File Format - Single page PDF
Colourspace - CMYK
Bleed - 3mm
Resolution - 300dpi
Fonts - Fully embedded or converted to outlines. Fonts that are embedded subsets or converted to outlines are not text-editable. Please consider this if you think you may want us to amend it down the line.
Crop marks - Always, yes please.
Cutter Guide - Please have this on your artwork in the correct postion. Ideally it should be in a single spot colour called 'Cutter Guide' or similar.
Note - Unless you tell us otherwise, all colourspaces will be automatically converted to CMYK using the latest available tables. This may cause a shift in colour and an undesirable result from what you intended. Please be sure, especially with corporate colours, that the file is set up for quality CMYK printing.
Well prepared artwork will process error free and produce exactly what is intended. Although it’s possible for us to print from a wide range of formats, we get the least issues when your artwork is prepared using the specifications listed above. You can download a copy of our Interactive Artwork Preparation Checklist HERE
If you need any help to create your artwork, we offer guides, templates and a free artwork check. For this and everything else, please contact us via the Help & Support tab. We’re always happy to help!
Click HERE for a free ftp service. Add your message and file, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get in touch on receipt.
If you’re not sure about how your artwork will print, we offer a FREE artwork service to check the basics as listed above. All you have to do is upload your file with your instruction and let us know what size you want to print. Once we’ve got your file, we'll endeavour to get back to you within a few hours.