Artwork & File Setup

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File Requirements

23 Articles

Custom Shape

9 Articles

Transfer Decals

5 Articles

Roll Labels

4 Articles

Sticker Sheets

6 Articles

Dry Erase

2 Articles

Clear Decals

5 Articles

Do I save my file in CMYK or RGB color mode?

When saving your files for print you should always save your final designs in CMYK color mode to prevent any...

What types of files can I upload?

What types of files should I upload? We recommend using vector files (.ai, .pdf & .eps) for most of our...

What does custom shape mean?

Contour cutting is a technology that allows cutting your image or graphic to a custom shape versus providing a traditional...

Why do you ask if I have permission to print my file?

Graphics We work with a lot of agencies and marketing teams and need permission to use the graphics of brands...

Can I use a photo or image taken from the web or a photographer?

Can I use a photo or image from the internet or a photographer? It is the customer’s responsibility to make...

What are the requirements for Transfer Decals?

When setting up files for wall quote decals or exact cut graphics with really intricate cut paths. There are a...

How much bleed should I add to my artwork?

If your graphics have artwork that extends to the edge of your sticker, please add a minimum of .125″-.25″ bleed...

How do I set up artwork for sticker sheets?

Cut Paths We’ll tell you how to set up sticker artwork for sticker sheets. For accurate cut paths and faster...

How do I convert my fonts to outlines?

How do I convert fonts to outlines? All final design files must have fonts or text converted to outlines before...

How do I expand vector shapes?

To prevent any scaling issues. Make sure you expand appearance and expand strokes. In Adobe Illustrator you can find it...

Do I need to embed my linked (placed) artwork?

Do I need to embed my linked artwork? If you link a lot of your artwork within your files. Please...

What is the recommended DPI or PPI for my files?

What’s the recommended DPI or PPI for my files? A minimum of 300 dpi (dots per inch) should be used...

What file type do you need for clear decal artwork?

Ink Layering We print on clear vinyl stickers with two layers of ink. There is a base layer of white...

Do you have design templates a graphic designer can use?

When using our custom design templates or when uploading your own graphic designer templates: Please allow .125″ (1/8″) of bleed to extend...

How can I tell if my photo will print well?

When printing a photo, please make sure you upload the original file. If you’ve saved the file from your digital...

How do I set up files for very large prints or wall murals?

Wall Mural File Setup Trim Bleed If you are installing any of these murals flush to any edges or corners...

Can I indicate my cut paths for a custom shape?

You can indicate a custom path for any custom repositionable sticker to make sure we cut it to the correct...

How should I take my photo for photo cutouts?

When taking or choosing photos for life size wall stickers make sure your subject is at least larger than 50%...

How thick does the border have to be in my file?

To prevent cutting off important text or design elements from your graphics. We recommend not having important design elements too...

Should I use Rich Black?

Often designers believe that black is created using this default CMYK formula C0, M0, Y0, K100 (which will work). To...

Do I need to flatten my artwork?

When submitting your files, please save a “flattened” version of your designs. File sizes can get really large when there...

What do the file name extensions stand for?

File Extensions .jpg or .jpeg Joint Photographic Expert Group .png Portable Network Graphics .ai Adobe Illustrator .psd or .psb Photoshop...

What is the difference between a Raster file and a Vector file?

What is the difference between raster and vector files? A vector file is a graphic that is made up of...

Can I add my logo or print full color on dry-erase?

Yes, you can submit custom full-color designs and we can print them directly onto a dry-erase graphic of any size....

Can you “vectorize” my logo or graphic file?

Can you “vectorize” my graphic or logo? Yes! We can take pretty much any graphic (some photography we cannot convert)...

What are the differences in your sticker shapes and cut types?

Explanations of our cut types What are the differences in your sticker shapes and cuts? Understanding the difference between custom...

Can you print Pantone (PMS) Colors?

Can you print pantone colors? If you have Pantone (PMS) Colors assigned to your vectors they will print using those...

Free Shipping

All U.S. orders over $99 receive free shipping. Expedited shipping options available.

No Minimum

Yes, that's correct. We will print any size order you need. Order quantity 1 or 1,000,000

Fast Turnaround

Standard turn around ships within a week. Request rush production for faster turnaround.

Made in the USA

All stickers proudly produced in The Genius Lab by our "Stickologist" just north of Detroit.

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