made 87 of these for my sister's wedding in Malta (hence the shape). each one had a unique name laser etched onto a laser cut 5mm birch ply sheet.
I started by CADing the island shape in AutoCAD. I exported the line drawings and opened it with photoshop to rotate. I then saved it and opened it with InDesign. Repeating it the required time. I then placed the text on each one and exported as a pdf.
I had some troublr opening them in coral draw. They took a bit of fiddling before sending to laser. InDesign can often raster a vector without telling you. Annoying. Worked fine in the end though. If I had more time I would have stained and matte varnished them.