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File Requirements & Specifications


Preferred File Format (PDF):

  • Hi-res PDF (Press Optimized) with compression set to none, with .125" bleed. Crop marks should be placed .125" from trim so they do not show up in bleed area. All fonts and images must be embedded in a CMYK format.


Native File Requirements:

We recommend using Adobe Creative Suite if you are creating your own artwork–please don’t design print projects using Flash!

  • All files must be in CMYK format

  • All files must be a minimum of 300 dpi

  • All files must have a bleed no less than .125" all around

  • All files must contain all of the links and fonts so please send us packaged files.

  • Spot varnishes and Pantone colors must be set to spot color

  • Text should be kept .25" from trim lines

  • If you’re in need of help to get your file ready for print, our team of graphic designs are here to help. Just give us a call!

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