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Print large, beautiful cards on 19pt thick suede laminated card stock with a rich and soft velvety matte surface that engages the senses of sight and touch.

 

Good looks won't get you far without substance and strength so these suede laminated cards deliver on all accounts.

 

Printed in full color on 16 point thick coated card stock your large cards are laminated on both sides with a 1.5mil thick velvety suede laminate resulting in a stiff and sturdy 19 point card that is soft to the touch but scuff and moisture resistant.



Bring extra impact to your large cards by adding a spot gloss layer, available on orders of 500 or more cards. Spot gloss is a great way to draw attention to specific parts of your artwork creating a high gloss  contrast on the matte suede laminated surface. 

Custom Finishing Available By Custom Quote

Don't see the finishing options you are looking for? We offer additional finishing options like corner rounding, scoring, perforation or hole drill options by custom quote. Please complete our custom quote form for an estimate, and be sure to include the stock you are looking to print.

Coatings Make The Color Vary

Without the use of spot gloss, colors under silk laminated coating will appear slightly muted and may alter the final result. (Even 100% K will appear somewhat charcoal in color.) Color matching of artwork is not suited to this product. Silk Laminated cards will mute your colors, if you add spot gloss to it will darken that specific section.

Fine Details Don't Translate Well To Spot UV

Due to the liquid nature of the spot gloss application, fine details may expand and fill in unexpectedly. If the spot gloss placement includes a lot of fine detail, tight corners, etc., the spot gloss will result in some filling in, especially at smaller sizes. Make sure that spot gloss designs are as simple and large as possible.

Don't Try To Spot UV Fine Text

Because there may be some slight shifting of the spot UV (spot gloss), we do not advise putting the spot UV over the text. You can expect up to 1/16" variance between the gloss and the CMYK layers, so trying to line up the thin gloss with small or thin text underneath may not turnout as expected.

Spot UV Can Shift

Spot gloss doesn't always line up 100% perfect. Usually "blind" spot gloss applications turn out the best. Aligning the spot gloss with CMYK elements often reduces the contrast of the spot gloss and any shift in alignment is noticeable. Spot gloss alone provides great contrast when applied over a solid fill or even just on the white matte stock. Another great effect is to have a pattern in just spot gloss in the background.

Technical Specifications + Templates

Bleeds: all files must have a 1/8" bleed on each side
Live Area: keep all critical text and artwork 1/8" inside the trim
Colors: supply your files in CMYK color (Pantone/RGB colors will be converted or rejected)
Resolution: 300 dpi minimum (400 dpi preferred)
Fonts: fonts must converted to curves/outlines (we do not accept fonts).
Transparencies: flatten all transparencies
Types Of Files We Accept: MAC & PC files from Photoshop (PSD), Illustrator (EPS or AI), CorelDraw (CDR or EPS), Adobe Acrobat PDF, TIFF or JPEG.


Trim SizeFile SizeTemplate
Large Card6" x 8"6.25" x 8.25"DOWNLOAD
Large Card6" x 8.5"6.25" x 8.75"DOWNLOAD
Large Card6" x 9"6.25" x 9.25"DOWNLOAD
Large Card6.25" x 9"6.5" x 9.25"UNAVAILABLE
Large Card4.5" x 12.5"4.75" x 12.75"UNAVAILABLE
X-Large Card6" x 11"6.25" x 11.25"DOWNLOAD
X-Large Card7" x 10"7.25" x 10.25"DOWNLOAD
X-Large Card5" x 14"5.25" x 14.25"UNAVAILABLE
Letter-Size Card8.5" x 11"8.75" x 11.25"DOWNLOAD

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Print Specifications

Offset Printed using Stochastic Screens
16pt coated card stock w/ 1.5mil suede lamination both sides, 30% post-consumer waste (130lb)
Full Color Both Sides (4/4) or Full Color One Side (4/0), using soy-based inks
Spot UV available on both sides

Suede Laminated Large Cards 19pt

$379.00