artwork is any scanned images, digital photos, provided copy
input into a work processor of any layout file that you or someone
else previously created on a computer.
We accept digital files via e-mail, floppy disc, CD, DVD, 100
mb and 250 mb zip disc.
We can work with both Mac and Windows files.
We accept files in QuarkXpress, Pagemaker, InDesign, Illustrator,
Freehand and Photoshop.
Text/copy is accepted in MS Word or any text editor.
Do NOT supply word processing (MS Word etc.) or presentation
(Powerpoint) files for layout. Text reflow, incorrect positioning
and font changes are common problems with these types of files.
Line Art and graphics should be supplied as EPS file.
Halftones (photos) should be supplied as tiff files and in high
resolution (at least 300 dpi at final size usage.
Fonts - see our font usage section.
Process color work should be saved only in CMYK mode.
Spot color jobs should use PMS colors and be saved in spot color
mode. Color names must be consistent across all applications
used. If you are using more than one application make sure that
the Pantone colors are using the same name. For example, some
programs may call the color 185 CVC and another application
may call it 185 CV. Even though the color is the same, it will
separated on two different plates. You can print your separations
to your laser printer to check for problems.
Composite and color separated laser prints should be supplied
with all digital artwork.
files are not necessarily press ready.
We will inform you of any problems and
suggest how they can be resolved.