Put your brilliant ideas in print with a newsstand-quality magazine, great for serial content or high-volume projects.

  • Dynamic & Vivid

    Dynamic & Vivid

    Choose from two print qualities to find the best fit for your content, whether it’s a single issue or serial project.
  • Flexible Creation Tools

    Flexible Creation Tools

    Make Magazines with Blurb’s free desktop tool BookWright. You can also use pro tools like Adobe InDesign or our PDF Uploader to set up your book.
  • Selling & Sharing

    Selling & Sharing

    Share your publication with an embeddable preview, then sell Magazines through the Blurb Bookstore.


Format Features

Create newsstand-quality publications as either part of a series or single project that showcases visual work in a low-cost way.

Newsstand Sizing Newsstand Sizing

Newsstand Sizing

  • 8.5×11 in (22×28 cm)
  • Page counts from 20 to 240
  • Perfect Bound, page count must be divisible by 4

Printing & Covers Printing & Covers

Printing & Covers

Premium Magazines have a high-end magazine finish with a heavier cover.

  • Cover: 80# Semi-gloss (216 GSM) for heft and protection
  • Paper: 80# Matte text (118 GSM) paper
Economy Magazines have a lighter weight and lower print fidelity for a lower cost.

  • Cover: 65# Semi-Gloss (176 GSM)
  • Paper: 60# Gloss text (89 GSM)

Imagine The Possibilities

  • Mouthfeel Magazine

    Food & Art Publication

    Mouthfeel Magazine
    Mac Malikowski et al.
    Custom Magazine
    The creators of Mouthfeel wanted a magazine with a peculiar size, shape, and opening experience, so they did a custom run with Client Services. It’s carried by high-end stockists around the world.
  • Los Angles: An Almost Makes Perfect City Guide

    DIY City Guide

    Los Angeles: An Almost Makes Perfect City Guide
    Molly Madfis
    Premium Magazine
    Passionate about her hometown, Molly created a guide based on a collection of content from her blog, Almost Makes Perfect, that helped friends and visitors discover what makes her city so great.
  • The Eloge Family

    Adoption Profile

    The Eloge Family
    Hannah Eloge
    Premium Magazine
    Hannah and Josh created a gorgeous personal publication when they were looking to match in their adoption search. The photos, introductions, and stories conveyed all the warmth and love of their family and community, and the magazine format made it possible to give it away without breaking the bank.

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