Layflat Books

Beautiful and functional, Layflat Books are handmade same as our heirloom albums. Ideal for wedding sign-in books or an eye-catching coffee table book.

  • Multiple cover styles, paper types, & debossing options
  • Layflat binding for seamless spreads
  • Layout spreads in minutes with our online designer for select sizes
  • Holds 10-40 spreads
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Our square sizes with full material, combo or cameo covers are available for online ordering. Additional sizes and covers are available via ROES.

Learn more about ordering options .

ROES Ordering Information

Catalog

Books

Notes

Orders placed directly to WHCC will come through our Remote Order Entry Software (ROES). ROES is not a design tool; therefore, you'll be uploading final spreads in ROES to complete your order.

Use the Book Catalog to choose the style of Book you want to order and then select a size, cover option, paper option, and other features to start the order.

Quick Facts
Sizes

6×6"

TO

11×14"

Pricing

Starts From

$50

Turnaround Time

2-4 Days

Normally 2-3 Days

Shipping Truck

Free 2-Day Shipping

Shipping speed upgrades are available or drop ship directly to your client. Shipping Options

Packaging

Add Premium Packaging

Make an impression by taking advantage of our specialty packaging options for this product.

File Prep & Templates

Designing custom photo covers or spreads? Be sure to use our Sizing Templates when preparing your order. Visit Downloads to access these templates.

Accepted Files
Prepare your work for printing by saving high-quality JPEG files with an embedded color profile.

  • Export files tagged with an RGB Color Profile—P3, Adobe RGB, and sRGB are all great options.
  • We recommend saving your files at a JPEG quality of 10 or higher in Photoshop, 90% in Lightroom, or the equivalent in your editing tool.
  • Most products are printed at 300 DPI, and we’ll automatically resize your files for printing. For more precise control, you can resize your files and apply any sharpening before submitting.
Designing Layflat Book Spreads

There are several ways you can create and order your Layflat Book.

Use our free Album & Book Designer
Create beautiful layouts in seconds with our free online designer, which is currently available for our most popular sizes and options. Create a Studio Project to get started.

Sizing Templates & Photoshop
Use our sizing templates to create custom designs in Photoshop, then upload them to ROES or our online designer to order.

Samples

Sample Program
Turn your Albums or Books into a Sample for your studio. See our Sample Program for more details.

Swatch Kits Available
Want to see our cover materials with your own eyes? Swatch Kits are available for $16. Visit our Samples page for more details.

About Layflat Books

Our Layflat books are printed as full, uninterrupted spreads, adhered back to back with your choice of Photo or Smooth Matte paper. Both paper options provide accurate color rendition, sharp image details, and the highest quality archival printing.

Sizes

From 6×6" to 11×14" including square, horizontal, vertical options

Cover Types

4 cover styles including cameo, combo, full photo, or material covers

Endleaves

Protective paper spreads in a smooth black finish

Binding

Layflat Binding

Cover Materials

40+ premium leather or linens, leather-like, and fabric materials

Paper Types

Two paper options, one photographic and one inkjet-printed

Thickness

Pages are adhered back to back with no insert boards

Corners

Square or round spread corners

Debossing

Choose between blind or a foil debossing option paired with available fonts or create a custom die

Tell your client’s story with our Album & Book designer

Whether this is your first time designing layouts or you are a seasoned pro—our new designer lets you create beautiful layouts in seconds.

  • Available for square sizes with full material or cameo covers with more options coming soon.
  • Includes sharable proof links to send to your clients

Product Options

Cover Types

Choose from multiple cover styles for complete personalization to fit your brand's needs and make each client happy.

Full Material Cover Album detail
Full Material Cover

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Let the cover say it all with a timeless fabric or leather Full Material Cover. Choose from our collection of Linens, Silks, bookcloth, faux leathers, Premium and Distressed leathers, and more to fit your client's style.

For a more tailored look, Premium and Distressed Leather Album covers have rounded corners.

Combo Cover

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A Combo Cover lets you display your custom image on the front with your choice of fabric or leather wrapping around the spine and the back, or you can create custom designs for both the front and back covers.

Finish with optional black or white stitching where the material meets the image.

Multiple Cover Print Styles Available

  • Custom Photo Cover Surfaces
  • Metal Print Cover available on all five of our Metal Print options
  • Wood Print Cover made from our maple Wood Print material

Some Combo Cover options are only available via ROES ordering.

Cameo Cover Album detail
Cameo Cover

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Give a sneak peek of the incredible images inside with a Cameo Cover Layflat Book. Just add a Single Square Cameo to any fabric or leather-covered Layflat Book 8×8" and larger.

Custom Photo Cover Album detail
Custom Photo Cover

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Design a Custom Photo Cover with your own images and design printed on your choice of Lustre or Fine Art Canvas cover. Available via ROES ordering.

