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Michele K.
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Couldn't be more pleased with how my client's cards turned out! The foil stamping is crisp, clean and meticulous. The card stock is rich and the thickness really elevates the design. My client wanted a "luxury look" and these cards exceeded our expectations!

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The gold foil cards are beautiful! They look so luxurious and are exactly what I was looking for. They have a soft suede-like touch that feels nicer than the average matte business card which is a bonus! I’m in love! Thank you!

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Nicole Naftali
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I am getting so many compliments on my new cards! The service was fantastic and I love the final product- thank you!

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Slight bleeding of color, as the front was white and back was black.

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Paper Type

Soft-Touch Matte






100, 250, 500


Raised Spot Gloss


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Raised spot uv business cards are printed in full color with spot gloss accents applied to any text or design element of your choosing.

These are printed on a matte 20 pt suede / soft / velvet laminated paper stock which gives a perfect contrast to the raised spot gloss.

These are a great alternative to thermography, which is traditionally used to create a raised ink effect.

If you are looking for full UV coverage, then check out our glossy business cards.

Please set up your files with the following specs:

  • Bleeds: all files must have a 1/8″ bleed on each side
  • Safe Area: keep all critical text and artwork inside the trim
  • Colors: supply your files in CMYK color mode if you are printing 4-color process
  • Colors: supply your files with correct Pantone (U or C) colors selected in file.
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Fonts: fonts must be converted to curves/outlines
  • Transparencies: flatten all transparencies
  • File Types: Preferred: PDF, EPS | Also accepted: TIFF or JPEG
  • ICC Profile: Japan Coated 2001

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Raised Spot Gloss UV Business Cards Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get excellent results on Raised Spot UV Cards?

Your UV coverage must be less than 30% if you want the best results. Else, the cards may get stuck together. Also, use the vector-based program to create mask-file. The acceptable area with thin strokes, patterns or small shapes is 70%. It must not exceed 1” × 1”.

How do I create a raised spot uv order?

Both Spot UV jobs and Raised Spot UV jobs can be set up the same way. You should include a mask file for Raised Spot UV with the regular print file if you want to create a Raised Spot UV job. Make sure you’ve created the mask file in vector-based programs for example illustrator. The Raised Spot UV mask file will show where to apply the UV coating. But, use solid 100% K that will indicate where you want the UV. Avoid using glows, shadows or grayscale images. White represents no UV.

How do I setup files for foil or spot uv?

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How do I tell the difference between Spot UV and Raised Spot UV

Spot UV is a shiny layer with a flat finish. It goes precisely in the place where you’d want your piece to have a glossy coating. The Raised Spot UV is same as Spot UV. But, the applied UV stands out that you’ll feel it if you touch the card. It is raised to a depth of 50 microns.

How high does the raised spot uv stick up?

Raised spot UV designs generally have a depth of 50 microns. That is enough to be able to feel the raised detailing on a card. With spot UV, you could highlight certain elements of your business card, such as the logo, image, brand name, and others.

How to setup artwork files for spot uv?

When creating a Spot UV job, You must include a Spot UV template file along with the regular full color file. The Spot UV template file is used to show where the UV will be placed. NORMAL CMYK PRINT FILE                SPOT UV TEMPLATE FILE   Use 100% K to indicate where you would like the UV. White will indicate no UV. REMEMBER “IF IT’S WHITE, YOU CAN WRITE!”

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How do I setup a Spot Gloss UV artwork?

For a job of Spot UV, include a template file of Spot UV and a file of regular print. The template file of Spot UV shows the required area to apply UV coating. Spot UV For good quality, you must create mask files in programs that are vector-based(ex. Illustrator or CorelDRAW). Only solid 100% K must be used to specify where you want the UV. Glows, shadows or grayscale images must not be used. No UV is indicated by white. Remember! You may write, when its white.

How do I setup artwork for Clear or Silver Metallic Roll Labels with White ink?

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Is providing a mask file required?

If you’ve chosen a finish that requires one, like: white ink, foil, spot uv, etc – then yes! But if you don’t know how to create one or need help, our prepress team is happy to handle that for you.

What is a mask file?

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