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Designing pages in Photoshop

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Re: Designing pages in Photoshop

Posted:02 May 2011 (10:47 UTC)
We prefer one complete PDF or separate .jpg files. We recommend your images be at 300 dpi.

For all our trim sizes we recommend you make the cover images as well as the interior page images 1/4" larger than your book size. For example if you plan to create an 8.5x11 book the cover image as well as interior pages would be 8.75x11.25 (at 300 dpi).

Most importantly, keep all important items (people, heads, text,borders) away from the outer 1/2" on all sides.

Here is a page that may help

We trim 1/8" on all sides and just keep in mind an 1/8" is a greater percentage of the book for our mini books than it is for say an 8.5x11 book. In other words 1/8" is a greater percentage of 5" than it is of 8.5". Does that make sense?

If you have other questions or if I missed something let me know and I'll do my best to help.
Creg Kennedy
Joined: 04 Apr 2011

Designing pages in Photoshop

Posted:30 Apr 2011 (13:20 UTC)
When you design the 14x11 page in Photoshop, can you run your design/image to the edge of the page or should you allow for cut off by moving the edge of the design/image back from the outer border of the page?