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Small Format Stocks

As a world-class online printer, Smartpress offers superior paper stock options. Whether you’re designing a brochure for your business, turning a custom booklet into a photography portfolio or sending warm wishes with your own cards, the right paper can help send the right message.

Learn more about our premium paper stock options and find the right one for your online printing project or order a FREE Paper Sample Book to see and feel our stock options. And check out UV Coating and Soft Touch Laminate to find options for protecting your projects.

Coated Gloss & Matte

  • Coated stock with a coated surface
  • Brightness: 96
  • Guaranteed 7 pt. and 9 pt. for direct mail postal requirements
  • Superior toner adhesion for better image reproduction

Coated Matte – White

  • Coated cover stock in white color with a matte finish
  • Brightness: 90
  • 150# weight
  • 50% recycled content: 10% post-consumer waste, 40% pre-consumer waste
  • pH neutral and long-life archival

Coated Metallic – Ice Silver

  • Coated metallic paper stock with a white-silver pearlescent color
  • Shimmers and shines silver even more in the light
  • UV coating not recommended
  • CMYK color equivalent: C: 5.1%, M: 5.5%, Y: 1.3%, K: 0.1%
  • Chlorine-free
  • Manufactured with wind power

Coated Semigloss 1 Side (C1S)

  • Cardstock with one uncoated side and one exceptionally smooth side with a semigloss finish
  • Brightness: 92

Coated Semigloss 2 Sides (C2S)

  • Cardstock with both sides coated and an exceptionally smooth semigloss finish

Felt Weave – White and Natural

  • Uncoated stock with a sophisticated felt text and cover finish
  • Great option for even the most challenging finishing techniques
  • Non-directional pattern is the perfect canvas for four-color imagery
  • Chlorine-free
  • 30% post-consumer fiber


  • Uncoated stock
  • Made of 30% hemp fibers, 40% recycled fibers and 30% Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) fibers
  • Sourced sustainably through conscious growing practices

Kraft – Speckletone

  • Coated stock with visible flecks and shives that offers a timeless look with character
  • Chlorine-free
  • 100% recycled content with 30% from post-consumer waste
  • Made with 100% green hydropower, and processed chlorine free.
  • Note: Due to the nature of the paper, ink-free design areas will appear as the brown paper stock color

Linen – White and Natural

  • Uncoated stock with timeless linen and texture
  • Rich surface pattern allows for excellent printability
  • Chlorine-free
  • 30% post-consumer fiber

Synthetic (Waterproof)

  • Synthetic stock offers more strength and durability than standard paper stocks
  • Exceptional ink adhesion
  • Amazing image resolution and consistent print performance
  • Considered waterproof when UV-coated
  • Available in various thicknesses

Uncoated 100% Recycled – White

  • White paper stock with a few flecks and fibers (compared to many other recycled papers)
  • Perfect option for conscientious designers with sustainability in mind
  • Brightness: 96
  • Chlorine-free
  • Acid-free for added archival quality
  • 100% post-consumer-waste recycled fiber

Uncoated – Black

  • Uncoated stock with a dark, rich color for a sleek, classy look
  • Ideal for white ink printing and white ink with full-color processing
  • 100# weight
  • Chlorine-free
  • Carbon-neutral
  • 30% recycled post-consumer fiber
  • Made with 100% renewable green electricity

Uncoated Smooth – Natural

  • Uncoated stock with a warm white color and light, creamy matte look
  • Cannot be UV-coated
  • Chlorine-free
  • 10% post-consumer recycled
  • Manufactured using non-polluting renewable energy

Uncoated Smooth – White

  • Uncoated stock with a pleasant blue-white color and a smooth, uniform surface for better resolution
  • Brightness: 98
  • Excellent opacity for minimal show-through
  • Smooth, uniform finish for better resolution
  • Acid-free for archival quality

Have a banner or sign project in mind? As part of our online printing services, we offer a range of high-quality large format substrates, too.


Order a FREE Paper Sample Book to see and feel our stock options.

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