About UsPortfolioResourcesFAQsContact Us
We Ship To
Ex Why Zed Print logo

Mike Heaton

Meet Mike, the dynamic Managing Director at Ex Why Zed. Since founding the company in 2006, he has built an encyclopedic knowledge of print, overseeing thousands of projects whilst specialising in booklet and book printing. And yes, he's the guy in our YouTube videos ?? With a BA in Graphic Design and mastery over the Adobe Creative Suite, Mike is your go-to for expert guidance on preparing artwork for print. Nothing thrills him more than receiving a quote request from artists and self-publishers he admires. Outside the print world, Mike is a die-hard Lego enthusiast, an avid football shirt collector, and the proud curator of his personal Oasis museum.

Recent Posts

Phonics Book Printing: Design and Production Best Practices

Opening the Book on Printing and Design Thanks for stopping by Ex Why Zed, where we’re eager to share insightful information and best practices to aid your phonics book printing journey. The magic of teaching spelling and language lies in how expertly crafted phonics books stimulate young minds, building a solid foundation for literacy. Delightful […]

What are Booklet Printers?

Booklet printers are companies that provide printing services. They can print various materials, such as brochures, pamphlets, or menus. Different printers may have different techniques and design philosophies, so it is important to choose the right one for your needs. Some printers are better for larger jobs, while others could only accommodate minimal print outs. […]

How to Print a Book in the UK

Are you an aspiring author looking to bring your literary masterpiece to life? Or perhaps you’re a business owner wanting to publish a company handbook? Whatever your reason for needing to print a book, navigating the world of self-published book printing in the UK is made easy at Ex Why Zed. This article aims to […]

Design Brief for Children’s Book Layout and Design

A copy and paste design brief for your book designer You have reached at the stage where you have identified a book designer or a few possible graphic designers on Fiverr or PeoplePerHour for your upcoming project. You would now like to reach out and see if they have availability, if their pricing structure matches […]

Children’s Book Sizes, Layout and Paper Choices for Printing

We guide you through the creative possibilities for designing, styling and printing your children’s book at Ex Why Zed

Best Graphic Design Software 2024

A Definitive Guide to Graphic Design Programs: Adobe InDesign, Affinity Publisher, QuarkXPress, and Scribus In the realm of graphic design, the software you use can significantly impact the quality of your work. This article provides an in-depth comparison of four popular graphic design programs: Adobe InDesign, Affinity Publisher, QuarkXPress, and Scribus. We’ll delve into their […]

Boost Your YouTube Channel with Self-Published Books

Are you a successful YouTuber looking to expand your brand and engage with your audience in a new, exciting way? Have you ever considered self-publishing a book? A book can be a powerful tool to promote your channel, share your journey, and offer exclusive content to your subscribers. It’s a tangible way for your fans […]

Screaming Colour Printing Made Easy: Expert Tips for Success

Are you looking to make your prints pop and grab the attention of your target audience? Look no further than screaming colour printing at Ex Why Zed! We have been transforming the creative ideas of companies, agencies, designers and students into print since 2006. Our 450+ reviews on Trustpilot inspire us to produce great work […]

Screaming Colour Printing in London

Looking for high-quality printing services in London? Look no further than Ex Why Zed! Our screaming colour printing will take your project to the next level. Whatever your creative print idea, from a bespoke publication, a high-end book or promotional materials, we’ve got you covered. Our friendly team of experts are print Jedis and will […]

Self Publishing a Book in 2024 and printing a creative idea

It is 2020 and the good news is that it has never been easier to self publish a book.

