Learn which file formats are best suited for printing.

Unless you’re design is using a white background, you’ll want to make sure you allow for a bleed.

When it comes to printing, resolution is super important, as a high-quality image looks beautiful and professional, whereas a low-resolution image looks fuzzy, indistinct and completely unprofessional.

Which images are best suited for printing?

Consider the important differences between Vector and Raster images.

What are the safe margins or the safe areas?

Sizing specifications for your DIY design templates.

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Design Specifications

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Acceptabe File Formats

Which file formats are best suited for printing?

Sizing for Bleeds

Unless you’re design is using a white background, you’ll want to make sure you allow for a bleed.

Resolution

When it comes to printing, resolution is super important, as a high-quality image looks beautiful and professional, whereas a low-resolution image looks fuzzy, indistinct and completely unprofessional.

Images

Which images are best suited for printing?

Vector Vs. Raster

Consider the important differences between Vector and Raster images.

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 Sizing Your Front & Back Cover

 

Photoshop:  Canvas size = 7.333 inches wide x 5.597 tall

Adobe Illustrator Artwork (recommended) – convert text to outlines (*.pdf preferred)

Adobe Photoshop Image (recommended)

JPEG Hi-resolution Image (*.jpg or *jpeg)

TIFF Image (*.tif or *.tiff)

*Microsoft Publisher (*.pub)

*It is recommended that you include a PDF output of your design and include it along with the *.pub file.

 Acceptable File Formats

 

Adobe Acrobat (*.pdf) (recommended)      Note: Export to PDF using “Press Quality” setting

InDesign (*.indd)  (recommended)  Note: Package your InDesign file – Click on File -> Package

Adobe Illustrator Artwork (recommended) – convert text to outlines (*.pdf preferred)

Adobe Photoshop Image (recommended)

JPEG Hi-resolution Image (*.jpg or *jpeg)

TIFF Image (*.tif or *.tiff)

*Microsoft Publisher (*.pub)

*It is recommended that you include a PDF output of your design and include it along with the *.pub file.

Full Bleed Size

WHEN TO CREATE YOUR DOCUMENT AT THE FULL BLEED SIZE

SAFE AREA / SAFE MARGINS

ASPECT RATIO

Resolution

WHAT IS RESOLUTION?

CMYK VS. RGB

CONVERTING FONTS TO OUTLINES

HOW TO CONVERT FONTS TO OUTLINES IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

Images

IMAGES FROM A DIGITAL CAMERA

IMAGES FROM A SCANNER

IMAGES FROM THE WEB

Vector Vs. Raster

WHAT ARE VECTOR IMAGES?

WHAT ARE RASTER IMAGES?