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Design to print: the solution for direct printing of personalized products

Design to print software is a powerful solution that allows users to create designs and print them instantly. It enables companies to quickly and efficiently create designs for a wide range of applications, from packaging to apparel.

It is particularly useful for companies that produce high-volume print products or offer personalized items to consumers. We would be delighted to tell you more about what design to print software entails and its benefits.

What is design to print?

Design to print is Expivi’s latest solution. This innovative technology enables companies to quickly and efficiently create designs for various applications, such as packaging and apparel. With design to print, users can use a 3D configurator to design products and immediately prepare them for printing. This eliminates the errors that can occur when converting designs to 2D print files. It also saves a huge amount of time in the design process and eliminates time-consuming operations in programs such as Photoshop or InDesign.

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Design-to-print software offers companies many possibilities when it comes to product personalization. Designs (in 3D) are in fact immediately ready for the printer, without human intervention. Try it yourself 👇

The benefits of design to print

Design to print software offers companies many possibilities when it comes to product personalization. Because of design to print designs (in 3D) are ready for the printer without human intervention.

Limitless customization

With design to print, you can let your customers be creative. They can upload their own designs, logos and illustrations, allowing them to fully customize the final product. This means that each item becomes a unique reflection of their brand identity or personal style. This high level of personalization ensures that customers get something that really suits them.  As a result, you can offer your customers a personalized experience that truly satisfies them.

Real-time visualization

See designs come to life in real time with our interactive 3D configurator. Rotate, zoom and explore designs from every angle for a complete visual understanding of the final product. This immersive experience allows users to make informed design decisions and achieve the desired look and feel. By seeing what the design will look like in real time, design to print ultimately increases sales by accelerating the buying process.

Seamless collaboration

Design to print enables smooth communication and collaboration, ensuring that your design specifications are accurately translated into the final printed product. This improved process saves time and eliminates the risk of miscommunication. It builds customer loyalty and ensures a positive customer experience.

Print-ready file generation

Once a design is finalized, our 3D configurator generates a print-ready file automatically. This file contains all the necessary specifications, including colors, dimensions, and positioning, ensuring a seamless transition from the virtual design phase to the printing stage. Simply download the print-ready file and send it directly to our trusted printing partners.

Reduce human error

The task of checking and validating uploaded designs can be not only time-consuming but also susceptible to human errors. Design to print holds end users accountable for their final designs, drastically reducing the chance of errors and the associated costs.

Streamlined order fulfillment

Design to print simplifies the ordering process and enables efficient printing. By automating the creation of print-ready files and communicating directly with print partners, we ensure faster turnaround times. Enjoy an efficient print experience from start to finish.

Check our collaborations in design to print


The customized shoes are printed automatically with scaling per size.


Have you ever designed your own lighter? From design to print: no human interaction.

Ralph Lauren

Engrave your own perfume as a gift in this omnichannel solution.

VVV Giftcards

Personalize your own gift card from scratch.

Matthias Leibitz, CEO & Co-Founder of T1tan

“With such a personalized product, you’re able to create more loyalty with your consumers because they receive something special straight from your brand. Every product that is being sold is made to order eliminating the need for stock."

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Frequently asked questions about Expivi's design to print-software:

What file formats are supported for uploading custom designs?

Our design to print feature supports a wide range of file formats, including commonly used formats such as JPEG, AI, PNG, SVG, and PDF. This allows users to upload their designs in the format that works best for them.

How can I ensure the accuracy of the design before it is printed?

Our Design to Print feature includes a design verification step to ensure accuracy. Before generating the print-ready file, our system performs a comprehensive check to validate the dimensions, colors, and other design elements. This helps minimize the risk of errors and ensures that the final printed product matches your intended design.

Can I set rules and limitations on the available options?

< span style=”color: #000000;”>Yes, our Design to Print feature offers flexibility in printing options. You can make sure that the right file sizes and formats are being uploaded, give users strict rules and design canvasses on the final product and make sure that uploaded texts are within your company’s guidelines.

These frequently asked questions provide insights into how our design to print feature works, file format support, visual preview capabilities, design accuracy verification, and printing options. If you have any further questions or require additional information, our support team is always available to assist you.

Composable software: all Expivi solutions are modular

  • The different solutions (3D, AR, CPQ and design-to-print) are modular and can be implemented individually or as a complete solution.
  • Expvi integrates with all systems (software) including its own CMS, ERP and PIM systems.
  • The omnichannel solutions are for retailers and manufacturers, making the store floor and resellers an extension of the webshop.