A top-of-the-line synthetic leather cover material, Alpha Aston is a thermo-sensitive, non-woven cover material offering the supple feel of leather with a matte, soft-touch finish. Aston is available in a collection of chic, vibrant colors allowing customers to design with energy and originality. Offering an excellent surface for stamping and burnishing, and containing sustainable properties—CPSIA and REACH 161 complaint, solvent and heavy metal-free, and passing all SGS requests— Aston brings a sophisticated level of design to the luxury stationery, packaging, and book markets.
Alpha Goat® is a thermo-sensitive, non-woven cover material that offers a plush touch and leather-like look. The unique feel of PU combined with authentic textures in modern leather tones, makes it the designers’ choice for hardcover books, diaries, bibles, hang tags, luxury boxes, and multimedia packaging. Alpha Goat® is CPSIA and REACH 161 complaint, solvent and heavy-metal free, and passes all SGS requests, making it the designer’s choice for a sustainable, quality, synthetic leather covering material.
Impressionable, soft, and sooth, Alpha Skiver® brings luxury covering designs to a whole new level of appeal. Available in an extensive selection of contemporary colors and boasting an excellent surface for blind stamping, foil stamping, and heat burnishing, Skiver® is the modern designer’s choice for quality, synthetic leather covering options. Part of the Alpha series top-of-the-line PU cover material, its supple feel and matte, soft-touch finish lends itself to a wide range of stationery and book applications. Skiver® is CPSIA and REACH 161 compliant, contains no solvents or heavy metals, and passed all SGS requests, making it both sustainable and sophisticated— a top designers perfect solution.
Available in linen & vellum, Arlington® book cloth is composed of an odor-free, pH balanced 100% cotton base that meets all ANSI, BMI, and NASTA standards for B-grade cloth, with a protective coating that provides excellent abrasion and water resistance. With its lay-flat characteristics, 64/56 threads per square inch, and exquisite stamping and screen printing capabilities, Arlington® is a great cover material choice for full cover and spine on hardcover books, reference books, loose-leaf binders, photo albums, bibles, diaries, record books, slipcases, arch files, stationery, and various packaging projects.
Available in a wide selection of vibrant, contemporary colors, Brillianta® is the designers’ choice for chic colored book cloth with a natural finish. This 100% rayon cloth is EU REACH compliant with paper backing, adhering to modern product regulations and brand specifications. Brillianta® has a light-weight paper backing that provides manufacturers seamless processing. The brighter, tighter weave of Brillianta® is ideal for decorative covering and stamping on coffee table books, art books, trade book spines, boxes, bibles, encyclopedias, photo albums, binders, multimedia packaging, and more.
Eco-Cover® is the perfect choice for high-end presentation covers, perfect-bound books, planners, address books and more. With it’s self-supporting properties, this flexible, sturdy material is composed of a saturated base and finished with a protective acrylic top coat that gives it strength and wear resistance— without the extra hassle or cost of lamination. You have your choice of fully coated back or a natural, uncoated back. Additional soft-touch and matte design options are also available for added customization and authenticity. Colors range from traditional solids to metallic shades, all offered in 9 different embossings and 3 thickness options (17, 22, or 25-point).
Lumina is an acrylic coated kraft based cover material with colours inspired by precious stones and metals. Lumina dazzles with its selection of fine shimmery pigments and neutral earthy tones. Lumina is acid free, carbon black free, lignin free, chlorine free, archival and recyclable.
Matador® is an eco-friendly soft-touch material that offers the lush lavish feel of imported PU without breaking your wallet. The silky matte finish entices your senses and leaves you wanting more. Matador® is a water-based, saturated paper engineered with design enhancing capabilities to allow customization using superior offset and screen printing, foil stamping, blind stamping, and embossing. Feel the difference with Matador®.
Mirage® Classic is the base line of Mirage®, an environmentally friendly, acrylic coated material that offers the same style and heat-burnishing qualities of a PU product. While additional print and embossing designs are included in our other Mirage® lines, Mirage® Classic delivers the simplicity of a classic, antique, matte finish with a perfectly flush, solid color, providing a clean slate for your own creative designs. Mirage® Classic is most commonly used as a cover material for books, journals, bibles, CD/multimedia packaging, jewelry boxes, and more.
Mirage® Corsica is designed to resemble the revered traits of old softened leather, bringing a sense of comfort and familiarity to your design projects. This material is first crafted with a water base, color coat, and special top coat that’s designed for a lush, soft feel. Print and texture is added to give the appearance of either lightly worn or heavily cracked leather, whichever characteristic is more relevant to your design goals. Mirage® Corsica is suitable for covering books, bibles, binders, journals, luxury packaging and more.
As timeless as the stories it protects, Mirage® Distressed gives your projects and designs that antiquated look that never goes out of style. The subtle embossing pattern reproduces the appearance of naturally distressed leather, but for a fraction of the cost. Mirage® Distressed is perfect for covering bibles, religious books, photo books, yearbooks, luxury packaging, photo mount, diaries and journals.
Mirage® Nouveau is a modern cover material that resembles tightly stitched weaves with crisp lines and symmetry. Offered in a selection of colorful hues from our Classic line, Mirage® Nouveau is available in 3 different embossing patterns that you can add your own stamping or burnishing to for an exciting 3-dimensional design you can see and feel. It makes a beautiful cover for various retail boxes, book covers, journals, and more.
Mirage® Pescara takes the colors and simplicity of our Classic line to a higher level. Designed with a subtle Pescara print and a special, soft-touch, coating — an inviting touch and natural finish — Pescara gives you the look, feel, and heat burnishing effects of real leather while complying with our strict ecologically sound production methods. Mirage® Pescara adds exciting visual and tactile appeal to your books, bibles, journals, packaging, and more, without compromising on cost or the environment.
Rainbow® 80 Hemp is an 80#, 100% PCW (Post Consumer Waste) Kraft that maintains exceptional stamping and printing capabilities in a diverse and environmentally friendly cover material. Rainbow® 80 is well-known as the market leader in covering material for full cover, side, spine, and endleaf for hardcover books, and makes a fine packaging wrap for a variety of industries such as wine & spirits, fragrance, fashion, apparel, food, etc.
Rainbow® 80 makes the perfect canvas for screen printing, UV, and offset printing, or for decorating with blind or foil stamp. For optimal digital printing, custom Digital Black and Digital Opaque colors offer HP Indigo Certified options.