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Drinkware Artwork Tips

FORMATS

Preferred

  • AI, EPS, PDF, SVG (Vector format)

Acceptable

  • PSD, PNG, JPG (Raster format)
    • These formats sometimes do not work, may take extra time for proofing and/or may incur additional charges.

Not Recommended

  • Word, Excel, Powerpoint, scanned images

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Design your artwork in our Artwork Template gallery in the Product Details section for each item, or email [email protected] with the item number to request a specific template.
  • Have your fonts converted to Outlines in Adobe Illustrator or embedded in the image.
  • Minimum font size is 12 pts.
  • Minimum font size for reversed out text (light text on dark background) is 15 pts.
  • Minimum line thickness is 1 pt. (Can be checked in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign or other programs)
  • Due to the curvature of cups, circles can appear like ovals, especially on the 9 oz. Frost Flex Cups.
  • Large blocks of ink do not print well on cups.

TIPS

  • Review our Low Contrast Color chart to see a complete list of product/imprint color combinations that are not recommended. The Low Contrast Color chart is highlighted and can be found in Step 3 (Choose An Imprint Color) in the ordering process.
  • Frost Flex cups are textured and fine details can be lost during printing; details can appear blurred.

PRINTING PROCESS

  • Drinkware items are imprinted via screen printing. The process burns the selected image into a screen that is then positioned on top of each cup as the ink is pushed through. The ink is then transferred onto the cups in the shape of the image.