are file formats which are the easiest to work with
and which provide the best results:
forget to "rasterizing" or "render" your font layers
If your plastic
card size will be 3.375" x 2.125", (86mm x
Your design work
should be 3.5" x 2.375" (90mm x 58mm - with
"Bleed" is a
printing term used to indicate the area that will be
trimmed off after the job is printed and cut to the
finished size. Since the bleed extends 1/8" all around
the card, your design document set-up should be 1/8"
wider all around.
Since the bleed area will be trimmed off during the
cutting process, there can be no text or other
important information in the bleed area.
require an additional 1/8" buffer margin inside the
edges of the card.