What size is that?

When setting up your artwork have you gone what size is a standard page, its A4 isn’t it … but what size is that?

Now that we are so global in our communication and different countries have different standards. Most our apps, online services and software are built with US defaults. So whats the problem? Well they’re different from standard Australian Paper.

US Letter is

A4 is 


How about envelopes … what size do I need? Did you know there are envelope sizes for each standard paper size, eg A4 paper fits in a C4 Evelope which is slightly larger for this.

Or for a business card what size are they normally?

Below are some tables that show the common sizes.

We’ve made for you a simple pdf page that you can download and print or refer to. You will find this an invaluable reference.



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Paper SizeWidth x Height (mm)
A0841 x 1189mm
A1594 x 841mm
A2420 x 594mm
A3297 x 420mm
A4210 x 297 mm
A5148 x 210 mm
A6105 x 148 mm
A774 x 105 mm