As D&D is literally just that, Doug & Danika, we work hard to not only print beautiful letterpress pieces but also custom price and quote on your stationery needs. We’ve found over time that quite a few questions continue to pop up, and rather than you having to hold out for a day or so to have your questions answered, we’ve compiled a list of some frequently asked questions to speed up the process. If there is anything not mentioned below that leaves your questions unanswered let us know via our contact form or via our quote form and we’ll be sure to answer them promptly.
Another thing to note about large solid areas is that they can sometimes distort the paper/card that they have been printed on. This can result in the card not being dead flat. It’s not something that is easily predicted as there are a few factors that affect this but its worth being aware.
Crane Lettra – Tree free 100% cotton rag paper | Weights: 300gsm, 600gsm | Colours: Pearl White & Fluoro White
Made in America, this luxurious paper is specifically designed for letterpress printing. The cotton fibers aren’t compressed, so the sheet feels soft & fluffy. It comes in two thicknesses offering versatility within your package.
Gmund Cotton – 100% cotton paper | Weights: 300gsm, 500gsm, 600gsm | Colours: Linen Cream & Max White
Made in Germany, Gmund is also engineered for letterpress printing. Ideal for both weddings and business cards.
Cordenon Wild – Semi-Cotton paper | Weights: 150gsm, 300gsm, 450gsm, 600gsm, 850gsm | Colour: Warm White
Made in Italy, Wild was designed to offer an affordable letterpress paper to the market. FSC Certified, it is a blend of 35% cotton fibers and 65% virgin pulp.
Coaster Board – Wood Pulp | Weights: 390gsm | Colour: Natural White
This is our most cost effective stock for letterpress printing that can take impression remarkably well for a wood pulp paper.
Buffalo Board – Wood Pulp | Weights: 320gsm, 386gsm | Colour: Natural Brown/kraft
This carbon neutral paper is made from natural kraft fibres that are fully recycable. This is the paper to use if your design requires an earthy feel.
Box Board – 100% post consumer waste | Weights: 350gsm, 430gsm, 600gsm | Colour: Natural Grey
An economically priced board made from 100% post consumer waste. This is another paper option to look at if you’re after that krafty edge.
Colorplan – Wood Pulp | Weights: 270gsm, 350gsm, 540gsm, 700gsm | Colours: Large assortments of colours
Made in the UK, this versatile paper works amazingly well with letterpress for both business cards and wedding invitations. It has a nice, subtle texture and with a large amount of stock colours to choose from can add amazing impact to your stationery.