General Print-Ready File Specifications

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The best way to set up your artwork is using our Layout Templates. Please visit the product page of the item you are ordering to download the template. If a template is not available for one of our standard products, please contact our Customer Service Department. Templates for custom orders are not available, however can be requested as a design service at additional cost.

Here are some basic specifications:

  • Export as PDF file (preferred)
  • All images should be 300 PPI or higher (at 100%)
  • CMYK colour mode
  • 0.125 inches of bleed on all sides (0.25 inches additional width and height)
  • 0.125 inch safety margin (inside trim line)

You can submit one PDF file (with multiple pages) or a separate PDF files for each side/page.

Handy tip: Detailed naming of your files will help us process your order quicker (for example, “Set1_Front.pdf”, “Set1_Back.pdf”, “Set2_Front.pdf”, “Set2_Back.pdf” etc.).

If you are preparing artwork for speciality finishes (such as Brown Kraft, Spot UV, Embossing, Foiling, Metallic Ink, Rubber Stamps and T-Shirts) please see the specific help files for that artwork.

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