Print Ready

The preferred format for layout is Freehand (any version)Panels should be made up to 100% (one page per panel) and no bleed is necessary. Our facilities are Mac-based.


Although artwork and graphics in CorelDraw and Quark can be read, it usually needs some kind of conversion prior to production. Supply postscript or EPS files, because these are closed files ensure your artwork is 100% correct.

All fonts should be converted to curves. (supply all fonts on disc supplied)Scans should be saved as CMYK Tiff for the best quality result.


The best resolution of scans for large-format output is 300dpi.

Standard exhibition panel 850 x 2200mm.

Standard Banner 830 x 2000mm-add an extra 150 mm open space to the bottom of the banner - this rolls into the banner and is not visible space.


Do not enlarge your scans larger than 200%Logos: Large format, please use vector files(supplied in Freehand or Illustrator or as an .eps) .Jpg and .gif files downloaded from the Internet are not suitable for print and become pixelated when printed to large format.

Very specific colours should be specified as pantones. It is not guaranteed that pantones can be matched 100%, because the process for printing exhibition panels uses CMYK ink.


Please supply a hard-copy proof or pdf file of the entire layout.Hi resolution PDF files can be e-mailed to cannot be altered so please ensure your size, colour and design is 100%2-Spec can supply various templates for flags, gazebo's etc contact to request (Freehand mac files)