Lovingly designed photo books to keep for yourself for some inspiration or to give away as the perfect personalized photo gift.

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Pixum Photo Book: Keep your memories for ever

  • award-winning quality: vibrant colours and premium materials
  • your photo book printed on premium or photo paper
  • wide range of sizes
  • matt, extra matt and glossy paper finishes
Extraordinary moments in a trendy format
  • square (21×21 cm)
  • hardcover with layflat binding
  • photo paper matt (seamless spread)
  • best for dynamic travel books
  • from ¤ 31,95
Your one-of-a-kind landscape album
  • A4 (21×28 cm)
  • hardcover with glue binding
  • premium paper matt with up to 178 pages
  • best for photo collages
  • from ¤ 29,95
The classic one in a portrait format
  • A4 (21×28 cm)
  • hardcover with glue binding
  • premium paper matt
  • switch to the glossy paper for intense colours
  • from ¤ 26,95
Best choice for your panoramic shots
  • A4 (28×21 cm)
  • hardcover with layflat binding (seamless spread)
  • photo paper glossy (seamless spread)
  • from ¤ 39,95

5 reasons for a Pixum Photo Book


Your story in award-winning quality


100% Satisfaction guaranteed. Because we care!

Swift delivery

Printed in a couple of days & shipped to you directly

Product choice

Wide range of products & lots of ways to personalise


Personalise & design every detail

Find the perfect photo book shape & size

Photo Book Printing: Paper Types

Photo Paper Matt

  • exposed photographic paper with true-to-life & vivid colours
  • stress-resistant surface due to slightly structured finish, perfect as a gift
  • layflat binding with hardcover for a seamless spread - best for panoramic shots
  • double processed, hence very stable with a total of 360 g/m² (2×180 g/m²)

Photo Paper Glossy

  • exposed photographic paper with an elegant glossy finish for vibrant colours as seen on photo prints
  • extraordinary depth of field, perfect for macro and panoramic shots
  • layflat binding with hardcover for a seamless spread - best for panoramic shots
  • 360 g/m² (2x 180 g/m²) thick

Photo Paper Extra Matt

  • exposed photographic paper with a velvety touch & a sophisticated finish thanks to the additional coating
  • true matt & reflection free surface, perfect for black & white photography
  • layflat binding with hardcover for a seamless spread - best for panoramic shots
  • 328 g/m² (2× 164 g/m²) thick

Premium Paper Matt

  • digitally printed, particularly resistant to light reflections
  • silky matte optics & naturally subtle colours, a true all-rounder
  • classic glue binding available with hardcover, softcover and as a booklet
  • 200 g/m² thick

Premium Paper Glossy

  • digitally printed, stable and robust
  • vivid colours thanks to high-quality UV glossy finish, perfect for travel books and wedding albums
  • classic glue binding available with hardcover and softcover
  • 200 g/m² thick

Premium Paper Extra Matt

  • digitally printed, reflection free surface resistant against fingerprints
  • accent on contrasts & vivid colours, special matt coating perfect for artist and architecture pictures
  • classic glue binding available with hardcover
  • 160 g/m² thick

Cover & Binding

Classical Glue Bindung

  • exclusively available for premium paper types
  • similar to the classic book binding from your book shelf
  • photo book pages are glued together to the spine of the book
  • available with sturdy hardcover and flexible softcover (similar to paperback)

Layflat Bindung (Seamless Spread)

  • exclusively available for photo paper types
  • perfect for panoramic photos placed over the entire double page
  • photo book pages are folded flat in the middle
  • can only be ordered with the robust hardback

Unique Features

Inspiring Ideas for Your New Pixum Photo Book

  • Hardcover with glue binding

    Hardcover with glue binding

    A hardcover photo book with glue binding is made of durable carton and can be inidividually designed with your own photos and text. If you have chosen the premium paper, the hardcover with glue binding is a perfect match for a sturdy and extremely durable photo book.

  • Hardcover with layflat binding

    Hardcover with layflat binding

    The popular layflat binding is a customer favourite when it comes to photo books. The seamless spread allows you to add a panoramic shot onto a double page. Choose one of our photo paper types to get the layflat bindung. Available in 5 different sizes and always in a combination with a hardcover.

  • Softcover with glue binding

    Softcover with glue binding

    The flexible softcover with glue binding is perfect for photo books you want to carry with you. The light weight softcover is available for 5 different photo books with premium paper (matt or glossy) and just like the hardcover, you can decorate it any way you want.

  • Booklet with stapled binding

    Booklet with stapled binding

    The stapled binding photo booklet is held together with two clamps at the spine. The booklet is available in 4 small formats. The booklets are very popular as small reminder on city trips or small reminder for children. This type of photo book is often used as a voucher booklet for when you want to surprise someone for a special occasion.

My first book

Your toddler's very first photo book, lovingly created by you. Teach your little one the alphabet, colours, animal names & much more. Printed on thick cardboard pages with matt finish.

FAQs: Your Photo Book Order

  • How long till I receive my photo book?
    How long till I receive my photo book?

    It normally takes 2-4 business days to produce your photobook - it strongly depends on what paper type you have selected and whether you have added an extra highlight on the hardcover. The delivery takes further 2-3 business days. This means if you have placed your order on Sunday, the parcel will most probably arrive by the weekend - that fast!

