Self-published by you.
We're photographers, designers and book-lovers too – obsessed with quality and sticklers for top-notch binding, gorgeous paper and professional printing.
So, we're not kidding when we say Blurb self-published books are bookshop-quality – you'll want to share and show them off for years to come.
But don't take our word for it, publish a book and see Blurb quality for yourself.
The anatomy of a Blurb book
Hardcover, Softcover, ImageWrap – and tons of cover layout options.
Bookshop-quality, 4-colour printing for stellar image fidelity.
End sheets »
Standard and ProLine end sheets frame your book beautifully.
Creative layouts »
Huge range of creative and customisable layouts.
Durable, professional binding built to last.
High-quality FSC-certified papers available in matt, lustre or gloss finishes.
Give your book the gorgeous cover it deserves. Select from our easy-to-use cover layouts in Bookify or BookSmart, or make your own with our Adobe® InDesign® plug-in, and then choose from any one of our professionally printed cover options. Our Hardcover, Dust Jacket books can also be upgraded with our ProLine Linens.
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Let your photography shine. Our Hardcover, ImageWrap books are professionally-printed with your images on the front and back of the book cover for a smooth, sophisticated effect. ImageWrap covers feature a durable matt finish and library binding. There are no cover flaps.
Count on superb image reproduction and colour fidelity – we print on industry-leading HP Indigo digital offset presses.
End sheets make a beautiful start and finish to your book. Our Standard end sheets — used in Hardcover Dust Jacket and ImageWrap books — are an elegant mid-grey and complement a wide range of books. Upgrade to our ProLine End Sheets and select from a curated selection of end sheets in a range of shades to give your book a professional look and feel.
Note: Hardcover books in Blurb's Pocket and Trade sizes have their own standard end sheets: white for books printed in colour, and cream-coloured for those printed in black and white. Pocket and Trade books do not have ProLine upgrade options.
Our layouts offer your creativity room to roam. Add photos and text. Create stunning two-page full-bleed spreads. Go for a multi-photo page. The possibilities are endless.
Choose from a wide selection of layouts or customise your own in Blurb BookSmart®. Create your own layouts with Adobe® InDesign® using our InDesign plug-in. Or work with our most popular layouts and make a book in an evening with Blurb Bookify™.
Our Hardcover books feature library binding. Our Softcover books have perfect binding. And every Blurb book – Hardcover or Softcover – is bound to last. After all, you’ll want to show off your book off for years to come.
Choose from a wide selection of papers. Our 80# Standard Paper has a smooth semi-matt finish. Our Premium Papers are about 35% heavier and come in matt and lustre finishes. Premium Paper is available for books of 240 pages or fewer.
Upgrade to our ProLine Papers, professional-grade papers made by Mohawk. See a full description of all our papers on the ProLine page or order our swatch kit to receive samples of all our paper options. Add swatch kit to cart »
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|ProLine Pearl Photo||140#||190 gsm|
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Introducing Blurb ProLine
Upgrade to ProLine and give your book the professional treatment. These carefully curated, premium customisation options offer even more creative range, and let you make books that truly stand out.
The quality and binding is perfect. The quality of the paper and the ImageWrap Hardcover could not have been more gorgeous!
Create the best quality photo book with Blurb and find out why the photo book reviews rate Blurb as one of the top creative publishing platforms.
Compare and you'll find that Blurb offers the finest quality, the best photo book software, the best online photo book-making tool, and a great tool for design pros – our Adobe® InDesign® plug-in. Make your photography book with Blurb and you'll see and feel the Blurb quality.