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Magazine Printing


Elevate your brand's presence with Helloprint's premium magazine printing. Impress clients and partners with the professional finish of our varied paper options. Our zine printing brings your content to life, offering an interactive brand experience. Secure the best prices in the UK and benefit from next-day delivery. Place your order today for exceptional print magazines that speak volumes.

  • Portrait & landscape options
  • Printed in high quality full colour
  • Choose for lamination on cover for extra protection
Product specifications
Material - 135 gsm to 250 gsm Gloss art print machine coated paper - 90 gsm to 250 gsm Silk coated paper
- 90 gsm to 170 gsm Offset paper (Writable)
- 90 gsm to 250 gsm Recycled paper (Writable)
Cover finishing Gloss or Matte lamination (for cover above 250 gsm Silk or Gloss)
Binding 2 staples
Pages From 8 up to 64 pages (incl cover)
Print technique High-quality digital & offset
Print colour Full colour
Design guidelines
Save the file for booklets as one PDF document with single pages.

Save the file for booklets not as spreads (two pages facing each other), but as PDF document with single pages, starting with the cover page (NOTE: saving as a multi-page PDF means 1 PDF file with multiple pages inside). Delete empty unnecessary pages from the file with the final save. Desired blank pages have to stay in the file.

We recommend using our templates and guides for preparing your print-ready PDF.

You can download our guides and templates in the template section. Remember to delete the template layers before exporting your design to PDF.

If you already have a design, no worries; we accept other file formats, including JPEG, PNG, or EPS.

For photographic content, high-resolution JPEGs are recommended, preferably without compression. For graphics or text-based content, we recommend print-ready, vector-based PDFs. For content that is a combination of graphics and photography, we suggest using print-ready PDFs to ensure the best quality.

Use CMYK as the colour mode.

Prepare your files using CMYK as the colour mode, not RGB. Use colourmode FOGRA39 (ISO Coated v2). If you are unsure of the colour mode of your file, don't worry we can always convert this for you. Keep in mind this can cause the colours to differ from the original file.

Resolution of at least 300 dpi.

Make sure the resolution of the images and graphics in your artwork are at least 300 dpi.

Add 3 mm bleed and keep 4 mm safety margin

During production, there might be a slight cut deviation. To avoid any issues, we recommend the following:

  • Add a 3 mm bleed around all edges of your design.
  • Keep important elements 4 mm away from the edge or folding lines.
  • Avoid using borders or frames on smaller formats like labels or business cards.
Text and fonts specifications (Min. font size is 6 pt)

For this product, the minimum font size is 6 pt. To avoid any issues, we recommend the following:

  • Fonts must be embedded or outlined.
  • If your design contains small black text, make sure it is 100 % black (Cyan: 0 Magenta: 0 Yellow: 0 Black: 100).

Note that we don't check spelling or typographical errors.

Check line thickness.

Lines should be at least 0.25 pt. Negative lines should be at least 0.5 pt.

Check your artwork for overprint.

Make sure no elements in your artwork are set on overprint unless you want this effect in your design. You can read more about overprint in our Help Centre.

Make sure the ink coverage isn't higher than 300%.

Force Colour Images to CMYK with a 260% ink limit (in Photoshop > Convert Colour Profile > Photoshop 5 Default CMYK). Make sure the ink coverage isn't higher than 300%.

Using a border/frame is not recommended

It is recommended to count with a margin of error when stacks of copies are trimmed during the production process. This slight cutting deviation is usually not noticeable, nevertheless, we recommend avoiding adding borders smaller than 20 mm in your design for any product smaller than an A4 (210 x 297 mm). Otherwise, the design might end up looking off-centre.

Guide PDF
A4 Portrait (210 x 297 mm) PDF Indesign
A4 Landscape (297 x 210 mm) PDF Indesign
A5 Portrait (148 x 210 mm) PDF Indesign
A5 Landscape (210 x 148 mm) PDF Indesign
A6 Portrait (105 x 148 mm) PDF Indesign
US Portrait (99 x 210 mm) PDF Indesign
Square Large (210 x 210 mm) PDF Indesign
Square Medium (148 x 148 mm) PDF Indesign
Ordering process
Ordering with own design
Choose and configure: Choose the product, select your preferences and your desired delivery time.

Add to cart: Add to cart, review your preferences and edit/duplicate if needed. We recommend opting for Premium Artwork Check.

Checkout: Choose the delivery and invoice address.

Payment & design: Choose your preferred payment method in this step. You can also choose to upload your artwork first and pay at a later stage.

Design check: Upload your design. We'll send a digital proof for your approval before the order gets sent to production.

Sit back and relax!
Using editor design
Choose and configure: Find the best product for you, configure it and choose your delivery time.*

Design in the editor: Now you can upload and edit your artwork, if necessary, with the help of our editors. From here, you can add your product(s) to the cart.

Checkout: Choose the delivery and invoice address.

Payment: Choose your preferred payment method in this step.

Design check: We'll send a digital proof for your approval before the order gets sent to production.

Sit back and relax!

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How magazine printing can enhance your business communications

Magazine printing at Helloprint offers a professional and engaging way to connect with your audience. Whether you aim to introduce your business, provide a detailed presentation guide, feature property listings for your real estate business, or share a comprehensive price list, our magazine printing services are tailored to meet these needs.

