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.


TypeB&W or ColorFormatless than 150 p.more than 150 p.CoverCover finish
Catalogues, portfoliosColor8 x 10Lynx 80 lbn/a12 points C1CMatte or Glossy
CookingColor8.5 x 11Silk 80 lbSilk 80 lb12 points C1CMatte or Glossy
ChildrenColor8.5 x 8.5Gloss 100 lbn/a12 points C1CGlossy
Poetry*Black & White4.25 x 7Rolland Opaque 70 lbRolland Opaque 60 lbRolland Opaque 80 lbNone
TravelBlack & White + some color pages5.5 x 8.5 or 6 x 9Lynx 60 lbLynx 70 lb10 points C1CMatte or Glossy
NovelBlack & White5.5 x 8.5 or 6 x 9Enviro Book 55 lb or Lynx 60/70 lb**Lynx 60 lb10 points C1CMatte 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.

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