International Paper Sizes

In graphic design, understanding the project's "canvas" size is important. In addition to the US standard sizes there is an international standard known as ISO 216. It has a variety of paper series and extensions.

Sizing a Digital Canvas

Most artists understand the size and shape of their canvas before they start. Graphic design allows more flexibility; with a few clicks, I can make my canvas any size I want. However, with a little foresight and planning, this knowledge can help you make size choices that are cost effective for your project.