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Stapled Booklets
Stapled Booklets from instantprint are available in a range of sizes and come printed on a choice of silk or uncoated stock with optional thick covers. Our Stapled Booklets offer plenty of space for the finer details and are a great fit for brochures, event guides and newsletters.
Perfect Bound Booklets
Showcase your service to full effect with our quality Perfect Bound Booklets. Produced with the option of matt or gloss cover lamination, these portrait or landscape booklets are generously packed with pages, making them ideal for magazines, catalogues or brochures.
Order of Service Booklets play a vital role at weddings, funerals and Christenings. Printed on quality 120gsm uncoated stock with the option of thick 160gsm uncoated covers, they can also make a treasured keepsake of your special day.

How They’re Made: Booklets

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Booklets tips and advice

Expert advice from our team of experienced designers

Booklets & Brochures Binding Types and Printing Considerations

Booklets have unrivalled space for you to show off your products and services in as much detail as you like. However, with the breadth of size and binding options available, choosing the right brochure can be tricky. We’ve popped all important information below about borders, bleeds, bindings and sizes that you should consider before making a killer booklet!

Stapled Booklets

Stapled Booklets, (sometimes referred to as Saddle Stitched or just Stitched) are bound with a lengthy metal wire similar to how a sewing machine works. The pages are fed into our machines which are “jogged” to ensure all sheets are perfectly aligned. The machine then works its magic and intricately feeds the wire through the sheets until the brochure is neatly sealed together. The wire is then folded to form the “staple” which elegantly binds the booklet together.

This binding method is perfect for magazine printing, prospectuses or small product catalogues and with six different sizes available, there’s something for all businesses. A6 Brochures are compact and convenient whilst A4 Stapled Booklets offer a sumptuous amount of space to present your information. We recommend keeping Stapled Brochures and Booklets under 50 printed pages to make sure your pages lie flat and look as professional as possible.

Perfect Bound Booklets

For the ultimate professional feel, Perfect Bound Booklets will guarantee to impress. We arrange your sheets in line, then glue one side which becomes the spine using PVA glue, which is then wrapped by a secure, strong cover. This binding type is ideal for corporate brochures, prospectuses or larger product and service catalogues thanks to its stylish, neat finish.

The finished product is fundamentally a paperback book, with the spine being thick enough to write on if you want your brochure to stand out on a bookshelf! Our recommendation for Perfect Bound Brochures is always to keep them over 40 printed pages to make the most of the sturdy spine. Again, there are 6 sizes currently available to suit all needs, budgets and sizes.

Choose the Right Size

Both our Stapled and Perfect Bound Brochures come in six sizes, so there’s plenty of options for you to find the perfect size.

  • A6 Brochures are perfect for handy mini-guides and compact instruction manuals
  • A5 Booklets are a popular choice for recipe collections, menus or product catalogues since they are small enough to pop in your bag with plenty of room to experiment with design
  • A4 Booklets have ample room for all the information you want to get across. Play around to find the perfect format since there’s plenty of space for a dramatic, informative and gorgeous brochure
  • We have two sizes of Square Booklets, 140mm and 210mm which are ideal for estate agency booklets, programmes or corporate magazines
  • DL Brochures are our sleekest option, with a slim line shape for a professional flair and elegant finish

Borders and Bleeds

For our booklets and brochures we work within a 7mm “safety zone”. This should be kept clear of text to allow room for the pages to fold, you don’t want any important text hidden behind the spine! This also goes for images which should be kept away from the 7mm safety zone border. When supplying your artwork, especially for Perfect Bound Booklets, its best to check our perfect bound artwork guidelines since each size requires a different specification.

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