SET-UP DRAFT

SIZE

Provide your artwork at the required print size including any borders (min 5mm).

LAYOUT

Ensure all content within your artwork such as text and logos are kept 5mm from the artwork edge. If your artwork contains edge-to-edge content such as colour backgrounds, include a 3mm bleed area.

COLOUR

For colour accuracy and best results, provide all artwork in CMYK.

FILE SAVING

Provide artwork in PDF format. PDF file saving preference recommended is high quality print, resolution 300dpi.

Size

Provide your artwork at the required print size including any borders (min 5mm).

PAPER SIZES

A1

A2

A3

A4

A5

A6

A7

DL

Business Cards

TRIM SIZE MM

594 x 841

420 x 594

297 x 420

210 x 297

148 x 210

105 x 148

74 x 105

99 x 210

55 x 86

 
BLEED SIZE MM

600 x 847

426 x 600

303 x 426

216 x 303

154 x 216

111 x 154

80 x 111

105 x 216

61 x 92

Layout

Bleed
If your artwork contains edge-to-edge content such as colour backgrounds or images, make sure this content extends into the 3mm bleed area. The area bleed will be trimmed off.

Trim
The final size you the artwork will be trimmed. Custom and square sizes are available within our A sizes.

Safe area
Create a safe area at least 5 – 10mm away from the artwork edges. Ensure all objects such as page numbers, logos or text are kept within this area.

Colour

For colour accuracy and best results, provide all artwork in CMYK.

Digital: Our digital printing machines print in CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black). For colour accuracy, provide all artwork in CMYK colour profile.

Inkjet: Our inkjet printing machines print in CMYK and RGB (Red, Green and Blue). For colour accuracy, artwork can be provided in either colour profile. If you are working in RGB and your colours appear saturated when converting to CMYK, do not convert.

FILE SAVING

PDF
Upload all artwork in PDF format.
The PDF file saving preference we recommend is High Quality Print.

Photoshop
File > Save > Photoshop PDF > High Quality Print > Save. 

InDesign & Illustrator
File > Save > PDF > High Quality Print > Crop Marks and Bleed Settings > Save. 

If you are unable to save artwork directly to PDF, use Adobe PDF file converter to turn your JPG into PDF. 

Always check your PDF file has saved correctly before uploading to print.

Greeting Cards

Export your artwork in printer spreads, eg. for A6 folded card provide artwork as A5 printer spread; A5 as A4.

Printer spreads.