This table presents our recommendations. They are the fruit of years of experience in the printing industry, but there exist so many possible combinations that the option that best fits your needs may not be listed here. Feel free to contact us if you’d like a personalized recommendation.
|Type||B&W or Color||Format||less than 150 p.||more than 150 p.||Cover||Cover finish|
|Catalogues, portfolios||Color||8 x 10||Lynx 80 lb||n/a||12 points C1C||Matte or Glossy|
|Cooking||Color||8.5 x 11||Silk 80 lb||Silk 80 lb||12 points C1C||Matte or Glossy|
|Children||Color||8.5 x 8.5||Gloss 100 lb||n/a||12 points C1C||Glossy|
|Poetry*||Black & White||4.25 x 7||Rolland Opaque 70 lb||Rolland Opaque 60 lb||Rolland Opaque 80 lb||None|
|Travel||Black & White + some color pages||5.5 x 8.5 or 6 x 9||Lynx 60 lb||Lynx 70 lb||10 points C1C||Matte or Glossy|
|Novel||Black & White||5.5 x 8.5 or 6 x 9||Enviro Book 55 lb or Lynx 60/70 lb**||Lynx 60 lb||10 points C1C||Matte or Glossy|
* No solid colors on spine to avoid binding issues
** Our Enviro Book paper is 100% recycled and is therefore lightly grey. It can also feature impurity due to the fact that it is made from recycled fibres. Our Lynx 60 lb and 70 lb are offset white papers that provide a more consistent whiteness.