“Pixels per inch”. The visual quality or definition used for digital graphics. Since publishing is digitally-based, this is the more accurate measurement used, as opposed to a home printer’s measurement of DPI, or “dots per inch”.
The thickness or quality of paper used for a book’s interior pages. Paper is measured in pounds per ream (500 sheets) of standard-sized sheets of paper measuring 17 x 22″, which is later cut into quarters to produce “letter-size”. If a standard-sized ream weighs 20-pounds, it would make the paper “20-lb paper”, which is the […]
Common book style due to its cheap cost to make. A heavy paperboard cover is cut to the exact page trim size of the interior pages, which are then glued to the spine.
Binding type for paperback books, in which the book block is glued to the cover’s spine.