username
password
Forgot your password?
 




Preparing Artwork for Print: Advice for Graphic Designers

Cutter guides

Some jobs may not be square or rectangular and they will need a cutter guide to show the printer where to trim or die-cut. Make sure the cutter guide has a stroke of 0.3 point at the most and it is set to overprint. Choose a random spot Pantone colour for the cutter guide, re-name it "CUTTER GUIDE -- DO NOT PRINT!" and put a note on the side of the artwork repeating this instruction to the printers.

Return to Preparing Artwork for Print: Advice for Graphic Designers



T: 03 9555 7544 F: 03 9555 7547
1A Viking Crt, Cheltenham North, VIC Australia, 3192
Copyright 2006 AVLON PRINTING - Privacy - Contact Us