File Settings

Our studio of Graphic Designers can create any artwork you may require. Artwork charges and amendments are charged at 30 GBP/hour

Artwork can be accepted in the following ways

Quark file

  • Save file as a Indesign 2 document (not CS)
  • Include 3mm bleed to document if necessary.
  • Include images and fonts
  • Convert colours to CMYK not RGB, unless spot colours are required

Pagemaker / Indesign file

  • Save file as a Indesign 2 document (not CS)
  • Include 3mm bleed to document if necessary.
  • Include images and fonts
  • Convert colours to CMYK not RGB, unless spot colours are required

Photoshop file

  • (.psd/.tiff/.eps or high quality jpg)
  • Include 3mm bleed if necessary.
  • Please include fonts used if text layers are not rasterized.
  • Convert file to CMYK not RGB, unless spot colours are required
  • Keep resolution at 300dpi

Illustrator / Freehand eps file

  • Include 3mm bleed if necessary.
  • Please include fonts used if text layers are not converted to outlines.
  • Convert file to CMYK not RGB colour mode.
  • Convert any spot colours to CMYK, unless Spot colour is required

CorelDraw

  • Files must be saved as an Illustrator eps file.
  • See 4. for details

A PDF file

  • Include 3mm bleed if necessary.
  • Convert file to CMYK not RGB, unless spot colours are required
  • Keep compression to press quality
  • If using Acrobat Distiller to create your pdf we can supply IC Digital ‘Job Options’

Word, Powerpoint and Publisher

  • All images must be CMYK, there is an additional cost to convert these into a
    press ready pdf and we strongly advise that these files are proofed before
    printing.

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