Deluxe hardcover books are made with a rigid chipboard core and wrapped with a full color paper / lamination, or with linen or leather for a classic edition look. Add media such as cds, dvds, or vinyl if you’d like! Slipcase Sets are a popular option. Our books are completely customizable and you’ll find fun options such as fly sheets, vellum overlays, ribbons, foil stamping, embossing, swinging sleeves, and more. Made in any size.

Options:

  • Dimensions (CD 5″, DVD7″, Vinyl 12″, Storybook 6×8″, Custom)
  • Number of Pages in Book
  • Media to include (discs, cd or dvd, usb, video screen, etc.)
    • How to Hold Media (Sleeves, hubs, foam trays, etc.)
    • Additional Printed Items (booklets, posters, cards, etc.)
  • Outside Wrap (4C full color, linen, leather wrap, etc.)
    • Special Effects Printing Outside (foil, metallic ink, spot gloss, embossing, etc.)
  • Inside Wrap (4C, black matte material, kraft, etc.)
  • Assembly
  • Proofing
  • Shipping

QUANTITY
Minimum order is 300 units.

TYPES OF HARDCOVER BOOKD
CD Book (5×5″)
DVD Book (5×7″)
Vinyl Book (12×12″)
Custom Size (6×8″, 9×11″, etc)

MEDIA
Popular: vinyl (client made /inserted), cds, dvds, download card, posters, stickers
Possible: usb, video screen, books, cassette (client made/inserted)
Other Books: Softcover, perfect bound, notebook, spiral, etc.

HOW TO HOLD THE MEDIA
Trays

  • Clear Plastic 5″, 7″, 7″ dbl disc
  • Recycled Paper Tray 5″
  • Foam Tray / Insert (Any size)

Foam Inserts: customizable wells to hold anything, great for bulky items, mixed media collections

Hubs

  • Cork
  • Foam (black or white)

Sleeves

  • Hanging / Swinging Sleeve: 4C, 1C, solid color, die cuts
  • Glued on Pocket/Sleeve; 4C or 1C printed, or solid black material

BOOK INNER PAGES
Pages are made in 4pp increments.

  • 4pp – 48pp Stapled
  • 36pp+ Perfect Bound / Stitched
  • Special Fly Sheets
  • Special Vellum Sheets


SPECIAL MATERIALS

  • Linen Wraps – Silkcreened 1C or Foil Stamping
  • Vegan Leather Wraps – Debossed or Foil Stamped
  • Vellum Sheets – Overlay sheets, can be lightly printed

SPECIAL EFFECTS PRINTING & DIES

  • Fx: Foil Stamping, Embossing, Debossing, Spot UV Gloss
  • Finishes: Matte Lamination, Gloss Lamination
  • Die Cuts: Custom shapes and cut outs
  • Learn More: SPECIAL PRINTING EFFECTS

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