Name Card Guidelines

Name Card Guidelines

Below are the name card guideline templates that do not contain any designs. They include predefined guidelines indicating the printing bleed , trim and safety specifications. Download the universal name card templates that can be used in a wide variety of software applications. Using our namecard guideline templates can eliminate pre-press error and keep your print order on schedule.


File Type Name Card Illustrator (.ai) Download Now! Name Card EPS (.eps) Download Now! Name Card InDesign (.indd) Download Now! Name Card Photoshop (.psd) Download Now! Die Cut Templates (.ai, .eps, .indd,.psd) Download Now!


Colour Chart Pantone® Matching System Color Chart Use this guide to assist your PMS spot color selection and specification process. Download

Pantone® Color Bridge CMYK Color Chart Use this guide to assist your cmyk process color selection and specification process. Download

Note: This chart is a reference guide only. Pantone colors on computer screens may vary based on the graphics card andmonitor used in your system. For true accuracy use the Pantone Color Publication.


Additional Information:

Uncoated Stock: Uncoated stock works best with 300gsm matte art (120# uncoated cover) white stock for a crisp, clear appearance. Feels thick and substantial in your hands, and is the best type available for full-colour and solid base printing. This is our standard stock that we use for full-colour and solid base printing.

Coated Stock: Coated 310gsm gloss art (120# coated cover) white stock with a glossy, coated finish is a heavy stock for name card. It makes photograph images look beautiful. UV liquid coating is a great addition for added on to the shine. It is not recommended for material that you would like to write it on. If you wish to have this stock, please stated this stock in the comments box when you make your order.

Premium Stock: Premium stock provides luxurious textures that expands options when can choose from crisp and conservative, to rugged and edgy. For more information about Premium Name Card, please visit the product page.

Coatings: You may choose any type of coating to apply to this design, including gloss or matte lamination. 300gsm matte art (120# uncoated cover) is recommended for laminated name card.

Die Cut: Die cut name card printing to make your materials stand out. Shapes include, round corners, semi circle, hexagon, parallelogram, wine bottles, hearts and many more. Our free standard mould size is 88.9mm x 50.8mm come with 4 different shapes, 4 round corners (5mm curve), 2 round corners (20mm curve), 1 round corner (20mm curve) and Semi circle. If you want to have your own custom shape, we are happy to assist you in all kind of shape. For more information about Die Cut Name Card.

Die Cut Tips: Thing to remember when creating design for die cut. You need to create your design within the safe zone 4-5mm not nearer to die cut shape, to avoid a cut off text and pattern. If you wish to have coloured background or images extend to the edge of the product they must past the die cut shape to the full bleed margin extend 4-5mm larger than the die cut shape.

Hot Stamp: The difference between hot stamping name card and offset printing name card is that way you see how it looks. Hot stamp is the process of heating up a colour foil that melt onto the paper stock, this enhance a shiny embossed look. Stamp foil come with various colours like gold, silver, bronze, red, blue, green, pearl foil and more. If you want to help you with the design, we are happy to assist you in all kind of shape. For more about Hot Stamp Name Card.

Hot Stamp Tips: Thing to remember when creating design for hot stamp. Create more space between letters and line than usual. Do not put them too close to one another, they can merge together and become one element once the hot stamp has been done. If you are not sure of the design, we can help design the card and for the shape too.

Emboss & Deboss: Emboss and deboss name card are similar that create a different result. Both processes involve a engraving metal plate and a counter. The plate is mounted on a letterpress machine and the stock is stamped between the plate and counter. This force of pressure pushes the paper stock into the plate, creating emboss and deboss effect. Embossing produces a raised impression, while debossing creates a depressed impression. For more about Emboss Name Card.

Emboss & Deboss Tips: Thing to remember when creating design for emboss or deboss. Create more space between letters and line than usual. Do not put them too close to one another, they can merge together and become one element once the embossing and debossing has been done. If you are not sure of the design, we can help design the card and for the shape too.

Spot UV: Spot UV name card is specifically designed to establish your brand with special effect on your logo which can apply coating (vanish) to chosen spots areas. Spot UV printing is one of the most brilliant effects that can be applied to the surface of your name card, creating a clear and glossy layer in your own area on top of the printed design. For more about Spot UV Name Card.