Our selection includes a variety of sizes and high-quality materials to suit your brand's message and style. Ensure that your content is presented thoroughly and attractively with the possibility to choose between 8 and 64 pages.
For creatives and innovators, our zine printing allow you to create a magazine with a unique edge. Ideal for those seeking to leave a memorable impact on your potential customer base. With our high-quality zine printing, you have the opportunity to design a magazine that embodies your brand's creativity. Your vision deserves the best presentation, and our zine printing services are here to ensure that happens.

Choose Helloprint for your magazine printing requirements and take the first step in transforming your brand's communication strategy. Turn your vision into tangible success and impress your customer base!

Frequently Asked Questions: Magazine printing

What paper type can I choose from?

90 gsm: This paper is our budget paper. It's light, thin and cost-effective - ideal for distribution!
110-120 gsm: This paper is a little thicker and more robust than the 90gsm paper. A moderate option of good quality.
135gsm: This material is lightweight and slightly thicker than printing paper. Thickness: 0.11 mm.
170gsm: This material gives your product a professional look. It's ideal for use at events, fairs and for your business-stand. Thickness: 0.17mm.
250gsm: This paper is mainly used in the hospitality and retail and is three times as thick as printing paper. With a thickness of 0.22 mm, the paper feels pretty solid.

What is lamination and do I need it on my cover?

Lamination is a plastic coating that's applied to a finished printed page. Laminating a cover not only elevates the look and feel of your print, but also extends the longevity. Additionally, it acts as an added layer of protection and helps reduce the risk of creasing, fading, wrinkling, abrasion and tearing. It is important to keep in mind that ordering without lamination could mean the prints may be more at risk of ink or paper damage.
Note: Laminated paper products are water-resistant, not waterproof.

Can I select any paper type or weight for lamination?

No, not all paper can be laminated. Lamination is only possible for paper with a Glossy or Matte cover of 250 gsm or higher.

What is the fastest possible turnaround?

The fastest possible turnaround varies depending on the specifications you select, and will always be stated at the bottom of the page. To make sure that your order is delivered at the indicated time, it is important that we receive your file with your design for the product by the stated cut-off time. This way, the product can be moved into production promptly.
Please note: The delivery date shifts a day every time the deadline for submission has passed. This is also the case if the file is rejected by us and corrected artwork isn't submitted before the next cut-off time.

Is the amount of pages equal to the amount of paper sheets?

No. This is because the pages are folded and printed on both sides. A sheet of paper gets folded in the middle so it covers 4 pages (2 on the front and 2 on the back). For instance, when you choose an A4 size brochure with 8 pages, we print two A3 sheets (two times as big as A4) and fold them in half, which results in a total of 8 pages.

What are the creative uses for personalised magazine printing?

Personalised magazine printing isn't just about putting words and images on paper—it's about telling a story that's all yours. With our magazine printing services, the possibilities to make a magazine are as wide as your imagination. Discover the power of storytelling with magazine printing.

1. Custom Brand Magazines:
Create a signature print magazine that's all about your brand. It's not just marketing; it's an immersive experience for your clients.
2. Niche Topic Zines:
Zine printing is perfect for diving deep into niche subjects. Great for artists, small communities, or fan clubs looking to express their unique voices. 3. Event Programs:
Got a big event coming up? Celebrate it with a magazine that guides guests through the day. It’s not just informative; it's a memorable gift for every guest. 4. Educational Materials:
Transform educational content into something students will want to flip through. It will turn educational journeys into a visual adventure. 5. Personal Portfolios:
Showcase your work with polish by printing a professional portfolio magazine. Highlight your journey with elegance and flair. 6. Community Newsletters:
Keep your local area connected with a community newsletter turned print magazine. Bring community stories to life with vibrancy and style. 7. Special Occasion Keepsakes:
Weddings, anniversaries, big birthdays—make these moments last with a magazine that celebrates the occasion.

Ready to turn your ideas into a stunning reality? Whether you’re leaning towards a full-fledged magazine or a quirky zine, with Helloprint, your story is just waiting to be told.

Pages (incl. covers): 8

Our stapled booklets always come in multiples of 4 pages. For an 8-page booklet, you should send a single PDF composed of 8 individual pages, including the front and back cover.

Paper thickness inside pages: 135 gsm gloss

Paper thickness cover: 170 gsm gloss

"Selfcover" means that your cover is made from the same paper as the inner pages.

Estimated delivery date

Upload and approve your files before: Tuesday, 21 May 2024 10:30

£126.99 Excl. VAT

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Pages (incl. covers)

What paper can I use for my Magazines?

    • Glossy

      Glossy: The glossy finish gives the paper a subtle sheen. It's perfect for photographs as the colours show up quite vivid.

    • Matte

      Matte: The matte finish is quite subtle and is perfect if your design is text-heavy.

    • Uncoated Offset

      Offset | Writable: This paper is uncoated, which means that it's possible to write on your paper.

      Uncoated Offset
    • Recycled

      Recystar Nature: 100% recycled paper and sustainably produced. The natural white colour gives the print a natural look.


What paper can I use for my Magazines?

    • 135 gsm gloss

      At 135 gsm, these booklets are a common choice for lightweight materials that are easy to distribute and cost-effective.

      135 gsm gloss
    • 170 gsm gloss

      At 170 gsm, these booklets offer a balance between thickness and quality, making them a popular choice for professional gatherings.

      170 gsm gloss
    • 250 gsm gloss

      For ultimate durability, go for 250 gsm booklets, often preferred by industries that value sturdiness and an impressive feel.

      250 gsm gloss

Paper thickness cover

Print run