Artwork Specification

Please read to avoid delay with your print job.

Document Sizing

Name Dimension
B/C 90mm x 55mm
DL 99mm x 210mm
A6 105mm x 148mm
A5 148mm x 210mm
A4 210mm x 297mm
A3 297mm x 420mm
A2 420mm x 594mm
A1 594mm x 840mm

Word Processing Applications

Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel & Powerpoint:
These Applications are not suitable programs for printing and will require reformatting. (Extra Charges Apply)

Page Layout, Graphics Illustration and Image Manipulation Programs

Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Indesign CS3, Adobe Pagemaker, Coreldraw & Quarkxpress. These applications are suitable and produce file-types that Pristine Publications readily accepts.

Guide for Supplying Electronic Files

  • If the publication is to be printed to the edge of the paper provide 3mm additional image (bleed) beyond your document size crop marks.
  • If supplying image files, send with resolution 300dpi at 100%, convert colours from RGB to CMYK or Grayscale as required.
  • Provide a composed print-out for all pages for accurate output. If you are emailing your file, fax a hard copy for our reference (Fax: 02 6686 2021).
  • When supplying original files please include all fonts and links used.
  • Files can be supplied via email (5Mb max), CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive.

PDF files: need to be supplied as a high res, single page, converted to CMYK, with 3mm bleed. Crop marks and fonts need to be embedded.

If you have any further queries or are unsure, don't hesitate to Contact Us

Useful Tips and Tutorials

WINZIP
To compress or uncompress & protect files. Download either the Mac or PC version.

Adobe Acrobat Reader
An innovative way to exchange documents on any platform.

INMAGINE
Royalty Free Photos/Stock Photography Images. Search 1,000,000 images.

FONTSHOP
Australian outfit with a large online range, their own printed type book, stock photos, etc. Excellent collection of freebies under their goodies tab.

ADOBE RESOURCE CENTRE
Tools, Tips, and resources for Adobe Software

CorelDRAW
Graphics Suite Tips & Tricks.