Artwork Guidelines

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ARTWORK GUIDELINES

Please follow the artwork guidelines below. If you have any queries, please contact our Studio team via artwork@mediaco.co.uk

FILE FORMATS

  • Hi-res PDF – with all fonts embedded (recommended)
  • Photoshop files – EPS, PDF, PSD, TIFF
  • Illustrator files – Ai, PDF, EPS
  • Indesign files – supply all fonts and links

FILE SETUP

  • Please name your file with the order reference & size
  • Supply your artwork without tick marks unless required on final print
  • For multi-panel jobs do not segment your artwork, supply us clear split instructions and we’ll do the rest
  • Turn off overprint on all files
  • For cut contour jobs, assign the cut as a spot colour and call it : CutContour

COLOUR INFORMATION

  • Use Solid Coated Pantone references and hard colour copies as required
  • Supply your artwork without tick marks unless required on final print
  • Spot colours MUST NOT be renamed
  • Vector files supply as CMYK
  • Bitmap files can be native RGB or CMYK

RESOLUTION & SCALE

  • 100 dpi @ full size
  • 400 dpi @ 25% scale
  • 1000 dpi @ 10% scale

For large banners scale file in phtoshop to 30k pixels. For further advice please contact us

BLEED

  • Black back fabric & Decotex – 50mm to each edge
  • All other fabric – 20mm to each edge
  • PVC / Vinyl – 10mm to each edge
  • All rigid substrates – 5mm to each edge

 

FILE TRANSFER

  • The easiest way to supply your artwork is via email. Please ensure that you send a Hi-res PDF version of your file to your dedicated Account Manager or to customerservice@mediaco.co.uk

    Larger files can be sent using services such as WeTransfer or WeSendit.

    To send files via Dropbox, right click your file, select ‘create a link’ and send it to us.

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