Artwork Requirements

Please contact us prior to starting you design project, with many different printing process & methods each process requires artwork to be supplied in a particular format, we will be pleased advise you, this potentially could save you a lot of time...below is a common example.


Supplying Press Ready Files


Press Quality High Res PDF set at document size to include 3mm Bleed & Printers Crop Marks, All text at least 5mm away from the edge of the document. Please supply 1 single PDF containing the individual pages, do not send as printer spreads. Images Converted to CMYK and min resolution of 300dpi, Vector Graphics & Fonts Converted to Outlines.


N.B Files which are supplied as RGB will require conversion to CMYK in order to print them. Conversion always changes the colours, sometimes slightly, sometimes significantly.




Please supply Vector EPS format converted to outlines, Our studio can then convert to other formats i.e. Jpeg, Tiff, Bitmap Etc.....

Crop Marks & 3mm Bleed

3mm Bleed & Crop Marks

Low Res Vs High Res Image

Low Res Vs High Res

Black vs Rich Black

Black Vs Rich Black

Raster Vs Vector File

Raster Vs Vector

Indesign Adobe Export Settings

PDF Settings  - When Exporting From InDesign

Example PDF With Crop Marks & 3mm Bleed


Foiling, Embossing, Debossing & Spot UV - Requires Separate Pages in 100% Black Ink Only to indicate the Area