Paper Swatches

These various swatches are the perfect purchase if you want to have our paper on hand, either for clients or just for yourself. We know that the majority of you are very hands on, so we took it upon ourselves to provide examples of our photo paper and press/display printing - all bundled up in a cute little swatch kit that's super portable, and packed full of info!
Includes paper weights (gsm), archival times, sizing guides & printer information, you really can't go wrong. Contact us for your own PAPER SWATCH KIT.

Our Paper

Digital Prints (up to 12x18’’)

  • Kodak Premium Lustre 200gsm (up to 12x18’’) - our default and most popular photo paper – a non-glossy finish similar to matte/pearl/semi-gloss papers.

  • Kodak Premium Gloss 200gsm (up to 12x18’’) - glossy finish.

  • Kodak Premium Metallic 245gsm (up to 12x18’’) - iridescent silvery metallic, glossy finish.

  • Kodak Premium Art Stock 230gsm (up to 12x18’’) – very matte, smooth cotton finish, similar to smooth fine art paper.

Giclee Premium Printing (from 12x18’’)

  • Ilford Galerie Prestige Pearl 310gsm (from 12x18’’) - see premium lustre.

  • Ilford Galerie Prestige Gloss 310gsm (from 12x18’’) – see premium gloss.

  • Chromajet Metallic 255gsm (from 12x18’’) - see premium metallic.

Press Printing - HP Solvent Printer

  • Helix Satin Solvent Poster Paper 200gsm – a more economic option for large prints, semi-gloss finish.

  • Kodak Backlit Transparency 190gsm – semi-translucent paper, ideal for light boxes.

Card Stock - CMYK Printer (up to 12x18’’)

  • Monza Gloss coated 300gsm (standard) gloss finish.

  • Splendorgel Extra White Uncoated 300gsm (standard) matte finish.

  • Spicers Saxton Vellum 300gsm (specialty) matte finish, slightly textured.

  • Spicers Sirio Pearl 300gsm (specialty) pearlescent slightly glittery finish.

  • Spicers Snowflake Linen 280gsm (specialty) crosshatch lined textured finish.

  • Spicers Desert Storm 270gsm (specialty) brown craft paper coloured card, smooth.

  • Spicers Advocate Laid 280gsm (specialty) creamier texture, textured finish.

Giclee Fine Art Specialty Papers (from 12x18’’)

Please note: Hahnemuhle Smooth is our default fine art paper unless otherwise specified.

  • Hahnemühle Photo Rag Smooth 308gsm (from 12x18’’) – very matte 100% cotton finish, smooth, no sheen.

  • Hahnemühle Photo Rag Satin 310gsm (from 12x18’’) – 100% cotton, slightly textured, satin like sheen.

  • Hahnemühle Textured German Etching 310gsm – very matte 100% cotton finish, quite textured, similarto watercolour paper, no sheen.

  • Hahnemühle Silk Baryta 310gsm (from 12x18’’) – like Pearl with a traditional style fibre base, silky gelatine finish.

  • Hahnemühle Photo Rag Metallic 340gsm (from 12x18’’) - 100% cotton, natural white, satin textured metallic finish. 

  • Canson Rag Photographique 310gsm (from 12x18’’) – very matte 100% cotton, ultra smooth, no sheen.

  • Canson (BFK) Print Making Rag 310gsm (from 12x18’’) – very matte 100% cotton finish, slight texture, no sheen.

  • Canson Platine Fibre Rag 310gsm (from 12x18’’) - like Pearl with a traditional style fibre base, silky gelatine finish.

  • Canson Aquarelle Textured 310gsm (from 12x18’’) - very matte 100% cotton finish, quite textured, similar to watercolour paper, no sheen.

  • Ilford Galerie Gold Fibre ‘Gloss’ 310gsm (from 12x18’’) - like Pearl with a traditional style fibre base, silky gelatine finish, (not glossy).

  • Ilford Smooth Cotton Rag 310gsm (from 12x18’’) - very matte 100% cotton finish, smooth, no sheen.

  • Ilford Cotton Artist Textured 310gsm (from 12x18’’) - very matte 100% finish, heavy texture, no sheen.

  • Ilford Washi Torinoko 110gsm (Carbon Editions only) - delicate look and feel of hand made Japanese paper. Warm, finely textured matte.

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