PRESS PRINTED BOOKS
The perfect book for everyday moments. The highest quality press print available, layflat binding, and linen covers help your stories live on.
4: Perfectly petite. Great for surprise gifts, parents and purses.
8: Most popular book for parent albums and senior portraits.
10: Perfect for all occasions. And just the right size, too.
Natural linens with a durable texture.
The Select Linen line is our collection of timeless, 100% natural linen colors. We use recycled linen fibers that are hand-woven and dyed in the USA. Since it’s the same line of Select Linen colors available on Heirloom Albums, you can be sure your books and albums will match.
the select linen colors
The quality of our press printed books is unrivaled. We designed them to be the highest quality and have the best price in their class.
Kiss is a wholesale company and can only work with professional photographers. Pricing will be made available to you as soon as your free account has been approved.
Most accounts are approved within one business day!
Studio Sample Books are always 25% off.
Studio Samples are built exactly like our client albums. They feature a small “Sample” logo on the back.
cover with a CAMEO
Add your clients favorite photo to the cover of their book.Available on all Press Printed Books (even 4×4’s!)
personalize with ENGRAVING
Etch your client’s names, date, or any text you’d like on the cover of their album with engraving. Choose from a variety of fonts, select your size, and place it on the cover wherever you’d like!
what makes PRESS PRINTED DIFFERENT?
Compare the Kiss Press Printed Book to the Kiss Heirloom Album
Press Printed Books
Fine Art Ink Printing
1/8″ Thick Cover
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20 Business Days
True Photographic Print
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1/4″ Thick Cover
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Thin or Thick Pages
20 Business Days
How to Sell Press Printed Books and Heirloom Albums
Press Printed Books and Heirloom Albums go hand-in-hand.
Use the Press Printed Book for everyday moments, engagement and sign-in books, or portrait sessions. Heirloom Albums are perfect for telling a story that your client wants to live on forever— weddings, newborn sessions, or any story that they want to pass on to generations to come.
the printing PROCESS
Press printed books are made by printing millions of tiny dots of ink on top of paper. Our heirloom albums use a true photographic printing process. That means that the images are developed into the paper using silver halide and other materials- just like in a darkroom.
From viewing distance, they both look fantastic!
Get an up close look below.
Press Print (left). Photographic Print (right).
Get a close look at the details and texture
of the Kiss Press Printed Book.
We are relentless in our pursuit of simple and have become a company encouraging others to live intentionally. At Kiss Books, we treasure community and authentic relationships. We offer a simple way to create albums, but hope you’ll join us in our movement to pursue simple.
Kiss CEO & Founder
Frequently Asked Questions
How are the books made?
We don’t build by machine, we craft by hand. Every press printed book is handcrafted and undergoes a four point inspection process before it ever leaves our door. This means you and your clients get nothing but the best. Why is that important? Because your stories are worth it.
What is the turnaround time on press printed books?
We believe your clients memories are important. That’s why we set out to create the best, most high quality press printed book on the market. Our turnaround time is 15 business days. We offer rush options that upgrade your order to a 7 business day turnaround time. Quality can’t be done overnight, that’s why we believe that little extra time makes a world of difference.
How many spreads can I have in one book?
All of our books have a minimum of 10 spreads and a maximum of 40 spreads.
We guarantee everything we make for life. Click here to learn more about our lifetime warranty.
What is the difference between press printed books and photographic printed books?
Press printed books use inkjet printers to print your images. Photographic print uses light to develop your images onto the spread just like the days of using film and darkrooms.
Do you offer debossing?
Not on Press Printed Books. Debossing is available on Heirloom Albums.
Do you offer Press Printed Studio Sample Books?
Yes! They’re 25% off and you can order up to 5 samples per year. Need more than 5? Let us know and we can help!
Do you offer cameos?
Yes! You can order a cameo on all press printed books. You can even order a cameo and engraving on the same book.
Do you offer a 12×12 book?
If you wish to order a 12”x12” book, please consider the 12”x12” Heirloom Album.
Are Kiss books and albums sustainably sourced?
We take great care and pride in producing sustainable products for a better world. Click here to learn about the many ways we prioritize sustainability.
How do I design a Press Printed Book?
We offer a free album designer that you can use from any web browser! Just sign up for a free account and you can begin designing as soon as you are approved. If you don’t want to design, we have a $49 in-house design service that will take it off your hands. It’s only $49 flat and we can even work directly with your client.
I already have a designer that I like. Can I still use that and order from Kiss?
Absolutely! All you need to do is export your spreads and upload them to your Kiss account to order. We even made it easy so you can order any book from the same designs. No need to resize your spreads. Click here to learn more.
What sizes are thin pages?
Press Printed Books use a thin page that is constructed by adhering two spreads back to back. They are thicker than a magazine and still have a sturdy weight to them.
What shipping options are available to me?
We offer FedEx shipping. We accommodate standard, 2-day, and overnight options to many locations. If you would like to require a signature for delivery, just check a box at checkout!