Using papers manufactured by Awagami is a "transformational" experience. From the moment you see your image on these traditional Japanese papers or feel them the only word that comes to mind superb. Awagami Inkjet Paper (AIJP) has created a series of papers totally unique in the inkjet world with a truly handmade look and feel. Made of exotic, renewable, neutral pH, and completely eco-friendly raw materials such as Kozo (mulberry), Mitsumata, Bamboo, Gampi and Hemp. Designed for professional fine art use, AIJP papers are created with old world paper manufacturing techniques with a focus on archival permanence. Available in popular European sizes, these papers need to be experienced. Best used with Epson Velvet Fine Art Media Setting.
Awagami Inkjet Paper Premio series of papers are made with double layers, therefore it holds excellent heaviness, which made this paper easy to handle, getting wrinkled and damaged are relatively rare compare to existing series of Awagami Inkjet Paper. In addition, by making this paper double layered, the vibrant color and finest expression in details are possible since it is not sheer and a set-off of color would not be occurred.
The origin of Inbe traces back to approximately 1300 years ago. The Inbe clan settled in Awa region and was flourished by planting Kozo and Hemp. This paper is made with mixture of Kozo and Hemp. The light pattern of Su (a screen made from bamboo) on its surface gives a sense of tradition. In order to prevent blurring, a special coating is applied on both sides and thus, it can be printed on front and back.
Awagami Premio Inbe 180gsm has a very soft in texture but with an unexpected tensile strength, Inbe is one of those unexpected pleasures that creates a surreal feeling in your images. It is so thin that a bit of the texture and structure of the paper can show through the ink. A truly transformational inkjet paper. Hemp fibers are used to give the paper extra strength but with an unusual softness.
European Sizes in Inches (Printers have these size presets built in to their drivers)
A5 = 5.83" x 8.27"
A4 = 8.27" x 11.69"
A3 = 11.69" x 16.54"
A3+ = 12.95" x 19.02"
A2 = 16.54" x 23.39"
A1 = 23.39" x 33.11"
|Paper Base Tone||White|
|Optical Brighteners||without OBA|
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