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Craft Beer Digital Printing Guidelines

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Specs for supplied art (Digital)
• Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop (Illustrator preferred!)

Design considerations:
• Border must be .125” minimum thickness to edge of die if it bleeds
• Border must be .125” from edge of die-cut if it does not bleed
• Art bleeds, please allow .125” on linked images
• Type – minimum size 5 pt regular, or 6 pt reverse (Avoid reversing serif type)
• Stroke – minimum size .5
• Screen minimum 10% or maximum 90%
• Trap – do not trap
• White – We CANNOT print white ink, design so white will be the color of the label
• Provide a copy or embed all placed images
• Images – 300 dpi CMYK

Margins:
• Minimum 1/4” for copy – No copy beyond this point

Fonts:
• Send a copy of the fonts used unless type is outlined
• Do not apply font attributes within an application. (Example: Bold, Italic, etc.)

Colors:
• Use Pantone Coated library unless Uncoated is required. Convert all spot colors and RGB to cmyk.
• Remove unused colors in color palette

Format:
• High Quality Print PDF – Embed all graphics and images

Submitting Files:
• Email files to Todd Ness at toddn@northernplainslabel.com or request a dropbox link to securely upload your files. If you have questions regarding your files, call Todd at 701-526-3120

Contact:
• For any questions regarding your order, contact Tony Desharnais at tonyd@northernplains label or call 701-277-1978

Label Rewind Direction

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