LEADING PRINTING COMPANY TO THE
ADVERTISING & DESIGN INDUSTRY.

Artwork Specifications

Artwork Supply

  • Ensure artwork is supplied to quote specification size
  • We require a 3mm bleed on all artwork
  • Do not supply imposed artwork (We’ll look after that) or pages as spreads.

File Formats

  • PDF files are the preferred format (use the PDF/X-1a standard if you’re not sure).
  • If you’re unable to supply a PDF, please include all linked files, images and fonts.

Colour

  • For solid black areas use rich black values of C 30 M 30 Y 30 K100
  • Black text should be 100K (do not use rich black)
  • Colourspace should be CMYK
  • Any non-bleed image should be kept within 3mm margin
  • Tints should be greater than 10%
  • For solid colours, add noise or texture to reduce banding and smooth appearance

Fonts

  • Always embed fonts when creating a PDF
  • Do not subset fonts
  • Outline fonts in vector artwork before saving

Images

  • Resolution should be 300ppi at 100% size
  • Colourspace should be CMYK
  • Any non-bleed image should be kept within 3mm margin

 


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