Common questions

Can you trim down the white border? 

test What is a giclée art print and what does this mean for the quality?

“Giclée” refers to a high standard of printing where the art prints are produced using pigment based inks and archival, cotton rag paper. Prints of this high quality will typically last for at least 25 years without fading or yellowing. Due to the cotton rag nature of the paper it is not unusual to see small white dots on the prints. The white dots are usually only noticeable on very close inspection, and are generally not noticeable when framed behind glass and hung. The colours on our prints are surprisingly vibrant and we have received a huge amount of praise for the quality of the prints. It took us nearly a year to find the printer we wanted to work with and we are incredibly proud of the results. 

What are ‘A’ paper sizes?

The A series of paper sizes is an international standard, used widely in the UK, Europe and many other countries internationally.

Size

Metric

Imperial/US

A0

841 x 1189 mm

33.1 x 46.8 in

A1

594 x 841 mm

23.4 x 33.1 in

A2

420 x 594 mm

16.5 x 23.4 in

A3

297 x 420 mm

11.7 x 16.5 in

A4

210 x 297 mm

8.3 x 11.7 in

A5

148 x 210 mm

5.8 x 8.3 in

A6

105 x 148 mm

4.1 x 5.8 in

 

Can I order a custom size print?

Yes we are happy to accommodate different dimensions to the standard sizes offered. Please get in touch to let us know your request and we can provide a quote. Any custom sizes will be added to our monthly print order from our supplier and so delivery times for custom orders will be longer than our usual service.

Can you trim down the white border?

Yes where some customers have needed a small amount trimmed off the white border we have been happy to do this. Just drop us a message before you order to double check this is possible for the design and size you would like. If not possible we can advise on ordering in a custom size print.

How do I order an A1 or A0 size?

Please send us a message with your location so we can give you a quote for the print and postage costs. When packaged the prints are larger than a standard parcel size and so incur increased postage costs, especially when posting outside of the UK. Once the price is confirmed we will send you a link to purchase the print through. 

Can I order a custom design?

At quieter times we can accommodate requests for custom design work, past examples include changing the colour of the surfer’s hair or surfboard. Larger projects such as depicting a friend’s surf van and also replicating a client’s photo of their favourite beach at sunset in our style have also been undertaken. If you have a design in mind and some reference photos please get in touch. We will quote based on the standard price of the print size you want plus £15 an hour for the design time.

How do the discounts work?

We have a number of discount codes available to use, just enter the relevant code at the checkout for your discount to be applied:

3PRINTS Buy any 3 prints or more and get 15% off all prints
3CARDS Buy any 3 cards or more and get 20% off all cards
2MUGS Buy any 2 enamel mugs or more and get 5% off them both
4MUGS Buy any 4 enamel mugs or more and get 10% off all mugs

 

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We are observing Public Health England advice on social distancing and maintaining good hygiene practices from our home office. We are able to post greeting cards 1st class in our local post box a short walk away from our home and higher value items are taken to the Post Office just once a week. Stay safe everyone!

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