Risograph Printing

Ink colors

Risograph machines create a stencil, which gets repeatedly inked and rolled over a page. You can choose from 6 Rice Bran Oil inks:

Black Blue Green Fluo Pink Red Sunflower

2 color Riso printed posters


Three posters about recycling

Recommended volume: 50-500+

Poster saying "Stop the Sweeps"

Minimum qty: 30
Recommended volume: 50-500+

2 color Riso printed posters
Art Prints

Recommended volume: 30-100+

Box of single color flyers
Basic Copy & Print

Recommended volume: 250-1,000+

Non-commercial only


Minimum qty: 100
Recommended volume: 250+

Z-Fold or Tri-Fold

An orange booklet
Zines & Booklets

We’re not accepting new zine orders.

Note: Riso is labor-intensive and therefore most economical at quantities 50 and above. At higher volume, you’ll find the cost per page is more reasonable.



Spot Color

You can print a grayscale file with color ink, to add pop to your project.

Brochure front and backk
Z-fold brochure using Teal & Purple inks


With proper setup, you can print multiple colors on top of each other.

Our Riso RZ990 is digital! You can print directly from our workstation PC at 600ddpi quality.


We print on 3 standard sizes: letter, legal, and 11×17″.

We have a rotating variety of colorful papers. Stop by or email if you are interested in a particular variety.

Reams of various paper in shelves
Assorted papers change all the time!

House Sheets

Our standard sheets, available almost as regularly as government corruption scandals, in letter and 11×17″, include:

  • Bright White – 70# Text and 67# Cover
  • Cream (off-white) – 60# Text and 67# Cover
  • 20# Regular copy paper

Doing a large volume or have specific needs? We can order custom paper by the ream or carton.


You can bring any paper to D.I.Y. hours, as long as it is:

  • Uncoated (no photo/glossy paper)
  • No larger than 11.5×17″
  • No thicker than 80#Cover
  • “Color Copy” doesn’t dry well, we don’t recommend it

We recommend getting paper from local re-use stores such as SCRAP in SF.

For online fine art paper, try French Paper Co.

Other Equipment

We also have the following at the Reprographixxx Print Room:

  • Professional-grade imposition software for generating print layouts of books & zines (free to use)
  • Folding machine for letter-size brochures
  • 8-bin collator machine
  • Bookletmaker to fold & saddle-stitch (staple) up to 11×17 sheets.