Album & Book Comparison

Download our Album & Book Comparison Chart to help select the right products for your studio!

Album & Book Comparison Chart   

Page Safety Margins

Album Size Safety Margin 
12x12, 11x14 1.00"
10x15, 10x10 .75"
8x20, 8x12, 8x10, 8x8, 7x10  .60"
6x15, 6x9, 5½x7, 5x5, 4x10, 4x6, 4x5 .50"

Acrylic Cover Design Guides

Download the Photoshop guides for Acrylic Album Covers here.

The first side in an acrylic album is the cover. It shows through the acrylic (but is not attached to it) and is partially covered by a small strip of leather when the album is closed. Use the guides below to design the first side of your acrylic album.

Square Cover Guides

   Includes 12x12, 10x10 & 8x8

8x12 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 10x15, 15x10, 8x12 & 12x8

8x10 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 11x14, 14x11, 8x10 & 10x8

7x10 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 7x10

Extreme Pano Cover Guides

   Includes 8x20, 20x8, 6x15 & 15x6

Metal Cover Design Guides

Download the Photoshop guides for Metal Album Covers here.

Square Cover Guides

   Includes 12x12, 10x10 & 8x8

8x12 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 10x15, 15x10, 8x12 & 12x8

8x10 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 11x14, 14x11, 8x10 & 10x8

7x10 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 7x10

Photo Cover Design Guides

Download the Photoshop guides for Photo Album Covers here.

The guides for single weight and double weight pages are different. Carefully select the appropriate guide to match the page thickness you plan to order.

Square Cover Guides - Single Weight

   Includes 12x12, 10x10 8x8, & 5x5

8x12 Ratio Cover Guides - Single Weight

   Includes 10x15, 15x10, 8x12 & 12x8

8x10 Ratio Cover Guides - Single Weight

   Includes 11x14, 14x11, 8x10 & 10x8

Extreme Pano Cover Guides - Single Weight

   Includes 8x20, 20x8, 6x15 & 15x6

Square Cover Guides - Double Weight

   Includes 12x12, 10x10, 8x8, & 5x5 

8x12 Ratio Cover Guides - Double Weight

   Includes 10x15, 15x10, 8x12 & 12x8

8x10 Ratio Cover Guides - Double Weight

   Includes 11x14, 14x11, 8x10 & 10x8

Extreme Pano Cover Guides - Double Weight

   Includes 8x20, 20x8, 6x15 & 15x6

Printed Leather Cover Design Guides

Download the Photoshop guides for Printed Leather Album Covers here.

Square Cover Guides

   Includes 12x12, 10x10 & 8x8

8x12 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 10x15, 15x10, 8x12 & 12x8

8x10 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 11x14, 14x11, 8x10 & 10x8

7x10 Ratio Cover Guides

   Includes 7x10

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