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Paper Guide

Paper comes in a multitude of size, weights and colour.

Below is a handy guide to these sizes and what to look out for to get the right paper for the right job!

 

  Paper A Sizes

 

   Size

 

Millimetre

Inches

  Paper Size Grid

   A0

 

841 x 1189mm

33.1 x 46.8 inch

   A1

Go

594 x 841mm

23.4 x 33.1 inch

   A2

Go

420 x 594mm

16.5 x 23.4 inch

   A3

Go

297 x 420mm

11.7 x 16.5 inch

   A4

Go

210 x 297mm

8.3 x 11.7 inch

   A5

Go

148 x 210mm

5.8 x 8.3 inch

   A6

 

105 x 148mm

4.1 x 5.8 inch

   A7

 

74 x 105mm

2.9 x 4.1 inch

  A8

 

52 x 74mm

2.0 x 2.9 inch

 

 

 

 

 
 Paper Weights (grams)
 
GSM or GM refers to the Grams per Square Metre. The higher the value the thicker the paper.Standard everyday papers are usually 80gsm. For presentations etc weights of 90g, 100g or 120g are recommended.  

 

 

 

 

 
 Colours  
There is a wide variety of colours available to match any application you may have. The general rule of thumb is the lighter the colour the cheaper the paper.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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