Leading the Charge in Sustainable Printing

Ex Why Zed Sustainable Printing Facts ? ? 100% of our jobs are printed onto FSC Papers ? All our litho printed jobs utilise vegetable inks ? We offer FSC and Recycled Paper Choices ? No minimum order quantity means no excess wastage ? Fast press set-up ensures low material and energy usage What You […]

News Paper Printer: Print Your Own Newspaper with Ex Why Zed

Are you looking to print your very own newspaper in the UK? With today’s digital age, there’s something unique and special about holding a tangible entity that you can enjoy and engage with. In this blog, we will take you through everything you need to know about printing your own newspaper in the UK. From […]

Enhance Your Design with a Newspaper Template

Are you tired of designing your newspaper from scratch every time? Why not use a template to enhance your design and save time? In this blog, we will explore iconic newspaper designs from all over the world and learn how you can style your template using global trends. We will draw inspiration from The Telegraph, […]

Sustainable newspaper printing for a better world

The world is changing, and so are our printing practices. As sustainability becomes an increasingly important issue for businesses, it’s time to start thinking about how we can print in a more eco-friendly way. Sustainable printing isn’t just about reducing our carbon footprint – it’s also about improving the quality of the products we create. […]

Winning Newspaper Style Ideas and Inspiration

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! The world of newspaper design is vast, and it can be challenging to know where to start. Whether you’re a seasoned designer or just starting with newspaper design, this blog post is for you. We will take you through the fundamentals of newspaper design, from creating a strong headline […]

Styling Your Newspaper for Print Perfection

Printing a newspaper is an art! It’s a platform to showcase your brand, your voice, and your vision. With Ex Why Zed, take your newspaper printing game to the next level! In this blog, we will guide you through all the print specs options, sizing up your vision, tailoring your print run, the art of […]

Ex Why Zed Newspaper Club, Printing for Creative Minds ?️

Welcome to the exciting world of newspaper clubs, where ink meets imagination and every page turn is a journey into the extraordinary! Ever thought about capturing the essence of your university club, team, or society in print? Well, you’re in the right place. This blog is your one-stop guide to newspaper printing, from brainstorming content […]

Extra! Extra! Custom Newspaper Making with Ex Why Zed

Do you have a passion for creating and designing your own newspaper? Look no further, as Ex Why Zed is here to help you bring your vision to life. In this blog, we will guide you through the process of creating a newspaper that truly reflects your creativity. We will share some tips on how […]

Newspaper Design for Print Masterclass: Concept to Creation

Welcome to your Newspaper Design for Print Masterclass – a gateway to the exhilarating world of newspaper printing! Dive deep into the art and science of crafting compelling newspapers that captivate and inform. Whether you’re a budding designer or a seasoned pro, this masterclass will elevate your skills, transforming your ideas into print-ready masterpieces. Get […]

Printing from PDF Made Easy: Expert Tips for Success

Printing from PDF can be a daunting task, but with the right knowledge and tools, it can be a breeze. In this blog, we’ll cover everything you need to know – from the basics of what a PDF file is and why you should print from it, to advanced tips for success. Plus, we’ll introduce […]

10 Agencies to Design Your Book For Print

Choosing Your Design Partner for Self-Publishing Fantastic! If you’re looking to craft a book that’s a visual masterpiece, you’ll want to draw inspiration from the best in the business. Here are ten top-notch design agencies, graphic design companies, and iconic designers specialising in book design. Let’s delve into the unique selling points, pros, and cons […]

Design Brief for Photography Book Artwork for Printing

Your Cut and Paste Design Brief to a Photobook Designer You have reached at the stage where you have identified a book designer or a few possible graphic designers on Fiverr or PeoplePerHour for your upcoming project. You would now like to reach out and see if they have availability, if their pricing structure matches […]

Design & Illustration Brief: Bringing a Children’s Book to Life

Design Brief for Children’s Book Layout and Design You’ve now shortlisted a book designer or several potential graphic designers on Fiverr and PeoplePerHour for your forthcoming project. It’s time to check their availability, see if their pricing aligns with your budget, and verify their experience with similar ventures. Below is a template email to get […]

Finding a Book Designer on Fiverr: A Step-by-Step Guide

Navigating the world of self-publishing can be daunting, especially when it comes to design. A captivating book cover and well-laid-out pages are crucial for attracting readers. If you’re considering hiring a designer from Fiverr for your book design or illustration project, this guide will walk you through the process from start to finish. We found […]

