French fold Dust Jacket.
A French fold dust jacket has an extra flap on the top and bottom of this style of dust jacket. After it is folded, it wraps around the book in the same way a standard dust jacket fits a book.
See the photograph above. A French fold jacket is a more elegant style for a high-quality book. It is often printed on a slightly heavier paper weight. The end result is that you have a fold on the top and bottom of the French fold jacket. A standard dust jacket it trimmed on top and bottom, having no fold.
A French fold dust jacket is unique!
This dust jacket is a relatively low cost options for a book. But, it really makes a books scream, “Quality!” The cost per book is slight, especially when you evaluate how much more can be charged for this style dust jacket.
A standard dust jacket is a little less. Please consider this option as well, particularly for a book with a cloth cover.
We provide individualized French fold dust jacket template adjusted for your book
Sometimes self-publishers search for a template for dust jackets. Book dimensions, spine width, page count, and paper thickness vary. That is why we cannot post a dust jacket template. But, you can prepare a preliminary file yourself in InDesign, as long as you are prepared to modify it before printing. Star Print Brokers will supply a specific template in millimeters, for the dust jacket style you choose.
If you are in need of InDesign to create your book, find it at Adobe InDesign. Let’s talk about your book! Give us a call at (844) 603-1777. We are based in the Seattle area, but work with self-publishers worldwide. More often than not, our clients live in another part of the country or the world.
Also see a Standard book jacket, or Dust Jacket.