Imposition refers to the making of book so that the pages of the book when closed are in serial position and makes the book in series of the number allotted so that it takes the shape of book. Which all is the work of Graphics designer and learned in Graphics design course to set or impose a pages in one sheet that when it folded every page takes it proper position. A designer should have the knowledge of principle of Imposition or the setting of pages in sheets. Bapu Graphics with highly professional teachers provides and imparts this knowledge among their students for the better understanding of the subject matter.

In Imposition classes there are various techniques to learn about book and its setting in computer after designing is complete and before sending it for printing.

Some of the Important questions you learn in these classes are :-

Q. What is Book binding?

Q. How Book binding works?

Q. Various machines for book binding jobs?

Q. Software to learn for Impositions method?

Q. What is bleed area and how it is measured?

Q. About Margins to be left in book?

Q. Calculating spine of book?

Q. How Crop and fold marks to be set by designers?

Q. Number of pages , Types of pages, Quality of pages ?

Q. What are various types of Impositions?

Q. Sizes of sheets available in the market ?

Q. Formula of Calculating Sheet GSM from value in kg’s ?


Many more question related to Impositions are solved in Bapu Graphics in practical manner and all things to be learn by designer on computer software. A meeting with publisher and visiting publishing houses is also part of these classes.

This techniques helps designer for doing pre press of various books, magazines, dictionaries, novels, newspapers, encyclopedia, directories and any of the thing which has number of pages. Learning Impositions techniques for every designer is must and important.