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Paper Size Guide

Paper Size Guide

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16 Oct 2015

Hello! Chris here. I’m one of instantprint’s Personal Artworkers, and I’d like to share a quick size guide with you to help you make your design print ready.


The table below is basked on printing a portrait document at 300dpi (dots per inch) – meaning it’ll print in really high quality. You can use these measurements to set up your document in your preferred design software program based on what size product you want.

 

Size Name Size in mm
(without bleed area)
Size in pixels 300dpi
(without bleed area)
Size in mm
(with bleed area)
Size in pixels 300dpi
(with bleed area)
  Business Card 85 x 55 mm 1004 x 650 px 91 x 61 mm 1075 x 720 px
  DL / Comp Slip 99 x 210 mm 1169 x 2480 px 105 x 216 mm 1240 x 2551 px
  A7 105 x 74mm 1240 x 874 px 108 x 77 mm 1276 x 909 px
  A6 148 x 105 mm 1748 x 1240 px 154 x 111 mm 1819 x 1311 px
  A5 210 x 14 mm 2480 x 1748 px 216 x 154 mm 2551 x 1819 px
  A4 297 x 210 mm 3508 x 2480 px 303 x 216 mm 3579 x 2551 px
  A3 420 x 297 mm 4961 x 3508 px 426 x 303 mm 5031 x 3579 px
  A2 594 x 420 mm 7016 x 4961 px 600 x 426 mm 7087 x 5031 px
  A1 841 x 594 mm 9933 x 7016 px 847 x 600 mm 10004 x 7087 px
  A0 1189 x 841 mm 14043 x 9933 px 1195 x 847 mm 14114 x 10004 px
  Roller Banners 800 x 2000 mm 9449 x 23622 px 806 x 2006 mm 9520 x 23693 px

 

A Quick Guide to 'A' Sizes

a paper sizes from a7 to a0 shown in comparison to a4

 

 

Booklets

We offer booklets in the following sizes:

 

portrait brochure and booklet sizes from a6 to 210mm square

 

booklet size grid showing sizes in mm

 

We also offer a short edge bound stapled and wirebound booklets (in all sizes except DL) which means you will have a landscape booklet. For this, all you need to do is flip the measurements round.

landscape brochure and booklet sizes

 

Business Cards

We offer business cards in the following sizes:

 

business card sizes

*Standard business card size includes our premium, economy, loyalty, recycled and Kraft business cards.

 

business card size grid in mm both with and without bleed

 

Exhibition Stands

We offer exhibition stands in the following sizes:
 

exhibition stand sizes

 

We name our exhibition stand sizes in numbers like this because of the amount of panels in each one. All of our stands are split into 3 sections (2 are not fully visible) and the middle section is split depending on how big the stand is.


As exhibition stands are a lot bigger than our other products, we need the resolution to be set at 150dpi.
 

exhibition stand size grid in mm

 

All of our exhibition stands come with a podium. This is to store your stand whilst you’re not using it and as a handy table for your event. The podium graphic is the same size for all of stand sizes.

 

Flags

We offer flags in the following sizes:
 

flag sizes and shapes

 

When setting up flag artwork, we recommend using one of our templates and filling the entire area with your artwork. 

In the table below, we’ve listed the total area of the artwork which is what we will print before your flag is cut and the visual area is the part that you will see once the flag is finished.

 

flag size grid for both teardrop and feather flags

 

Flyers & Leaflets

We offer flyers and leaflets in the folowing sizes and styles:


flyer and leaflet sizes from a7 to a3

 

flyer & leaflet size grid in mm

 

Folded Leaflets

We offer folded leaflets in the following sizes and styles:

 

folded leaflet sizes and folds with 12 different options

 

folded leaflet size grid in mm both with and without bleed

 

Posters

We offer posters in the following sizes:

 

poster sizes from a4 to 60x40

 

poster size grid by mm

 

Roller Banners

We offer roller banners in the following sizes:

 

four different roller banner sizes

 

roller banner size grid for four different sizes in mm

 

Signage

We offer signage in the following sizes:

 

signage sizes from a3 to a0

 

signage size grid in mm

 

Stickers

We offer stickers in the following sizes and shapes:

 

sticker sizes and shapes including circle, square and rectangle

 

sticker size grid by mm

 

 

Top Tips

  • Set your document size before you start designing; getting your prep right is so important for fantastic print
  • You can also look at the product you want on the website to find the exact sizes in mm

 

 

Chris Hirst

About the Author

Hi, I’m Chris. I’m one of instantprint’s Personal Artworkers. Get in touch after making an order to ask my any artwork questions.