How to properly create files
For your pre-spaced writings and logos you will have to provide us with one file only where the cut path is on a different layer from the graphic designs.
1. Graphic file
Once your graphic design has been created and the shape that it shall have has been designed, remember to place the graphic design(s) 5mm over the entered Cut and to place one cut line at least 3mm away from the other one so as to have a perfect cut.
Remember to set the colour named CutContour, that you will use to design the cut, as SpotColor.Download the example file
Pay attention to sizeDon’t forget that, in order for your 3D writings and logos to be reproduced and cut, all the characters shall be at least 4cm high and 7mm thick. Moreover, the space between two graphic elements shall be at least 3mm.
Make sure you converted to pathsRemember to convert fonts to paths on Adobe Illustrator® by clicking TYPE > CREATE OUTLINES and paths to outline strokes by clicking OBJECT > PATH > OUTLINE STROKES.
Always remember that your file has to comply with the following features that apply to every file:
- 1:1 scale and 5mm bleed for each side
- CMYK colour model
- High-quality PDF
- Images resolution: 300dpi
For the complete checklist please read out Complete checklist file
Do you still have any doubts?
Ask for our Professional Check
Creating a perfect print file is not always a walk in the park. This is why our support service is ready to help you. In the product settings, you can opt for our Professional Check. In this way, our preprinting department will thoroughly check and fix any problem, if needed.
Otherwise, contact us. We are always willing to resolve any doubt.