In order to better facilitate the transfer of large graphics and files we are now using Hightail as a means of file transfer.
Please click here to upload files.
For more information on artwork submission please see the Guidelines below.
Artwork Submission Guidelines
Requirements by Print Method
- Vector artwork (fully editable and scalable line art) is preferred for all print methods, especially for crisp detail of text and logos
- Vector artwork is required for screen print, Gerber FX print, cut vinyl, laser, router-cut, and/or die-cut output
- Raster artwork (images consisting of pixels) is suitable for digital printing at a correct output resolution
*Common vector file formats: .ai, .pdf, .svg, .dwg, .dxf
*Common raster file formats: .jpg, .png, .psd, .tif
Preferred programs / formats:
- Adobe Illustrator – submit as .ai and/or .eps
- Adobe Photoshop – submit as .psd or .tif (including editable layers) and/or .eps
- Large format graphics are output at a resolution of 75dpi at full scale
- Adobe InDesign – submit as .indd (packaged files including all fonts and links)
Bleed: Most images require a minimum of .125-inch bleed on all sides.
- Larger images will require more bleed. Banners require 1-inch bleed on all sides. Vehicle wraps generally require 3-inches bleed on all sides.
Important: Include all font files (or convert live text to outlines) and linked images when submitting artwork.
- Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Text-editing programs may be used to communicate rough design ideas only, not suitable as print-ready artwork. They will have to be recreated with applicable art charges.
- Microsoft Publisher
- Publisher documents are only viewable on a PC with an installed copy of Microsoft Publisher. As such, we are unable to open or view these files.
Files up to 10MB can be emailed directly to the Art Department, [email protected]. Larger files may be uploaded to our ftp site, or delivered on dvd, cd, or flash drives.
Art services are available.