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How to Design a Mug?

Learn how to design and print a Mug for global print with Cloudprinter.com in just a few simple steps.  

Download Mug Templates in all available sizes in AI and PDF formats via the link. 

With the help of the templates, you can prepare the file for print in your Adobe Illustrator simply and easily.

*While preparing your file for print, you’ll have to exclude the bleeds layer.

Follow these 4 simple steps to design and prepare your Mug for print:

1. Choose Mug Material

Currently, the materials available are ceramic or enamel.

2. Choose the Mug’s size

Currently, one mug size is available — 11oz with the following dimensions: height — 9.4 cm; diameter — 8 cm. 

We're adding more Mug sizes and types so check out the available options before designing your Mug and sending it for global print with Cloudprinter.com.

3. Select the printable area

The available print area sizes are:

  • 210 x 65 mm (8.268 x 2.559 in);

  • 200 x 88 mm (7.874 x 3.465 in);

  • 71 x 90 mm (2.795 x 3.543 in).

However, we're extending the number of available print area sizes, so check the available print area sizes before sending your Mug for global print with Cloudprinter.com. 

4. Prepare Mug file for printing 

- Set 300 DPI resolution

- Choose RGB print 

- Save the file in PDF/X-4

Well done! Now you can print your Mug all over the world as close to the delivery destination as possible.