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SPECIAL: Till the end of August 2015 only

Get a kickass notebook
for your kickass designs

Simply beging your annual membership before the end of August and get the perfect notebook in which to get it all down as part of your special gift pack for joining.

Here your ideas will thrive alongside inspirational pen-and-ink sketches and evocative photos, all tucked nicely between two sturdy covers.

Don't wait -- we only have a few to give away and they're going fast.

All PRO memberships include
facts Binding, Paper, Printing Facts
You don’t have time for irrelevant or outdated information. Roam our extensive Binding, Printing and Paper Facts sections for the latest insights, or listen to industry experts as they share their knowledge in on-demand webinars.
unlimited Ultimate Paper Database
Instant and 24/7 access to our 4,300+ online paper database.
Find the perfect paper for your project within minutes then feel it using your own sample books or order them right here.
samples Meet the Papers Personally
Never spec a paper you haven't met personally. Ensure you have the most up-to-date versions and order those hard-to-get swatchbooks or sample sheets free for our PROs.
  green Up-to-Date “Green” Features
Is the paper recycled? FSC? SFI? Access easy-to-understand facts and explanations to the acronym jungle and find the matching papers in the PaperSpecs PRO paper database.
trends The Latest Trends
See what is new and exciting. Order hot-off-the-press mill promotions and read the latest insider tips.
  personal Personal Attention
Our PRO concierge is standing by to help you with your paper queries and answer your questions.
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Binding, paper, printing
facts, insights and inspiration

Binding facts

There is a lot of information available on the web. But which sources can you trust?
The PaperSpecs team digs deep to ensure we bring you
- the most relevant information,
- how it applies to you and your project,
- easy to understand facts (no fiction),
- inspiring options,
- fact and cheat sheets for day-to-day reference.

And we are always here, should you ever have additional questions!



"I was so intrigued by the items that you could access not being a member, I had to find out more about what you could when purchasing the membership. Being quite honest, the value I have gained so far is well worth the price of a full year membership."

Susan Keeble, Project Manager, FL

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Get the latest
swatchbooks & promotions

Never spec a paper you have not met personally. Never. Don't wait for the next mill or merchant rep to stop by your studio.

Ensure you have the most up-to-date swatchbooks, inspiring mill promotions and order those hard-to-get sample sheets.

We keep tabs on the latest releases from over 50 paper mills, so you don't have to.




“PaperSpecs PRO is so much more than just a paper and sample locater. The printing and finishing resources have provided inspiration, and the educational programs bring enlightenment. Thank you for helping me create the best print pieces I can!

Leah McCloske, Designer-Owner, Art in Motion

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Find the perfect sheet among
more than 4,300 papers

paper database

Tall, dark and handsome? Or rather a touch of metallic sheen? For digital or offset? Or...

Find the perfect paper for your project within seconds. Our trusted Paper Database keeps track of all (well all we could find) commercial printing papers available on our shores.

Find the perfect paper, find it in your own sample drawer, or order the latest swatchbooks or sample sheets right here. With the click of a button.

Try it free for 7 days


“I have used many cheat sheets over the years and now finally, a single source for identifying, comparing and specifying paper. AND great for requesting paper samples!”

Lauren Elliot, Owner
Wicked Good Print Production



“You’re no longer at the mercy of your in-house paper library. PaperSpecs is an empowering tool that greatly expands the creative possibilities of specifying paper.”

Maureen Erbe, Owner
Erbe Design

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Become a PRO Member...
Discover the path to print project superiority.

PaperSpecs PRO monthly PaperSpecs PRO yearly  


There is NO RISK -- cancel anytime online or by calling us. You'll only be billed if you decide to keep your membership after the trial period.
Questions? Call us at
866 279 5973.
Looking for a multi-user solution? Ask us about the options for your business or school.
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  7-Day no-risk-at-all free trial


Of course, in this over-promising world of ours you may be skeptical about all this. We would be too, but also intrigued.

From helping hundreds of PaperSpecs PROs every day, we know you and your creativity will profit immensely from being a member of our special group.

So take us up on our 7-day -- absolutely no risk -- free trial offer now.

risk free guarantee
Ready to discover the possibilities?

Try it free for 7 days