We offer many different types of papers with our inkjet printing, listed below are the different characteristics of each paper.
Smooth Pearl Lustre 310gsm
Our basic, cost effective inkjet paper. Good for most projects, including standalone prints as well as framing and mounting. Has a slight texture and shine to the paper.
"The high-density, resin coated heavyweight base and smooth pearl finish not only eliminate glare and fingerprints but with its natural photographic white tint, produce prints with the true look and feel of a photograph. It has outstanding imaging performance, combined with the benefit of “touch dry” from the printer."
Gallery Prestige/Fine Art/Metallic
Fibre Silk 310gsm
One of our two higher quality alternative options to our basic Lustre paper, Fibre Silk is a fibre based paper that has the look and feel of traditional darkroom paper. It has a duller shine to the paper than the Fibre Gloss.
"The media creates high definition images with an extended tonal range and excellent archival properties making it a must for exhibition quality prints. This versatile media is perfect for colour images with vibrancy and depth or for producing a sympathetic re-creation of a traditional black and white image."
Fibre Gloss 310gsm
Our second option to our basic Lustre paper, Fibre Gloss is a fibre based paper that has the look and feel of traditional darkroom paper. It has a brighter shine to the paper than the Fibre Silk.
"A throwback to a bygone era, this traditional fibre-base photo paper is ideal for high quality black and white printing and offers an exceptional wide gamut for colour, detail and tonality. All elements have been taken into account of what makes the perfect traditional photo paper, as this option is reminiscent of papers produced for the darkroom."
Fine Art Smooth Cotton 290gsm
Our best all around paper, with it's smooth flat matte, shine-free finish, this paper excels at photo and artwork reproduction and looks perfect behind glass for exhibition purposes.
"This award-winning 100% cotton fine art paper helps bring your vision to print through superb ink handling and sharpness. It is an archival acid- and lignin-free paper with an expanded colour gamut, natural contrast and high ink load. It is compatible with both dye and pigment inks ensuring that when used with archival inks, your prints will last for generations."
Fine Art Soft Textured 310gsm
A lightly textured alternative to our Smooth Cotton, it has a flat matte, shine-free finish that excels at photo and artwork reproduction.
"With no optical brighteners and the longevity, image stability and a clean matt surface required for the very best in fine art printing, and is the perfect choice for crisp detail, while the soft textured range features a contoured surface for enhanced creative expression."
Fine Art High Textured 310gsm
Our High Textured paper is the best choice for accurately reproducing the look of an original artwork. This highly textured paper gives the look of traditional watercolour paper.
"The High Textured is a mould-made 100% Cotton rag paper. The coarse structured surface allows for a beautiful traditional watercolour look and feel, whilst still reproducing pin-sharp details and colour consistency. With no optical brighteners, this paper is sure to add an extra dimension for the artisan printer and fine art photographer."
Washi Torinoko 110gsm
A fine art paper that has the look and feel of a handmade Japanese Paper. It is easy to hang, is great for low contrast imagery and perfect for hanging exhibition.
"The base is manufactured using a traditional Japanese Tanmo machine which produces a paper so refined it looks like it has been handmade. The Washi base is made in the Echizen area of Japan, which is famous for the production of traditional Japanese paper with a history spanning over 1500 years in paper production."
Metallic Pearl 260gms
An resin coated paper, it has a bright pearlescent finish that gives depth to your prints. Works best for acrylic mounting.
"The resin coated paper is suitable for creating display and exhibition prints or alternatively prints can be added to photo albums or portfolio work to create additional impact. Although the media adds an additional creative angle to portrait and studio photography, it also lends itself perfectly to enhancing mechanical, industrial or architectural images."
Metallic Silver 300gsm
A silver based alternative to our Metallic Pearl paper. Gives the look of printing on aluminium.
"This paper adds unprecedented depth to an image featuring exceptional reflective shine never seen before. This metal-like surface produces images that jump off the paper and can be handled immediately after printing."