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Design Templates Vinyl

Our specifications and templates are clear to someone experienced who knows what he or she is doing. We print everything as it is delivered to us, therefore, we are not liable for any errors that occur if you do not apply them correctly. We will not send you hard or soft print proofs before we print the files. However, nothing can go wrong if you follow our instructions and specifications. Make sure it is designed by someone who knows how to deliver a print-ready file or ask us to design your artwork.


  • Please send us 300 dpi flattened .PDF files in CMYK (or Pantone) based on our templates only. We do NOT accept. INDD/.PSD/.AI or any other files.
  • Save as PDF/X-1a:2001/1.3, exported without scaling or compression. Other PDF versions may cause transparency issues!


  • Make sure to include the Catalog Number of your project in each file in the following way:

    Your Cat. No. – Artwork Type

    For example:
    DEEP001 – Outer Sleeve (or Label/Inner Sleeve etc…)

  • Please use the same Catalog number as you used for the Info Sheet. You can also find it on your quote or invoice.


  • Always use our templates. Do NOT use those of other suppliers. We are not liable for any errors that occur if you do not use them.
  • Do NOT save the template or any visible cutting, folding and punching lines or color bars in the design you send us. Send us the finished and clean design only.
  • Fill the cut-out holes of the labels and sleeves with artwork. Please do NOT spare!
  • Bleed for Labels, Sleeves, Inserts is 5mm extra on all sides. Stickers 2mm, Stamps 0mm.

Vinyl | Center Labels

Vinyl | Inner Sleeves

Pay attention! The opening of these templates is standard on the right side, if you want it at the top, adjust your design accordingly.

  • 12″ | Inner Sleeve/Discobag   Download
  • 10″ | Inner Sleeve/Discobag   Download
  • 7″ | Inner Sleeve / Discobag   Download

Vinyl | Outer Sleeves

  • 12″ | Outer Sleeve | for 1 Record | 3 mm Spine   Download
  • 12″ | Outer Sleeve | for 2 Records | 4 mm Spine   Download
  • 12″ | Outer Sleeve | for 2 Records | 5 mm Spine   Download
  • 12″ | Outer Sleeve | for 3 Records | 7 mm Spine  Download
  • 10″ | Outer Sleeve | for 1 Record | 3 mm Spine   Download
  • 7″ | Outer Sleeve | for 1 Record   Download
  • 7″ | Outer Sleeve | for 2 Records | 3 mm Spine   Download

Vinyl | Gatefold Sleeve

  • 12″ | Gatefold Sleeve | 7 mm spine   Download
  • 10″ | Gatefold Sleeve | 5 mm spine   Download
  • 7″ | Gatefold Sleeve | 5 mm spine   Download

Vinyl | Trifold Sleeve

Vinyl | Tip-On Sleeves

  • 12″ | Tip-On Sleeve   Download
  • 12″ | Tip-On Gatefold | 9 mm spine  Download

Center holes in your Sleeves are optional, if you do not want holes then you can leave them out of your design. Standard they are 100 mm for 12″ Sleeves and 85 mm for 7″ Sleeves, 92 mm holes are also possible.

Vinyl | Inserts

  • 12″ | Insert | 300 x 300 mm   Download
  • 12″ | Insert | 600 x 300 mm   Download
  • 10″ | Insert | 250 x 250 mm   Download
  • 10″ | Insert | 500 x 250 mm   Download
  • 7″ | Insert | 175 x 175 mm   Download
  • 7″ | Insert | 350 x 175 mm   Download

Vinyl | Etched Record

  • 12″ | Etched Vinyl Template    Download

Deepgrooves Vinyl Mock-Up. Use royalty free for the promotion of your Record.

OBI strips

  • 12″ | Vinyl OBI Strip | Banderole   Download
  • 12″ | Vinyl OBI Strip | Fold Over   Download


Use the size you ordered plus 3 mm extra bleed on all sides.

Download Cards

The size of the backside of the double-sided Download Cards is 80 x 55 mm (+ 5 mm extra bleed on all sides).


Use the exact size you ordered, no extra bleed needed.

Vinyl | Mock-Up

Deepgrooves Eco-Friendly Vinyl Logo

Download our Eco-Friendly Vinyl logo to add it to your artwork. This way you can show buyers that the record was pressed at the Greenest Vinyl Pressing Plant in the world. Download

Artwork Specifications

The artwork is an important part of your product. That is why you must also take the utmost care here. Please read the specifications and instructions carefully. (more…)

Mastering Specifications

Mastering tracks is an essential and important part of music. Our in-house master engineer can make your music even more special by boosting it in the right direction.


Process And Technology

Brand new green innovative technology makes our Records as perfect as can be where quality meets perfection, with a minimum of waste..


General Terms and Conditions

Our General Terms and Conditions that apply to all orders made at Deepgrooves Vinyl Pressing Plant.


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