Finding your Perfect Book Designer on PeoplePerHour – An Easy 5 Step Guide

Embarking on the journey of self-publishing can be both exhilarating and daunting. One of the most crucial steps in this process is finding the right designer to bring your vision to life. With platforms like PeoplePerHour (PPH), a world of talent is at your fingertips. But how do you navigate this vast sea of options? […]

The Art of Book Design for Self-Publishing Authors: A Comprehensive Guide

In the digital age, the allure of books remains undiminished. They are timeless vessels of knowledge, ideas, and stories. With the rise of self-publishing, more authors are taking the reins, not just of their narratives but also of their book’s design. If you’re an aspiring self-published author, this guide will walk you through the nuances […]

Designing Artwork for Digital Printing: A Comprehensive Guide for Authors

Digital printing is the fast and cost efficient way to get a small to medium run of your book or booklet into print. To get the best results, it’s essential to optimise your artwork and take a little bit of time to ensure it is spot on first time round. Whether you’re a seasoned designer […]

Forward Planning Your Printing in 2023

We do get super busy from October to December as everyone has hard deadlines before the year end. We understand and appreciate the urgency so we deal with work in the order it arrives in our inbox. Lots of books are needed for Christmas markets, online sales and all self-publishers are keen to get their […]

Find Your Perfect Designer: Best Book Design Solutions 2023

At Ex Why Zed, we often get asked if we know anyone who can help design covers, page layouts and prepare artwork for print. Equally as many customers tell us their designer has gone awol and they can’t get hold of them to make the last few changes needed before printing at Ex Why Zed. […]

Preparing Artwork for Perfect Bound Book Printing

All the information you need to set up your perfect bound book artwork is on this page. At Ex Why Zed, we are here to guide you through every step of the way. So, grab your drink of choice, take a breathe, relax and settle in for a 5-minute read. The 5 Fundamentals of Setting […]

Preparing Artwork for Wire Stitched Booklet Printing

At Ex Why Zed, we are here to guide you through every step of the way. So, grab your drink of choice and settle in for a quick 5-minute read. Trust us, it’s as easy as pie! ? Got Questions? We’re All Ears!If you are just wondering something, we’re here for you. Reach out via […]

Benefits of Hardcover Book Printing

Welcome to Ex Why Zed, your go-to destination for high-quality hardcover printing. If you’re looking to create a lasting impression with your book, then hardcover printing is the way to go. Not only do hardcovers provide durability and longevity, but they also add a touch of elegance and professionalism to your work. What You Will […]

Short Run Hardcover Book Printing: Professional Results

Welcome to Ex Why Zed Are you ready to bring your creative vision to life with a beautifully printed high quality hardcover book? Look no further! At Ex Why Zed, we specialise in short run hardcover book printing to help authors, artists, and creators like you share their stories and ideas with the world. With […]

How To Get The Best Printing Results For Your Colour Booklet

When it comes to printing a colour booklet, achieving the best results requires attention to various factors. These factors include understanding colour space, choosing the right paper type, utilising design software effectively, and managing colour accurately. By considering these key elements, you can ensure that your booklet is printed with vibrant and true-to-life colours, crisp […]

Get a Hardback Book Printed in Just a Few Clicks with ExWhyZed

Are you an aspiring author looking to create a masterpiece in the form of a hardback book? Look no further than Ex Why Zed! Our one-stop solution for hardback book printing is here to provide you with quality prints that keep readers coming back for more. With features that make Ex Why Zed stand out, […]

How Stylish Booklet Printing Can Help Your Business

What are booklets? First up, let’s elaborate on what booklets are…Booklets are multi-page documents that are bound together, similar to a small book. They can range from a few pages to hundreds of pages, depending on the requirements. Booklets are a flexible style of printed publication often used for promotional brochure printing, product catalogs, zines […]

Benefits of Custom Booklet Printing with No Minimum Pages

The advantage of printing at Ex Why Zed is the complete freedom given to choose a Custom booklet size without restriction on a number of set sizes or formats. Find the best solution for your content, not what your printer dictates to you. At Ex Why Zed we can print stapled booklets from A6 to […]

