Newspaper design

Use cases for newspapers

Newspapers offers a large variety of uses.

Discover how to print posters, old newspapers or get a textured background.


You can print old newspapers from a scanned document.

In order to prepare your file for print, we recommend to increase contrast until the background gets white.

The result you should get:


Then, fade the edges to get them disappear:


Group your pages into the same PDF file.

Your old newspaper is ready for print!

Here's an example:



You can add a background color to your newspaper.

Keep in mind that margins needs to stay empty, or with a very light tint.

We usually recommend to fade the edge of your background to let margins white.

Here's an example:



It's possible to print multiple double-page spreads in the same newspaper.
For example, you can print a 12-page newspaper and pull apart into 6 spreads on 3 different sheets of paper.

Here is the detail of a 12-page newspaper:
Sheet #1 - Front side: Pages 12 and 1 (page 12 to the left, page 1 to the right)
Sheet #1 - Back side: Pages 2 and 11
Sheet #2 - Front side: Pages 10 and 3
Sheet #2 - Back side: Pages 4 and 9
Sheet #3 - Front side: Pages 8 and 5
Sheet #3 - Back side: Pages 6 and 7

To make sure the posters are clean, ensure that the inner edges of each page have no central margin or gutter and that they come together, while maintaining a margin on the outer edges of the spread.

Here's a 12 pages newspaper that contains 3 one-sided posters:
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Newspaper spread template


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