Raised Spot UV:
Printed on a coated 16pt. stock that is laminated on two sides to produce an impressive 19pt. card. Then a raised clear gloss finish is applied to the areas of your choice. The contrast of the soft touch lamination combined with the slightly raised spot UV creates a luxurious tactile experience.
For printing, please submit two PDF files:
- Your regular full colour artwork.
- A spot UV template indicating the location of the finish. On the spot UV template file, indicate the spot UV areas by using 100% K. Non-UV areas should be white. For best results, please ensure this file is vector.
If ordering a double sided print job with spot UV on only one side, please ensure that page 1 of your artwork is the spot UV side.
Limitations: Spot UV finish should not extend to the edge of the card, as it may chip/peel off. We recommend a 5mm varnish-free zone around the edges. Also, positioning of the spot UV cannot be 100% guaranteed. Please note that there may be a shift of approximately 1/16" in the spot UV position on the printed product. We do not recommend placing spot UV on small text or very small images.
Raised Metallic Foil:
Also printed on a coated 16pt. stock that is laminated on two sides to produce an impressive 19pt. card. Then a raised metallic finish is applied to the areas of your choice. The raised metallic finish results in an ultra premium card that is sure to impress.
In addition to the file preparation notes and limitations mentioned above, for best results, we strongly recommend you ensure the following to minimize the potential of text filling in:
- Supply fonts larger than 8pt
- Use sans serif fonts
- Avoid having artwork underneath the foil areas (i.e. use a mask instead)