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Different Types of Paper Required For Stationery Designing

Graphic Designing, Stationary Designing

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If a graphic designer gives his best in stationary designing they can create such designs that you do not have to use your mouth for conveying the message. The design will be enough to tell everything. They just do not convey a message but also induces an action and this is why stationary designing is an important job for nay graphic designer. Whether they design your business card, letter or brochures, they need to remember that it must have the elegance that your business wants to show to the world.

The beauty of stationary designing just does not stop at the designing phase. In order to make it attractive and ensure that it grabs the attention of your viewers you also have to take care of the final product and in stationery designing you cannot think of the final output without the help of paper. Here let’s find out the different paper sizes and the types of paper that will make those exquisite designs look great after they are ready to be given to the audience.

Different paper sizes

Throughout the world there are certain standard paper sizes that are used by most while printing the stationery for their concern. However, if you want to create something unique and different you can always tell your graphic designer about it and they will design the artwork in that way.

However first let’s see the standard sizes of paper that are available for printing.

Paper dimensions

A0 = 1189 x 841 mm, A1 = 841 x 594 mm, A2 = 594 x 420 mm, A3 = 420 x 297 mm, A4 = 297 x 210 mm, A5 = 210 x 148 mm, A6 = 148 x 105 mm, DL = 210 x 99 mm

Envelope dimensions

C3 = 324 x 458 mm, C4 = 229 x 324 mm, C5 = 162 x 229 mm, C6 = 114 x 162 mm, DL = 110 x 220 mm

Many times for making the stationary lucrative and different from the ones that are commonly found you may use custom size paper. Your graphic designer will help you out choose the exact paper size.

Understanding paper

Once you have idea about the different sizes of the paper, you must know about the types of paper and understand how different paper quality will affect your final result.

Different paper has different properties that affect the printing done on them. By using the correct paper you will be able to get the right feel about the project on which you and your graphic designer is working.

  • While manufacturing the paper uncoated papers are not finished with fine clay. The best example of uncoated paper is news print. In such paper the ink gets absorbed in the paper and does not sit on its surface.
  • The other type of paper is that which is coated with fine clay or any other substance. It improves the brightness of the paper and also the ink holds out. You will get three types of coated paper matte, gloss and satin.

Once you have idea about all this you will be able to discuss with your graphic designer about the whole project.

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