cd design tutorial

Useful Design Tips

This tutorial assumes you have some experience with industry standard layout and graphics programs

How to set up a Donut for Silver on-disc printing
When creating on-disc artwork with silver text or background, you must include a donut template file along with the regular CMYK or Grayscale file. The donut template file is used to show where the silver of the disc will be showing. Use 100% K to indicate white base on-disc. White will indicate silver.

donut

How to set up bleed
Bleed must extend to Bleed line, further than the Cut line. Using our templates can help visualize this. Please keep all text and anything you do not want cut inside the Safety line.

Bleed

When sending an .eps or .pdf, make sure you include crop marks so we can cut the job correctly.

Crop Marks

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