Artwork Guidelines

PDF

We accept many major file formats, but preferably would like PDF files sent.

Imposition
Do Not impose your jobs, send the files as single pages – Not Printers Pairs Please, only send one version.

Bleed and Crop Marks
All artwork must have 3mm bleed, if you require the image to bleed off the edge of the paper.

Please ensure that artwork is supplied at the correct finished size required. If this is not possible, please inform us to allow time for amending the artwork.

All PDF files must be;

  • Converted to CMYK Colours
  • Embed Fonts (Converted to Curves)
  • 3mm Bleed & Crop Marks (if document bleeds)
  • Print/Press Quality - 300pdi
  • Sized to 100% Scale
   
Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator files must include all embedded images and convert all text to curves.

Please supply as a 'Print Ready' PDF file.

Adobe In-Design

Adobe In-Design files must include all embedded images and convert all text to curves.

Please supply as a 'Print Ready' PDF file.

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop files must be atleast 300dpi, and to scale.

Please supply as a JPEG, TIFF or PDF file (Hi-res).

Quark

Please Convert your files to PDF’s (print ready quality)- Using the Export Function in Quark.

Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Publisher files are accepted.
Please include all non-standard fonts in a zip file.

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word files need to be converted and proofed.

- This will delay the job by 24 hours.

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel files need to be converted and proofed.

- This will delay the job by 24 hours.

Microsoft Powerpoint

Microsoft Powerpoint files need to be converted and proofed.

- This will delay the job by 24 hours.