Please refer to the following requirements to ensure success for all your jobs.
Acceptable file formats:
Adobe Illustrator – VERSIONS ACCEPTED: All versions up to CS6. PREFERRED FILE FORMATS:
Save as native .ai or .eps file. Convert all fonts to outlines. Use document mode CMYK.
Adobe Photoshop – VERSIONS ACCEPTED: Version 6 up to and including Photoshop CS6. PREFERRED FILE FORMATS:
Save as native .psd or .tif file. Photos – 300 dpi at 100% print size, or greater. Line art – 300 dpi or greater, saved as bitmap. Do not flatten layers, as it is often helpful in adjusting a file to print to have the original layers if layers were used to create the design.
Adobe InDesign – VERSIONS ACCEPTED: Up to and including version 6. Include all placed images and fonts,
just link them. Fonts should be for PC platform only.
The following programs are UNACCEPTABLE as artwork for graphic reproduction:
The following is required information when sending files by email, or to our upload link.
•Name of contact person
•Department / Organization
•Fax number, if available
•Your purchase order or project name
You can email files up to 10 MB to firstname.lastname@example.org, but we suggest you upload everything to our site.
File compression utilities .zip and .sit accepted.
We accept electronic artwork on CD, DVD and thumb drives, e-mail (up to 10 MB) and via our FTP file upload.
We will supply a digital proof for your approval. Proofs viewed on a monitor cannot be considered accurate for colour because screens vary enormously in accuracy. Any possible error on an approved proof is not the responsibility of Sign Solutions.
We do not print spot colours. We print in 4-colour process (CMYK). Please convert all colours to CMYK equivalents. NOTE: Some colours cannot be accurately reproduced in CMYK—please test before sending!
Charges for artwork modifications or changes
Will be charged at $78 per hour. We will notify you in advance if any artwork requires modification for production.