Digital Art Guideline

IMPORTANT:

Please indicate if produced on MAC or PC and advise software used.

Programs accepted on PC

  • Illustrator CS6
  • Photoshop CS6
  • InDesign CS6
  • Adobe Acrobat X Pro

Programs accepted on MAC

  • Illustrator CS6
  • Photoshop CS6
  • InDesign CS6
  • Adobe Acrobat X Pro
  • QuarkXpress 9

Supports

Cd-Rom and DVD. Email and FTP sites.

For QuarkXpress or InDesign :

  • Please provide all Postscript fonts used in your project. (Avoid TrueType Fonts)
  • Avoid using font style attributes.
  • Update all your images.

Creating a document for ink jet output

General rules

  • Always include a color output with your computer file. Black and white may be acceptable.
  • This proof should be printed from disk sent, not from your hard drive.
  • All fonts must be converted to “OUTLINE”.
  • Avoid putting copy too close to the edge. Position copy at least 12mm ( 0.5 in.) from edges.
  • Include all images used in your file in CMYK mode, TIFF or EPS format. Resolution = 150 dpi.
  • Photoshop files must be saved in CMYK mode, TIFF or EPS format.
  • Add 12mm ( 0.5 in.) of bleed to sign panel perimeter.
  • Indicate cut marks as per your requirements.
  • We suggest you avoid decorative borders. However, if needed place them at least 12 mm (0.5 in.) from the edge.
  • Send only the necessary files. Unneeded files may cause confusion.

Check list

  • If possible file should be produced at 100%; if not advise proportion.
  • All fonts and images are as per general rules.
  • Resolution of images corresponds to predetermined requirements.
  • Links between images and graphics software checked and working.
  • Keep copy of file supplied.
  • Check list signed and included in docket.