Artwork Specifications

FILE FORMAT

  • We require all artwork files to be supplied as an ADOBE ACROBAT PDF.
  • We do accept word, excel, powerpoint, corel draw, publisher etc files (extra charges apply)
  • Artwork to be set up and supplied at the actual size of the required print job.
  • Proof read all files. We are not responsible for errors in submitted files.

FONTS

  • All fonts are to embedded withing the PDF artwork.
  • Preferably all type should be converted to curves.

BLACK TEXT

  • All black TEXT should be set up as 100% K (black).
  • Please do not supply black text as CMYK black.

IMAGES

  • Process graphics must be in CMYK - NOT RGB.
  • Image resolution should be at 300 dpi AT FINAL SIZE, for grayscale & CMYK images.
  • CMYK black: large solid black areas should be made up C=30 M=30 Y=30 B=100

COLOURS

  • All colours set to CMYK.
  • If Pantone colours are included, please specify colour code (additional charges apply).

BLEED AND TRIM MARKS

  • A minimum 2.5 mm of EXTERNAL bleed is required on all artwork.
  • A minimum of 5 mm of INTERNAL margin is required.
  • Trim marks are not required, but please specify finished file size.

BOOKLET

  • Please supply PDF file as single paged docment - No spreads
  • If separate cover, supply a separate files for front and back covers named “front cover outside.pdf”, “front cover inside.pdf”, “back cover outside.pdf”, “back cover inside.pdf”.

SPOT UV, DIE CUTTING, EMBOSSING

  • Please supply a separate pdf file corresponding to the original artwork. Use one spot colour only.