Book Cover – Empty Book Project | Part 1

Objective: Create a book cover (front and back) with an interesting or humorous title for an empty 100 page book and get it printed on


1) Publisher-grade paper, 100 pages

2) Digest size (5.5″ x 8.5″ tall)

3) Perfect Bound Binding

4) Black and White Printing with Full Color Cover

  • Spine width: 13.58 Postscript points wide (0.189″)
  • Cover size: 823.58 x 630 Postscript points (11.439″ x 8.750″)
  • Spine begins: 405 Postscript points from the left (5.625″)
To get specifics on the binding, you can visit the spine calculator ( opens in a new window )This was a really challenging project, first – to come up with ideas and second – to come up with a design for the idea.



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