My question is as the title says “How much does a 30 page printed portfolio cost?” I’ll design it myself and no cost will go for design, but what about the cost of the printing part? The papers will be smooth (I don’t know what’s the actual term for this kind of paper), but it is the kind of paper used for portfolios, and also used by real estate companies when they want to showcase their work
It varies, wildly, based on your location and the printing shop. You should consult a printing shop near you
To help in your research when you say smooth…a printer might think in terms of
I would also research online prices. That might be cheaper than a local printer.