Easy to Use Book Spine Width Calculator

Spine Width Calculation for Soft Cover Perfect Bound Books Only

When designing your cover, you’ll need to know the exact spine width, which is based on the page count (total pages in document, including blank pages) and the thickness of the type of paper chosen.
Note: Spines narrower than 0.25″ cannot have spine text printed on them.

For hard cover books, please contact the Graphics Team [email protected] for details about set up.

For more information on how to set up your cover, we have full details in our Publishing Guide.

To calculate spine width: