About Multicolor Labels
Providing us with correct artwork specifications for our all-digital printing shop will save you time and money for your labels. Keep in mind, it always makes a wise sense to check your designs for low resolutions or other faults in the designs and spellings before sending them to us in accordance with the artwork specifications. Corrections or modifications made after the proofing stage will add to extra charges, as we require to redo the entire pre-press process with your corrected new files. For the advertising and marketing of your promotional product labels, you can get your labels artwork designed with an experienced graphic designer to make your task easier.
PC versions of formats supported: For the fonts, we recommend that all text be converted to curves/outlines by the originating program.
Adobe Illustrator (convert to outlines)
Corel Draw (convert to curves)
The most convenient way to send us files is via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In case your outbound email server may have smaller limits or if you're sending many files and/or email proves to be unreliable, you can also upload files to our secure FTP site – please contact us for details. If none of these options are workable for you, please burn a CD-ROM and send it to us.
You may refer to Photoshop Tutorials to learn and easily design your labels.
Vector-based art: Vector-based images are made up of lines and curves and can be resized and manipulated without losing the quality of the graphic. Vector graphics enable us to scale the object to any size without losing any details or clarity. Files in ai/cdr/eps/PDF are common examples.
White Ink Artwork Specifications:
Along with the standard CMYK process colors, with our white ink option, it enables us to put down white ink on either metallic stock or to increase the opacity of artwork on clear stocks or to create stand-alone white ink designs from your artwork. You will need to identify the elements in the design that are supposed to be white with a special spot color named "white layer" in a vector-based artwork design such as .ai or .cdr type files. In case you do have previous labels printed with white inks, sending us some actual pictures will always be additionally helpful.
If your artwork is of a different size than the requested label, please include detailed instructions with your order. Be sure to save your original designs with you before sending in the artwork specifications to us for your custom labels and stickers.
If you don’t have an appropriate industry-standard software used (Corel/Adobe) or a proper format of your file or finished design or if you have a confusion about artwork specifications, feel free to contact us for assistance as we know what works best for our digital printing process with custom product labels. We provide a list of a handful of tips that will help you save money on labels printing and increase your productivity with labels printing.