As a general rule, we recommend a 5mm artwork margin.

However to account for the binding edge, some bound documents require larger margins.

Stapled sheets: 5mm
Wire Binding:
 12mm
Hardback Wire Binding:
 12mm
Comb Binding:
 12mm
Velo Binding:
 12mm
Ring binding:
12mm
Calendar:
12mm
Booklet printing:
5mm
Paperback Book:
7mm
Hardback Book:
 7mm 

Please use the Document Preview to check the margin prior to checkout. If content is not visible due to the margin or binding holes, please edit and re-upload your file.

Background colour and images can run into this area, however we recommend that text is not placed beyond the dashed line.

Screenshot of document preview shown for wire binding (zoomed in on spine area):

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