Adobe Photoshop - file extension:
artwork.psd - Fonts should be rasterized before sending us file.
Adobe Illustrator - file extensions: artwork.eps, artwork.ai - Create
outlines should be used for all text and imported graphics embedded.
Adobe Acrobat - file extensions: artwork.pdf - Fonts should be embedded.
If there is a lot of wording to the document such as a program or
booklet, send the original file from which the pdf was made so that we
may edit as needed.
Microsoft Word - file extensions:
artwork.docx - Please send any original images used in document.
Microsoft Excel - file extensions: artwork.xlsx - Please send any
original images used in document.
Microsoft Publisher - file
extensions: artwork.pub - Please send any original images used in
Microsoft Power Point - file extensions:
artwork.pps - Power Point files are too low in resolution to use.
FILE FORMATS FOR DIGITAL IMAGES:
File extensions: artwork.jpg;
artwork.png; artwork.bmp; artwork.tif
Desired size for digital images
is 300 dpi. Images under 300 dpi should be 4 times size of desired print
for Submitted Artwork:
Business cards - .125"
2. Envelopes - .25" from the top
3. Letterheads - .375"at the top and .25" along all
sides and bottom.
4. Postcards - .25"
5. Flyers and
brochures - .25"
Before scanning, know what size the
image will be in the design layout. If in doubt, overestimate the size
2. If the original image is larger than the size needed
for your printed piece, scan in at 300 dpi.
3. Scan at 400 dpi if the
image includes text.
4. If the original image is smaller than the
sized needed for printed piece, scan at 600 dpi.
1. Any printed piece that
has color or image area go to edge of paper needs a bleed area added.
2. If a bleed is not desired, then there will be a white border around
color or image area and the artwork will be sized accordingly.
Artwork should allow an extra .125" on all sides to allow for
4. Text and logos should be at least .125" from trimmed