No color holography

No color holography

A sophisticated and refined holography that reflects a subtle white light.   

No color holography is the absence of color in the spectrum within holography giving a white reflective light only.

The power of no color holography lies in its relative simplicity: it is best leveraged with clever use of design and inks. It is often this pairing of holography and print, which best creates the striking effect and attractiveness of no color holography.

The end result is a very premium look for a variety of applications. At the same time, no color holography still remains an attractive finish that is guaranteed to delight designers and consumers alike.

  • Gift wrap
  • Magazine and catalogue covers
  • Direct mailing envelopes
  • Labels
  • Packaging board

The beauty of holography

  • Our holographic papers run with the same production efficiency you can expect with standard white papers
  • Compatible with nearly all printing press equipment and inks
  • AR Metallizing's holographic paper has excellent surface characteristics for printing
  • Suitable for a variety of industries, including: HP&C, food, and industrial

Our story


  • Plastic-free, despite the stunning no color look and glossy finish
  • Ideal for a variety of applications including labels, packaging and covers
  • No color holography is subtle and stylish and it gives applications a contemporary look
  • Easily elevates the look of products with a stunning holography finish that is guaranteed to set you apart from the competition


  • Leverage no color holography to create stunning designs with clever use of ink
  • No color holography adds timeless appeal to applications
  • Ideal for premium and luxury brands
  • Gives a tactile and irresistibly smooth finish and is easily adaptable for any size application


  • Our no color holography is print-ready, and is ideal for use with a variety of printing techniques
  • Benefit from the continued support of AR Metallizing's creative team helping customers visualize their designs
  • Our paper provides an excellent surface for printing imagery or text and is suited for all inks
  • Our no color holographic finishes offer a high barrier protection and it's robust enough not to be damaged easily


Index Value
Nissha Metallizing Pro support Included
Weight 150 gr
Available in UltraShine
Available in Holographic
Available two sided coating
Reverse gloss
Print methods Gravure, UV Offset, Flexography, Digital
Ink advice included
Delivery Rolls, sheets
Physical Prototype
Augmented Reality Prototype On request
Other finishes and options Contact us

Benefits for printers

Our holographic paper is easy to work with. It runs like regular paper and is printable in nearly all technologies Printers enjoy operational efficiencies, such as:

  • Fills gap with quality and cost efficiency for specialty label segment
  • We offer a variety of widths to fit your equipment and support your customers’ requests.
  • Is available worldwide
  • Provides excellent surface characteristics for printing
  • Improve entire waste streams

Benefits for convertors

Our holographic paper can be used for a variety of applications, and our creative team remain on-hand to help support you throughout the conversion process. Our holographic paper offers benefits such as:

  • Production efficiency you can expect with standard white papers
  • Gain operational efficiency
  • Support market entry in the minimum timeframe
  • Provide a reliable supply chain which also affords you flexibility when you need it
  • Waste suitable to be recycled

Benefits for brands

Our holographic papers are easy for brands to incorporate onto packaging, labels and a variety of other applications, and it is ideal for creating an impact with consumers. It offers benefits such as:

  • Catch and retain consumer attention
  • Convey your brand is of superior quality
  • High gloss and smoothness leaving a lasting impression for your customers along with sustainable alternative to foils and films
  • Nurture brand connection
  • Support market entry in the minimum timeframe


Good looks

Leaving a lasting impression with high gloss and smoothness.


Compatible with a wide range of printing technologies.


Reliable and high-quality assured.


Meeting industry and regulatory requirements.


Striking the balance between economy and quality.


Sustainable and recyclable alternative to film and foil.

Variety of widths

Available in different widths to support the converting base.


Designed to meet the specific needs of different industries.

Reduced waste

Less waste at end of supply chain.

Strikingly attractive and giving a premium, luxury look, no color holography is guaranteed to delight consumers.

FAQ about No color holography

  • Holography performs similarly to standard metallized paper and does not require any additional steps or special inks or processes. The product may need to run at speeds slightly slower than normal printing run speeds for say a white coated paper but ultimately it performs like any other coated paper during printing and converting. 

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  • In holography there is what is called a seam or shim line that is a part of the holography process. It is possible to eliminate and or minimize the number seam (shim) lines and also to hide these lines inherent in the holography process.

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  • To create a holographic pattern an additional production step within the direct metallizing process is required and that happens after our pre-coating is applied and before metallizing begins. Holography patterns are embossed into our pre-coat prior to metallization and once metallized the image/pattern comes alive with color and imagery.

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  • In direct metallizing process, yes, holography must cover the whole application. It is possible to utilize more than one type of holography to create the illusion of spot holography which can be done with registered printing.

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  • It is totally understandable to a little confused by the different types of holography: it's often a surprise that so many options are available!

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  • It is absolutely possible to use more than one type of holography on a single application. Because of the stunning effect pairing two types of holography can have, this can be a favorite option for designers, who are able to create some incredible finishes.

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  • Nissha Metallizing Solutions always makes our holography to order which means that there is a slightly longer lead time than with our standard papers or films.

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  • Nissha Metallizing Solutions has patented technology to create a hologram for security purposes. Our holographic security papers are designed with functional properties to fit a variety of applications.

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  • Nissha Metallizing Solutions offers various types of holography it can be challenging to know which is best for a particular application or identify which type might provide a visual advantage over another for specific uses.

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  • We are proud to support our clients by with creative services to help them visualize holographic finishes as well as providing insights into which type of holography might fit their application or packaging best. We provide creative assistance that runs from the mockup stage all the way through to post-production and consulting with printers and converters.

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