Please follow the below specifications when setting up your artwork for raised foiling business cards:


  • CMYK colour mode
  • All fonts converted to outlines
  • 3mm bleed
  • 3mm internal safe zone (ensure all text, logos, borders and foiling elements are at least 3mm from the edge of the card)
  • 300dpi
  • Artwork dimensions to match size ordered. Our standard sizes are 90x55mm, 86x54mm & 90x45mm. If you require a different size please specify. Note a $10+GST custom trimming will be applied. 
  • For best results, we require a minimum line thickness of 1mm for areas where raised foiling is to be applied. 
  • Must be a minimum of 1mm gap between elements.
  • We need to create a separate layer for the foiling. To do so, we must have the editable or vector file to extract the gold/silver layer. 
  • If the artwork supplied with flat images - An email will be sent for new artwork as we cannot extract flat images.


Please export your file as a PDF with the following setup:

  • Page 1: CMYK only - side that foiling is to be applied to
  • Page 2 (if required): CMYK only for the reverse side of the card
  • Page 3: Spot Colour - indicating where foiling is to be applied to on page 1