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Supplying and checking artwork

We at Vital Concept Print pride ourselves in providing the highest quality print work. To ensure your print product gets the attention it deserves, we thoroughly check all the artwork files we print. With a variety of file formats producing artwork can be complicated, by following our easy steps below we can guarantee a quick turnaround on all your print work.

Print Work

PDF

  • Ensure files are saved as ‘high resolution’ in a 300dpi format
  • All fonts should be set to ‘embed all fonts’ – this will ensure there are no changes in fonts when sending across your files
  • Colour settings must be set to CMYK not RGB! (All RGB files will be converted to CMYK this process will change the colours when printed)

Illustrator

  • Ensure all images are embedded
  • Make sure all texts are ‘outlined’
  • Artwork must be saved as an EPS or PDF file
  • Colour settings must be set to CMYK not RGB! (All RGB files will be converted to CMYK this process will change the colours when printed)

Photoshop

  • Produced in a high resolution 300dpi file
  • Artwork must be saved as a JPEG or EPS file
  • Colour settings must be set to CMYK not RGB! (All RGB files will be converted to CMYK this process will change the colours when printed)

InDesign

  • Saved as a high resolution PDF file
  • Colour settings must be set to CMYK not RGB! (All RGB files will be converted to CMYK this process will change the colours when printed)

Artwork Bleed

All artwork must have a minimum of a 3mm bleed all around for the cutting purposes

Proofing

To ensure 100% satisfaction here at Vital Concept Print we provide a free digital proof for you to check and give us the nod of approval before we go to print. Allowing peace of mind that we are providing a print product you are happy with.

Free Artwork check

Here at Vital Concept Print we want to make printing simple and easy therefore we provide a free artwork check on all files before they go to print. We will check for the following:

  • Files are set up to the right size
  • Files containing a number of pages are in numerical order
  • All images are visible
  • All text and fonts are correct
  • Files are of a high resolution 300dpi
  • All artwork have 3mm bleeds

Need Further Help?

We ensure that following these guidelines will make the printing process quick and easy. However if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to drop us an email info@vitalconcept.co.uk or give us a call 0208 902 9298.