Artwork Guidelines

Please review the following labels/stickers artwork guidelines before sending your artwork files to Labels China.


  • We operate PCs.

Software Supported (PC versions)

  • Corel Draw X4, Adobe Illustrator CS4, Adobe Photoshop CS4 etc.
  • If you use any other software please contact us. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

File Format

  • We prefer EPS, PDF or CDR files.

File Specifications

  • Vector Graphics
  • Color – CMYK
  • Image – 300 DPI
  • Fonts – 7 points minimum
  • Bleed – The bleed requirements are 3mm all round.
  • Text – All text must convert to curves / outlines.
  • Include all label files, all support files, and fonts.

Color Specifications

  • CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key/Black).
  • PMS or Pantone colors should be specified when appropriate.
  • Remove unused colors from palette.
  • Print all separations before sending artwork to make sure all colors separate properly.

File Transfer

  • Send Email attachments, 20MB or smaller, to or by MSN, Skype etc.
  • Please Supply a color hardcopy printout or PDF for layout and checking purposes.


  • You will get an PDF proof or JPEG visual of your label prior to production.


  • Artwork cannot contain copyrighted images or text unless customer owns or has licensed such material.
  • Labels China retains final approval on artwork.


  • Customer must approve artwork prior to printing.
  • Customer-requested changes to label designs, whether the design was prepared by the customer or Labels China, which are made after final approval and after label printing and/or application will be subject to additional label production charges.
  • ┬áCustomer agrees that Labels China reserves the right to use their label on the Labels China website and for other promotional purposes.

Questions about your label artwork? Check our FAQ page or contact us via email.

If you have any questions about label artwork, please send us an email.