Print Positive: Selecting Paper

Like other production decisions, choosing paper (also referred to as “paper stock” or just “stock”) affects the cost and aesthetic value of your book. When selecting paper, professional print buyers consider basis weight, thickness, color,  finish and other factors in...

Print Positive: Selecting Page Size

The page size of your book has an impact on every aspect of its publication: aesthetics, legibility, durability, cost, and perceived value. Choosing the right page size will keep printing costs down and minimize binding problems. Overview Text-Heavy Books Image-Heavy...