Printed Colors offers custom graphic design and layout or send us your camera ready files!
We will need a clean copy of your logo 300DPI. If you do not have a company logo, we can design one for you (graphics fees will apply @ $55hr). We also need any artwork and photos that you want to use in your design. Though we do offer stock images to use in your design at no charge, we recommend that you take some of your owns photos. Please note that all artwork must be at least 300DPI for printing. Web images will not work since they are only 72DPI.
WHAT TYPE OF FILES WE ACCEPT?
(AI, PS & ID in PC format)
FOR FULL COLOR PROCESS JOBS: We recommend saving your file as a PDF. Make sure that you are working in CMYK mode and not RGB. Full color bleeds need to be set at .125 pt or 1/8″. 300DPI Minimum for printing reproduction.
FOR 1 AND 2 COLOR JOBS: We recommend saving your file as a .PDF (pc or mac). You may submit the following PC file types: Illustrator or InDesign. We prefer that you send .PDF and .EPS files with outlined fonts.
One & Two COLOR JOBS: 300dpi. and use “2 Spot colors” only.
*File corrections and/or adjustments will incur a graphic charge $55hr with a one hour minimum.
HOW TO BUILD A RICH BLACK (CMYK)
When you want a deep rich black use the following build formula C 60 M 40 Y 40 K 100. If you use process black and do not build it with this formula, your artwork/design may not be as dark as you would like it.
HOW DO I EXPORT A PDF?
When exporting from any program such as Illustrator or InDesign , use these settings to make sure your .PDF files are set up export correctly.
Export settings for your PDF files
Adobe PDF Preset is set to: Press Quality
Compatibility is set to: Acrobat 4 (PDF 1.3)
Compress Text and Line Art is set to: Off
Printer Marks: Trim Marks .125pt
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us or email us at Info@PrintedColors.com !