+44 (0)1924 917 245

  • Name*
    Required!
  • Email*
    Email required!
  • Tel
    Invalid Input
  • Comments
    Invalid Input

  • Re-type the code!
  • I would like to receive news and updates from Hague Print
    Invalid Input
  •  

    Blog

    27 Jun 2018
    Tags

    How to choose the right paper when you print certificates

    There are plenty of factors to take into consideration when you design and print certificates. From deciding on the right wording to picking a font style that suits the certificate’s purpose, more thought goes into certificate planning than most people realise.

    Arguably the most important element when you print certificates is the paper you choose; it can mean the difference between a long-lasting certificate that both looks and feels like it comes from a reputable institution, and a certificate that may not stand the test of time and that the recipient doesn’t feel proud of.

    Before you start certificate printing, know your paper options so that you choose a finish that is best suited to your purpose. What’s more, it’s important to know which paper to choose as the right paper can also deter fraud with security features that make it difficult to alter without damaging the text or images.

    Parchment paper

    Parchment paper is considered the best choice for certificates. Its unique, mottled appearance gives a sense of antiquity while the thick paper is hardy and resilient. Parchment paper can be used by laser printers, inkjet printers, copiers, calligraphy and even typewriters. This makes it a versatile choice which can be used in different ways to print certificates with a feeling of gravitas.

    Linen paper

    Linen paper has the same look and feel as its namesake. Its subtle, embossed texture looks expensive and eye-catching, two qualities favoured by certificate printers. It’s an excellent choice for important documents such as certificates, restaurant menus, or business correspondence.

    Laid paper

    Laid paper also has a similar finish to handcrafted paper; its finely ribbed appearance is created in the production process as the paper is made on wire moulds that give it a characteristic watermark of close thin lines.

    Granite paper

    If you want a visually heavier look, granite paper gives the look of polished granite with a smooth finish. It’s a perfect choice for certificates as well as letterheads, presentations, proposals, menus and personal stationary.

    Let us talk you through the different kinds of paper which can be used to print certificates. Fill in our online enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch to set up a free consultation.

    Tweets

    HaguePrintUK Trademark applications have doubled since 1995. Read more: https://t.co/V0HOExCpSx #Trademark #Brand #Protection https://t.co/s3B83lWaot
    10hreplyretweetfavorite
    HaguePrintUK RT @HagueAustralia: Everything you need to know about protecting your certificates. Read more: https://t.co/O2ogogP8f2 #Certificates #Pri
    10hreplyretweetfavorite
    HaguePrintUK @MyWakefield Great to see what is going on in Wakefield! #WakefieldBusiness https://t.co/lQ88YufZQf
    10hreplyretweetfavorite
    HaguePrintUK RT @printweek: Happy ‘frantic Friday’, printiverse. https://t.co/KON8NuMVZa
    15hreplyretweetfavorite
    HaguePrintUK RT @ContracPM: How can a print management company help you? Read more: https://t.co/m27oefHJea #Print https://t.co/cyKWdHTaSt
    16hreplyretweetfavorite
    HaguePrintUK Chanel take a big step towards protecting their brand. Read more: https://t.co/NbHkvr602p #Chanel #Brand https://t.co/8gaGVSToiT
    HaguePrintUK Burberry have destroyed £28.6m worth of unsold clothes, accessories and perfume to protect their brand. Read more:… https://t.co/HE02oohSoJ
    HaguePrintUK We've compiled the most common misconceptions when it comes to sustainable printing. Read more:… https://t.co/vLtmdzs7OQ
    HaguePrintUK Trademark applications have doubled in the last 20 years. Read more: https://t.co/MwkJOMQ1rz #Trademark #Brandhttps://t.co/c5z4iwpdPa
    HaguePrintUK “As the world becomes more digital, smart people turn to mail". What is the future of direct mail marketing? Read m… https://t.co/mp0kqgc9FN
    HaguePrintUK Single use plastics and packaging is a problem that is currently big news. Supermarkets are tackling the fact that… https://t.co/o8bQTvuszE
    HaguePrintUK RT @SolcharUK: How does the cheque clearing system work? Read more: https://t.co/2HOOfU6EFf #ChequeClearing https://t.co/Kw0lnQtiSI
    HaguePrintUK The most common myths about sustainable printing. Read more: https://t.co/PvrfbWVMqR #Sustainable #Print https://t.co/rwplEoCMqU
    HaguePrintUK Chanel is suing an eBay seller for $56 million. Read more: https://t.co/NwMwATXkZZ #Chanel #Brand https://t.co/REhe6Z3xz8
    HaguePrintUK Stock rotation labels may be the best method for managing your stock. Read more on how Hague can help you:… https://t.co/YKzIdobQXt
    HaguePrintUK Single use plastics and packaging is a problem that is currently big news. Supermarkets are tackling the fact that… https://t.co/ku47hkjk5a
    HaguePrintUK What is the future of direct mail marketing? Read more: https://t.co/PKpNvE5jBx #Marketing #Digital #Print https://t.co/x18ipDut18
    HaguePrintUK Facebook are delving into a whole new realm of marketing, following the likes of ASOS and Airbnb. Learn more:… https://t.co/voojbAw3MZ
    HaguePrintUK Morrisons have implemented a new system to reduce plastic bottles. Hague can help you with sustainable print and pa… https://t.co/xzyCp9OVuX
    HaguePrintUK Single use plastics and packaging is a problem that is currently big news. 🛍️Read more: https://t.co/cHN9ogyFrphttps://t.co/KwDDkH5vhB
    HaguePrintUK RT @ContracPM: When it comes to print vs digital marketing, Contrac have got you covered. Read more ➡️ https://t.co/50mtpqV3jW #Print #Digi
    HaguePrintUK How to get over an England loss: An ice cream van to the office #ThursdayThoughts #WorldCup https://t.co/CpPEAxtK7E
    HaguePrintUK RT @goNPTA: It's official - #print is king! Nearly 70% of children prefer #paper books over reading on digital devices. So turn off those s…
    HaguePrintUK Research has shown that interest in counterfeit goods has been on the rise, with Supreme topping the list. Read mor… https://t.co/CmRgTUCgsM
    HaguePrintUK Ticket design is a powerful tool in an event planner's toolbox. How can use great ticket design to increase sales?… https://t.co/dIfzLOPbe9
    HaguePrintUK Do you think about how to manage your stock? Stock rotation labels may be the best method for you. Read more:… https://t.co/A9LevCU2Bt
    HaguePrintUK The office sweepstake has been very interesting so far...Congrats to AJ, Dannii and our director, Graham, who are s… https://t.co/tfn1b0E7xm

    Hague supplies the most comprehensive range of brand protection and secure printing solutions available in the market today

    The Latest

    More