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Artwork guidelines

File formats

We can accept artwork in the following formats:

File formats we can’t print from but can recreate:

  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Works
  • Corel Draw

You may find that you can export or print to PDF or JPEG files from the above list. They need to be high resolution (300 dpi).

All artwork needs to have 3 mm bleed area

Colours

Please specify how many colours your artwork uses and make sure that all relevant PANTONE® colours are applied throughout the artwork.

If you are using a spot UV or cutter guide on your artwork, please ensure that they are set up with a bright spot colour and clearly named ‘Spot UV’ or ‘Cutter’ as appropriate.

Checking the quality

 

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