Personalised notepads are a practical and affordable promotional tool that can help your business stand out from the competition. Helloprint's notepads are printed with high-quality ink on premium paper, ensuring that your design looks sharp and professional. They are an excellent choice for trade shows, conferences, and other events, as they’re portable and easy to distribute. They're also great for use in offices, schools, and other business settings, making them a versatile and practical choice for any business.
Note: Our notepads are unlined. If you require lines, please add them to your design. The same design will apply to all inside pages and cannot differ from one page to another.
|Material||80gsm uncoated paper | 80gsm recycled paper (writable)|
|Size||From 6.2 x 14,8 cm to 21,0 x 29,7 cm|
|Material cover||170 gsm Silk | 250 gsm Silk | 170 gsm Recycled|
|Cover finishing||No finishing | Gloss | Matte|
|Pages||25, 50 or 100|
|Print technique||Digital | Offset|
|Printing options||1-3 (PMS) or full colour (CMYK)|
|Binding||Leftside or Topside|
|Punch holes||None, 2 or 4|
To allow leeway for cutting differences in production, always add a bleed of 3 mm around all edges of your design. Make sure colours, background pictures and layouts extend into the bleed area so as to avoid leaving white lines as a result of cutting tolerances.
Keep all important text and images at least 4 mm away from the edge of the finished size.
Make sure the resolution of the images and graphics in your artwork are at least 300 dpi.
Prepare your files using CMYK as the colour mode, not RGB. Use colourmode FOGRA39 (ISO Coated v2) for coated papertypes and colourmode FOGRA47 (PSO Uncoated ISO12647) for uncoated papertypes. If you are unsure of the colour mode of your file, don't worry we can always convert this for you. Keep in mind this can cause the colours to differ from the original file.
Save your files in uneditable, print-ready file formats (PDF (1.4 or higher), TIFF, EPS, JPG). Deliver your files in one layer: the background layer.
Make sure you convert fonts to outlines or embed all the fonts when saving it to PDF.
Fonts should be at least 6 pt.
Use Rich Black (C:63% M:52% Y:51% K:100%) for larger areas and text to get a deep black colour. Do not use this value for text smaller than 15 pt or plain text. This can only be used in full colour printing. For designing black smaller texts use 100% black.
Force Colour Images to CMYK with a 260% ink limit (in Photoshop > Convert Colour Profile > Photoshop 5 Default CMYK). Make sure the ink coverage isn't higher than 300%.
Lines should be at least 0.25 pt. Negative lines should be at least 0.5 pt.
Make sure no elements in your artwork are set on overprint unless you want this effect in your design. You can read more about overprint in our Help Centre.
The writinglines are not included in our notepads. Make sure you add them in your design (if you wish).
Does your design contain multiple pages? Ensure that all pages of your design are included in the same file. Similarly, if your design requires printing on both sides, submit the designs in the same file.
|A4 Portrait (210 x 297 mm)|
|A4 Landscape (297 x 210 mm)|
|A5 Portrait (148 x 210 mm)|
|A5 Landscape (210 x 148 mm)|
|A6 Portrait (105 x 148 mm)|
|A6 Landscape (148 x 105 mm)|
|Square 98 x 98 mm|
|62 x 148 mm|
A notepad is a bunch of paper sheets which are held together at the top or side and have a grey backpad on the back. Notepads are available in various sizes and amounts of paper sheets.
This product can be used:
• To take notes
• Supply (potential) customers with writing material
• Filling up goodie bags
The fastest possible turnaround for Classic Notepads is:
9 working days
Please note: Only applicable for products which require your design: To make sure that your order is delivered at the indicated time, it is important that we receive your file with your design for the product, on time (also called cut-off time). This way, the product can be moved into production on time. The deadline is always communicated at the final step when putting your product together and in the box on the right which details your entire order.
The cut-off time for your printed item may vary. This depends on the combination you choose. This has to do with the manufacturing technique and / or the order quantities.
Please note: The product delivery shifts a day every time the deadline for submission has passed. This is also the case if the file is rejected by us and corrected artwork isn't supplied before the next cut-off time.
For the production of Classic Notepads, we use the following technique(s):
Digital printing: Uses four colours (CMYK) with toners and inks to print digital files. This option is comparable to a large home printer, and is cheaper than Litho printing for smaller quantities. This is because there are fewer starting costs, fewer components involved, and no ink drying time required.
Offset Lithography/Litho printing: This technique uses wet ink and aluminium and rubber plates to transfer images and text onto paper sheets, resulting in sharp, vibrant, and consistent prints. While this method may require slightly more setup than digital printing, it's the most cost-effective option for larger print runs.
For the delivery of your Classic Notepads we use multiple carriers. We use our most reliable carriers, which in most cases are UPS or DPD.
We also use DHL and our own courier service. However, these carriers are only used for certain products (depending on the size, the turnaround and the quantity).
The Classic Notepads chosen in most cases can be selected via our website.
If your material type, weight, quantity, size or other specification is not listed, you can request a quotation. It is also possible to request binding in another colour. We will send you our offer within 1 working day. Depending on the complexity, this can take a bit longer.
The notepads can be fitted (glued) together on both the left-side and on the top.
80 gsm offset: This is the most often-used paper for copysets. The thin paper makes it easy to tear off. Because of their structure, the copysets are perfect for writing on.
Reinforced cardboard: The back is made from reinforced cardboard with a thickness of 1 mm.
Yes, you can decide if you would like: no, 2, or 4 punched holes. These are very useful when you want to organise your notepads in a folder. The standard distance between the punching holes is 80mm (The European standard).
No, the Classic Notepads do not come with lines. If you would like to have this product lined, simply add them to your design.
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Prices mentioned are per design. For multiple designs, add multiple items to your cart. In order to keep our prices economical, we offer standard quantities. Are you looking for a higher quantity? Request a quote.
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Full colour printing is the more cost-effective option and entails the use of four colours: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black (CMYK). It involves combining multiple print orders onto a single printing sheet to optimise efficiency and reduce costs. With full colour printing, you can enjoy a diverse palette of colours, shades, and gradients.
Choose between single-sided or double-sided full colour printing and create eye-catching letterheads!
Keep in mind that slight colour variations may arise between different print runs due to disparities in printing equipment, materials, and environmental factors.
PMS stands for Pantone Matching System, in which colours are identified by numbering. As a result, a PMS colour is exactly the same at every printer. When opting for PMS printing, your order is specifically set, printed, and finished to provide the utmost accuracy in representing your colours.
You can choose to print your letterhead paper with one, two, or three PMS colours on one or both sides.
If your design has more than three colours, full colour printing is the ideal choice.