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Product Information | Envelopes

Printed envelopes are a great way to present a professional and personalised image to your customers.  We offer a large range of sizes in window and plain faced options, printed in 1 colour, 2 colours and full colour.

When creating your artwork, it is important to observe the correct safety margins (envelopes cannot contain external bleed).

To do this, please download our guideline templates by clicking here
(before using our templates please read the information file first).

Please note, Envelopes with coverage of 25% or more will incur a surcharge

Detailed information about our envelopes, including the sizes and specifications that we offer can be found below.

Our Range of Envelope Sizes

DL-Envelope-Diagram

DL Envelopes: Dimensions: 110 x 220mm
Wallet Style  |  Plain faced or window faced.
Printed on premium 80gsm laser bond.

Designed to hold DL sized printing (99 x 210mm). This can be in the form of DL finished sized items or larger sized brochures folded to DL size.

DLX-Envelope-Diagram

DLX Envelopes: Dimensions: 120 x 235mm
Wallet Style  |  Plain faced or window faced.
Printed on premium 80gsm laser bond.

DLX is an oversized DL envelope. This extra size allows for more documents to fit in the envelope and for easier and quicker insertion.

C5-Envelope-Diagram

C5 Envelopes: Dimensions: 162 x 229mm
Pocket Style  |  Plain faced
Printed on premium 85gsm laser bond.

C5 Envelopes are designed to hold A5 sized printing (148 x 210mm)

C4-Envelope-Diagram

C4 Envelopes: Dimensions: 324 x 229mm
Pocket Style  |  Plain faced
Printed on premium 100gsm laser bond.

C4 Envelopes are designed to hold A4 sized printing (210 x 297mm)

B4-Envelope-Diagram

B4 Envelopes: Dimensions: 353 x 250mm
Pocket Style  |  Plain faced
Printed on premium 100gsm laser bond.

B4 Envelopes are slightly larger thant C4. This extra size allows for more documents to fit in the envelope and for easier and quicker insertion.

Envelope Types

DL and DLX Envelopes are available in 85sgm Laser Bond
C5 Envelopes are available in 85gsm Laser Bond
C4 and B4 Envelopes are available in 100gsm Laser Bond

Plain-Face

Plain Faced Envelopes:

Plain Faced Envelopes are available in all sizes including DL, DLX, C5, C4 and B4 sizes.

Window-Face

Window Faced Envelopes:

Window Faced Envelopes are available in DL, DLX sizes.

The window is sized 95 x 28mm.
The window is placed 32mm inside  the left edge and 16mm from the bottom of the envelope.
All printing must be kept at least 5mm away from the window position. Please see the artwork section below for further details on setting up artwork that contains a window.

Pocket

Wallet Style Envelopes:

Wallet Style Envelopes are available in DL & DLX sizes.

Wallet Style Envelopes feature the opening on the long edge, making it super easy to slide in documents. Our wallet style envelopes are available with a plain face or window face.

Secretive-Peel-Seal

Pocket Style Envelopes:

Pocket Style Envelopes are available in C5, C4 and B4 sizes.

Pocket Style Envelopes feature the opening on the short edge. Pocket style envelopes are available in plain face only.

Secretive: 

Our DL and DLX envelopes are available in a Secretive finish. A Secretive envelope has a pattern printed on the inside of the envelope so that it’s contents cannot be read when held up to light.

Non-Secretive: 

Our C5, C4 & B4 envelopes are available in a Non-Secretive finish. These envelopes do not have a pattern printed on the inside of the envelope.

Peel and Seal:

All of our envelopes are available in the Peel and Seal style. Peel and seal envelopes feature a removable strip that provides a quick and clean seal upon contact. They don’t require moistening.

1 PMS Colour, 2 PMS Colour and Full Colour Printing

1PMS, 2PMS & Full Colour Diagram

We offer envelopes printed in 1 colour, 2 colours and full colour (CMYK).

1 & 2 PMS Colour Printing:

One and two colour envelopes are always printed in PMS colours. PMS stands for Pantone Matching System. PMS colours are standardized colours listed in the Pantone Colour Matching System. Each Pantone colour has a specific code which printers and manufacturers can refer to in order to ensure colour consistency.

  • Colours need to be selected from the Pantone Solid Uncoated palette. A list of Pantone Solid Uncoated colours can be found by clicking here.
    For a 1 PMS colour envelope, artwork must be supplied containing only 1PMS colour
    For a 2 PMS colour envelope, artwork must be supplied containing only 2PMS colours
  • Artwork needs be kept at least 11mm from all edges of your design, and 5mm away from the window (where applicable).
  • Microsoft Word documents and image file formats (except Adobe Photoshop) do not support PMS colours .
    If you are unable to supply press ready artwork (or you are using one of these file formats), when placing your order please choose our Affordable Design Service, our friendly design team will then re-create press ready artwork for you.

Full Colour Printing (CMYK):

  • Envelope artwork must be supplied using only CMYK colours.
  • Artwork needs to be kept at least 11mm in from all edges of the envelope, and 5mm away from the window if you have chosen a window faced option.

Artwork Resources

To ensure your artwork is press ready, please click here to download our guideline templates. Before using templates please read through the included instructions file.

Please keep in mind that on all envelopes, no elements can be placed closer than 11mm to the edge of the envelope on any side. Artwork can also not be placed any closer than 5mm to a window area (if you choose a window faced envelope).

Please see above for setting up artwork for 1, 2 or Full Colour printing.

Envelope Window Diagram

We also offer affordable Envelope Design services. Simply select Affordable Design Service from the Artwork Options drop down menu on the product page. For more information on what this service includes please click here.

If you still have questions, or cannot find what you are looking for in the resources provided above, please contact us by clicking here and one of our team will get back to you promptly.