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Saddle or Perfect? Choosing the Right Magazine Binding

Saddle or Perfect? Choosing the Right Magazine Binding

The thickness of a publication determines whether or not the publisher has an option between saddle stitching the spine of their publication (typically three staples) or perfect binding (where the pages are trimmed and glued to the cover). Typically the spine of a...

Understanding Journals Overs and Unders

Most journal printers will apply a notation to their quote specifying their “overs and unders” policy when producing your journal. What exactly does that mean? And why are “overs” and “unders” necessary? Each step in a manufacturing process (including the printing...
Understanding Magazine Overs and Unders

Understanding Magazine Overs and Unders

Most magazine printers will apply a notation to their quote specifying their “overs and unders” policy when producing your magazine. What exactly does that mean? And why are “overs” and “unders” necessary? Each step in a manufacturing process (including the printing...
Paper Dummies are a Smart Idea

Paper Dummies are a Smart Idea

Page counts going up? Coming down? Are you considering a different trim size? Or maybe changing the basis weights of your papers, adding a cover wrap, French gate, or eight page cover? Paper dummies – blank sheets of paper bound into a publication made to your...
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