Create a photo book - quick & easy with Pixum
Create a photo book - quick & easy with Pixum

Surprise your loved ones with a self-designed photo book - for your best memories!

Create and design your Pixum Photo Book: Present your photos perfectly

Celebrate your pictures in a very special way and make a personalised Pixum Photo Book. A custom photo album created easily and printed in high quality.

Awaken the creative designer in you and show what you are made of! Thanks to Pixum, this can become a true hobby for everyone. Highly recommended and totally contagious!

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Unleash Your Creativity

Has "writing a book" always been on your bucket list? Well, you've never been that close before! Design a photo book 100% true to your taste, be it a cookbook, a travel journal or a booklet telling a fairy tale for kids? Grab your notes on this project and just go get creative!

Our customers' choice

Format & size Cover & binding Paper type Price
Pixum Photo Book portrait large Hardcover, classic glue binding Premium paper matt Create online for £29.95 »
Pixum Photo Book landscape large Hardcover, classic glue binding Premium paper glossy Create online for £39.95 »

So easy, it's fun!

The best choice for those of us, who want to make their photo book fast, is, indeed, the creating Assistant in the Pixum Photo World software.

And here is how you design your photo book with Pixum in no time at all - fast and easy:

  1. choose the most convenient creating platform - whether the mobile app, the lean Online-Designer directly here in the online-shop or the free Pixum Photo World software
  2. pick the matching photo album size (in portrait, landscape, square). You also have a great variety of paper, cover and binding types to match any creative idea of yours
  3. pick a suitable layout. The most important thing is how many photos you want to place per page in the photo book
  4. upload your photos and add them to your future book - let your gut feeling decide about the image placement, shape, colour and more! Feel free to edit any element and anytime you wish
  5. add some text content or free illustrations but keep your own photos in the foreground
  6. happy with the draft now? It is high time for the final check. Now, add your new artwork to the shopping cart and simply follow the ordering process
  7. get ready to receive the parcel in just a few days!

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about photo book creation

  • How many photos do I need?
    How many photos do I need?

    Determining the right amount of photos you need for your album isn't that easy. In general: Quality before quantity! Choose the motifs carefully and sort out all images that you are not completely convinced of.

    Depending on the subject of the photo book, the viewer's focus is usually on individual subjects, but you may also use collages for which you need a correspondingly larger number of images - bear this in mind when pre-selecting the images. Detailed tips and tricks on this question can also be found in this article.

  • Which size do I choose?
    Which size do I choose?

    As you have probably already imagined, this also depends strongly on the topic of your photo book. Pixum offers you a variety of different formats - there is something for every occasion!

    • For example, the XXL format, on the other hand, is ideal for reproducing impressive landscape and portrait photos, making your photo book an impressive work of art.
  • What's the price of a Pixum Photo Book?
    What's the price of a Pixum Photo Book?

    From as little as £7.95, you can design your own personal souvenir at Pixum! Depending on the size, format, cover, type of paper and the number of pages in the photo book, this price changes accordingly.

    Choose your favorite from three available formats and up to four different sizes. In the free Pixum Photo Book Software you can experiment with different settings and change them at any time.

    You can find an overview of all prices in our photo book price list.

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From real photo paper to square format: Easy designing for your best memories

1. The look

  • Choose your desired format: At Pixum, you can find different portrait and landscape formats and can also create a square photo book.
  • The sizes of the book range from small to square and large to XXL format.
  • You have the choice: From the sturdy hardcover photo book with glue and Layflat binding through soft and linen cover bindings to premium linen - optionally even with high-gloss finish.
  • Premium quality papers: From extra matt, matt and glossy paper to real photo paper, everything is included for your printed copy.
  • On up to 178 book pages, your smartphone pictures will find a perfect place to tell the story you've got.
  • Additionally, you can choose between different topic photo books: Discover great image and text templates and clip art elements that you can combine with your images to create your own personal photo book.

