80# Gloss Text is your choice for brochures that need the professional look of a glossy finish, need more than 2 folds, and that should be lightweight but still strong enough to hold their shape.
This is an economical and very common choice for brochures.
What paper should I use for brochures?
What Paper Should I Use for Brochures
- Paper Stock.
- Card Stock.
- Matte. This paper is also coated but without luster or gloss, giving it an untreated look.
- Like paper color, there is no one choice when it comes to the size of your brochure.
- Legal (8.5″ x 14″)
- Tabloid (11″ x 17″)
What is a good paper weight for a brochure?
A 100 lb. text is usually the optimal pick if you want a high-quality look at a reasonable price. The paper feels substantial, leaves a good impression and works well for most standard brochure designs. Reader Experience: The structure of your brochure also plays a part in choosing the best paper weight.
What paper GSM should I use?
Thickness of paper is specified by its weight in grams per square metre (GM or GSM). Low grade photocopier paper is around 80gsm; letterheads 100-120gsm with good quality letterhead around 120gsm. Business cards are around 350gsm and flyers around 300gsm-350gsm.
What weight is good quality paper?
In general, fine business papers, printer papers and personal stationery range in weight from 20 lb. to 32 lb. The most common paper weight today is 20 lb. One rule of thumb to follow is: The heavier the basic weight, the thicker the sheet. The thicker the sheet, the more impressive it feels.