Please read the guidelines below before sending your design to print. This will allow us to produce items that match your design and quality expectations.
Manually select 'Print' and choose the 'Press Quality' setting
Add crop marks (outer corner marks, not full colour bars) outset by 6 points, so they do not touch the cut size of the document
APPLICATIONS AND FONTS
Optimise your PDF for print (300 dpi images)
Embed your fonts or outline
Any ultra light, light or Thin fonts change to outline Choose "Press Quality" when creating your PDF
Artwork should be CMYK or greyscale Please be aware that screen colours (RGB) may appear duller or lacking in contrast when printed.
SCANS AND IMAGES
Colour images should be CMYK colour mode
Scanned or bitmapped images should be 300 dpi
We accept files saved using one of the following software:
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
For the Adobe packages please save all files with the outlined fonts.
Files created in one of the Microsoft packages usually get better results if they’re saved as pdfs.
To help as many people as possible, The London Printers accepts a range of different formats. These are: JPEG, PNG, PDF.
For the photography artwork we would recommend high resolution JPEGs (preferably un-compressed).
For Graphics or Text files please save it as print-ready, vector based PDF.
For a mix of graphics and photography artwork the best solution would be print-ready PDFs.