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Tips for Choosing Paper for your Business Stationery Needs

The needs for paper for your business stationery remains inevitable in many ways no matter you have computers or not. Business cards, envelopes, letterheads, printing projects – all come under your business stationery needs and these are the things that best represent your business organization. And it is quite important to cut good impression and maintain consistency.

Here are some tips that might help you choosing the right kind of paper for your various business stationery needs.

Know What You Need

First make a list of what types of stationery you need for your organization. You could require letters where there would be letterheads with the company name and logo, business cards, diaries, papers for projects, notepads, memos, invoices, press releases, etc. You need different types of papers for each or as according to your needs. Try to design all items together so that they do not lack consistency and uniformity. Your printing services will help you choose the right types of paper for each of your requirements.

Paper Consistency

You should be focusing on matching paper or stock for all the items and that the finishing of the custom business cards is identical.

Business Cards

Standard business cards are printed on index or card, stock weighing around 80# to 110#. Paper stock finishes can be linen and vellum. Linen has a texture of horizontal and vertical lines while vellum has a somewhat rough finish. You can also choose a stock that has a glossy coating on one side or both sides of the card.


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