Technical Specs & Templates

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GENERAL FILE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Crop marks are not required
  • Please supply files with 3mm bleed where required (see table below), and all text at least 3mm from the trim edge
  • High resolution PDF files are preferred and can be sent via email (up to 8mb), CD, USB or via YouSendIt
  • Resolution of all images must be 300dpi or greater at 100% print size to ensure a quality print.
  • Provide your artwork 1UP (not imposed), unless requested otherwise
How to setup files correctly for printing

How to setup files correctly for printing


STANDARD ARTWORK SIZES & TEMPLATES

Below you will find standard artwork sizes, and InDesign templates for InDesign 4 and above.

Business Cards
Finished Size: 90mm x 55mm
Artwork Size (including bleed): 96mm x 61mm
Download InDesign Template for Landscape Business Cards
Download InDesign Template for Portrait Business Cards

A4
Finished Size: 210mm x 297mm
Artwork Size (including bleed): 216mm x 303mm
Download InDesign Template

A5
Finished Size: 148.5mm x 210mm
Artwork Size (including bleed): 154.5mm x 216mm
Download InDesign Template

A6/Postcards
Finished Size: 105mm x 148.5mm
Artwork Size (including bleed): 111mm x 154.5mm
Download InDesign Template

DL/With Compliments Slips
Finished Size: 99mm x 210mm
Artwork Size (including bleed): 105mm x 216mm
Download InDesign Template

A4-DL Roll Fold Brochures
Finished Size: 210mm x 297mm
Artwork Size (including bleed): 216mm x 303mm (98, 99, 100mm outside, inside reversed)
Download InDesign Template

Roll Up Banner
Finished Size: 845mm x 2040mm
Artwork Size: 845mm x 2040mm (no bleed required)
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A3 Poster
Finished Size: 297mm x 420mm
Artwork Size (including bleed): 303mm x 426mm
Download InDesign Template

A2 Poster
Finished Size: 420mm x 594mm
Artwork Size: 420mm x 594mm (no bleed required)
Download InDesign Template

A1 Poster
Finished Size: 594mm x 841mm
Artwork Size: 594mm x 841mm (no bleed required)
Download InDesign Template

A0 Poster
Finished Size: 841mm x 1189mm
Artwork Size: 841mm x 1189mm (no bleed required)
Download InDesign Template

Standard products can be trimmed to smaller sizes upon request.


SOFTWARE FORMATS

  • We prefer PDF files.
  • We also accept (*additional charges may apply):
    – InDesign packaged files (up to Version CS5)
    – Illustrator EPS or AI files (up to Version CS5)
    – Photoshop (up to Version CS5)
  • Microsoft Word and Publisher files are best supplied as a high resolution PDF, created from the computer it was originally made on. If we convert documents in-house, you will be required to proof the PDF carefully before printing.
  • We do not accept Corel Draw, Quark Xpress, Pagemaker, Freehand files.


COLOUR

  • All artwork should be in CMYK (including images) unless the job has been quoted for Pantone/Spot colours. Spot colour should NOT be selected.
  • If you have any solid areas of black in your artwork, please convert to 40C 40M 40Y 100K for digital artwork and 60C 50M 50Y 100K for offset jobs.
  • If printing in Pantone colours, talk to our designers before sending any artwork.
  • Do not supply files in RGB or separations, unless you are sending a Pantone job.
  • Please advise if colour matching is critical and we will try to accommodate your needs.


FONTS

  • Make sure fonts used in your files have been embedded or outlined.
  • Ensure that you check for and remove “stray points” from your artwork.


PROOFS

  • If printing multi-page documents, it is best to supply a printed mock-up where possible.
  • Ensure that you spell check your job thoroughly and make sure that all details are correct.
  • No responsibility will be taken for incorrect spelling on supplied files.
  • When artwork is created in-house, it is your responsibility to check spelling/numbers and all other details are correct before approving.