Text and lines

Fonts

Minimum font size
To ensure good readability of your printed product, do not use font sizes smaller than 6 points (2.1mm).

Embed fonts
Please ensure that all text elements are embedded in your print file. Fonts are normally embedded automatically after the PDF export. If this is not the case, you should convert your text to paths.

Lines

General line weights

  • Positive lines (dark lines on bright backgrounds) minimum weight 0.25 points (0.09mm)
  • Negative lines (light lines on dark backgrounds) minimum weight 0.5 points (0.18mm)

Lines in print files

Line weights must also not fall below the specified dimensions when reducing the file size. Specific information and requirements can be found in the data sheet for the relevant product.

Print file FAQ


Compact checklist – perfect print files

Ensure that the print output meets your expectations: this checklist contains all the points that you should consider when creating your design. Learn everything you need to know about print files, from setting up the file to exporting it for printing.

Display detailed checklist
  • File format: corresponds with data sheet specifications, with bleeds observed.
  • Colour space: CMYK selected
  • File type: PDF, TIF or JPG
  • Resolution: 300 dpi to 356 dpi
  • Fonts: embedded