Book Printing: 5 Tips for making Pocket-Sized Books more User Friendly

Pocket-Sized Books offer a cost-effective option for sharing printed information. The smaller dimensions not only result in a lower printing cost than a full-sized book, the compact format makes it easier to distribute the books by hand or through the…

Booklet Layout: How to Arrange the Pages of a Saddle-Stitched Booklet

Most booklets are created with the Saddle-Stitch binding method. This method uses printed sheets that are folded and nested one inside the other and then stapled through the fold line with wire staples. The staples pass through the folded crease from…

Book Printing Lingo: What is a Booklet?

Like many printing terms, the word “Booklet” can be somewhat ambiguous. Though formal definitions abound, they often conflict with each other on the specifics. However, one point everyone seems to agree upon is that a Booklet refers to a “little…

Direct Mail Lingo: What is a Self-Mailer?

As its name implies, a Self-Mailer refers to any piece of direct mail that does not require an envelope. In lieu of the envelope, a self-mailer is designed so that address information and postage can be printed (or affixed) directly…

An Easel-Style Flip Book is Ideal for One-on-One Sales Presentations

In the world of sales, particularly consumer sales, it is quite common for a salesperson to meet with just one decision maker, or possibly a couple. Presenting a product or service to a limited audience, as opposed to a roomful,…

Map Printing: How to Create Durable and Waterproof Maps for Outdoor Use

Many outdoor activities require the use of maps. Some of these maps are used for leisure, such as to navigate a large park or explore a fishing lake. Other maps are relied upon for survival, such as those used for…

Large Format Poster Printing: An Overview of Promotional Posters

A Poster refers to any printed piece that is designed to be affixed to a wall, a window, or any other vertical surface. The objective of a poster is to grab attention and relay information quickly to those who pass…

Coloring Book Printing: Ten Ways to Add Appeal to your Adult Coloring Book

Coloring books for children have been around for ages, but Adult Coloring Books have gained mainstream popularity in recent years. As a book printer, I can personally attest to this tremendous surge in adult coloring books. At the time of…

Printing a Book? Here’s a Checklist of the Specifications your Printer will Need

Books, like all printing projects, are made-to-order. This is because each book project is unique and created for a particular purpose. Your printer refers to the unique characteristics of your book project as Specifications or “Specs”. Below is a checklist of…

Book Printing for the Trade: Book Orders are Bigger than they Seem!

Formax has been in the printing business for over 30 years. Book printing is one of Formax’s specialties and makes up a major portion of our business. However, Formax didn’t always offer book printing. In the early years, we chose…

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