For best results please follow our guidelines.
We accept the following file formats TIF, TIFF, JPG, EPS, PNG
All file formats must have a minimum of 350 dpi (dot per inch)
The images designed for the web done at a low screen resolution
of 72 dpi. Print images need to be created at 350 dpi or there
will be a substantial drop in the image quality.
All color artwork and/or images must be provided in CMYK (cyan,
magenta, yellow, black) color mode.
All black & white artworks and/or images must be provided in
grayscale color mode.
Heavy black ink might cause smearing.
Please build your press-ready digital files by adding 0 .1"
dimension for business cards, postcards, rackcards, add 0.125"
for all other products.
We require ALL files to be built to the full bleed dimension
specified for each trim size.
We automatically trim 0.05" or 0.0625" off of each edge, which
will result in the desired trim size
Simply add 0.1" or 0.125" to the overall dimension of your
digital layout. Example: a 5" x 7" would have a bleed size of
5.1" x 7.1" and a 8.5"x11" flyer would have a bleed size of
What's a bleed?
It is the portion of the card that will be trimmed off when
cut to the final size.
The purpose of a bleed is to continue a color, image or
design to the edge of the card.
Please build your press-ready digital files by adding crop
Lines indicating where the paper should be cut to produce the
a. Fonts must be embedded in PDF files.
b. Fonts must be outlined or converted to paths or curves in EPS
c. Some fonts have copyright restrictions and will not embed in
d. Quark Express: Fonts and images must be included with all
files submitted. (Mac only)
All critical elements (text, images, logos, etc.) must be kept
at least 0.125" inside the edge. Anything left close to edge may
be cut off during trimming.
Please allow 1/16" cutting tolerance around your card. We
recommend no borders due to shifting in the cutting process,
borders may appear uneven.