Cover Materials

Premium Leathers
Premium Fabrics
Leathers
Fabrics
Photo Cover Surfaces
Metal Print Combo Covers

This smooth and durable surface comes in two base color options. The white base is opaque so no metal texture shows through the final image, while the clear base allows the raw brushed metal texture to show through your image, particularly in the white or light-colored areas. Available via ROES Ordering only.

Wood Print Combo Covers

Crafted from the same material as our maple Wood Prints and finished with a protective laminate for a smooth surface. Available via ROES Ordering only.

Cover Debossing

Debossing uses heat and dies to press customizable text into select cover materials using our font options. Choose between a blind, matte, or metallic foil with 4 location options to personalize your book.

Debossing Locations

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Each location allows for up to three lines of text. You have the option to add debossing to both the front and back of Full Material and Cameo Covers and can select different debossing styles for each. Combo Covers can have back cover debossing only.

Front Cover Placements

  • Center Center
  • Bottom Center
  • Bottom Right

Back Cover Placements

  • Bottom Center

View our Debossing Guidelines to learn more.

Cover blind debossing in Oswald font detail
Blind Debossing

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Your message is pressed into the cover to create a distinct impression in the material without the use of foil or color. Available with the Oswald font for select material covers.

View our Debossing Guidelines for details on material limitations.

Black or White Debossing

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Black or white debossing has a matte appearance and is available with the Oswald or Quicksand fonts for select material covers.

View our Debossing Guidelines for details on material limitations.

Foil Debossing

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Foil debossing provides a metallic gold, silver, or rose gold finish. Available with the Quicksand font for select material covers.

View our Debossing Guidelines for details on material limitations.

Custom Debossing

Turn your logo or bespoke cover design for a client into a custom die to deboss on one or several covers.

  • The die is kept in-house and can be added to any orders you select to receive custom debossing.
  • Available in several locations on the front, back, or inside of your cover.
How to Get Started
Leather Album covers with gold and blind custom debossing
Blind custom debossing on white endleaves detail

Paper Types

Our paper types offered will provide you with exceptional color-accurate images and archival qualities to ensure the longevity of each book. Choose between both photo and inkjet-printed papers in Lustre or Smooth Matte.

Album & Book Photo Lustre Paper Surface

Photo Lustre Paper

A true photographic paper in a semi-gloss finish. Produces excellent skin tones, sharp details and accurate color.

Print Method

Photographic

Album & Book Smooth Matte Paper Surface

Smooth Matte Paper

Our premier, uncoated matte paper with soft surface texture.

Print Method

Inkjet-Printed

Smooth Black Endleaves

Endleaves are protective paper spreads that separate the inside pages from the cover.

Layflat Book smooth black endleaves detail

Page Corners

Choose between square or rounded page corners, available for all sizes and paper types. Rounded pages have a ⅜" radius and add a seamless look when paired with one of the rounded premium material covers.

Seamless open spread Layflat Book
Square Corners
Round Corners

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Rounded pages have a ⅜" radius and add a seamless look when paired with one of our premium leather rounded covers.

Packaged In Style

Presentation is a simple yet invaluable step in delivering your client's memories.

Premium Packaging saves you valuable time, storage space, and materials and is an excellent option for Drop Shipping direct to the client.

  • An insert or foam bumper may be added to ensure your Book fits snugly inside the box.
  • Available for all sizes except for 11×14".
  • Colors: Brown, Kraft, and Charcoal
Learn More
Combo Cover Album in charcoal Premium Packaging

Sample Books

Order a Sample at 25% off

Show what you want to sell, and having a physical sample can be one of the best sales tools. Each order will receive a foil-stamped "Samples" on the inside cover, and to order your copy, create your sample online through the designer or order direct through ROES.

Sample Album and Book with stamp on black endleaves

Pricing

Photographic Lustre and Smooth Matte Papers

Allow for up to 40 spreads.

Book Size Photo Cover
with 10 Spreads
Standard Cover
with 10 Spreads
Premium Cover
with 10 Spreads
Additional Spread

For Metallic Custom Photo Covers, add $5 to the Photo Cover price.
*11×14 available in Photo Lustre only

5×7 $60.00 $50.00 $70.00 $2.00
6×6 60.00 50.00 70.00 2.00
8×8 75.00 65.00 90.00 3.00
8×10 90.00 80.00 105.00 4.50
9×12 100.00 90.00 130.00 5.00
10×10 95.00 85.00 125.00 4.50
12×12 110.00 100.00 160.00 5.00
11×14* 110.00 100.00 160.00 5.00
Cover Material Groups
Photo Covers Custom Photo Cover
Standard Covers Fabric Collection, Vintage Leather Collection, Leatherettes and Faux Collection
Premium Covers Premium Leather Collection, Distressed Leather Collection, Linen Collection