What size are SimplePrints photo books? How are they made?

Our books are produced using high quality, professional grade materials. We offer our regular photo books in 2 square sizes: 8×8 inch and 12×12 inch books. All of our regular photo books print with a minimum of 20 pages and can hold up to a maximum of 300 pages. If you are looking for information on our mini photo books instead, please tap here.

We print all of our books on HP Indigo Digital Presses using HP Electrostatic Inks.
12 x 12" Hardcovers:

Standard - Lightly Glossy Finish
Inner: 100# text-weight
Cover: 80# cover-weight, matte laminated case-wrap hardcover

Premium - Lightly Glossy Finish
Inner: 80# cover-weight 
Cover: 80# cover-weight, matte laminated case-wrap hardcover

Photo Lustre (iOS only) - Professional Lustre Finish
Inner: 190gsm Mohawk proPhoto Lustre-weight
Cover: 80# cover-weight, matte laminated case-wrap hardcover

Hinged Lay-Flat - High Quality Satin Finish
Inner: 80# cover-weight with black hinge
Cover: 80# cover-weight, matte laminated case-wrap hardcover

8 x 8" Hardcovers:

Standard - Lightly Glossy Finish
Inner: 100# text-weight  
Cover: 80# cover-weight, matte laminated case-wrap hardcover

Premium - Lightly Glossy Finish
Inner: 80# cover-weight 
Cover:80# cover-weight, matte laminated case-wrap hardcover

Photo Lustre (iOS only) - Professional Lustre Finish
Inner: 190gsm Mohawk proPhoto Lustre-weight
Cover: 80# cover-weight, matte laminated case-wrap hardcover

Hinged Lay-Flat - High Quality Satin Finish
Inner: 80# cover-weight with black hinge
Cover: 80# cover-weight, matte laminated case-wrap hardcover

8 x 8" Softcovers:

Standard - Lightly Glossy Finish
Inner: 100# text-weight 
Cover: 10pt C1S, matte laminated cover

Premium - Lightly Glossy Finish
Inner: 80# cover-weight 
Cover: 10pt C1S, matte laminated cover

Photo Lustre & Hinged Lay-Flat options only available for Hardcover Books. Photo Lustre option is only available on iOS.

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