Fine Art Paper for ArtBooks

ArtBooks are printed with the most advanced inkjet printers - the same printers used to reproduce prints and canvases for museums. This means that with normal use and storage, your album will be resistant to ageing and will not change colours or contrast over decades. 

Each spread is printed one at a time, inspected, creased and hand-bound. We believe that this kind of effort and the keen eyes of dedicated bookbinding artisans are necessary to make books of such outstanding beauty and craftsmanship.

Before you order, we highly recommend ordering preprinted paper samples

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Matte PAPER

A clean, white, smooth matt paper with exceptional image sharpness and an exceedingly smooth surface. The extra weight gives this paper a soft, sumptuous feel as well as deep, crisp colours. Pages have a semi-stiff feel to them. This type of book is great for negative space designs, lower contrast, low saturation or film-like photography.
 

 

Weight: 240gsm
Print type: Fine Art Inkjet 12 color
Surface type: α-celulose with some brighteners
Appearance: Smooth, pure white, matte
Spread limit: 15-60 (30-120 pg.)
Depth of color/blacks: ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆
Design over the crease: YES! No cracking/ decolorisation
Coated: NO
Packaging: Linen presentation box + pouch + gloves

 

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MATTE COTTON RAG

Cotton rag is our most popular paper and is chosen by photographers to create high quality fine art prints. The fine, slightly textured surface and feel of this paper is ideal for printing both black and white and colour photographs as well as art reproductions with impressive pictorial depth.
 

 

 

Weight: 310gsm
Print type: Fine Art Inkjet 12 color
Surface type: 100% cotton rag acid free, no brighteners
Appearance: Slightly textured, warm, matte
Spread limit: 15-40 (30-80 pg.)
Depth of color/blacks: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆
Design over the crease: YES! No cracking/ decolorisation
Coated: No
Packaging: Linen presentation box + pouch + gloves

 

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Hahnemuhle BARYTA

We are proud to team up with Hahnemuehle - a 400+ years old paper mill located in Germany. Baryta paper has a special barium sulphate coating that is traditionally applied to a fibre photographic paper base prior to coating with emulsion. Baryta paper has greater detail and definition, extended tonal range and excellent archival properties. In addition, Baryta coated fibre papers have a unique look and feel which have become the standard for fine art photographers worldwide.


Weight: 325gsm + Substrates
Print type: Fine Art Inkjet 12 color
Surface type: α-celulose Baryta Paper with no optical brighteners
Appearance: Textured/glossy paper - you have to try it!
Spread limit: 15-40 (30-40 pg.)
Depth of color/blacks: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Design over the crease: Suprisingly yes! 
Coated: No
Packaging: Linen presentation box + pouch + gloves

 

 

Traditional Photo Paper for AriaBooks

AriaBooks contain photographic paper (Fuji DPII) in a lay-flat design. This paper is renowned for its fantastic results, excellent dynamic range and durable, fingerprint resistant finish. This is a fabulous paper choice and most of our photographers offer the AriaBook as their “standard” album choice.

 
 

FUJI DPII - LUSTRE


Print type: Darkroom developed photo lab paper (c-print)
Appearance: Semi matte
Spread limit: Variable depending on AriaBook Version
Depth of color/blacks: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆
Design over the crease: Yes but not advised for B/W images. 
Coated: No
Packaging: Variable depending on AriaBook Version

FUJI DPII - SILK


Print type: Darkroom developed photo lab paper (c-print)
Appearance: Semi matte with vinyl texture
Spread limit: Variable depending on AriaBook Version
Depth of color/blacks: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆
Design over the crease: Yes but not advised for B/W images. 
Coated: No
Packaging: Variable depending on AriaBook Version