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Printing on Plates

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Add some flair to your dining table or your home decor by printing on plates. Create designs for custom dinner plates, that have a wide variety of uses. Your artwork is printed onto the top of the plate. Colours and details are vibrant, bold and clear, depicted in a full colour print. The edge to edge design will make your plate truly stand out, while the base is left a chic and stylish neutral. Perfect for propping up on the included stand as a display piece, or used for serving and holding nibbles, this plate will bring character and fun to your home.

  • Wide lip with small shallow depression
  • Customised plates made from ceramic
  • 20cm / eight-inch diameter
  • Comes with folding black plastic stand
  • Suitable for serving cheese, bread, cake etc

About Printing On Plates

    Made from solid and sturdy ceramic, your handmade plate is a thing of beauty. Available in 20cm / eight-inch diameter, each plate is handmade to order and printed with a specialist method that ensures a crisp and vibrant permanent finish. Ideal to use as either a serving plate or an ornament, this custom printed plates feature a classic design of a wide lip with a small shallow depression. Each plate comes with a folding black plastic stand that makes displaying it a doddle. The colours in your artwork are depicted in all of their glory, with boldness and definition. Designs are printed onto the front of the plate, while the back is kept clean and neutral; the perfect contrast.
  • At a glance

    • Made from ceramic
    • Comes with stand
    • Small shallow depression
    • Hard wearing, durable
    • High quality, vibrant print

How Printing On Plates Works

It all starts with your design. Once they are uploaded onto the interface, the production process begins. The specialist printing on plates method ensures that your designs are reproduced to the highest quality, in a print that will last. This digital printing method will keep your art looking its best for years to come, as long as the care instructions are followed. Because the base tone is a brilliant white, colours look even more vibrant and beautiful.

Please note: Due to our printing method, there will be on average +/- 10% difference in positioning of your design.

Care Instructions

This custom printed plates are sturdy and robust, however they do require a bit of care in order to keep them looking perfect. We do not recommend using your plate to dish up meals that require the use of cutlery, as persistent scratching might deflect from the beauty of the print. If using the plate for food, we suggest keeping it as a serving dish, for food items such as bread, crackers, cheese and other nice nibbles. It is always best to hand wash your plate in order to preserve the print. These plates are not dishwasher safe.

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Design Tips

Your designs are printed edge to edge in stunning HD quality. Because of this, you have quite a large surface area to print on. Opt for a single, statement design that will jump off of the plate. You could also opt for a collage of several images and even add typography for a truly unique finish.

Bleed Area

When printing on plates, please be aware of the design interface's bleed area. You need to fill the entire area with your image. If you don't, then uneven white edges will show on your final print and you are likely to see an off-centre design.

plate design tips

Reviews for Ceramic Plates

Rated 5/5 based on 3 customer reviews

  • Excellent Service Incredibly fast production and beautiful plates. Ordered online from Australia and received them in 4 days
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  • Very Happy and Satisfied! The product was definitely up to the standards I had expected, and I am more than satisfied with it.
    Rated 5 / 5 stars - by
  • Nice Plates With Print Nice finish. Looks great with image all over
    Rated 5 / 5 stars - by

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  • Home

    Although printing on plates is a great way to add some extra fun to your food, we love using them as an eye-catching ornament. When you order custom dinner plates, they come with a smart little black plastic stand. You can use this to prop your plate up and display it around your home. Create an artistic design that will stand out and add some seriously stylish decor to all of your favourite rooms.

  • Business

    If you are a photographer who offers clients their prints on canvases, then why not consider adding a new option to your portfolio? These unique custom printed plates look stunning when photography is printed on them. The sleek and smooth surface and HD print quality will showcase your photos to the highest level of detail. With full colour and an edge to edge print, your customers will love seeing their precious photos with printing on plates.

  • Design Brand

    As a designer, it is important to keep your products fresh and interesting. Your art printed onto canvas is always a classic way to bring your designs into your customers homes and why not consider printing on plates for something totally new? These ceramic plates are perfect for serving up snacks and also for displaying on the included stand. Your clients will love this fun and unique approach to fashionable and functional art.

Frequently asked questions:

What can I use the custom ceramic plates for?

These plates come with a black plastic display stand, so they can be used as a stunning ornament. You can also use them as a serving dish, for food such as bread, cheese and cake. We do not recommend using cutlery on them.

How big are the custom printed ceramic plates?

The plates measure 20cm (or 8 inches). Enjoy using either size for serving food and displaying. The ceramic makes them a substantial and solid piece.

What will my design look like?

When you print your design onto your custom dinner plates, you can be assured that it will look crisp, vibrant and bold. This printing method produces clear and sharp details with punchy colours that stand out on any dinner table or display.

Browse Designer Plates

These stunning ceramic plates have been designed by the talented #ContradoCreatives. Choose a design that complements your decor.

Print Guideline

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    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.

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    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB colour space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best colour results.What does this mean? In your editing software choose RGB as the working space, and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)


    What does GSM mean?

    Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).

  • Fill Bleed Areas ICON

    What are bleed areas?

    When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.

  • Transfer-Print Guideline Icon

    Do you print on garments a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric and sewn into finished products, which gives a better-finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.

  • Pattern Alignment Across Seams ICON

    Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?

    We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which is close enough for most patterns but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.

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    Can I print my own Labels?

    Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding. If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfilment.

Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, all measurements may vary slightly.

Delivery time & Costs

Production times

We handmake your item on site, which takes on average 1-2 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to reprint an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.

Shipping methods

After your item has been manufactured, we ship your order and send you a dispatch confirmation via email through. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. The delivery time will be visible in the basket and check-out page.

You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy.

Make use of the Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.