File Preparation

    FILE TYPE PREFERRED

  • Press Ready PDF - Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4)
  • PAGE LAYOUT

  • Single pages to view. Not readers spreads
  • Burst bound covers to be supplied as inner and outer spreads incorporating a spine of appropriate width.
  • At least 5mm bleed around the perimeter of your artwork.
  • Trim marks offset by minimum 5mm
  • COLOUR

  • All Images to be supplied CMYK, not RGB or LAB colour.
  • Spot colours names should match standard Pantone library spot colour names.
  • Black text under 12pt to be black only and not rich black.
  • Dielines, Spot UV and Foil layers to be supplied as spot colour and set to overprint.
  • IMAGES, GRAPHICS & TEXT

  • Preferred image resolution 400 ppi
  • Lines to be a minimum thickness of 0.08
  • Avoid overly complicated clipping paths
  • Transparency to be flattened
  • Fonts must be embedded.