– Paper choices –
About our papers and the choices that we offer
All the papers that we use offer “quality museum”, which means that they meet the requirements of the international standard ISO 9706, requirements related to the quality of the pulp and resistance of the
We are still not paid anything to name them (which would not be a bad idea) but we use a brand of paper called Canson.
These people have been in the market over 400 years, and “Canson Infinity” (their branch of photo papers of high longevity) over 150. They have been actively collaborating with the Louvre for more than a decade, and in
They have a responsible environmental policy regarding the paper provenance, which together with the quality and training that they provide, leaned the balance toward them.
Papers we offer – artist’s recommendation vs your own choice
Each material provides a different appearance to the print, from the naturalness of the cotton papers to the attenuated reflection of the satin papers (baryta or
For that reason, the artist tries to find
On this website, when you want to buy an artwork, you can select between two options for the type of paper:
Recommendedpaper by the artist (satin or matte)
- Alternative paper (the opposite).
There are four different reasons to be able to select:
First of all, even the artist sometimes doubts. In some
Secondly, we offer both options to satisfy unconditional fans of one or another type of paper.
The third reason is that the durability of our matte paper (Canson Infinity Edition Etching Rag) is longer than the satin papers (Baryta and Platine).
And finally, the artwork final location and its size may have also an influence when selecting the paper. For example, the attenuated brightness of a small artwork (satin finish, platine or baryta) will not disturb almost never. However, a large format artwork may produce unwanted shines when placed on a wall in front of a window without any additional source of light. This will not happen using a matte paper.
If you are interested in an artwork, we encourage you to follow the artist’s recommendation, choose your favorite paper, or contact us to ask for advice.
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