Inside The Book

Ink Qualities

Black-and-White Printing – Most economical, printed on 50 lb / 74 gsm paper in crème or white

Standard Color Printing – Standard color quality, printed on 50 lb / 74 gsm or 70 lb / 104 gsm white paper

Premium Color Printing – Highest color quality with more vivid color, printed on 70 lb / 104 gsm white paper

Paper Color and Weights

Groundwood 38 lb / 56 gsm– Available in black-and-white printing and select, small-format trim sizes in the U.S. only

Crème 50 lb / 74 gsm – Available in black-and-white printing

White 50 lb / 74 gsm – Available in black-and-white printing and standard color printing

White 70 lb / 104 gsm – Available in standard and premium color printing options

Outside the Book

Book Cover Options

Book Textures

Book Binding

Paperback – Full-color laminated cover with perfect-bound binding

Hardcover – Available with or without dust jacket

Matte Cover – Soft feel, no glare, polished

Gloss Cover – High shine, smooth finish

Digital Cloth™ Cover – Subtle, cloth-like look (available with or without dust jacket. Textured feel available for hardcover books printed in the U.S. and U.K. only)

Perfect Bound – Pages and paperback cover glued together at spine.

Saddle Stitch – Pages and paperback cover stapled together along spine, one inside the other (48 pages max and premium color only)

Case Laminate – Pages glued to hardcover at ends

Jacketed Case Laminate – Pages glued to hardcover at ends with the option to design what prints on the cover beneath the jacket.

Book Trim Size Options

One size never fits all.