Scodix looks best when you follow some basic design fundamentals.
Often LESS can be MORE when adding Scodix to your design.
There are a few rules to follow to achieve the best results:
Scodix cannot bleed outside of trim area. It also cannot be applied over the score/fold areas of a folded products: e.g. Presentation Folders.
Be sure to leave 3mm from the edge of the trim area as well as any score/fold area).
SUPPLYING FINAL ARTWORK
When supplying Scodix artwork, supply an extra page in your PDF set as a Spot Colour named ‘Scodix’.
HOW TO SETUP YOUR FILES
1. Select the elements you wish to enhance and duplicate them onto a new layer for the Scodix separation.
2. Create a new colour Spot Colour swatch and name it “Scodix”. Select colour type “Spot Colour”, and convert all Scodix elements to this spot colour.
3. Export this Scodix layer as a single PDF with all trim marks. management (turn off ICC-Profiles), do not convert to CMYK.