FILE REQUIREMENTS

CONTENT AND FORMAT

  • We accept PC-compatible files in .cdr, .ai, .eps, .pdf formats.
  • Scanned images are proceeded after they are approved for full layout development atextra fee.
  • All colour bitmap objects must be provided in CMYK except colours for spot colour printing. Files should not have RGB, LAB objects as well as (unless otherwise specified in the technical specifications) nonprintable spot colours (pantones).
  • All the text blocks should be converted to curves, or fonts used in the page layout should be provided.
  • The total ink level (TIL) should not be more than 300%.

 

PAGE LAYOUT AND IMAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum bitmap resolution - 300 dpi.
  • Bitmap objects are accepted in 1:1 format.
  • Do not use “transparent” color in bitmap objects. “Soft shading” and its background must be converted to bitmap.
  • All transparent lenses and other objects with transparencies must be converted to bitmap.
  • All mesh filled or complex gradient vector objects must be converted to bitmap.
  • Do not use Embeddin objects inserted through from the clipboard.
  • All CorelDraw textures must be converted to bitmap.
  • Do not use Pantone colours if you are not planning spot printing.
  • Your layout should be separated to the number of colours you intend to print it.
  • Your layout must haveat least 5 mm bleeds, i.e. elements placed “for removal” should be moved 5 mm out of a page edge.
  • Company logos should be drawn in vector graphics in programs compatible with CorelDraw.
  • Small black objects (up to 20 pt text, lines, etc.) should be coloured C: 0-M: 0-Y: 0-K: 100 (black).
  • Large black objects (large-sized texts, large areas) should be filled with “process black” (C: 70-M: 60-Y: 60-K: 100).
  • If you make your layout on a Mac device, please createa .eps file with fonts in curves or a .pdf file.