- Files should be set up
in CMYK color mode.
- Files created in Illustrator
or Quark should be set up at full size or proportionate to final output
- Files created in Photoshop
should be set up at full size of final output at 100 to 120 ppi.
- Any images placed in Illustrator
or Quark should be saved in CMYK format with a resolution of 100 to
120 ppi at final output size
- Do not embed placed files
- Do not embed any color
profiles in placed images or Photoshop files.
- All fonts used in Illustrator
should be converted to outlines.
- All fonts and support
files used in Quark must be included.
- Please include a .25"
bleed on all sides for graphics where size is critical. (i.e. truss
graphics, light boxes, graphics applied to frames or laminant panels,
- Murals should include
a 0.5" bleed on each side and a 1" bleed on top and bottom
- Photoshop files for murals
over 10' should be set up at 100ppi
- Please indicate visual
area and finished size for light box graphics.
- If you are working in
Photoshop, send layered file along with flattened version saved in
tiff, eps, or jpeg format.
- Do not use Quark for Mural
- Please send a hard copy
of image to be output whenever possible
- If Pantone colors are
used, please indicate on hard copy.
- Any critical colors pertaining
to logos or corporate identity should be called out as Pantone®
Coated or Uncoated colors. If you are using the Pantone® Spot
Color system, a color chip must be included with the file.
- If an exact match to a
custom color is critical, a color correct sample must be provided.
- Illustrator 9 special
effects that mimic Photoshop effects such as glows, transparency or
drop shadows are not supported for murals or oversized graphics. If
these effects are required they must be created in Photoshop.
- Only send files relevant
for output and please indicate output file names on order, disk print
out or read me file included with job.
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