Take Your Project to the Next Level with a Linen Hardcover

Introduction to Linen Hardcover Book Printing Welcome to the world of hardcover book printing with linen covers! If you’re looking to create a professional, durable, and visually stunning book, linen covers are an excellent choice. In this guide, we’ll explore the ins and outs of hardcover book printing, providing you with the knowledge and inspiration […]

5 Creative Ways To Use Ex Why Zed Booklet Layout For Printing

Ever stared at a blank booklet page, feeling a tad overwhelmed? Pssst, you’re not alone! ?‍♂️ But what if we told you that with the right layout and a sprinkle of creativity, you could transform that page into a masterpiece? Dive in as we unravel five game-changing ways to use Ex Why Zed’s booklet layout […]

Promote Your New Book on Social Media with Ex Why Zed’s Promotion Pack

Give Your Book The Perfect Launch From Day 1 Are you a self-publisher who has just printed a fantastic book with us? Or perhaps you’re someone who’s looking to make a splash in the self-publishing world? Either way, we have an exciting announcement that’s going to take your book promotion to the next level! Introducing […]

Transform Your Business with Emerging Trends in Print Industry – Stay Ahead of the Curve!

Emerging Trends in Print Industry – A Guide to Printing Technologies The print industry, like many other sectors, is constantly evolving. Rapid advances in technology and a push towards more sustainable practices have catalysed a wave of innovation, leading to an array of emerging trends. These developments have the potential to revolutionise the industry, providing […]

Printing Winning Perfect Bound Publications

Styling A Perfect Bound Book at Ex Why Zed, the UK Print Company You are about to enjoy and digest the following insight: In the dynamic world of zine production, one factor always remains the same – the longing for a publication that seamlessly amalgamates quality, creativity, and affordability. As one of the leading UK […]

The Evolution of So Young Magazine: A Brilliant Journey in the World of Music Zines

In the vibrant world of indie music culture, few publications have made as significant an impact as So Young Magazine. From its humble beginnings to its current status as a must-read publication for indie enthusiasts, So Young has consistently showcased emerging artists, captured the spirit of the indie scene, and provided a platform for creative […]

A Showcase of Wire Stitched Zines: Paper, Design, and More

In the world of self-publishing, zines have emerged as a powerful platform for illustrators to showcase their creativity. These small, self-made publications offer a unique canvas for visual storytelling, allowing artists to share their work in a tangible format that can be easily distributed and enjoyed. In this guide, we’ll explore the essential tools for […]

Expert Photographic Zine Printing Services at Ex Why Zed

Transform Your Photography into Flawless Zines In the world of visual storytelling, the medium is as important as the message. At Ex Why Zed, we understand this better than anyone. Our photographic zine printing services are designed to elevate your visual storytelling, transforming your photography into flawless zines that captivate and inspire. Photographic Zines: A […]

Creating Your Illustrated Zine: Print Specs, Design Inspiration, and Paper Choices

Introduction In the world of self-publishing, zines have emerged as a powerful platform for illustrators to showcase their creativity. These small, self-made publications offer a unique canvas for visual storytelling, allowing artists to share their work in a tangible format that can be easily distributed and enjoyed. In this guide, we’ll explore the essential tools […]

Exploring Skate Zine Printing: A Comprehensive Review

Introduction Skateboarding is more than a sport; it’s a culture, a lifestyle, and a form of self-expression. One of the most vibrant aspects of this culture is the world of skate zines. These DIY publications, often created by skaters themselves, capture the spirit, creativity, and community of skateboarding in a way that mainstream media can’t. […]

Reaching a New Demographic – Zines for a Corporate and Agency market

In the ever-evolving landscape of modern culture, zines have carved out a unique niche. These self-published, often handcrafted booklets have their roots in the counterculture movements of the 20th century, but today, they’re not just the domain of artists, activists, and indie publishers. Increasingly, corporations, agencies, and studios are harnessing the power of zines to […]

