High Quality Photobook Covers

A variety of finishes for your photobook

Discover the different ways to enhance the appearance of your photobook. From the cover to the pages.

Our hardcover photobooks are photographically printed and are available in glossy or matte finish. In addition, we also provide a premium cover with different colours, which makes even the best photobook look more elegant. Discover their differences and discover which is the best one for you. Fascinating highlight: your can personlize the text on the premium cover, too.

The spreads for our photobooks are photographically printed and are available in glossy or matte finish. Learn more about the features of both finishes and select the one most suitable for you. On the page, photobook prices, you can find an overview of the prices for all sizes and finishes.

Enhance your photobook with a premium cover and individualized text

Finish your photobook with the leather cover in sapphire black, cognac, cream or titanium.

Individual, Stylish Presentation

Refinish your photobook with a premium cover and the absolute highlight: the individual script option, which gives your photobook a unique quality. Not only is the visual appeal great, but also the haptics of the fine and soft structure of the premium cover is convincing. This provides you with a stylish, individual and elegant presentation of your photobook.

The highlight of the premium cover: personalized text

In the software, you can personalize the text on the cover by selecting your favorite font and color. The font size and position of the text are also completely up to you.

The Crown of the Cover: Personalized Labeling

An amazing highlight is the labeling of your premium cover where your text can be printed. While using the Saal Design software, you can choose from a wide range of possibilities to determine your favorite text. Options range from the choice of the font to the color and size to give your photobook a most personal touch.

Glossy or Matte Cover

The decision for the proper finish is as crucial as the selection of images.
The quality and durability of the finish also play an important role.

The photobook is optionally available with a cover in gloss or in matte. The insides may contain a different surface.

Photobook with a glossy cover

The glossy finish is perfect for dark pictures, as it maintains a very high color depth. The glossy effect is enhanced through a special lacquer. The characteristic of a glossy finish is its mirror-like reflection on the surface.

Photobook with matte cover

The matte cover is featured with the SoftTouch feature, which reduces reflections on the surface. Its softness can not only be seen, but also felt. Please note that the matte cover is not suitable for dark photos due to wrinkle formation in the joint space between the cover and the spine. This is caused by the frequent turning of the cover.


Your Spreads on Authentic Photographic Paper

The photobooks are printed on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Album Paper.
The spreads are adhered to each other on the back side, making them thick and stable.

Regardless of the cover, the inside can also be on a matte or a glossy surface.

Photobook with glossy spreads

The glossy photo paper makes high-quality prints possible. This finish is perfect for bright and colourful images. Depending on how it's stored, it can last 200 years with it's natural UV protection.

  • fascinating glossy effect
  • bright and vivid colours
  • breathtaking depth effect

Photobook with matte spreads

The matte finish has a subtle and even structure. Compared to the modern look of the glossy finish, the matte finish is elegant and classic. Fingerprints and reflections are barely visible on the matte surface.

  • elegant impresson
  • ideal color rendering
  • no fingerprints

Innovative Haptics: The Photobook XT (extra thick)

The Photobook XT impresses with it's extra strong sides in conjunction with the tried and tested Layflat binding. In contrast to the classic photobook, the sides are reinforced with a cardboard material and have a weight of 600 g/m². The photobook XT is available with up to 36 pages.

Macht Eindruck: Das Fotobuch XT

Does it get any better?

Make your photobook even more perfect by utilizing the padding option.
The additional 3mm padding layer under the cover makes the photobook even softer and more precious. 

You can optionally add a padded cover to the photobook. This is possible with the photo paper cover of as well as leather.