Not only are perfectly bound books more cost effective than hardcover binding methods, perfect binding can be used on relatively small print runs, allowing customers to create high quality printed products on a budget. Another benefit of perfect binding is that it creates a flat spine that can then be printed on
The way a publication is bound will impact on its
look, its durability and its affordability. Selecting the right binding
technique will help you to create a piece that’s stylish, long lasting
and cost effective.
One of the most popular techniques for binding a paperback book,
magazine or catalogue is perfect binding. Cost effective and
aesthetically pleasing, it could be the perfect choice for your next
When can perfect binding be used?
Perfect binding is an incredibly versatile binding method. Making is
suitable for a wide variety of publications, such as a 32 page magazine
or a catalogue with several hundred pages. However, it is not
recommended if the thickness of the spine is less than 4mm as this will
not provide enough surface area for the glue to stick to. Saddle stitching would be a more suitable option.