Papers and Other Substrates
The Print Shop offers a variety of papers and other materials for print projects. Clients working with our designer on a custom order may have custom paper ordered.
We are able to print on customer-supplied paper that we don't stock, as long as it's laser compatible and a standard size.
Not sure which paper or substrate is best for your project? Ask us! We are happy to make a recommendation.
20# text is most commonly found in copy machines, it's a standard copy paper weight.
60# text is a multipurpose paper used in the office printer, it's also the most popular business letterhead or stationery weight.
70# text and 80# text are perfect for brochures and presentations.
65# cover works well for brochures, presentations or covers on bound books. This weight meets the minimum requirement for a small postcard (4.25x5.5 inches).
80# cover is a heavy cardstock that works well for folded cards or invitations.
100# cover is a noticeably heavier cardstock often used for flat cards or invitations. This is the paper weight we use for business cards.
Colors & Finishes in Stock
Basics: White, Natural
Pastels: Gray, Blue, Green, Purple, Pink, Yellow
Brights: Yellow, Red, Orange, Green, Purple
View colors in our online store >
Uncoated: Uncoated paper is non-glossy, flat-looking paper with very little sheen
Gloss: Gloss coated paper has a high sheen.
Linen: Linen is an uncoated paper stock that has fine, textured lines
Large Format Substrates
From posters to banners to decals and clings, we offer numrous printing options for your large format projects.
Satin Photobase Paper: A UV coated substrate used for large format posters and photo printing projects. Can print items up to 54 inches wide and up to 100 feet long.
WF-Scrim Vinyl: A smooth polyethylene substrate used for banners. It's reinforced with polyester cording to give it strength and durability to withstand wind and weather conditions.
WF-Cling: Made from a light tack removable vinyl and printed in full color on a clear or white background. Will adhere from the front or back. Can be repositioned as needed and will not leave behind any residue.
WF-GLX: An adhesive-backed substrate designed to ahdere to smooth, painted walls, glass and other interior smooth surfaces.
Etch Dry Glass: A decorative window film that gives the look of expensive frosted or etched glass at a much lower price. A great option to create visual interest, showcase your brand, or provide privacy without sacrificing natural light.
WF-ClassicVue®: An 8-mil PVC composite with 1.5-mm perforations. An exterior-mount film suitable for vehicles, retail or event signage and a wide variety of other applications.
WF-WalkFloor: A 14-mil opaque textured floor/wall vinyl material with fabric backing and repositionable, solvent acrylic adhesive. Works on carpet, tile, wood, metal and painted surfaces.
Controltac™: A 2-mil opaque graphic film that adheres to walls, buildings, vehicles, other signs, windows and doors.
We offer a variety of mounting options for posters and other signage, listed from least expensive to most expensive:
Foam Core: The most inexpensive option. Well-suited for indoor use, but may dent or warp if not cared for properly.
Corrugated Plastic: Most often used for lawn signs. It's waterproof and lightweight.
Sintra: A durable, lightweight and moisture resistant board made from PVC. At 3mm, it's the thinnest option, and is available in white or black.
Gator Board: A very rigid polystyrene foam surface which is resistant to moisture and warping. Available in 3/16" and 1/2" thickness.