When you want to start designing your artwork, you first need to make sure you have a list of all the requirements needed for this design.
A full list of artwork requirements can be found on the following link.
BestPrinting offer a template artwork for each product to help you in the designing the perfect artwork. Once you have selected the product on our website, you can download the template from the same page under the Template download button or can get it from the artwork help page at the bottom of the page.
The Template is the correct size with an additional layer on top to show you where the bleed and the safety space limits are. This layer must be removed before submitting the artwork. When designing the artwork you can refer back to this layer to make sure your artwork conforms to the limits set by this layer.
The main important details for design the artwork is the following
It must be the correct size as per the product specifications.
The background image must go all the way to the edge or it must be 5mm away from the edge.
All Images, Logos, or Text must be at least 5 mm away from the edge.
Images must be 300DPI. An easy way to see if the image is hig quality is to zoom to 400%.
On a 400% zoom the quality of the image must be high enough not to have blurriness or pixilation.
Best printing accept files in the following formats: JPG, JPEG, TIFF, PDF, AI, PSD, and EPS. However, PDF & TIFF files are preferred.