Coffee Table Book Printing
Coffee table book printing is a large format book printing project. With many years quality book printing experience, we know how you can do a perfect coffee table book. From printing file templates to free printing file checking, we provide custom services. Those can make the printing process smooth and make quality printing for your books.
As an offset book printer, we printed more coffee table book for self-publishers and middle men. Those coffee table books include photography book, art book, children’s book, architecture book, design book and more printing products. Good products, quality service and competitive prices are the core of our printing business.
A coffee table book is an oversized hardcover bound book. We print landscape and portrait coffee books in varying paper types. There are more paper stock for choice. Considering the large size of typical coffee table books, we usually choose 3mm-thick board for the cover, which is wrapped with a 157gsm art paper, cloth or vinyl. For inner pages, 157gsm and 200gsm are the most popular choices. Meanwhile, we can also make a dust jacket and slip case for the coffee table book.
Are you ready to print a coffee table book, provide us with your book specifications. We will give you a book quote and printing advises.
High quality full color coffee table book printing specification
Printing: full color printing (CMYK printing)
Cover material: black cloth
Cover surface: deboss and gold foil stamping
Board thickness: 3mm
End sheets: 170gsm black uncoated paper
Interior paper: 200gsm matte art paper with varnish all pages
Interior page count: 64 pages
Book binding: sewn and hardcover binding
Coffee table book paper choice tips:
The first, the common coffee table book is 11X11″ and 8.5X8.5″ with hardcover binding. If the size is 11X11″, we suggest 3mm thickness board for the cover and 170gsm uncoated paper for the end sheets.
If the size is 8.5X8.5″, we suggest 2.5mm thickness board for the cover and 140gsm uncoated paper for the end sheets. Beside printed end sheets, you can also select colored and/or textured paper for end sheets.
The second, most coffee table books have more than 200 interior pages. We suggest the interior paper to be 157gsm gloss and matte art paper, 200gsm gloss and matte art paper, 100gsm, 120gsm and 140gsm uncoated paper. These paper sizes and types are recommend because ink on them does not bleed through, regardless of how much ink density there is.
Finally, the colors of images printed on uncoated paper and coated paper are different. The colors printed on uncoated paper are darker than the colors printed on coated paper. To get more information, please contact us. We can send free sample for checking.
Coffee table book design tips:
The first, if the coffee table book has a printed cover, please tell us your book size, interior paper material and the page count. Our designer will do a cover template for you to create your design. Due to designing on the proper template will save you a lot of time.
The second, some coffee table book covers are vinyl or cloth. Vinyl or cloth cannot be printed to directly. We can only do foil stamping or deboss. We have more foil color options for the foil stamping.
The minimum font for doing foil stamping and debossing on vinyl and cloth is 12pt. Please design the fonts and LOGO with vector artwork. The size of LOGO or texts on spine should be less than spine width at least 2mm.
The last, all photos should be high resolution and all texts designed with vector.
Packaging & Shipping
Packaging in different shipping
Air shipping: The products are first wrapped with a piece of packaging paper. Then they’re sheathed with a plastic bag and put into a carton. The cartons are then sealed with tape.
Sea shipping: The products are first wrapped with a piece of packaging paper. Then they’re sheathed with a plastic bag and put into a carton. The cartons are then sealed with tape and put on a pallet. And the pallets are then wrapped around with plastic film.
You can choose among EXW, FOB, CIF and DDU.