Disc Printing - Vinyl Disc

 
Vinyl Disc Cds - Vintage Record Album LP Look

"Vinyl CDs": Are they really vinyl? Well, no, they're not really vinyl. They sure look the part, though.

How do you make a CD (or a DVD, for that matter) look like it's a little vinyl LP? There are a couple of ways, and we have art masks to help.

  • CD Grooves - Opaque Color for the Label, Transparent Color for the "grooves"

    A CD or DVD's data areas don't look a lot like record grooves, but they do refract and refract light in a "circular" way, which resembles the reflection we're used to seeing on vinyl records. You can darken the data area with tints of ink. The label is made by using spot white under the label art.
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  • Vintage Vinyl CDs

    This is one of our favorite examples of a viintage look cd. Vinyl Album Look - - Nailed It.
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    And in case you'd like some ideas for vintage packaging, how about these ideas?
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  • Some other Retro Vinyl Examples....

    Here are a few more examples in case you'd like to see what other clients did:Retro Vinyl cdvinyl cd retro lookVinyl CD LP record lookvinyl cd LP album disc and packaging

     
  • Black-on-Black Approach

    Another way is to use two coats of black -- one as a flood over all the disc (except the "record label," of course)—the other as a halftone, again suggesting the groove pattern.vinyl disc printing

     
  • Ready to Manufacture? Request a Quote!

    If you know what you want to manufacture, send us the specifics and we can help you with the costs. Send us an email with your spec. If you need some help defining your spec, please feel very free to attach a sketch or a title you saw that you liked.

    SPEC:
    Qty: (300/500 is the min order)
    Disc:
    Packaging:
    ...Paper Stock:
    ...Printing:
    ...Special Printing Effects or Die Cuts:
    Booklet:
    Slipcase:
    Assembly: insertion & shrinkwrap
    Shipping: standard 5 days, US address (let us know if different)

    Email to us: hello@megalodon.com

     

     

 

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