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How do I set up my files for Lenticular orders?
How do I set up my files for Lenticular orders?
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Written by Corey Thompson
Updated over a week ago

All lenticular files must be created at 300dpi and require a 1/8" bleed on all 4 sides. So as an example, if you have a 2" x 3.5" 3D lenticular business card , the file must be set up as 2.25" x 3.75". Here are also some key bullet points that when followed, will ensure the best possible lenticular results. Lenticular Bullet Points: Dark solid colored and/or textured backgrounds work well with this effect. Avoid white backgrounds when possible. White and light colored areas are transparent, other views/flips will show through white areas causing a ghosting effect. White and light colored areas only work well if each view has white/light colors in the exact same area. Use bold sans serif fonts and avoid small text. Small, fine and thin type do not work well for 3D Lenticular prints; fonts get distorted through the lens/plastic surface, so the bolder the better. Text that varies from view to view/file to file should NOT overlap, but instead be in a different position on each view.

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