FAQ brochures/journals

How long does it take?
The production time for a brochure/journal is 5 working days. We can speed this up if you wish, but you must contact us.

Can I pick up my printed brochures/journals somewhere in Leuven?
You can pick up your brochures/journals at the Peeters Bookstore, 153 Bondgenotenlaan, 3000 Leuven or you can pick them up at Peeters Publishers, 61 Kolonel Begaultlaan, 3012 Leuven. You can also opt for a delivery to your home. If your order totals € 700 or above, delivery is free.

What is the minimum print run?
The minimum(??) print run is 50 copies. The unit price decreases as the print run increases and vice versa.

Can I try out the website without any obligation?
Of course. Requesting a quote does not bind you to anything. This is also free if you have your pdf's checked for accuracy. The ordering process is only started when you click on “order”.

Can I have a proof made first?
When ordering a brochure/journal, you will receive a digital proof by e-mail (pdf). We will not print your brochure/journal until we have received a 'good to print' confirmation.

Can I have my brochure/journal printed afterwards?
Yes, just repeat the procedure with the correct pdf's. Please note that the minimum(??) print run is 50 copies. The more brochures/journals you have printed simultaneously, the cheaper the price per copy.

Can my brochure/journal get an ISBN issue?
We cannot assign an ISBN number. You can request an ISSN number for a journal yourself. We can help you, please contact us.

What does it cost?
The price of your brochure/journal depends on the print run, the size, the type of paper and the total number of pages and whether or not it is printed in colour. You can request a personal quotation via this website. This is completely without obligation.

How is payment made?
You can pay online immediately. If you still want an invoice, you have to indicate this and it will be made up after the delivery of the brochures/journals. This can then be paid by bank transfer.

What quality should my images have?
It is possible that an image that looks good on screen may look bad in print. This has to do with the resolution of the image. Make sure that images always have a resolution of at least 200 dpi in real size. It is not possible to enlarge an image that is too small in a photo editing program.
If you look at the pdf of your brochure/journal at a size of 300 %, this gives a good indication of what the images will look like in print. In the free “pdf check” we will always notify you if there are images in a low resolution. You can then change these images or keep them if you don't find a better one.

Which paper types to use?
For our brochures/journals we can use three types of paper:

1) Course paper 80g (course paper). This paper will not discolor as it ages because it does not contain a lot of wood fibers. This type of paper is very suitable for books with text and color illustrations.

2) Bulk Paper. This type of paper is very suitable for books with text, without high-quality photos or detailed images. The paper is also less white, which makes reading more comfortable.

3) Coated Paper (90/150 gr Machine coated). This paper is smoother than course paper. Because of its smooth surface, this coated paper is very suitable for printing books and brochures containing detailed text (e.g., diacritics) or color images.

For the cover we use a sturdy 200g double-sided coated cardboard.

In what format should I submit my brochure/journal?
You can format and deliver your brochure/journal in 17x24 cm or 16x24 cm format, but you don't have to. If the text is in A4 format, we will resize your brochure / journal to the right format for printing. The digital proof you receive will already be in the correct format.

What do you mean by enjoyable brochures/journals?
This is a finishing method that is often used for thin brochures/journals. This finishing method ensures that the brochure / journal remains open.