Artwork Guidelines

 

Following these guidelines will keep artwork costs down:

 

  1. Include a low resolution bitmap or fax ofyour artwork for comparison.

  2. Vector files in native software formats are preferred.

  3. Bitmap files accepted under the guidelines below.

 

PREFERRED SOFTWARE

 

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR:

  • CS5 - Convert text to outlines.

  • Export files as AI, EPS or PDF

 

ADOBE INDESIGN:

  • CS5 - Native artwork must be accompanied with all support files including fonts and linked images.

  • Support files must be EPS, TIFF or PDF

  • Export files as IND, EPS or PDF

 

QUARK XPRESS, or COREL DRAW:

  • Convert all text to curves or outlines.

  • Export files as PDF

 

BITMAP ARTWORK:

  • Photoshop: Minimum size is 200 dpi at finished size, 300 dpi at actual size preferred

  • Bitmap Raster Image: 1200 dpi at finished imprint size

  • Export/Save as TIFF

 

FONTS

  • Convert all text to "paths" or "outlines".

  • Include packaged fonts or list all font names.

  • We have an extensive True Type and Open Type library. No MAC fonts accepted.

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