1. For standard business card setup must be within 90 x 55mm (extra cost applied for bigger size).
2. Embosser artwork must be within 39mm diameter. Simple typeface or/and line work. Minimum line weight 0.8mm.
3. All text converted to outlines (vector art).
Step 1 - Select your text.
Step 2 - Select the “Type” window, then select “Create Outlines” (Mac shortcut = Shift + Command + O, PC shortcut = Shift + Control + O).
Text NOT converted to outlines.
Text converted to outlines.
4. Artwork must be in vector format (except for full colour printing images). Adobe Illustrator (.ai) and PDF files are preferred.
Raster images (bitmap) are made up of pixels in a grid. Common formats: GIF, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIFF, PSD
Vector images are made up of many individual, scalable objects. Common formats: AI, EPS, PDF, CDR, SVG
Raster / bitmap image (when enlarged 1000%)
Vector graphics (when enlarged 1000%)
5. Minimum Line Weight: Letterpress 0.1mm / Foiling 0.2mm. Minimum Negative Space: 0.5mm.
7. Foil colours set to solid colour (no gradient).
Foil colour set in gradient or pattern
Foil colour set in solid colour (can be any colour)
8. For any colour background / graphics / images that go to the edge of the artwork, please include 3mm bleed and trim marks.
Background image WITHOUT bleed
Background image WITH bleed
9. For artwork with border on the edge/close to the edge must allow at least 3mm margins
Submission forms are also available to download.
Please kindly note that we can assist you with pre-press file set up at an hourly rate of $66 and billed in 30 minutes increments.