Digital File Recommendations
a variety of digital file formats for print. We’ll make every effort to work
with you to assure that the quality of your project meets your expectations. These
recommendations will help to assure the
files must be submitted in one of the following formats:
- Prepared for
print in CMYK mode with image resolutions at 300 DPI or higher and fonts embedded
InDesign - Packaged
for print which
includes all images and fonts.
(Not excepted on DMP)
Photoshop - PSD file
with layers and fonts included. Flattened
Photoshop files or raster (.jpg or .tif)
images from other photo editing platforms should be submitted at 300 DPI in
CMYK color mode. (Not excepted on DMP)
Adobe Illustrator -
Vector files in AI, PDF, or SVG formats
are recommended for large format reproduction. For best results, submit files
at final size with fonts converted to outlines. Embedded raster images should
be in CMYK color mode and a minimum of 300
DPI at final size.
Bleeds and Safe Area:
Bleed - .125” all sides
Safe Area - Allow a minimum safe area (margin) of .125”
Color Mode and Image Resolution:
All images and files should be submitted in CMYK color mode. Recommended image resolution is 300 DPI at final size.
Fonts and Graphics:
Fonts and graphic images should be embedded in .pdf files. Please include or package font files and images separately if submitting native files. For best results, convert fonts to outlines in vector images (.ai, .eps, .pdf).
Multi-page documents (books, manuals, booklets) should be submitted in single page format and in page number order.