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Overview and Basis of Presentation - Additional Information (Details) - USD ($)
shares in Millions, $ in Millions
6 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Aug. 04, 2017
Jun. 21, 2017
Mar. 28, 2017
Oct. 01, 2016
Jun. 30, 2017
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Distribution of common shares during spinoff       26.2        
Percentage of distribution of common shares during spinoff       80.75%        
Description of distribution of common shares during spinoff           Holders of RRD common stock received one share of DFIN common stock for every eight shares of RRD common stock held on September 23, 2016.    
Proceeds from the issuance of common stock           $ 1.2 $ 18.8 $ 0.0
Total net sales           $ 963.0 $ 1,004.9 $ 983.5
Transition Services Agreements                
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Intercompany agreements, description           In connection with the Separation, the Company entered into transition services agreements separately with RRD and LSC, under which, in exchange for the fees specified in the arrangements, RRD and LSC agree to provide certain services to the Company and the Company agrees to provide certain services to RRD, respectively. These services have included, but are not limited to, information technology, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and other financial and administrative services and functions. Most of the services provided under the transition services agreements terminated at September 30, 2018 or earlier. Under certain transition services agreements, RRD agreed to provide information technology services to the Company for up to 36 months following the Separation. These agreements facilitated the separation by allowing the Company to operate independently prior to establishing stand-alone back office systems across its organization.    
Term of agreement           36 months    
Commercial and Other Arrangements                
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Intercompany agreements, description           The Company entered into a number of commercial and other arrangements with RRD and its subsidiaries. These include, among other things, arrangements for the provision of services, including global outsourcing and logistics services, printing and binding, digital printing, composition and access to technology. The terms of the arrangements with RRD do not exceed 36 months. Subsequent to the Separation, RRD and LSC are clients of the Company and expect to utilize SaaS solutions and services that the Company provides to all of its clients.    
Term of agreement           36 months    
Common Stock                
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Stock issued upon exercise of underwriters options               32.4
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company                
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Distribution of common shares during spinoff       26.2        
Number of common stock retained   0.1   6.2        
Ownership percentage       19.25%        
Net pension plan liabilities       $ 68.3        
Total benefit plan liability       317.0        
Decrease to the fair value of plan assets         $ (0.7)      
Plan assets, fair market value       248.7        
Net other postretirement benefit liability       $ 1.5        
RRD and Affiliates                
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Total net sales         8.3     $ 19.4
Cost of sales         $ 51.8     $ 95.7
Underwritten Public Offering | R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company                
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Number of common stock sold 0.1 6.1 6.2          
Over Allotment Option | R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company                
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Proceeds from the issuance of common stock   $ 18.8            
Over Allotment Option | R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company | Common Stock                
Organization Consolidation And Presentation Of Financial Statements [Line Items]                
Stock issued upon exercise of underwriters options   0.9