2. What do you use to design the photo book?

Whether small photo book, hardcover or in XXL format: You can create and design your Pixum photo book in many ways:

  • We recommend the free Photo World Software, which you can simply download and install on your PC or Mac. Design your photo book with ease and creativity. The Photo World software is also easy to use for people without previous knowledge: Choose from a wide variety of layouts and backgrounds, insert individual texts or use the layout and text suggestions provided. Many Pixum Photo Books can be additionally finished with a glossy foil finish so that your pictures are presented even better.
  • Alternatively, the online design is available directly on the Pixum website. The online designer also offers many individual design options and makes it easy to store your photo book creation temporarily.
  • If you appreciate mobility, use the innovative Pixum app to design and insert your smartphone images directly into the book!

3. Ordering & further inspirations

  • Once you have finished designing your personal photo book, you can order it easily and cheaply in one simple click. The printed photo book will be sent to you within a few days. Furthermore, you have the possibility to order your work again or to put it online as a photo book. Share your unique Pixum Photo Book with your family and friends.
  • Benefit from the countless possibilities of Pixum Photo Books and create an original photo book for as little as £7.95 - quick and easy according to your design ideas. You can rely on tested Pixum quality!
  • Get inspired: In the Pixum Photo Book Tips and Ideas section, you will find many examples of how you can personalize your photo book and design it as a creative gift.
" 3. How to create your personal Pixum Photo Book in a few simple steps"

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Tips and tricks for the Pixum Photo Book

Get to know the many possibilities for your photo book and get creative input for your design process!

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How to create your personal copy in a few steps

With the Pixum Online Designer and the Photo World Software you can design and order your personal photo book in no time at all. Here you will learn step by step how the photo book creation at Pixum works in both ways of ordering:

With the Pixum Online Designer:

  1. Click on "Start Online Designer" in the Online Designer area. This will take you to the online software where you can create the photo book.
  2. Select the desired format (portrait, landscape, square) for your photo book from the overview page. In addition to the format, paper type, cover and binding can also be specified.
  3. After you have selected the options, click on "apply".
  4. To select your photos, click on "upload" next. The photos you have selected are then displayed in the grey column on the left.
  5. Now add photos to the Pixum Photo Book by clicking on a photo.
  6. You can add and adapt up to 4 photos per page. In the standard version, 26 pages are available, but you can add additional page packages.
  7. Once you have completed your work, click on the orange "Add to Basket" button in the upper right-hand corner.
  8. Enter your data in the purchasing process and complete the order.
  9. Within a few days you will receive your own personalised Pixum Photo Book by post.

With the free Pixum Photo World software

  1. Start the Photo World software and click on the category "Pixum Photo Book".
  2. You get to the extensive selection of format and size of your photo book.
  3. The next step is to choose the right paper. Choose between premium or photo paper in extra matt, matt or glossy finish.
  4. A window opens in which you can choose between a free design or the use of the Photo World Assistant. The assistant guides you step-by-step through the design process, but can be interrupted at any time.
  5. If you want to change the binding, cover, format or paper, click on the grey button at the bottom right. This shows the product details including price to give you an overview of the technical details of your photo book.
  6. Now the actual designing begins. On the left side, you will find numerous tools for editing your motifs, which you can simply drag and drop into your virtual photo book. If no photos are displayed there, simply change the path of your photo folder with the button "Select folder".
  7. Let your creativity run wild and design your own personal photo book! If you are satisfied with the result, then click on the orange "Add to shopping basket" button at the bottom right.
  8. In the shopping basket itself, you have the option of checking your photo book again and, if necessary, switching back to the design window if you still have change requests. Otherwise, set the number of copies to be delivered, select a beautiful Pixum Photo Book gift box if desired and click on "Proceed to checkout".
  9. After you have entered your data, the order is complete!
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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 directly in your browser.

    • We recommend it:

      for creating your Photo Books, wall art & other products quickly and without having to download a software or app.

  • 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.
    Our customers' favourite

    Pixum Photo World software

    • Take your time:

      Make your Photo Books, wall art & much more on your computer. Save it and continue with the creative process later offline!

    • We recommend it:

      for a creative spirit that enjoys creating photo books & likes to personalise as much as possible.

    also available for
    OS X and Linux

  • 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 app

    • On the go:

      Use your smartphone photos directly and create photo books, wall art & much more. Save it and come back to it later.

    • We recommend it:

      for creating your photo book on your tablet or on your smartphone on the couch and at your own speed.

    also available for