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GotPrint Business Cards Special Shapes For Unique Cards

Special Shapes

Special Shapes are versatile, unique–shaped cards with a wow factor–ideal for when you want to stand out and be different! Choose from circle, rounded square, oval, leaf, wink, or half circle, and make a lasting impression.

High-quality, full-colour offset printing available on multiple paper stocks and in various sizes. Several coating options are available.

Oval Circle Rounded Square Rounded Rectangle Leaf Half Circle Wink
Oval Circle Square Rounded Rectangle Leaf Half Circle Wink

Frequently Asked Questions

1. From which available shapes can I choose?

Special Shapes are available in the following forms: Oval, Circle, Square, Rounded Rectangle, Leaf, Half Circle, and Wink.

2. What sizes are available for special shapes?

Oval shapes come in 38mm x 64mm, 51mm x 89mm, and 102mm x 152mm. Square and Rounded Square are each available in 51mm x 51mm. Rounded Rectangle comes in 70mm x 28mm. Wink can be ordered as 89mm x 51mm or 85mm x 55mm. The Half Circle is available in 51mm x 89mm, 85mm x 55mm, and a larger size of 152mm x 102mm. Finally, the Leaf comes in 89mm x 51mm, 85mm x 55mm, and the larger size 152mm x 102mm.

3. What is the turnaround time for special shapes?

Depending on the paper stock that you choose, the number of working days after approval and processed payment is either 3-5 days or 6-8 days plus 3-4 days for delivery. Any issues with submitted files and/or payment may delay your order, so ensure your files are print-ready to avoid any delays.

4. Which paper stocks are available for special shapes?

Special Shapes can be ordered on 250 g Matt 2 Sides + Matt Finish, 300 g Glossy 2 Sides + UV High Gloss Coating, 350 g Matt 2 Sides + Matt Finish, or 460 g Trifecta Green – Triple-Layered Ultimate.

5. Do you have templates which I can use for my special shape design?

You can find downloadable templates right on our website. Templates are available in PDF, AI, and PSD formats.

6. What are your printing requirements for special shapes?

All printing requirements can be found on our Preparing Files page on our website. The most important ones are bleed dimensions, colour mode, resolution, and safety margin for text and images. For special shapes the bleed margin can differ based on the shape chosen. The colour mode should be CMYK.

7. Can I write on my special shapes?

You can write on any paper stock except for the 300 g Glossy 2 Sides + UV High Gloss Coating. We recommend ordering a free sample kit from our website in order to test this for yourself.

8. What kind of proof methods are available for special shapes?

The available proof methods are Instant Online Proof and Manually Processed Proof. The Instant Online Proof provides a preview during the ordering process that needs to be immediately approved when placing your order. A Manually Processed Proof means that we will check your files and ensure they have the correct file specifications. If we find any problems with your files, we'll contact you, otherwise you'll receive an email link to view your proof within 24 hours (1 working day).

9. What should the resolution and colour mode be of my special shapes files?

All colour artwork and/or images must be provided in CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) colour mode, at 350 dpi.

10. Can you design my order?

We are a printer and do not offer design services. But we do offer helpful tools on our website: use our Advanced Designer Online program to easily create and design your special shape, even if you don't have design knowledge. It's fast and simple. Once done, simply submit your order.