Indie Poetry Zines: Unleashing Creativity in Self-Publishing | Ex Why Zed

How do I come up with an idea for a poetry zine? Coming up with an idea for a poetry zine can be an exciting journey. Here are some steps to help you get started: 1. Find Your Inspiration: Poetry is a deeply personal form of expression, and the best ideas often come from your […]

The Art of Music Zines: Diving into the World of DIY and Independent Music Publications

In the world of music, zines have long been a platform for independent voices, a space where underground scenes can flourish, and a medium for artists to connect directly with their fans. From punk rock to hip-hop, from indie to electronica, every genre has found a home in the DIY ethos of zine culture. Today, […]

Unveiling the Artistry and Individuality of Creative Writing, Typographic, and Poetry Zines

The Diverse World of Creative Writing, Typographic, and Poetry Zines Zines have always been a platform for self-expression, a space where creators can let their imagination run wild. Whether it’s a literary magazine like Shooter, a typographic marvel like No Cold Callers, or a poetry zine, each one is a unique piece of art. In […]

Unveiling the Charm of Perfect Binding in Zine Creation

Introduction: A Glimpse into Zine Binding Ever wondered what keeps the pages of your favourite zine beautifully intact? It’s the magic of binding, a vital aspect that often goes unnoticed. A well-bound zine not only looks visually appealing but also offers an enriched reading experience. Learn more about Zine Printing. Importance of Zine Binding It’s […]

Printing CMYK for an Eye-Catching Zine Cover

The Power of Colour in Zine Covers The cover of your zine is the first thing that people see. It’s your chance to make a bold, attention-grabbing statement. One of the most effective ways to do this is through the use of colour. But not just any colour – we’re talking about CMYK colours. CMYK […]

Exploring Lamination for Zine Covers: Protecting and Enhancing Your Publication

When it comes to creating a zine, one of the most crucial aspects to consider is the cover. It’s the first thing that your readers will see, and it can significantly impact their first impression of your work. One way to ensure that your zine cover stands out and remains durable is through lamination. In […]

A Closer Look at Perfect Bound Zines: Design, Binding Techniques, and Tips

When it comes to zine production, the binding method you choose can significantly impact the final product’s look and feel. One popular method for binding zines, particularly those with a higher page count, is perfect binding. This method offers a neat, professional finish that can elevate your zine’s aesthetic which can command a higher cover […]

Understanding Wire Stitching: A Comprehensive Guide for Zine Binding | Ex Why Zed

When it comes to creating a zine, one of the most crucial decisions you’ll make is the binding method. This choice not only defines the aesthetic of your zine but also dictates the number of pages you can include. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the world of wire-stitched zines, providing you with all the […]

Exploring Size Options for Zine Printing: A Guide to Creative Freedom

Understanding Zine Sizes When it comes to zine printing, size dictates how much content you can fit on a page, how much it costs to print and the cover price you can sell it for. At Ex Why Zed, we don’t believe in restrictions. You can choose any size from A6 portrait (148mmx105mm) right up […]

Understanding Paper Types for Zine Printing

Welcome to the definitive guide on choosing the right paper for your zine printing. We’re Ex Why Zed, the print company you’ve been looking for, run by creatives for creatives. We’re here to transform your ideas into print, and we’re going to do it with a smile. So, buckle up and let’s dive into the […]

An Introduction to Zine Printing – A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing

Exploring the Creative World of Zine Printing: A Comprehensive Introduction Welcome to the definitive guide on zine printing. We’re Ex Why Zed, the print company you’ve been searching for, run by creatives for creatives. We’re here to transform your ideas into print, and we’re going to do it with a smile. So, buckle up and […]

Addressing Common Challenges in Teaching Phonics with Books

Engaging, interactive, and effective phonics teaching can seem like a mountainous task. It doesn’t have to be! By understanding common challenges and finding creative solutions through printed phonics books, we can elevate the learning experience. Unravelling the Phonetic Code Diverse learning styles, the complexity of phonics itself and struggling readers are among the notable challenges […]

