Supplying Artwork

Artwork Templates are available to download from the product information page. Templates are provided as .PDF guides. Should you require more information, please contact us direct.

How to download an artwork template

If you have already placed an order and wish to provide artwork to us. Please login to your account and upload it to your order. Or alternatively email over your artwork to info@bannerstation.co.uk, quoting your order reference number. If you require any further assistance, please contact one of the team.

Trimming

Please provide bleed and crop marks around all your supplied artwork.

  • Resolution – Choose High Resolution
  • Compression Settings – For colour and greyscale this should be down sampled to 300dpi with ‘auto compression’ set on high
  • Font Embedding – Should be set to ‘embed all fonts’

Colour needs to be set as CMYK not RGB (RGB artwork will be converted to CMYK and this could affect your colours).

Software

Artwork Files Adobe Illustrator

Include al embedded images and convert all text to curves. Save as an EPS file.

Artwork Files Photoshop

Set Resolution to 300dpi when starting your new document. Save file as either TIFF or JPEG.

Other files not listed above must be saved either as a EPS or JPEG.

Please note: If you need us to make changes to your file (JPEG / EPS), we will require you to re-supply new artwork as either a PSD, PDF or AI file as we are unable to make changes to flattened images (JPEG / EPS / TIFF).

Artwork Files Adobe InDesign

Please ensure all fonts and pictures used in your artwork are supplied to us in a separate folder using the “package” function under the “file” menu. Compress the document using Stuffit or WinZip before uploading or sending your order via e-mail.

Please include a PDF. This is for our reference to make sure that nothing is missing or moved on the artwork supplied. Please note that this will be proofed first and could cause a longer delivery time.

Imposition

Please ensure that you do not supply your files imposed or as “printers pairs”. Please only send one version.

Artwork Bleed

It is essential that there is a minimum 3mm bleed around your artwork. This is for cutting purposes. For example: A6 size would be 111mm x 154.50mm. Save your artwork as any of the above formats. Please note that there is a 2mm tolerance for cutting on all jobs.

Please ensure that the colour is set to CMYK not RGB.

Artwork Files Microsoft Documents

We cannot use the following formats for printing: Word | Excel | Powerpoint | Publisher | Works

Below is a link to a website that can convert any of the above files into a useable PDF, it is easy-to-use and will do it for you right there online. IT’S FREE!

www.convert.neevia.com

Please note that it is important when supplying a PDF from a Microsoft document, care is taken to ensure any spot colours are created correctly in your original document.

Please supply a screen shot of your Microsoft document before conversion this can be done by the following:

PC operators – There is a “PRINT SCREEN” button on the keyboard

Mac operators – Press the “Apple” and “Shift 4” keys, then highlight the area you wish to copy. This saves a PNG copy to your desktop

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