What paper type should I choose?
150gsm silk is our thickest option and is a classic paper type for menu booklets that makes it easy for customers to turn the page. 115gsm silk is a thinner option with a similar thickness to office printer paper but with a slight sheen thanks to the silk coating. If you’d prefer your menu without a silk coating, go for our uncoated option, which has a rougher porous texture like notebook paper. 130gsm gloss is a high-shine finish that’s often used for catalogues to make colours pop.
What cover type should I choose?
For your cover, choose from three thicker stocks to protect the inside pages. 250gsm is our standard option. Go for 350gsm for a heavier cover, or writable if you want the cover to be filled in.
What does ‘pp’ mean?
When we say ‘pp’, for example a 40pp booklet, this is short for ‘printed pages’. When you design booklet menu artwork for print, you’ll have to create a design for both sides of every piece of paper. A printed page is one side of the piece of paper. So, a 40pp booklet will only actually have 20 physical pieces of paper in it. Your front and back cover are included as part of this.
How will my menus be printed?
We print stapled menu book inside pages on our Truepress. The covers are printed separately on our iGen press or lithographically using our Heidelberg. They’re then stitched together by our StitchLiner.
How do I upload my menu design?
You should upload your menu artwork after placing your order. To do this, complete your order and then email your artwork to our Studio team at firstname.lastname@example.org who’ll then set it up for print for you.