Standard Vinyl Die-cuts have lot of aliases and nicknames in the sticker industry and beyond. Here’s a list of common terms to avoid confusion and keep all of us on the same page.


Very popular among civilians. Its origin is based in model-making and car racing.

“Vinyl Die-cuts”

Usually heard from people with sticker experience. Includes all of our favorite descriptive sticker terms.

“Transfer Stickers”

A literal description calling out the distinct Application Masking/Transfer Tape feature.


Typically this is an industry-only term. The origin and true meaning has been lost to the annals of sticker history.

All these terms essentially mean the same thing. In order to avoid using overly-technical industry terms or relying on slang, we adopted Standard Vinyl Die-cut as a term that remains the clearest most concise version of the term.

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