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Pearlescent Business Cards

Stack of Pearlescent Business Cards
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Submission specifications

Submitting your artwork is easy, simply follow these instructions when you design & upload the artwork. Click on an instruction for more information.

  1. Add 3 mm bleed.
  2. Keep 4 mm safety margin
  3. Use CMYK as the color mode.
  4. Resolution of at least 300 dpi.
  5. Convert fonts to outlines or embed all the fonts.
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Submission specifications for Pearlescent Business Cards

Add 3 mm bleed.
To allow leeway for cutting differences in production, always add a bleed of 3 mm around all edges of your design. Make sure colours, background pictures and layouts extend into the bleed area so as to avoid leaving white lines as a result of cutting tolerances.
Keep 4 mm safety margin
Keep all important text and images at least 4 mm away from the edge of the finished size.
Use CMYK as the color mode.
Prepare your files using CMYK as the color mode, not RGB. Use colormode FOGRA39 (ISO Coated v2) for coated papertypes and colormode FOGRA47 (PSO Uncoated ISO12647) for uncoated papertypes. If you are unsure of the colour mode of your file, don't worry we can always convert this for you. Keep in mind this can cause the colours to differ from the original file.
Resolution of at least 300 dpi.
Make sure the resolution of the images and graphics in your artwork are at least 300 dpi.
Convert fonts to outlines or embed all the fonts.
Make sure you convert fonts to outlines or embed all the fonts when saving it to PDF.
Make sure the ink coverage isn't higher than 300%.
Force Color Images to CMYK with a 260% ink limit (in Photoshop > Convert Color Profile > Photoshop 5 Default CMYK). Make sure the ink coverage isn't higher than 300%.
Save your files in uneditable, print-ready file formats.
Save your files in uneditable, print-ready file formats (PDF (1.4 or higher), TIFF, EPS, JPG). Deliver your files in one layer: the background layer.
Use the right values for full color black.
Use Rich Black (C:63% M:52% Y:51% K:100%) for larger areas and text to get a deep black color. Do not use this value for text smaller than 15 pt or plain text. This can only be used in full color printing. For designing black smaller texts use 100% black.
Lines should be at least 0.25 pt.
Lines should be at least 0.25 pt. Negative lines should be at least 0.5 pt.
Check your artwork on overprint.
Make sure no elements in your artwork are set on overprint. Unless you want this effect in your design. The degree of transparency in printing depends on the ink, paper, and printing method used.
Keep 4 mm safety margin from the fold.
Keep all important text and images at least 4 mm away from the fold.
Product templates

In order to design the perfect artwork, we have created some easy templates. You will find the most popular artwork templates below. Click on the link at the bottom to see all templates.

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Size Example Templates
Standard (85 x 55 mm) pdf Adobe Indesign
Roundcornered PVC (86 x 54 mm) pdf Adobe Indesign
Portrait folded card (55 x 85 mm) pdf Adobe Indesign
Landscape folded card (85 x 55 mm) pdf Adobe Indesign
Frequently asked questions

You will find a summary of the most frequently asked questions for this product below.

  1. Which materials can I choose from?
  2. What is this product exactly? And what can I use it for?
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Frequently asked questions for Pearlescent Business Cards

Which materials can I choose from?
  • 290gr pearl: choose pearl paper if you want your cards to have a real glamour look. The shimmering effect of the cards fits perfectly.
    What is this product exactly? And what can I use it for?
    • A business card is a card that contains your company / contact information and can be printed completely according to your wishes. It's the best way to make a lasting first impression on prospective customers / business partners.
    • This product is used to / as:
      • Introduce people to your business
    • Exchange company/contact information
      What is the fastest possible turnaround?
      • The fastest possible turnaround for Pearlescent Business Cards is:
      • Next day.
      • Note only applicable for products which require your design: To make sure that your order is delivered at the indicated time, it is important that we receive your file with your design for the product, on time (also called cut-off time). In this way the product can be put into production on time. The deadline is always communicated in the yellow bar on the product page, above the "Add to shopping cart" button.
      • The cut-off time for your printed item may vary. This depends on the combination you choose. This has to do with the manufacturing technique and / or the order quantities.
      • NOTE: The product delivery shifts a day every time the deadline for submission has passed. This is also the case if the file is rejected by us and corrected artwork isn't supplied before the next cut off time.
        Which production techniques do you use?
        • For the production of your Pearlescent Business Cards we use the following production technique(s):
        • Digital (up to 250 pieces): printed on professional HP Indigo printers, directly after your order is received. Digital printing is cheaper in lower order quantities.

        • Offset Lithography printing or Litho printing makes it possible to provide larger quantities at unbeatable prices. This technique creates images and text with wet ink and transferred to each paper sheet with aluminium and rubber plates. This method is more extensive than its 'digital’ counterpart because of the different printing materials that are used. Still, it is the most cost-effective option when you order bigger printed batches.
          Which carriers are used for the delivery?
          • For the delivery of your pearlescent business cards we use multiple carriers. Because of the highest reliability, in most cases we use UPS or DPD.
          • UPS
          • Other carriers we use are DHL and even our own courier service. These carriers are used for certain products (depending on the size, the turnaround and the quantity).
            I can't find the product I'm looking for. Can I request a quotation?
            • The pearlescent business cards that is chosen in most cases can be selected via our website.
            • If your material type, weight, quantity, size or other specification is not listed, you can request a quotation. We will send you our offer within 1 working day.
            • Depending on the complexity this can take a bit longer.
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            Pearlescent Business Cards

            As a professional, it is important to choose a business card which distinguishes you from others. The pearlescent business cards are definitly the cards that have a luxury look. The pearl paper has a nice effect when it comes to light. Your design is printed on size 85 x 55 mm 290gsm pearlescent paper. Need advice in drawing up your design? Feel free to contact us and we will explain how you can get the best effect out of the paper.

            • High quality Pearlescent Business Cards
            • Best price in United Kingdom
            • Available from just 50 piece
            • Choose from over 1,000 online designs

            3. Do you want a business card holder?

            5. Choose your turnaround

            £ 60.95 Delivered no later than Tuesday December 10 95% delivered on time
            Upload and approve your files before tomorrow at 10:30

            100% guaranteed delivery
            Fast and secure

            If you want to guarantee that your package arrives on the date that you need it, we can have it delivered by a dedicated courier for an additional charge. For this, please contact us.

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            95% Delivered on time

            We send your package with a reliable, external delivery provider which normally delivers 95% of all packages on the expected delivery date.

            100% guaranteed delivery

            If you want to guarantee that your package arrives on the date that you need it, we can have it delivered by a dedicated courier for an additional charge. For this, please contact us.

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            £ 50.95 Delivered no later than Wednesday December 11
            Upload and approve your files before tomorrow at 10:30
            £ 40.95 Delivered no later than Friday December 13
            Upload and approve your files before tomorrow at 10:30
            Upload & approve your files before: Tomorrow at 10:30
            £ 45.05 £ 40.95 excl. VAT
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            We always do a free online proof before we start printing!
            We always make sure your product looks great!

            Do you need help? Chat with our customer service!

            This is just a preview, your file will always be checked by one of professionals too.

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