Notes about our Perfect Binding Style Book Template.
Here are some notes about the settings we put in and the reference layer we have on our templates:
- Reference Layer - Shows how artwork will be affected by the spine of the book. Imagine looking at a softcover book when you open it up and look at the spine. The best designs take this loss of print area into account.
- Margins: .25" on outside edges. Purple line. This is a comfortable margin to make sure that our production team is set up for success and also helps your product look more professional.
- Bleeds: .125". Red line. Background images need to extend all the way to the red line.
Once you're all set check out preferred Indesign Export Settings
Notes about our Perfect Binding Style Book Template
Here are some notes about the settings we put in and the reference layer we have on our templates: Reference Layer - Shows how artwork will be affected by the spine of the book. Imagine looking at a softcover book when you open it up and look at the ...
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