perfect Book

Most important steps when preparing a book for print is to know the binding type of the book you want, orientation, color, dimension and page count. You will need these information when designing your book.

Book Binding Types

Saddle Stitch Bound Book

Saddle Stitch

The most common choice for book printing!

Spiral Coil Bound Book

Coil Bound

Choose versatile coil bound book printing!

Soft Cover Perfect Bound Book

Perfect Bound

Try perfect bound book printing for your next book!

Corner Stapled Bound Document

Stapled Binding

Stapled binding is the simplest binding option for documents

Options for Book Product

Our book products are easy to configure. They usually have two product parts, cover and inside pages. Each product part has common options predefined and ready for you to select. You will go through each of those options.



Paper Type

Page Count


Coating (optional)

Book orientation and format
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Book Orientation.

Before starting a book layout you have to decide which orientation suits your book. You can choose between portrait, landscape and square.

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Book Format.

Book format or book dimensions are referring to width and height of the finished book product. We created and added standard sizes for each book product.

Book Paper Type and Page Count
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Paper Type
and Thickness.

Characteristics of the selected paper will affect the appearance and durability of your book. There are various types and thicknesses of paper to select from.

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Page Count.

Page count refers to number of pages in a book. Printers refers to each side of sheet as a separate page. Even blank pages are counted.

Book Color and Coating
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Colour and Ink.

Decide if your cover and inside pages will be printed in full-colour or will inside pages be printed in black ink. Will cover be printed on both sides or just one side.

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Using coating such as lamination adds durability by adding clear plastic film onto cover. It can also enhance the appearance of a finished book.

Custom Book Features

High Quality Offset and Digital Printing
High Quality Offset and Digital Printing

offset and digital print produced books that reflect professional quality

Color and B&W Printing
Color and B&W Printing

Providing color printing options that fit your style and budget

Paper Choice
Paper Choice

Variety of Paper Weights and Finishes

360° File Inspection
360° File Inspection

Online Digital File Inspection

Instant Price Calculator
Instant Price Calculator

Instant Price Calculator eliminates the wait for pricing

Fast Production Turnaround
Fast Production Turnaround

Fast Production Turnaround of 1 to 7 days for quantities less than 10,000 units and for most book types

Adobe InDesign on iMac

Best Design Practices

We suggest using Adobe InDesign for book design, it is a professional layout software and an industry standard tool.

Any layout tool you decide to use will require you to select same options for your book: Document Size, Orientation and Number of Pages.

Adobe InDesign Document Options

Rule Of Thumb when Submitting
your Print-Ready Files

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Document colours

Prepare files using CMYK color mode.

Set color to 100% K for black text.

Greyscale printing requires a file in greyscale.

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Bleed size

Add trim allowance to the size ordered.

Standard bleed allowance: 0.125 in

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File size

Create your files in their final trim size.

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File format

Always save your book in print-ready,
non editable PDF (PDF/X-4 or PDF 1.6).

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Images and resolutions

Pictures, images and graphics: 250 dpi

Line artwork: 1.200 dpi

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Embedded fonts

Embed fonts to pdf or convert them to paths to avoid typeface discrepancies. Use fonts that don't have any license restrictions and make sure the font coding in the PDF file is correct.


Differences by Binding Method

Soft Cover Perfect Bound Saddle Stitch (Self Cover) Saddle Stitch (With Cover) Wire-O Coil Bound Spiral Coil Bound Corner Stapled Bound
# of Pages 48-400 8-64 8-64 48-400 48-400 2-400
Printable Spine
Various Sizes
Stackable Shape
Low weight (Mailing)
Opens 360°
Turnaround Time 5 Days 1-5 Days 1-5 Days 3-5 Days 7 Days 1-5 Days
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Saddle Stitch Bound Books

Build and configure the ideal Custom Saddle Stitch Bound Book and add structure and style with a heavier cover paper.

Custom printing of booklets, catalogs, and other publications with Saddle Stitch Bound Self Cover Books.

Coil Bound Books

For applications that require more structure and sturdier binding, Wire-O Coil Bound Books are an ideal solution.

Custom print agendas, manuals, notebooks, guides, and any document or publication that is left open for long periods.

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Soft Cover Perfect Bound Book

The perfect binding choice for your next book! Perfect bound books, or “soft cover” books have pages that are glued together at the spine to form the ideal binding.

Build My Perfect Bound Book

Corner Stapled Bound Documents

For applications that require more structure and sturdier binding, Wire-O Coil Bound Books are an ideal solution.

Build My Coil Bound Book


Work with our
Book Experts

The Online Ordering tool is perfect if you know exactly what you need for your book project, however if you have any questions our designers are available to discuss and understand your business and the book you need designed. Sometimes a short phone call is all that is required to help you choose the book type that work best for you.

Customize Book Products Online

Use our flexible book product as a starting point and customize it to fit your requirements perfectly.

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