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These stunning custom placemats add a smart and stylish touch to any table setting. Made from hygienic hardwood with a high gloss finish, your designs shine in deep, rich colour. Make your own placemats for special occasions, important dinner events or your restaurant establishment and impress guests with your original decor. Choose from medium or large printed placemats and transform your dining experience.
To enhance your dining table setting, create your own placemats using original designs, artwork or illustration. These heat resistant, hygienic, non-porous custom placemats have a beautiful glossy finish, displaying your images in high definition print. Available in singles or sets of 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12, you can design each tablemat individually to feature a different image, or keep things uniformed with the same design. The medium placemat is ideal for children, and can help encourage fussy eaters, whilst the large placemat is bigger than your average mat, perfect for serving up hearty dinners, sharing platters and generous portions.
At a glance...
2 size options
Sold in various sets
Heat resistant front
Hygienic wooden back
High gloss finish
Medium placemats: 26 x 20 cm
Large placemats: 32 x 23 cm
Choose Your Placemat Set
The custom placemats are sold in singles or sets of 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12, and each mat can be designed individually or printed with the same photo.
Most products can be made and dispatched within 24 hours of receiving the order, so there's hardly any wait. View delivery information.
Handmade with Love
All products are handmade to order by a team of experts here at Contrado.
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Check individual product page for 3 for 2 offers, quantity discounts, or contact us directly for bulk orders.
How Your Printed Placemats are Made
Your custom placemats are expertly handmade to order individually, allowing you to print a different design on each mat. Using a specialist process, we can guarantee a permanent print, as the inks are fused deep into the surface so your unique designs won't fade over time. Being a non-porous surface, the printed tablemats are incredibly smooth and hygienic, so bacteria doesn't build up. The dark hardwood back makes them more hygienic no cork or baize is used that can leave fibres on your dining table.
The glossy surface is easy to wipe clean, so just use a damp cloth to remove any stains. Do not put in the dishwasher.
Tips to Design Your Own Placemats
We print your designs edge-to-edge in rich, high definition colour, so vibrant patterns and images with intricate details work extremely well. For home use, you can add text to feature family members' name so everyone has a designated seat at the dining table. For restaurants, this is an ideal place to extend brand awareness, so design your own placemats featuring the logo and/or pictures of your best signature dishes so tantalise tastebuds.
Design your own placemats to complement your existing dining room decor, and ensure your home exudes style and sophistication. From special occasions such as Christmas and anniversaries, to everyday family meals, you can create a collection of custom placemats that will enrich your dining experience.
Impress customers at your restaurant, bar or cafe with beautifully printed placemats, featuring mouthwatering pictures of favourite dishes. As they are super easy to clean, you can save time and be more efficient with cleaning tables. They are completely bespoke, and will no doubt leave a lasting impression on guests.
Create a line of kitchen and dining wear or expand on your existing one with these custom placemats. Printed with your artwork or creative designs in beautiful, high definition colour, they are the perfect addition to any table setting. Sold in medium and large in singles or sets of 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12, you can reach a wide range of customers.
Frequently asked questions:
What makes them hygienic?
The glossy surface is non-porous, so bacteria can't grow. The hardwood backing doesn't contain cork or baize, which can leave fibres on your table.
What sizes are there?
The medium custom placemats are 26 x 20cm, and are ideal children's mats. The large printed placemats are 32 x 23cm and larger than average.
Can I put them in the dishwasher?
Your bespoke placemats are not dishwasher safe, but the smooth, non-porous surface means they're super easy to wipe clean with a damp cloth.
Browse Designed Printed Placemats
Browse this collection of custom placemats, each set designed exclusively by our #ContradoCreatives. From vintage inspired patterns to futuristic designs, they are the ultimate way to add personality to your table and enhance your dining experience.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.