Small sizes, more colorful expression

Color printing, in a novel size

Our new Color Pocket and Trade books combine color printing with a subtly textured, uncoated white paper. They are a creative book maker’s dream, at an artist-friendly price — and perfect for creating personalized notebooks, mini portfolios, or illustrated novels.

Try out our new Color Pocket and Trade books:

  1. Download the latest version of Blurb BookSmart® (or install our plug-in for Adobe InDesign®)
  2. Select Trade, Pocket, or Notebook from the Color menu in BookSmart
  3. Drop color photos, drawings, or text into pre-made or custom layouts

Already made a Black and White Trade or Pocket book? You can now order it in color directly from your book details page. Pricing starts at just .

See how creative book makers are using our new books:

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 <p style="text-align: center;">Memoirs</p>


 <p style="text-align: center;">Travel books</p>

Travel books

 <p style="text-align: center;">Mini portfolios</p>

Mini portfolios

 <p style="text-align: center;">Novels and poetry</p>

Novels and poetry

Blank, gridded, or lined pages combine with your favorite images or illustrations to create a personalized notebook, journal, or sketchbook.
 <p style="text-align: center;">Notebooks</p>
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See why Blurb photographer at large, Dan Milnor, is excited about these new formats and their creative possibilities.