Assessing Phonics Books Proficiency: Tools and Strategies

Turn Phonics Assessment into a True Story of Success with Phonics Books Phonics assessment isn’t simply about tallying up correct words read. It’s a more humanistic approach, one that aims to explore a child’s phonics knowledge and application abilities. To effectively evaluate these skills, educators need the right blend of tools and strategies. That’s where […]

Unleashing the Power of High-Quality Printing: A Comprehensive Guide for Businesses

In an era dominated by digital media, the value of high-quality printing remains unassailable. As a tangible extension of your brand, print materials can significantly bolster your marketing efforts, delivering impactful messages to your target audience. This guide will take you on a detailed journey through the world of printing, shedding light on its importance, […]

10 Ideas to Promote Your Children’s Book on Social Media

As the proud author of a new children’s book you have just printed at Ex Why Zed, you are now looking for ways to get the word out on social media. Well, you’ve come to the right place! Social media offers a great way to promote your book to the right audience and maximise its […]

An Introduction to School Phonics book printing

Hey! Congratulations you have found the company you were looking for to print your new range of phonics books. At Ex Why Zed, we are specialists and will help you transform the idea from print ready pdf to that day when the children open the cover and enjoy reading their new story. Phonics books are […]

Final Major Project printing guide

If you want to see a masterpiece, you go to the Tate. If you want to see a great goal, you go to Wembley. If you want to print the best Final Major Project, you go to Ex Why Zed. Enjoy our hugely comprehensive 55 page guide packed with inspiration, ideas and prices to move forward your […]

The Power of Custom Small Booklet Printing

Why Custom Small Booklets are Great for Your Business Looking for a unique and effective way to promote your business? Look no further than custom small booklets! These compact yet impactful marketing materials are the perfect way to showcase your products, services, or brand in a concise and visually appealing format. Custom small booklets offer […]

A4 Booklet Printing: Affordable and High-Quality Solutions

Looking for cheap A4 booklet printing that doesn’t compromise on quality? Look no further! At Ex Why Zed, we offer affordable A4 printing services that will exceed your expectations. Whether you’re a business, student, or creative professional, our printing solutions are designed to meet your needs with precision and style. Read on to discover the benefits […]

Cheap Booklet Printing UK – Fair Pricing

Are you looking for a cost-effective way to promote your business or showcase your work? Look no further than booklet printing! With the right design and printing deals, booklets can be a creative and impactful marketing tool. In this blog, we will take you through everything you need to know about booklet printing in the […]

What are the Benefits of Cheap Booklet Printing Online?

Booklets are a great way to promote your business and share information with your customers. While you could always print out booklets on your home printer, it’s not the most professional or effective way to present yourself. Instead, why not consider cheap booklet printing online? Here are some of the benefits associated with this affordable […]

Benefits of A5 Booklet Printing: Your Ultimate Guide

Are you looking for a compact yet powerful marketing tool that can showcase your business’s products or services in an innovative way? Look no further than booklet printing! Booklets are a versatile and cost-effective way to reach out to your target audience with compelling content and eye-catching designs. In this ultimate guide, we’ll explore the benefits of […]

Reducing the Cost of Printing Booklets: Expert Tips

Are you looking to print booklets but worried about the cost? We’ve got you covered! In this blog, we will guide you through some cost-effective ideas for booklet printing. From understanding the elements that escalate printing expenditure to mastering page reduction skills, choosing the right paper, and leveraging bulk printing for cost efficiency, we’ll cover […]

The Benefits of Printing a Booklet in Publisher

Hey there, ever thought about printing a book or a booklet, but didn’t want to mess with the boring and confusing stuff that comes with traditional formatting and publishing platforms? Good news! You don’t have to. There’s a nifty little tool called Publisher that’s got your back. Whether you’re trying to print a crisp, professional-looking […]

Why Booklet and Brochure Printing Is Important for Businesses

You’ve got the best products, services and prices around. You provide excellent customer service. Your business is an integral part of your community. But how do you make sure that customers know about all of this? How can you get your message across in a way that gets them talking about it with their friends, […]

Printing a Booklet from Word: Step-by-Step Guide

We will be honest from the start here…only print a Booklet from Word if you don’t know how to use any other program 🙂 There are much stronger and easier to learn design programs to help you with page layout. Take a quick look through our Best Design Software for page layout guide. Ultimately, all […]

