Soft Cover Perfect

Bound Book Printing

Soft cover books are a fantastic choice for fast printing, perfect for school yearbooks, corporate presentations, special projects, catalogs, magazines, brandzines, and beyond!

Tailor-make your creation and craft a professionally produced book suited to your unique needs. Elevate them with our selection of laminates, foils, metallic inks, and other finishing touches, ensuring your project stands out in the fast-paced world. 

Fast and Quality Soft Cover Perfect Bound Books

  • Same Day, Next Day and 2 Business Day fast printing of soft cover book printing options*
  • Choice of premium quality Coated, Uncoated or Recycled paper
  • Portrait, Landscape or Square perfect bound book options
  • Square spine & hinged cover for a quality finish
  • Spice up your cover with specialty colours including Gold Metallic, Silver Metallic, Custom Metallic Inks
  • Gloss, Matt or Soft Touch Velvet laminates
  • Foiling including: Gold (Bright, Rose or Matt), Silver, Copper, Red, Blue, Pink, Green and more.  
  • Custom Die-cut or die-less cut cover elements* 
  • Looking for something really special? Please call us to discuss

*Quantity limits apply. Please feel free to call our team to discuss your requirements. 

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Other great options –

High Quality Same Day Saddle Stitched Booklets

Saddle Stitched

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Hard Cover Perfect Bound

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See below for Important information on artwork,

order options and cut off times.



We would love to help you and we love to create win-wins

Our business days and hours are Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 4pm and excludes all public holidays and weekends

Our daily order cut-off is 10am each business day for orders including payment and press ready artwork unless otherwise accepted by us in writing only outside of these times.

All order/s received outside of these days and hours commence from and are ordinarily processed the next business day.

To ensure your order goes as best as possible according to your plan and that we're all on the same page please click here for some more very important TERMS AND CONDITIONS regarding our Turnaround times, Artwork process, cut off times, delivery options plus all the other not so fun but important legal stuff.

Please note that: If your Artwork files is larger that 20MB, Please send through or or send a link using

Artwork Setup Instructions

Perfect Bound Book Setup - This guide should answer the most pertinent questions. 

Download Adobe InDesign Templates & Guidelines

Below you will find basic book templates to provide a quickstart to your project if you are just beginning your book. The templates are the internal pages of a 20 page perfect bound book. You can adjust the templates as you need. Each download includes an InDesign idml file with recommended bleed and internal margin set up, adjustable paragraph styles and more. 

If you have already started your book design, or are using a different page size, we would encourage you to see our Perfect Bound Book Setup page, for a checklist of requirements and common setup challenges.

Artwork Guidelines

Please note that artwork supplied as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher files or similar desktop publication programs are not considered press ready files suitable for commercial printing. For more information on artwork guidelines please Click Here Artwork-Guidelines


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While content is king, people will judge your book by the cover – and the binding – and the printing – before they ever read it.

Experience the ultimate convenience and quality with Same Day Printing's fast printing services, perfectly tailored for your custom book needs. Whether you're in need of a single bespoke book for a special occasion, a modest batch for your annual reports, or varying quantities to adapt to the ever-changing demands of your business or project, our team is equipped to deliver high-quality soft cover perfect bound books swiftly, ensuring you meet your deadlines with ease.

Trust in the expertise and dedication of the Same Day Printing team to make your books stand out. Our range of sizes includes A3, A4, A5, DL, and even custom dimensions tailored to your specific needs. Whether it's a robust hard cover or a flexible soft cover book, perfect bound, saddle stitched, or twin loop wire bound, our selection caters to every preference. We offer a plethora of specialty finishes to elevate your custom printed or self-published books, ensuring they are not only completed swiftly but also radiate excellence with high-resolution prints on premium quality stock.

In addition to our super fast printing services, we understand the importance of content presentation. That's why we also provide comprehensive book design and pre-press services. Our team is here to assist you in ensuring that your book's layout is as impeccable as the print quality, making your project truly exceptional from the first page to the las
t. With Same Day Printing, you're choosing a partner that values the importance of making a great impression, just as much as you do..

Bound for Success: Navigating the Colorful World of Perfect Binding Possibilities

Perfect bound books are a popular choice for a wide array of publications due to their professional appearance and relatively low cost. The perfect binding process involves the use of a strong adhesive to attach a paper cover to the spine of the assembled documents. This method creates a square, printed spine and the book can lay relatively flat when opened. Here are some types of perfect bound books you might encounter:

  1. Corporate Presentations/Proposals: For a sleek, clean look that aligns with a professional brand image, many businesses use perfect binding for their presentations or proposal
  2. Manuals and Reports: For business or educational purposes, manuals and reports often use perfect binding to give a more professional look and make the documents easier to handle and read.
  3. Catalogs and Magazines: Many catalogs (magalogs) and magazines (brandzines) opt for perfect binding, especially if they have a high page count and require a spine that can display print.
  4. School Year Photo Books: Perfect binding is suitable for photo books as it provides a clean, sleek look, allowing photos to be the center of attention.
  5. Theses and Dissertations: Students often use perfect binding for their final theses or dissertations as it presents their work in a professional and polished manner.
  6. Cookbooks and Art Books: These types of books benefit from perfect binding as it offers a flat surface, making it easier to follow recipes or admire artwork without losing information in the gutter of the book.
  7. Self-Published Books: Independent authors frequently choose perfect binding for their novels, poetry books, or non-fiction works due to the professional appearance and cost-effectiveness for small print runs.
  8.  Novels and Paperback Books: This is perhaps the most common use of perfect binding. It's an affordable and durable option for fiction and non-fiction books.

Each type can also have various customisation options, such as different paper types, weights, and finishes, as well as cover design options like foil stamping, metallic inks, or gloss/matte/soft touch velvet/Scuff Free Matte lamination to add a unique touch and further enhance the visual appeal and durability of the books.


How should I calculate the page count for my book?
Count each page that has printing on it, including any blank pages you want included. If a sheet of paper has printing on both sides, that counts as two pages.

Remember, accurate page count information helps us provide you with a precise quote and ensures that your book printing project meets your expectations. If you have any more questions or need assistance with your book printing needs, don't hesitate to contact our friendly team. Let's make your book printing project happen together!

What are Soft Cover Books used for?

Soft Cover Perfect Bound Books are a professional way to share important information with your customers or stakeholders.  They are commonly made available as

  • Custom Printed Manuals & Business Books
  • Custom Printed Portfolios
  • Self Published Novels
  • School Yearbooks
  • Self published Books or Autobiographies

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