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Question about paper / card stock

Discussion in 'Printing & Print Design Forum:' started by cube, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. cube

    cube New Member

    I'm puzzled. I'm in uni and I'd like to build a mock up of my packaging design, but I want a specific type of card to make the box (thick, non shiny rough texture). But I'd like to sample others too for my research. where do I go to order paper and card stocks? where are your favorites and most reliable? thanks
     
  2. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

  3. bigdave

    bigdave Moderator Staff Member

    www.roberthorne.co.uk are one of the biggest paper suppliers in the business. If they cant provide you with samples and advice, no one can. I would perhaps forget to mention its a uni project though as theyre more likely to help out if they believe youre actually sourcing materials for a live job.
     
  4. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    Or if you have no luck as Dave mentioned above, ask your course tutor...

     
  5. big-blue-wolf

    big-blue-wolf Junior Member

    Why not try a good art shop for small quantities of card?
     
  6. Josella Caci

    Josella Caci Member

    Have you ever heard of GF Smith Papers?

    A rep came to my uni and gave us a talk yesterday in fact!
    They are brilliant! they do every type of paper in every kind of way/Print/colour/texture you can think of.
    They aren't Cheap though unfortunately but well worth the price.
    Check this out! It may come of use to you.

    GF Smith
     

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