There are many aspects to consider when we are going to select the type of paper that we are going to use
for the printing of our designs. We have to pay attention to the weight, length, rigidity, whiteness, stability
and so many details that will make our design the best.
Printing is the last step after design, so to choose the right type of paper will make the difference between
dazzling designs and others that go unnoticed.
Here there are some types of paper to increase your knowledge:
1- Coated Paper
This paper is the most used to magazines and corporate catalogue. This being so delicate and devoid of
pores, is printed with a luxury finish, moreover it can have a matte or gloss finish depending on the style
2- Metallic Paper
Printing on this type of paper is actually one of the most expensive but its presence in impressive and
original; it can be used for corporate printings. It is made of polyester resin, which is a type of transparent
and thin plastic; its print can be in gold or silver.
3- Adhesive Paper
The best thing about this type of paper is that it can be placed anywhere such as walls, doors, devices or
wherever you want. The adhesive paper will take your design anywhere and can have the stamping style,
gloss, matte, etc., according to your needs.
4- Synthetic Paper
With synthetic papers you can write and print as with any other. It is very useful for recycling and is also
5- Paper Kraft
This is one of the most resistant, is mostly used for packaging since it is made of wood pulp but knowing
how to use it can be made invitation cards, to give an example, and have one of the most original finishes.
In the end no role is better than the other, everything will depend on your needs and how you want to
project your design.