Papers

We offer 13 premium-quality coated and uncoated FSC papers ranging from 120gsm to 300gsm.  Each paper has a unique ICC profile that we encourage you to download for soft proofing prior to uploading and ordering.  To view, touch and feel a sample of each stock, buy a Swatch Box.


 

Inkjet Cotton Rag 225gsm

This is the finest paper in our range and the only stock available for brilliant 8 colour inkjet printing,  in 12 sizes.  This beautifully tactile 100% cotton rag is hand fed into an Epson printer, archival spray coated then hand sewn and bound.  The print reproduction and handcrafting of Inkjet Cotton Rag books is exceptional.
 

Printing

8 colour inkjet

Max pages

400 pages

Brightness

Warm white (99)

Texture + finish

Matte, velvety smooth 100% cotton that is
Hahnemühle spray coated for maximum protection

Colour reproduction

Brilliant, vivid detail and rich colours

Ratings

Museum quality, pH neutral, acid free

Uses

Limited edition books, art reproductions and exquisite wedding albums.
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Majestic Side Side Section
Grand Section Section Section
Regular Section Section Section
Small Section Section Section
 

Design Tips

Call to discuss your file before designing
Avoid large areas of flat dark colours
Keep important content away from gutter and page edges
Landscape and Portrait formats have an extra deep gutter








Require a Prestige or Prestige Mount cover
Can’t be ordered with Printed Covers or Dust-jackets
Portrait and Landscape have extra deep gutters and are Side Sewn
Square books are Section Sewn
Choose Photo Books, Fine-Art in the Momento Pro software

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
21 days for Small, Regular and Grand size
28 days for Majestic size


Indigo Cotton Rag 225gsm

100% cotton rag with a velvet touch and excellent digital colour reproduction makes this stock an affordable luxury.
 

Printing

4 colour digital offset

Max pages

200 pages

Brightness

Warm white (99)

Texture + finish

Matte, velvety smooth 100% cotton

Colour reproduction

Excellent detail, blacks and saturated colours appear softer and slightly muted

Ratings

Museum quality, pH neutral, acid and lignin free

Uses

Artist books, premium portfolios, wedding and portrait albums
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side Side Side
Regular Side Section Section
Small Section Section Section
 

Design Tips

Call to discuss your file before designing
Avoid large areas of flat dark colours
Keep important content away from gutter and page edges
Landscape and Portrait formats have an extra deep gutter
Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material

 

Lay-flat Gloss 300gsm

Thick, black hinged paper that is invisibly stitched to sit beautifully flat.  Great for books with lots of black backgrounds and double-page designs or for a contemporary style album 100% cotton rag with a velvet touch and excellent digital colour reproduction makes this stock an affordable luxury.
 

Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages 100 pages
Brightness Bright slightly cool white (96)
Texture + Finish Ultra glossy laminate
Colour reproduction Rich and punchy colours with high impact
Laminate accentuates heavily saturated images and skin tones
Ratings

Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), Acid free and pH neutral. Made from 10% post consumer and 40% pre consumer waste

Uses

Wedding and portrait albums, event and corporate marketing books.
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand - Hinged Hinged
Regular Hinged Hinged Hinged
Small - - -
 

Design Tips

Call to discuss your file before designing
Avoid large areas of flat dark colours
Keep important content away from gutter and page edges
Landscape and Portrait formats have an extra deep gutter
Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material
 

Lay-flat Matte 300gsm

Black hinged paper that is invisibly stitched to sit beautifully flat.
Contemporary, versatile stock that works well with most images and is great for books with double-page designs
.
 

Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages 100 pages
Brightness Bright slightly cool white (96)
Texture + Finish Smooth slightly waxy matte laminate
Colour reproduction Laminate softens bright colours and dark areas
Ratings

Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), Acid free and pH neutral. Made from 10% post consumer and 40% pre consumer waste

Uses Contemporary wedding and portrait albums
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand - Hinged Hinged
Regular Hinged Hinged Hinged
Small - - -
 

Design Tips

Choose Binding Style: Lay-flat Books in the Momento Pro software
Scuffing may occur on dark or solid backgrounds
Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges
Avoid placing diagonals, faces and text close to the gutter.
Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material



Lay-flat Lustre 260gsm

Black hinged paper, with a light sheen, invisibly stitched to sit flat. Works with most images. Great for books with double-page designs.
 
Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages 100 pages
Brightness Off-white opalescent (96)
Texture + Finish Similar to traditional photo paper with a light opalescent sheen
Unlaminated
Colour reproduction Balances colour vibrancy and contrast well
Ratings

Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), Acid free and pH neutral
Made from 10% post consumer and 40% pre consumer waste

Uses Premium wedding albums, portrait albums, event books and portfolios.
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand - Hinged Hinged
Regular Hinged Hinged Hinged
Small - - -
 

Design Tips

Choose Binding Style: Lay-flat Books in the Momento Pro software
Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges
Avoid placing diagonals, faces and text close to the gutter
Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Matte Ultra White 216gsm

A sophisticated and contemporary all-rounder stock suitable for most imagery. Great for and Grand Landscape books.
 
Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

Side Sewn: 120 and less for Square
Section Sewn: 200

Brightness Warm bright-white (98)
Texture + Finish Uncoated super smooth feel
Colour reproduction

Punchy, vibrant colours
Dense non-reflective blacks

Ratings

FSC Mixed Sources, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF)
Acid free, archival, manufactured with windpower

Uses Commercial work and contemporary portfolios for timeless appeal
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side - Side
Regular - Section Section
Small Section Section Section
 

Design Tips

Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges
Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Gloss 250gsm

A thick, high sheen stock that is an excellent choice for designs with rich and punchy colours.
 
Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

150, less for Square

Brightness Off-white (91)
Texture + Finish Ultra gloss laminate
Colour reproduction

Vibrant colours and rich blacks
Heavily saturated images and skin tones are accentuated

Ratings
FSC Mixed Sources, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), ISO 14001 Environmental Management
Uses Wedding albums, high impact marketing and commercial folios
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side - Side
Regular - - -
Small - - -
 

Design Tips

Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges
Great option for Grand Landscape books

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Gloss 170gsm

A high sheen stock that complements designs with bright colours.  A great option for creating a book with maximum visual impact.
 
Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

200, less for Side Sewn Portrait and Small

Brightness Off-white (91)
Texture + Finish Ultra gloss laminate
Colour reproduction

Vibrant colours and rich blacks
Heavily saturated images and skin tones are accentuated

Ratings FSC Mixed Sources, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), ISO 14001 Environmental Management
Uses Wedding albums, high impact marketing and commercial folios
 
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side Side Side
Regular Side Side Side
Small Side Side Side
 

Design Tips

Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges
Great option for Grand Landscape books

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Lustre 220gsm

A tactile stock, similar in texture to photographic paper, that reproduces beautifully rich colours and deep blacks.
 
Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

Side Sewn: 150 and less for Square
Section Sewn: 200

Brightness Off-white (96)
Texture + Finish Similar to photographic paper with a light opalescent sheen
Colour reproduction

White whites and rich blacks
Balances colour vibrancy and contrast beautifully

Ratings n/a
Uses Wedding albums, high impact marketing and commercial folios
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side - Side
Regular Side Side/Section Side/Section
Small Side/Section Side/Section Side/Section


Design Tips


Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges
Great option for Grand Landscape books

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Eggshell 148gsm

An lightly-textured uncoated matte stock that creates a soft finish.
 

Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

200 and less for Side Sewn Portrait

Brightness Ultra white (98)
Texture + Finish Uncoated matte with subtle texture, like an eggshell
Colour reproduction

Dense non-reflective blacks
Colours are softened while not too desaturated

Ratings

FSC Mixed Sources, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF)
Acid free, archival, manufactured with windpower

Uses Art books, Photo essays, Baby and Family Portrait books.
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side Side Side
Regular Side Side/Section Side/Section
Small Side/Section Side/Section Side/Section
 
 

Design Tips

Works best with non-white end pages
Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Satin 250gsm

Economical and durable paper stock suitable for any project. A great option for Grand Landscape books.
 

Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

150 and Less for Square

Brightness Cool off-white (91)
Texture + Finish Smooth with slight sheen
Colour reproduction

Balances colour vibrancy and contrast well

Ratings

FSC Mixed Sources, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), ISO 14001 Environmental Management

Uses Event and corporate marketing books, wedding and portrait albums
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side - Side
Regular - - -
Small - - -


Design Tips


Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Satin 170gsm

An economical and durable stock suitable for any project. Great for projects with lots of pages and volume orders.
 

Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

200, less for Side Sewn Portrait

Brightness Cool off-white (91)
Texture + Finish Smooth with slight sheen
Colour reproduction

Balances colour vibrancy and contrast well

Ratings

FSC Mixed Sources, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), ISO 14001 Environmental Management

Uses Volume orders and self publishing, event and corporate marketing books
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side Side Side
Regular Side Side/Section Side/Section
Small Side/Section Side/Section Side/Section


Design Tips


Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Satin 150gsm

Available for Volume Orders only. An economical and durable stock suitable for any project. Great for projects with lots of pages and volume orders.
 

Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

200, less for Side Sewn Portrait

Brightness Cool off-white (91)
Texture + Finish Smooth with slight sheen
Colour reproduction

Balances colour vibrancy and contrast well

Ratings

FSC Mixed Sources, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), ISO 14001 Environmental Management

Uses Volume orders and self publishing, event and corporate marketing books
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side Side Side
Regular Side Side/Section Side/Section
Small Side/Section Side/Section Side/Section

Design Tips

Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material




Matte 120 gsm

Economical and versatile paper stock, suitable for any project. Great for projects with lots of pages and for selfl-published editions.
 

Printing 4 colour digital offset
Max pages

200

Brightness

Cool bright white (113) , contains OBA's

Texture + Finish Uncoated smooth matte
Colour reproduction

Slightly muted blacks and saturated colours

Ratings

FSC Mixed Sources, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), ISO 14001 Environmental Management, Acid free, ISO9706 Long Life, Carbon neutral manufacture

Uses Volume orders and self publishing
Sizes Landscape Portrait Square
Grand Side Side Side
Regular Side Side/Section Side/Section
Small Side/Section Side/Section Side/Section
 

Design Tips

Keep faces and important content away from gutter and page edges

Prices
Available to members only. View prices

Standard Production Time (ex delivery)
Dependent on Cover Style and Cover Material