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PRO TIPS FOR PERFECT BOUND BOOK DESIGN at Ex Why Zed

Posted on 7 August 2023

Graphic Design for Perfect Bound books

In this showcase snippet video, we flag up a few potential issues to consider when you come to create artwork for a perfect bound book. This particular publication is a photobook but the same principles apply to children’s books, FMPs and all self-published work.

The three key factors to consider in your perfect bound book design are:

• The cover hinges hides 7mm of the inside front cover, first text page, last text and inside back cover.

• Avoid the placement of details in the central gutter finally

• consider whether the spine is deep enough to include any text. #printing #graphicdesign #selfpublishing

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