  • How do I design a custom photo book?
    How do I design a custom photo book?

    Creating a Pixum Photo Book online is simple and intuitive. A photo book can be created in just a few steps. First, download the Pixum Photo World software or start using the Photo Book Online Designer. Use the Assistant option to save time or create an album completely by yourself. As soon as you have finished creating the Pixum Photo Book, simply place your order online to receive your artwork in a few business days. Done!

  • How long does it take to create a Pixum Photo Book?
    How long does it take to create a Pixum Photo Book?

    Using the Assistant option, you can create a Pixum Photo Book within minutes. All you have to do is upload your favourite photos into the assistant and with just a few simple steps, the assistant will create a first suggestion for you. You can accept or edit the draft. This way, you can create a finished Pixum Photo Book within 10 minutes. You can also save the project and continue the fine-tuning as soon as you feel inspired.

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  • How to reorder my recent album?
    How to reorder my recent album?

    This depends on where you have designed your artwork. If It's been the Pixum Photo World software on your desktop computer, simply switch to the reordering page. If you have created your book directly online in your browser, load the project from the saved creations to order a new copy. If you used the mobile app to create your Pixum Photo Book, load the project directly from the app.

  • How much does my Pixum Photo Book cost?
    How much does my Pixum Photo Book cost?

    Pixum Photo Books are available from ¤ 7,95. The starting price is valid for the cover and the first 26 pages. The final price depends on the size of the book and type of paper chosen, but also on the type of binding, cover, and the amount of the extra pages. Check the price list for more information.

    Photo book pricelist

FAQs: Making a Photo Book

  • How many photos can I add to a book?
    How many photos can I add to a book?

    Add as many snaps as you wish! Large photo book in landscape or portrait format with premium paper matt may have up to 178 pages. Define the average number of photos per page, select one of the pre-set layouts and let our smart assistant arrange the photos for you. Read our further tips on this topic to get a profesionally looking photo album.

  • What is a layflat binding?
    What is a layflat binding?

    Choosing photo paper for your Pixum Photo Book, you get an album with a seamless spread. Your pages get a different composition and the 360g/m² thick photo paper protects the pages of your book from folding over. Layflat binding is especially well suited for double-paged panoramic photos. A great option if you are looking for a luxurious wedding gift.

    Covers and Binding
  • What to include in a photo book?
    What to include in a photo book?

    Become a story teller. Add text abstracts, pre-designed cliparts such as arrows or speech bubbles, adjust your images to back and white or sepia - or apply other creative photo effects to the snaps such as oil painting. Download the free Pixum Photo World software to benefit from all possible design tools and make your story as vivid as it goes.

    Tips & tricks for making your Pixum Photo Book
  • Can I export photos from facebook?
    Can I export photos from facebook?

    Log in to your Google Plus or Facebook account directly in the Pixum Photo World software to get access to photos from the cloud. Use the photos from the hard drive or your camera card attached to the computer. If you prefer working mobile, simply load the images either from your Instagram account or use the snaps from the cloud. Read our tips on how to set the settings for the external storage.

    Using photos from external sources in a photo book
  • Can I have my photo book professionally created for me?
    Can I have my photo book professionally created for me?
    To save your time and still get a personalised photo book of high-end quality, let our smart design assistant do the job for you. Whether in the Pixum Photo World software, directly in the Online Editor in your browser or in our mobile app - simply select the photos, set the photo book features such as paper and the cover type and let the content be arranged for you. An amazing photo book, ready effortless and in no time!

    If you enjoy the creative process, use our pre-designed themes or background patterns in the Pixum Photo World software. You can also load a blank album and design it completely yourself, page by page.

Our Proven Photo Book Tips

As Seen through Your Eyes

Make your own year chronicles with Pixum! Design a memory photo book with your best moments from the past year - a gift that stands the test of time. Read our tips on making a Year in Review book and go get creative!

Your Toddler's Chronicles

Looking for a perfect way to preserve these precious moments with your child? Read our proven tips on making a Pixum Photo Book about your baby.

Making a book together with family & friends

Sharing the creative part of making a new photo book with someone who also has suitable photos can be very helpful! Find out how to organize the process.

A Must-have in Your Travel Journal

A Photo Book documenting your travel simply has to have a map! You can even draw the journey route simply using the geolocation data of the photos you've taken there. No extra effort needed - simply drag the corresponding snaps to the map. How cool is that?

The Story of Your Home

Both building a house and a great house renovating process are so exciting! Oh, this thrilling mixture of tops & flops... Does the documentation of the process have to be boring? Not if you a creative soul! Find out how to tell the story of your new home in a Pixum Photo Book.

How to place your order

Here is how it goes:

  1. design your Pixum Photo Book
  2. log into your Pixum account to safely upload your project
  3. enter the delivery address and payment data
  4. get the order confirmation per e-mail
  5. receive the parcel with your album and have fun browsing through great memories!

How to create your Pixum Photo Book

  • The photo book you have chosen is currently only available in the Pixum Photoworld Software. Please create this photo book on your PC/Mac or select one of our other formats.

    Pixum Online Editor

    • Quick and easy:

      Create, design and order in your browser directly.

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      For creating your Photo Books, wall art & more quickly and without having to download a software or app.

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