Printing, proofs and manuscript printing

Good quality printed proofs and manuscripts are ideal for assessing and reviewing final artwork and designs, to a near professional print quality. We offer a short-run colour laser printing service and our maximum print size is A3 borderless on SRA3. We can print using specific colour profiles and can print on different types of paper (see the table below).

Long-lasting communications with no wi-fi, charging, setup or login needed

We offer

  • A3 colour laser prints and smaller, and double-sided.
  • Printed using a specific colour profile like SWOP, FOGRA29, FOGRA39, GRACoL.
  • Manuscript, document and publication proof printing (typically on flat sheets and unbound).
  • Accurate high-quality proofs.
  • Proofs available as a reference for printers and manufacturers.
  • Prints and proofs on archival quality paper.

Below are a few examples of options in this area.

A large thick yellow handdrawn chalk arrow pointing down

Our printer, an Xerox VersaLink C7000/DN (double-sided colour laser A3).

Shows the large A3 printer front-on, shows the paper tray at the bottom, then the small LED screen on the top, then the output paper ramp to the right. The printer is mostly white
Recommended paper that is easy to order-in
Name and weights (g/m²) Colour Finish Documents recommended for
Munken Pure Smooth
(80, 90, 100, 120, 130, 150, 170, 200, 240)
Light cream Uncoated All
Munken Pure Rough
(90, 100, 120, 150, 170)
Light cream Uncoated All
Munken Lynx Smooth
(70, 80, 90, 100, 120, 130, 150, 170, 200, 240)
Off-white Uncoated All
Munken Lynx Rough
(90, 100, 120, 150, 170)
Off-white Uncoated All
Munken Kristal Smooth
(90, 100, 120, 150, 170, 200, 240)
High bright white Uncoated Image-led with little or no text
Munken Kristal Rough
(90, 100, 120, 150, 170)
High bright white Uncoated Image-led with little or no text
Xerox Recycled
High bright white Uncoated When paper type is not important (100% post‑consumer waste and no de‑ink bleaching)
HP Everyday
High bright white Uncoated When paper type is not important

Other paper is available to order-in from GF Smith.

3 results of printing, proofs and manuscript printing by us

 1 Near offset lithographic print quality to check for errors before final printing.

 2 Reduce the time in-office needed to make proofs.

 3 Check, edit and correct artwork for an improved end‑quality product.

500-year-old technology and still working well

We make more of a difference than you think! We would like to know more about your project

Contact us