Customization Specs

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!

TEMPLATES

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Using these templates will help expedite production and ensure we're on the same "page" for your design.

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" x 2"

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

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Custom Cover Stamp on Original Linen Journal

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Closeup of Cover Stamp on Original Linen Journal

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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

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Embossed Cover Stamp Closeup

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

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Custom Memo Covers

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WMCFest Bound Memo

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Custom TEDx Memo

A Visual Aid

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Journal Trim Area Visual

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