Why Print Booklets are Still Relevant in the Digital Age

Booklets have been around for a long time, and they aren’t going anywhere. You’ve probably read articles about how booklets are dying out in favour of digital content. They’re not wrong: people are reading less printed material now than ever before. But this doesn’t mean that print booklets aren’t relevant anymore—in fact, there are several […]

Best Approach to Printing a Booklet from PDF

Ready for lift off and printing a booklet from PDF! You can use software or online tools specifically designed for this purpose. These tools allow you to select the booklet layout, adjust page settings, and easily convert your PDF into a booklet format that can be printed and bound. What software do I need to […]

Booklet Printing: A Must-Have for Businesses

Booklet printing is a must-have for businesses of all sizes and industries. These compact, informative products offer an opportunity to showcase your brand, products, and services in a creative and engaging way. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of booklet printing in business, including how it enhances brand visibility and improves aesthetic appeal. We’ll […]

Is There Cheap Brochures Printing in The UK?

If you’re looking to find a cheap brochure printing company in the UK, you’ve come to the right place. Finding affordable brochures printing has been a challenge for a lot of people and I’m sure it’s similar for you. In today’s article, we’ll be going through a couple of ways you can save money on […]

What is a booklet binding?

Booklet binding is the process of collating a set of printed sheets together that allows a booklet to be opened and read like a standard book. Booklet binding is sometimes known as saddle stitching or wire stitching because the printed sheets were collated over a saddle then stapled together. This is common practice for up […]

What is a 12-page booklet?

A 12 page booklet may seem like an uncommon document type for some, but it can be a great choice for certain projects. It is a good solution for zines, fashion lookbooks, mini Final Major Projects and more. However, not every project calls for it. The document’s versatility makes it ideal for multiple purposes, but […]

Can you print your own booklet?

Yes, you can self-publish your booklet is an easy, fun and efficient fashion at Ex Why Zed. When you think about printing booklets, your first instinct might be to start a Word document and print it out. But is that the most effective way to do it? In this blog post, we’re going to share […]

What is the purpose of booklets?

Booklets fulfil a unique purpose that no other form of printing can. They are versatile and provide an economical way to package information for both personal and commercial use. Booklets can be printed in black and white or in colour, on a wide range of paper stocks, and folded to nearly any size. In this […]

Where can I print one off booklet?

Printed booklets are a great way to get your content out there. They can be a cost-effective alternative to large format printing and help you put your message forward in a simple style. They are also a great way to promote an event or fundraiser. You can design them with specific needs in mind or […]

How Much Does a Custom Hardcover Book Cost?

In the bookbinding process, a hardcover is also called a case binding or a hardback. This style of binding isn’t as popular as paperback or even spiral-bound books these days, but if you’re looking for something sturdy and classic, it may be the perfect option. Just keep in mind that a hardcover book can get […]

Can I Create a Hardcover Book?

Do you want to create a hardcover book? The experience of reading a physical book is unlike any other. It’s something that can’t be replaced by reading an eBook on your tablet or computer screen. But, if you want to create a hardcover book yourself, the process is actually a lot easier than it might […]

How Much Do Hardcover Books Cost?

Hard cover books have become more popular over the years. These types of printed books are often preferred in many situations, including school textbooks, picture books, and novels. In some cases, paperback books may be used in combination with hardcover books, but this is far from the standard. Even though a lot of people choose […]

What Is a Hardback Binding Service?

A hardback binding service is a company that professionally binds your books using hardback covers. Although the process used by this kind of company is slightly more complicated than binding a book with removable covers, it can be helpful if you’re looking for a more durable cover that will last you longer. Using this binding […]

What are the Benefits of Hardback Self Publishing?

There are many benefits to hardback self publishing. Perhaps one of the main reasons why you should publish your book in hardback instead of paperback is that hardback books have a much longer lifespan. A paperback is more light weight and could be susceptible to damage, but hardback books can last for decades — especially […]

Where to Find Affordable Services to Print a Book Near Me?

