Print Artwork Requirements
*Please contact us to make sure you download the correct template
- Please submit a high resolution (press quality) PDF.
- We advise you also send the original software file in case of errors. If your files are too large to email, you can upload them via a site like WeTransfer or Dropbox. You can signup for a free Dropbox account here https://db.tt/2zyeqVe
- Please post your master disc to PO Box 3735, South Brisbane, 4101 or send us a DDP file or ISO file. We cannot accept individual WAV files.
Use of Template: Contact us to get the correct template. When submitting final art DO NOT flatten the template. Keep the template layer SEPARATE from the artwork layer.
Bleed: All paper parts must have 3mm – 5mm bleed.
Safe Zone: Don’t place text or important images closer than 3mm to the cutting line.
Colour Mode: Use CMYK colour mode (not RGB).
Resolution: Use at least 300dpi (dots point per inch).
Fonts: All fonts must be curved/outlined/rasterized/embedded.
Sizing: The recommended minimum font size is 6pt. Positive ; 7pt. reversed.
Recommended minimum line width is 0.6pt.
White/Silver Disc: By default, a white-base is applied to disc before printing. For a silver base instead, submit a 2nd file indicating where you DON’T want silver base.
100% Recycled: is more absorbent which can make colours duller. So if using 100% recycled, make colours brighter. Also don’t use too much fine detail (e.g. tiny fonts).
Stickers, Spot UV etc: If you require Spot UV or stickers, please include a 2nd file indicating in black the exact size/shape where the effect is to be applied.
Common CD Artwork Templates
Graphic design is available from one of our partners.
Find out more by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org