doing a design/layout for a newsletter or book, it will help us
if you provide your files already paginated. In fact, if you have
any copy, photos or background screens that run between two pages,
it is required.
below for an example of a paginated 12 page book.
11 x 17, folded, collated and stapled to make an 8 1/2 x 11
Page 1, or the cover, is always on the right side, with
the last page, or back cover, on the left. It is helpful
to make a paper dummy, folding and numbering the sheets
of your book. Then you can open the pages up flat, and easily see
how the pages should paginate. Remember: each sheet
of paper, when paginatated equals four complete pages.
3 and page 10 shown in detail
Marks & Color Separations
your finished piece will be 2 or more colors, overprinting or
close registration, save your files to include:
Crop marks/registration marks
If you have bleeds: extend your bleed area outside of
This will ensure a true bleed when we cut your finished