There are plenty of affordable book printing services available to you. If you’re looking to create a book or other types of publication and want to find a high-quality yet affordable printing company, then congratulations, you ave found Ex Why Zed! So, whether you’re a self-published author or just need a few copies for friends […]

What is Hardback Binding?

Hardback binding is a type of bookbinding method that uses stiff boards to cover and protect the spine of the book. This makes books more durable and helps them keep their shape over time. While the hardback binding is more expensive than other methods, it results in a high-quality finished product that often looks more […]

Why Hardback Photo Books are the Best Way To Preserve Your Memories

Hey there, print spotter! ?‍♂️?‍♀️ Ready to dive deep into the world of hardcover photo books? Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or someone looking to immortalise those heartwarming memories, we’ve got your back (and your book’s back too!). Getting Started with Hardcover Photo Books Looking to capture those golden moments in a tangible form? Well, […]

Large Print Hardback Books: The Ultimate Reading Experience

In a world dominated by digital screens and e-books, the charm and utility of physical books remain unmatched for many. Large print hardback books, in particular, hold a special place in the hearts of readers. Here’s why: Accessibility for All: Large print cater to readers with visual impairments, ensuring that literature remains accessible to everyone. […]

Single Hardback Book Printing Made Easy

Are you an author or artist looking to showcase your portfolio in a unique and sophisticated way? Or maybe you have a special project that requires printing only one copy of a hardback book. Well, look no further! In this blog, we will dive into the world of single hardback book printing. From exploring the […]

Print Hardback Book UK: Benefits and Advantages

You might think that print books are a thing of the past. Well, they’re not! In fact, they’re more popular than ever before. Why? This is because of the many benefits that they offer. Some of these include the following: High-quality material Hardback books are made from high-quality materials that contribute to their durability and […]

Welcome to the World of Hardcover Book Printing

Ex Why Zed turns your book, brochure, catalogue or other written material into physical pages that your target audience can handle, read and pass on to others. If you’ve crafted written material that you want current and future generations of readers to enjoy, you need hardback book printing services that can deliver the quality that […]

Customise Your Notebooks: Hardback Notebook Printing Options

Introduction to Hardback Notebook Printing Welcome to Ex Why Zed, your go-to destination for high-quality hardback notebook printing. Whether you’re a writer, artist, student, or simply someone who loves to jot down their thoughts, our custom hardback notebooks are designed to impress. With our expertise in printing and commitment to excellence, we ensure that your […]

Hardback Book Printing Near Me in the UK

Welcome to Ex Why Zed, your premier hardback printing service in the UK! If you’re in search of a high-quality, professional company for your hardback books, look no further. With our expertise and state-of-the-art facilities, we are here to bring your vision to life and create stunning publication that will leave a lasting impression on […]

Expert Hardback Book Printing and Binding Services in the UK

Effortlessly transform your manuscript into a masterpiece with our top-tier hardcover book printing and binding services, available throughout the UK. With a plethora of sizes and formats, from A5 to A4 and beyond, we’ve got you covered. Choose between offset and digital print based on your budget, and for that extra touch of finesse, consider […]

Introduction to Short Run Hardback Book Printing Template

Welcome to Ex Why Zed’s Short Run Hardback Book Printing Template! Are you ready to bring your idea to life and make a lasting impression? Look no further. Our template is designed to help you navigate the world of printing with ease. Whether you’re a first-time author or a seasoned writer, this template will provide […]

Why Custom Hardback Books are the Perfect Way to Preserve Your Stories

Welcome to Ex Why Zed, your premier destination for custom hardback book printing in the UK. We are passionate about helping authors, artists, and businesses bring their creative visions to life with our high-quality printing services. With our expertise and state-of-the-art equipment, we ensure that your custom hardback books are produced to the highest standards […]

Β© 2023 Ex Why Zed Ltd. All Rights Reserved | A suggestion to the rest of the print industry - why not use some brain power and creativity to write your own content rather than copying ours again? | Website by Catchfish Online