Artwork Requirements

OTTO Cap custom hats artwork requirements
  • All artwork is preferred in vector format (full size) as Adobe Illustrator or Illustrator PDF files. (Examples: *.ai, *.pdf, *.eps)
  • ・All fonts must be converted to outlines or the font file(s) must be included with artwork.
  • ・It is strongly recommended that artwork layers are clearly separated colors are clearly defined.
  • ・If precise color matching is required, please create design with Pantone matched spot colors or include the Pantone numbers that are to be matched.
  • ・If you do submit your artwork as low-resolution graphics, it may be subject to recreation charges necessary to recreate the artwork as a print ready graphic.
  • ・Raster Graphics such as *.jpg, *.png, *.tiff, *.bmp are NOT recommended.
  • ・Raster Graphics must be formatted at 300 DPI or higher at full size for recreation.

DOMESTIC DECORATION

OTTO Cap custom hats decoration sizes

*ADDITIONAL CHARGE WILL APPLY TO OVERSIZE DESIGN. PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS.

Plastisol Ink
 SCREEN PRINTED PLASTISOL HEAT TRANSFER

Maximum 8 Colors. Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.

Avoid gradients, small text sizes, thin lines and fine details to achieve the best printed results. At least 1pt line thickness is required in design artwork and negative space.

While creating your graphics stick to using areas of solid color and a specific color palette. Remember that the more colors used in a design, the higher the cost will be to print it.

 

Full Color Heat Transfer
 FULL COLOR DIGITAL PRINT HEAT TRANSFER & FULL COLOR PRINT VINYL HEAT TRANSFER

Full Color. Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.PSD, *.TIFF, and hi-resolution *.JPG. CMYK color mode. True Metallics and Neons are not possible through digital methods.

Digital Heat transfer does not print true black because black is made up of mix of Cyan, Magenta and Yellow in this process. Vinyl heat transfer offers true black.

 

Patch
 PATCH (EMBROIDERY / SUBLIMATED / WOVEN / PVC)

Embroidered & Woven Patch maximum 8 Colors / PVC Patch maximum 4 Colors / Sublimated Patch is full color. Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI.

Embroidered & Woven Patch: Avoid gradient, shading, transparency, distressed and other similar elements in the artwork. Recommended for best results text letter size must be at least .25′′ high or a font size of at least 24 at the final embroidered size. Anything below 1mm size is subject to error (gaps between artwork may close and artwork may become distorted.

PVC Patch: Avoid gradients, small text sizes, thin lines and fine details to achieve the best printed results. At least 1pt line thickness is required in design artwork and negative space. While creating your graphics stick to using areas of solid color and a specific color palette. Remember that the more colors used in a design, the higher the cost will be to print it.

 

Embroidery
 FLAT EMBROIDERY & 3D EMBROIDERY

Maximum 8 Colors. Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI. If you already have a digitized artwork file, please submit it in DST or EMB file format.

Avoid gradient, shading, transparency, distressed and other similar elements in the artwork. Recommended for best results text letter size must be at least .25′′ high or a font size of at least 24 at the final embroidered size. Anything below 1mm size is subject to error (gaps between artwork may close and artwork may become distorted.

3D embroidery requires the artwork to consist of large, solid areas of color. All elements in the design should be at least .25” in width. Thin lines and small details can not be embroidered using this method.

 

Vinyl Applique
 VINYL APPLIQUE HEAT TRANSFER (FASHION-FILM / GLITTER / GLITTER FLAKE)

Maximum 1 Color. Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.

Avoid gradients, small text sizes, thin lines and fine details to achieve the best printed results. At least 1pt line thickness is required in design artwork and negative space.

 

Foil

 FOIL HEAT TRANSFER (GOLD FOIL / SILVER FOIL / ROSE GOLD FOIL)

Maximum 1 Color. Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.

Avoid gradients, small text sizes, thin lines and fine details to achieve the best printed results. At least 1pt line thickness is required in design artwork and negative space.

 

TPU Thermaprint
 TPU THERMAPRINT (MATTE / METALLIC / CHROME)

Maximum 6 Colors. Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI.

Avoid gradients, small text sizes, thin lines and fine details to achieve the best printed results. At least 1pt line thickness is required in design artwork and negative space. While creating your graphics stick to using areas of solid color and a specific color palette. Remember that the more colors used in a design, the higher the cost will be to print it.

 

OVERSEAS DECORATION

OVERSEAS DECORATION - CUSTOM HATS

Overseas decoration offers a much larger freedom on size and design. Please refer to our Custom Decoration Catalog to explore options and contact us for more information.