Dust jackets, or book jackets, were originally used to protect the hardcover case of casebound books. Today, dust jackets are an art form all their own. PrintNinja’s dust jackets are printed on 135lb text paper, and are finished with either a gloss or a matte lamination.
If you’re not sure where to start, check out our dust jacket template, plus information on how to set up the artwork for your project’s dust jacket.
Dust jackets are detachable covers that wrap around your book and are held into place with folded flaps. These flaps, also called panels, make for a perfect place to print a book blurb, information about the author, or even reviews.
The dust jacket is a unique specialty feature because it is an opportunity to provide the reader with another piece of art, other than what is found on your cover. A dust jacket is a great way to upgrade your book or provide a limited edition.
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