FILE PREPARATION

ACCEPTED FILE TYPE

-PDF (Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)
-JPG, JPEG, TIF, TIFF
**One single file per side (no pdf bundle please).


BLEED

-At least 1/16" bleed around the perimeter of your artwork to ensure accurate cutting.


CMYK COLOR

-All files converted to CMYK color mode. No RGB or Pantone files.


OUTLINE TEXT

-Avoid potential problems with fonts by creating outlines for all text.


FINISHING OPTIONS

-One mask file for each option
-Clearly indicate the option and the side on which you want it to be applied in the file name.

 


FINISHING OPTIONS

SPOT UV

When creating a job with spot uv, you must include a spot uv mask file along with the regular print file. The spot uv template file is used to show where the UV will be placed. Use 100% K to indicate where you would like the UV. White will indicate no UV.


Spot UV file preparation


DEBOSSING / EMBOSSING

When creating a job with embossing or debossing, you must include a mask file along with the regular print file. The mask template file is used to show where the embossing will be applied. Use 100% K to indicate where you would like the embossing.

Debossing file preparation


FOIL STAMPING

When creating a job with foil stamping, you must include a mask file along with the regular print file. The mask template file is used to show where the foil wil be applied. Use 100% K to indicate where you would like the foil. Make sure to remove everything that will be foiled from the print file and have those items only on the mask file.

Foil file preparation


Common design mistakes

AVOID COMMON MISTAKES

Read our tips and tricks and avoid making some of the most common design mistakes.

 

Templates

OUR TEMPLATES

Use our design templates to insure proper bleed and resolution of your files.

 

SEND YOUR FILES

How to send the artwork for your order? See details here.