Design Considerations for Colored Edges

Color Edge Visibility

Although colored edges is available on a range of stock thicknesses, it will be more impactful on on stocks that are 16pt or thicker. Additionally, using bright and bold colors will be more visible, so make sure there is a noticeable contrast between your edge color and the surface of your cards.


Colored edges is not available with embossed products. However, it possible with debossed and letterpress products, when the debossed / letterpressed artwork does not reach the edge.

As this combination is considered a custom product, please submit a Custom Quotation form and a member of our Print Estimations team will provide you with a quote and further assist you with ordering.


The stock you choose for your order will determine other design considerations that pertain to that stock. Before you place your order, please make sure to review the specific page for the stock you chose, which can found under our Business Cards menu tab.


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