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Screen Printing

File Types Required Specs
Preferred
  • AI
  • EPS
  • PDF
  • File is already print-ready if vector-based.
  • Create all type to outlines (no images placed).
Accepted
  • PDF
  • PSD
  • TIFF
  • 300dpi or greater is preferred. Under 150dpi is not accepted.
  • File must be built to final print size.
  • File must contain artwork on one layer with transparent background.
  • May require a design fee if On Time needs to alter the file.
Might be usable
  • BMP
  • GIF
  • JPG
  • PNG
  • TIFF
  • We may need to recreate these in another format to be able to print them.
  • Artwork re-creation, if necessary, ranges from $30 to $100+



Embroidery

File Types Required Specs
Preferred
  • AI
  • BMP
  • EPS
  • GIF
  • JPEG
  • PDF
  • PSD
  • TIFF
  • 300dpi or greater resolution is preferred (the higher, the better).
  • Low resolution (72dpi) art is usually fine for embroidery unless the design is very detailed.



Banners

File Types Required Specs
Preferred
  • AI
  • EPS
  • SVG
  • Images from websites will not work well.
  • Design at actual size with a minimum of 150dpi (the higher, the better) for non-vector images.
  • Keep all text and critical graphics at least 1.75" from each edge to allow for grommets.
  • Design at full print size, plus a 1 1/8" bleed on all 4 sides.
  • Include all embedded (placed) images with your artwork.
  • Convert all text to outlines.
  • Artwork should be created in CMYK mode.
Accepted
  • BMP
  • GIF
  • JPEG
  • PDF
  • PSD
  • TIFF
  • Additional art fees may apply.
  • Design at actual size with a minimum of 150dpi (the higher, the better) for non-vector images.
  • Keep all text and critical graphics at least 1.75" from each edge to allow for grommets.
  • Design at full print size, plus a 1 1/8" bleed on all 4 sides.
  • Images from websites will not work well.
  • Include all embedded (placed) images with your artwork.
  • Convert all text to outlines.
  • Artwork should be created in CMYK mode.
Discouraged
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • Word
  • These filetypes work for general layout ideas, but we cannot print directly from them due to the low quality.
  • Additional art fees may apply and the cost varies depending on how detailed the design is.
Banner templates available upon request!


Yard Signs

File Types Required Specs
Preferred
  • AI
  • EPS
  • SVG
  • Images from websites will not work well.
  • Design at actual size with a minimum of 150dpi (the higher, the better) for non-vector images.
  • Keep all text and critical graphics at least 1/2" from each edge to allow for trim.
  • Design at full print size, plus a 1/4" bleed on all 4 sides.
  • Include all embedded (placed) images with your artwork.
  • Convert all text to outlines.
  • Artwork should be created in CMYK mode.
Accepted
  • BMP
  • GIF
  • JPEG
  • PDF
  • PSD
  • TIFF
  • These filetypes will be printed as-is unless you request to re-create. In this case, additional art fees may apply.
  • Design at actual size with a minimum of 150dpi (the higher, the better) for non-vector images.
  • Keep all text and critical graphics at least 1/2" from each edge to allow for trim.
  • Design at full print size, plus a 1/4" bleed on all 4 sides.
  • Include all embedded (placed) images with your artwork.
  • Convert all text to outlines.
  • Artwork should be created in CMYK mode.
Discouraged
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • Word
  • These filetypes work for general layout ideas, but we cannot print directly from them due to the low quality.
  • Additional art fees may apply and the cost varies depending on how detailed the design is.
Yard sign templates available upon request!


Glossy Paper Poster

File Types Required Specs
Preferred
  • AI
  • EPS
  • SVG
  • Images from websites will not work well.
  • Design at actual size with a minimum of 150dpi (the higher, the better) for non-vector images.
  • Keep all text and critical graphics at least 1" from each edge to allow for trim.
  • Include all embedded (placed) images with your artwork.
  • Convert all text to outlines.
  • Artwork should be created in CMYK mode.
Accepted
  • BMP
  • GIF
  • JPEG
  • PDF
  • PSD
  • TIFF
  • Additional art fees may apply.
  • Design at actual size with a minimum of 150dpi (the higher, the better) for non-vector images.
  • Keep all text and critical graphics at least 1" from each edge to allow for trim.
  • Include all embedded (placed) images with your artwork.
  • Convert all text to outlines.
  • Artwork should be created in CMYK mode.
Discouraged
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • Word
  • These filetypes work for general layout ideas, but we cannot print directly from them due to the low quality.
  • Additional art fees may apply and the cost varies depending on how detailed the design is.
Glossy Paper Poster templates available upon request!