Bound Notebook Customization Details

We currently offer virtually endless customization through our online journal builder BUT if you want to customize the cover or customize an interior page in a way we don’t currently offer we’re happy to do that with you personally.  This post provides the specs you’ll need for the additional customization options.  Contact us for a quote if you haven’t already!

 

ORIGINAL LINEN JOURNAL – 4″x6″, 140 pages

Cover Stamp

  • Preferred file format – Adobe Illustrator (.ai, .pdf), or high-res (300ppi+) .psd, .jpg, .tif.
  • Art must be smaller than 2.5″ x 2.5″
Interior Pages
  • Final trim size of the document – 4″ x 6″
  • Preferred file size – 4.5″ x 6.5″ – to include a 1/4″ bleed zone around the edges. This bleed zone will be trimmed off. Anything important should be at least 3/8″ away from the bleed edge (1/8″ from trim edge)
  • Preferred file format – Adobe Illustrator (.ai, .pdf), or high-res (300ppi+) .psd, .jpg, .tif.
Examples
Baptiste Power Yoga Institute Journal Cover

Custom Cover Stamp on Original Linen Journal

Baptiste Notebook Closeup

Closeup of Cover Stamp on Original Linen Journal

Interior Custom Page of New Mind Ed Journal

Custom Interior Page

 

VEGAN LEATHER JOURNAL – 4″x6″, 140 pages

Cover Stamp

  • Preferred file format – Adobe Illustrator (.ai, .pdf), or high-res (300ppi+) .psd, .jpg, .tif.
  • Art must be smaller than 1.5″ x 1.5″

Interior Pages

  • Final trim size of the document – 4″ x 6″
  • Preferred file size – 4.5″ x 6.5″ – to include a 1/4″ bleed zone around the edges. This bleed zone will be trimmed off. Anything important should be at least 3/8″ away from the bleed edge (1/8″ from trim edge)
  • Preferred file format – Adobe Illustrator (.ai, .pdf), or high-res (300ppi+) .psd, .jpg, .tif.
Examples
The One Club Custom Journal

Embossed Cover Stamp Closeup

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MEMO – 3.5″x5.5″, 48 pages

Cover/Interior

We print the cover and interior of the Memos using the same process so the specs are the same for both:

  • Final trim size of the document – 3.5″ x 5.5″
  • Preferred file size – 4″ x 6″ – to include a 1/4″ bleed zone around the edges. This bleed zone will be trimmed off. Anything important should be at least 3/8″ away from the bleed edge (1/8″ from trim edge)
  • Preferred file format – Adobe Illustrator (.ai, .pdf), or high-res (300ppi+) .psd, .jpg, .tif.
Examples
Example Custom Cover Notebooks from Bound in Bulk

Custom Memo Covers

Custom WMCFest Bound Memo Notebook Cover

WMCFest Bound Memo

TEDx Logo Raleigh Custom Memo Notebook

Custom TEDx Memo

 

Finally, a visual aid:

Journal Trim Area Visual

Journal Trim Area Visual

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