Get creative and stand out with your brochures by adding Spot UV on the cover. Spot UV is a clear shiny gloss varnish designed to enhance areas of your design that will make your brochure very hard to miss.
Once you have placed your order you can upload your print ready artwork. Please allow 3mm bleed on all sides, and supply as a CMYK PDF with all fonts outlined or embedded and with a resolution of 300dpi. Download our templates below to assist with setting up your artwork. To supply artwork for spot UV, please read the Technical Specifications tab.
Brochures are a solid marketing tool suitable for any business to showcase a product or service in as much detail as necessary. You can print your brochure using eye-catching visual elements to grab the reader's attention.
Opt for our Spot UV Saddle Stitch Brochures if you are after a premium and a distinctive look and make sure it is used on top patterns or gradients to create a striking effect.
Create a perfect Spot UV Saddle Stitch brochures with our options:
For a more velvet tactile feel add soft touch cover lamination to your printed brochures, but if you are looking for an understated, elegant look choose matt lamination.
We offer a different binding option which is perfect bound. with Tradeprint, there’s sure to be a binding method to suit your brochure, booklet or catalogue.
For Spot UV Brochures , please submit artwork as one file in running order.
Please add two pages to the end of your pdf for the spot UV artwork - e.g. for 20 page booklet, pages 1 - 20 would be the brochure artwork in running order, then page 21 would be front cover spot UV and then 22 would be back cover spot UV. Please leave the last page blank if you do not require spot UV on the back cover.
It is recommended you do not place words, page numbers or images too close to the edges of each page. We would recommend a safe zone on all sides of at least 5mm for Saddle Stitched brochures.
The Spot UV artwork should contain solid black shapes in the exact position where the Spot UV is required. Please ensure Spot UV artwork is 100% black only and does not contain any cyan, magenta or yellow and is supplied as vector (rather than a bitmap) to ensure the best result.
Please note: Spot UV is applied using a process similar to screen printing, and has registration tolerances of approximately ±0.5 mm. It is not therefore recommended that small text or thin lines are Spot UV'd as perfect register cannot be guaranteed.
For more guidance on how to successfully set up and submit your artwork, see our booklets and brochures help pages.