The magazine format is 8-3/8” to 9” wide x 10-7/8” tall. It is the standard size for publications, catalogs, visitor guides and directories. A wide range of cover and text paper options is available, for saddle-stitched or perfect bound applications.
The tabloid format offers maximum product width at 11”. Since height can range from 11” up to 17-1/2”, these products can offer a large visual impact. Whether unbound, saddle-stitched or perfect bound, the tabloid format can be appropriate for a wide range of applications, such as newsletters, inserts, and calendars.
The digest format is a handy and convenient size at 5-3/8” x 8-3/8”. It fits within letter rate dimensions for postage, and is popular for visitor guides, catalogs and mail applications. It can be produced as saddlestitched or perfect bound.
The Slim Jim format is 5-3/8 to 6” wide x 10-7/8” tall, and can be saddle-stitched or perfect bound. It fits within letter rate dimensions for postage, and is popular for catalogs and travel brochures.
Press Pasted Products
For certain product applications, applying glue for binding on press can offer significant savings and shorter turn time compared to saddle-stitching. This process is available for magazine format products with page counts from 8 to 32 pages (depending on paper weight) - contact your salesperson for details.
Options based on the other formats listed can include landscape (oblong) books, coupon books, brochure applications, maps, single sheets, and other variations. Please contact your salesperson to discuss the best solution for your printing needs.