Quality Overview

Why compromise on the quality of your memories, when you can get professional grade photo books at affordable prices.
Every book is printed on the top-of-range, HP Indigo 5500, Hewlett-Packard's flagship printing press series.


 Book Quality
What makes Pixajoy photo books long-lasting and pretty as a picture? Mouse over to find out.



More Highlights
Cover Choices
Choose from debossed hardcover, die-cut hardcover, image wrapped hardcover and softcover.
Decorative Covering Materials
Only the choicest of covering materials for book covers (books which have this option).
Stylish Layflat Hardcover Special Feature
Pages are first printed using Art Card 1300gsm (inclusive of medium card) with Gloss or Matte Lamination or Textured Paper Linen 1360gsm (inclusive of medium card) and then mounted onto the page-boards, making each page about 1.5mm thick.
 Paper Quality
A quick on look the content paper types used for the photo books. You have the choice of selecting any one of the three.

Standard Paper


Art Paper 150gsm

Without Lamination the print outcome will be closer to the original image.
Standard white paper. Not too thick, not too thin.
Without lamination
Fade-resistant, as long as not exposed to sunlight.
Can be written but not recommended, as certain inks may not stick or the ink may smear.







Art Paper 150gsm with Gloss Lamination

With Gloss Lamination the printing outcome will be vivid and shiny but slightly darker than the original image.
Standard white paper. Not too thick, not too thin.
Gloss lamination makes colours vivid, gives a shiny finish and reflects light.
Vibrant feel and smooth to the touch.
After lamination treatment the page weights between 170gsm and 180gsm.
Not recommended to be written on, as certain inks may not stick or the ink may smear.
Every page is treated with high quality gloss lamination to help books become water, tear & colour-fade resistant.
! When using Gloss Lamination increase photo brightness by approximately 15%.




Art Paper 150gsm with Matte Lamination

With Matte Lamination the printing outcome will have a 'soft-touch' and classy feel, but darker than the original image and Gloss Lamination.
Standard durable, white paper. Not too thick, not too thin.
Matte lamination gives it a muted finish. It does not reflect light and so the printed page may look darker (think screen protector on phone mobile).
Artistic feel and 'powdery' to the touch.
After lamination treatment the page weights between 170gsm and 180gsm.
Not recommended to be written on, as certain inks may not stick or the ink may smear.
Every page is treated with high quality matte lamination to help books become water, tear & colour-fade resistant.
! When using Matte Lamination increase photo brightness by approximately 20%.

Design Tips
Avoid too dense images and very dark background images when selecting Matte Lamination
(unless you want this effect).
You may want to adjust the brightness-contrast of your photos, so that the printed outcome does not look too dark to you.


Premium Upgrade Paper

Linen 240gsm

Thicker card-like, white paper.
Textured with a fine linen weave.
No lamination as it is textured.
Classy and elegant feel.
Can be written on, however be careful of ink smears if ink hasn't fully dried.
Design Tips
More suitable for bright images.
Avoid dense images and very dark background images, or else printing outcome may look over saturated.







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