Matte is a flat finish that doesn’t show fingerprints.Uncoated material can be easily written on with a pen or pencil, making them great as appointment cards.
UV coating, or ultraviolet coating, is a very glossy, shiny liquid coating applied to a printed papernsurface and cured on a printing press or special machine using ultraviolet light. The coating hardens, or cures when it is exposed to the ultra violet radiation.
Spot UV refers to the application of this UV Coating to a specific area (or areas) of a printed piecenrather than coating the entire surface. Used primarily as a design technique, Spot UV is a creative waynto add depth and contrast through varying levels of sheen and texture.