Trim Sizes

IngramSpark offers a variety of trim sizes, bindings, paper and color options.  Covers are available with either gloss or matte lamination, at no additional cost.

Trim Sizes

Due to the nature of Print on Demand, IngramSpark is not able to offer custom trim sizes. Our offered trim sizes may be found in the PDF attachment at the bottom of this article. To see which trim sizes are most popular and may work best for you, please read more here


We offer an 11 x 8.5 trim size for Premium Color in both paperback and hardcover formats.



Perfectbound: involves binding the book/text block to a printed and laminated cover stock with hot glue.

Case Laminate: case bound covers are made of cardboard wrapped in laminated paper that has the cover image printed directly on it and glued to the book block.

Cloth: Hardcover made of cardboard covered with either blue or grey fabric and glued to the book block.

Jacketed Hardcover: Clothbound hardcover glued to the book block, with color dust jacket.

Saddle Stitch: Pages are bound to the cover with staples rather than glue. Saddle stitch binding is only available with premium color, 4 to 48 page paperbacks.

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