Lumi

A woodfree coated paper for high quality publications

Lumi by Stora Enso is a range of high-quality, woodfree coated (WFC) art papers for highly demanding image and text printing. Ideal for HSWO, sheet-fed offset and digital printing.

Lumi is a woodfree, coated art paper that offers best-in-class functionality, sharpness, smoothness and natural whiteness, all hallmarks of exceptional visual impact. For highly demanding applications – and quality-conscious customers – you’ll find no better art paper than Lumi.

Lumi delivers a superior surface, crisp colours and high brightness. This makes it perfect for luxury magazines, high-end catalogues, books with intricate illustrations, annual reports and art prints. A high performer even with digital printing techniques, Lumi combines excellent production values with ultimate versatility and flexibility in sheet-fed offset printing. All Lumi products offer excellent folding abilities - the benchmark in the industry (based on test results).

Products in the Lumi family

  • LumiArt: A high performance woodfree, multicoated gloss art paper for extremely demanding image printing.
  • LumiSilk: A high performance woodfree, multicoated silk art paper for applications that require both images and text of an exceptionally high print quality.
  • LumiForte: A high performance woodfree, coated matt paper with a non-reflective, naturally white surface
  • LumiPress Art: A high gloss art paper for the most demanding HSWO printing
  • LumiPress Silk: Art paper for the most demanding HSWO printing. Exceptional print evenness and gloss contrast.

Key benefits: LumiArt and LumiSilk

  • 1

    Remarkable folding endurance, cracking tensile strength and rub resistance provide exceptional postprocessing possibilities

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    Fast ink settlement and drying properties shorten print times

  • 3

    LumiArt’s naturally bright and white surface enables outstandingly vivid and deep color repetition without shade variances

  • 4

    LumiSilk’s silky surface provides high print smoothness and evenness. Good readability with extra contrast and sharpness both in images and lettering.

  • 5

    A sustainable choice, with EU Ecolabel certification and FSC® and PEFC™ chain of custody certification

Key benefits: LumiForte

  • 1

    Remarkable folding endurance, cracking tensile strength and rub resistance provide exceptional post-processing possibilities

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    Smooth surface offers less ink usage and great control over color adjustments

  • 3

    Less stoppages due to high performance runnability – especially beneficial when printing large quantities

  • 4

    Savings in mailing costs can be achieved due to the lower grammages enabled by excellent stiffness and opacity

  • 5

    A sustainable choice, with EU Ecolabel certification and FSC® and PEFC™ chain of custody certification

End-use areas and applications

  • 1

    Art and photography books (LumiArt/LumiSilk)

  • 2

    Coffee-table books (LumiArt/LumiSilk)

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    Luxury magazines (LumiArt/LumiSilk)

  • 4

    Text books (LumiForte)

  • 5

    Catalogues

  • Lumi high-quality art paper lets your publications shine
  • Industry leading folding qualities
  • Ideal for luxury magazines and coffee table books

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