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Foiling

Bring a bit of bling to your everyday product

Foiling will add a touch of luxury to any product.

Available in 13 colours including golds, silvers and blues and even reflex holographic. We can even do two foils on the same project. Have something custom? Don’t forget to contact us!

Foiling Options

Online Ordering. 24/7 Printing.

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • Business Cards
  • Brochures
  • Presentation Folders
  • Custom sizes are also available
  • Full colour one or both sides
  • Foiling can be done on blank sides

Foiling Colour Options are Gloss Silver, Black, Copper, Electric Blue, Magenta, Red, Navy Blue, Matt Gold, Gloss Gold, Rose Gold, Matt Silver, Reflex Holographic and Clear

  • Foiling can be done on an uncoated, unfinished coated stock, Matt or Velvet cello finish
  • Foiling cannot be done on a gloss cello finish
  • Minimum 120gsm uncoated for small runs (under 1000)
  • Minimum 140gsm uncoated for large runs (over 1000)
  • Minimum 200gsm for coated stocks
  • Custom sizes are also available
  • Foil blocks are ordered every Tuesday
  • Order must be in by 10am Tuesday to meet that weeks production run
Standard 2mm on all sides for artwork - Foiling area will need to be 100% to size
Foiling can go right to the edge of the product and bleed out if required
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
Foil colours available are Gloss Silver, Black, Copper, Electric Blue, Magenta, Red, Navy Blue, Matt Gold, Gloss Gold, Rose Gold, Matt Silver, Reflex Holographic and Clear
All fonts need to be embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly - minimum font size is generally 8pt using a sans serif font - larger pt size for serif fonts
Ensure your artwork matches your order specifications

General Instructions:

  • Foiling must be supplied as a 4 page PDF. Page 1 will be artwork for printing only on the front. Page 2 will be artwork for the back. Page 3 is for the foil block only (foil area as 100% black only, vector art only), Page 4 will be the front art and foil combined to use as a positional guide.
  • We don’t correct, modify or proofread artwork so please check copy and layout.
  • If you need any assistance with file set-up, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Foiling example Business Cards
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  • Foiling Example Presentation Folders/ die cut jobs
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Continuous Improvement

LEP constantly strives to improve on its current practices, whether that be streamlining production methods or enhancing website functions. Choose a printer that cares about the final outcome and is constantly working towards refining what they are already great at.