BUSINESS CARDS - Brown Kraft
STANDARD & BULK RUN PRINTING
For a homegrown, personalized touch! Brown Kraft paper is light brown with natural fibers and subtle visible flecks lending it a natural, organic look and feel. The uncoated smooth finish provides excellent print quality, while the colored stock adds warmth and a rustic appeal to images. Optional white ink can be applied in specific areas or all over giving you the flexibility to add contrast and brighten images. Brown Kraft is 100% recycled with a minimum of 30% post-consumer waste content.
Please be aware that recycled and colored stocks may have slight color variation due to the materials used to manufacture the paper. The flecks in the paper will also vary from sheet to sheet and press run to press run.
Popular Uses & Ideas Introduction of your business Introduction of your personal information Great for networking events Use company-wide for professional business representation
How do I set-up artwork for Brown Kraft cards with white ink? Brown Kraft has the option to add white ink as an overprint. The white will be a base for the CMYK providing a bright white surface which will allow for vibrant, crisp color. Areas without white ink will appear darker due to the color of the stock. Similar to Spot UV masks, White Mask files are separate from your artwork files. Black in the White Mask file indicates where white ink will be printed. Make sure to create your mask file the same size as your artwork file. This will prevent alignment issues during printing.Note: White Masks must be made in vector format and be saved as EPS or PDF. You may use gradients in the white ink mask file. Please be aware that anything less than 100%K will be transparent and allow the brown stock to show through.Use vector paths/shapes to create black color areas that will indicate where the white ink base will go. The rest of the areas will show the Brown Kraft stock.
Remember the following when creating a white mask for your white ink base:
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Turnaround: Cut off time is 9:30 am Eastern business day. Please click here for turnaround time tables. Our turnaround times refer solely to production. Turnaround starts from the time the uploaded file is complete. If a job has revised files, is placed on hold, or is awaiting proof approval the turnaround starts from time the approval is given. Orders that are completed after 5:00 pm Eastern may not be available for pick up until the following business day.
File upload: Resolution - 300dpi; Color Mode - CMYK; Bleed - 0.125"; File types - EPS, JPEG, PDF (recommended), PNG and TIFF. Please click here for Print File Checklist. We prefer that you send .PDF with embedded or outlined fonts. .PDF’s are easier to handle and will likely speed up your turnaround. Remember to flatten your files before uploading.
Tips! The more you order the less it is per piece.
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