Let’s design stunning stationery

Custom stationery speaks volumes about your client. As a designer, you have a lot of tools to bring their style to life. Here’s how to deliver a design they’ll love.
Your client just ordered stationery (score!) but you’ve got some questions. Have no fear, 99designs is here. Read on for specifications, design do’s & dont’s, and a glossary of design terms. It’s everything you’ll need to hand-off an awesome design.

Size and specifications

Yes, “sizes and shapes may vary,” but standard stationery can still stand out. The most common sizes are slightly different for printers in America and the rest of the world. Follow these specifications to ensure your letterhead and envelope designs print correctly. But if your client wants a special shape, you’ll need to request specifications directly from them.

US letterhead

  • Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
Download a template (PhotoshopIllustrator) 

Non-US letterhead

  • Size: A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Download a template (PhotoshopIllustrator)

#10 US envelope

  • Size: 9.5 x 4.125  inches
Download a template (Photoshop / Illustrator)

#9 US envelope

  • Size: 8.875 x 3.875 inches
Download a template (Photoshop / Illustrator)

#6 3/4 US envelope

  • Size: 6.5 x 3.625 inches
Download a #6 3/4 US envelope template:

Non-US envelope