Design Guidelines

PANDUAN REKABENTUK GRAFIK/ARTWORK

 

To ensure you get the very best results from your print, we ask all of our clients to review our helpful guide before sending your print ready artwork to us. This will ensure your artwork matches our requirements and you can enjoy hassle free production of your order. Please take the time to read through our helpful guide on preparing print ready files to ensure there are no delays in processing your order. Any questions in regards to the guidelines can be forwarded to info@kedaibanner.com.

FILE SIZE

Your print ready artwork can be uploaded once a product is added to your cart. We accept large files up to 100mb in size using this method (depending on the upload capacity of your internet connection). To reduce file sizes, we recommend compressing your files into a zip file before uploading.

Artwork may also be supplied to us by email if the total file size is below 10mb. For larger files, we recommend using cloud-based file sharing services such as Google Drive or Dropbox and send us the link associated with the file. All print ready files should be uploaded accordingly upon making an order through our cart.

FILE FORMATS

We are able to accept the following file formats for print:

Adobe PDF (.pdf), Adobe Photoshop (.psd), Adobe Illustrator (.ai), JPEG image (.jpg) as well as TIF image (.tif) and PNG image (.png).

These formats will require conversions (with/without additional charges of RM10):

Microsoft Word (.doc), Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt), Microsoft Publisher (.pub).

FONTS

We recommend all artwork to be supplied in the stated formats with all fonts either embedded or outlined. When supplying artwork where text has not been converted to outlines we ask that you supply us with copies of the fonts used in your artwork. Whilst we have an extensive font collection, there is no guarantee that the version you have used matches ours. This can result in the placement and spacing of your text to change drastically.

BLEED AREA

A well defined bleed area will most certainly prevent accidental cropping. Therefore, we highly suggest all artwork to include a bleed area to allow for the tolerance of our razors. We recommend that all elements in your artwork intended to go to the very edge of your finished job should extend a further 3mm beyond the edge.

We also advise a safe zone of 5mm around the edge of your finished page size for text or images not included in the bleed. This will avoid accidental cropping of the text if there is any movement in the sheets while cutting.

COLOUR SPECIFICATIONS

Print previews are not a safe and sure measuring tool for colour accuracy. Colours on the file may be subjected to monitor calibration, screen resolution and lighting, just to name a few. Many Pantone colous show a marked colour shift when converted to the four colour process.

Please ensure that all embedded images are saved using a CMYK colour profile. While RGB images look good on screen these images will be converted to CMYK which can alter the appearance significantly. We recommend this conversion to be carried out on the client-side so that you will have full control over the conversion process.

IMAGE RESOLUTIONS

All images must be at least 300dpi and saved as CMYK in order to be suitable for high quality print. Image sources on the internet tend to be 72dpi and RGB which are too low in resolution for printing. Re-sampling an image from 72dpi to 300dpi will not improve its quality and will not be suitable for print. Accordingly, rasterized text or logos are preferably 1200dpi.