Artwork Guidelines

How do I customize my box, POP display, or label for a Fantastapack order?

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Written by Ryan Pitts, Chris Coble, and Alix Chung
Best Practices and Graphics Checklist

Black Ink Saturation

Too much ink in any one area can lead to printing and drying issues.
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Do Not Rotate the Structural Drawing

Rotating the dieline in your artwork may yield unintended results.
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Add Your Custom Artwork to a New Layer

All artwork added to this layer should be CMYK (no Pantone or spot colors).
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Preserve the Dieline Layer in Your File

Do not delete or convert the spot colors into CMYK, and do not delete the dieline layer.
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Placed Images

All images should be embedded into your artwork file PDF...
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Image Resolution

Check image resolution to provide the best quality print!
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+UPC/ Bar-codes

Make sure your bar codes are the right size so they can be scanned correctly!
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Safe Area

Make sure you leave a safe area to avoid any color bleed.
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Artwork Bleed

Final artwork files must maintain a minimum bleed of .125” on all edges and into glue flap.
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Convert All Text to Outlines

Ensure your custom packaging prints correctly: it's easy with Adobe Illustrator to convert your text into vector graphics!
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Fonts and Type

We recommend using size 10 and larger for fonts, and using a heavier weight for text that is reversed-out.
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Color Settings & Pantone

All Pantone (PMS) colors should be converted to CMYK in your artwork.
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Artwork using Pantones

Can I apply Pantones to my artwork? How can I make sure my colors will match what is printed?
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