This is thicker than standard business cards and adds more rigidity to your printed product. It has a glossy finish and steadier feel than business cards produced by copiers. This is our most common card stock used in a wide range of products such as business cards, post cards and presentations folders to state a few.
15 c1s board is a card stock that is thicker and more durable than normal writing. The c1s is an abrviation for coated one side. This type of card stock is often used for business cards and post cards that require the ability to write, stamp or imprint on them with the greatest success while still having a shiny front side for better marketing effect. It is also commonly used for cover in perfect bound books as it bonds better with glue when the covers are uncoated on the inside.
Enviro 100 is made from 100% post-consumer fiber and is FSC certified. This is commonly used when recycled paper content is a priority to the client. This stock tends to be grainer in look, feel and has less opacity as the paper has a more natural colour to it and is not bleached white like many other papers.
This cover stock has the texture of a semi-rough paper that emulates the look of linencloth with slightly lifted grooves to give a textured feel. You may be familiar with this type of stock from business cards or notecards as it offers a unique non-glossy look with a subtle, woven, fabric-like finish.
AQ is an abbreviation for Aqueous Coating. It is a semi-gloss applied to your job during the printing process, environmentally friendly, water-based coating applied to both sides of you printed product. It adds additional gloss and protection, and you are able to write on it with ballpoint pens.
UV High Gloss
UV is an abbreviation for Ultraviolet Coating. It is a high gloss clear liquid; spread over the paper like ink and then cured instantly with an ultraviolet light. It is not an ideal solution for products you will need to write on.
Matte Art w/ Spot Gloss
Matte Art with spot gloss is a very unique, high quality and desirable option for your printed product. It is often used in higher quality business cards, invitations, pocket folders and packaging to name a few. Many people associate the texture to having a suede like feel to it. Unlike traditional matte lamination, colours are better preserved and since it is not a plastic, you don’t need to worry about cracking or peeling. The spot gloss can add a contrasting effect when the artwork is designed well to support it.