Brochures, stickers, business cards
Business cards
Brochures

Print-Ready Artwork Specifications

Here are our general print specs and guidelines. If you have your own designer, you are welcome to supply your own print-ready artwork. Alternatively we can do the design and/or print set-up for you. Your job may have special requirements that differ from below. Please use the following as a guide only and refer to your written quote for further specifications. Please contact us if you require further clarification.

Document Printing Specifications

  • Please supply artwork as a press-ready PDF in a single document
  • Artwork should be actual size plus 3mm bleed on all sides
  • Please include crop marks
  • All colours should be CMYK unless otherwise advised in your quote
  • Please let us know in advance if you require spot colours/speciality colours (eg. metallic gold), or other special finishes such as embossing/debossing. We will provide seperate setup instructions for these.
  • Text should be 100% black (key) only
  • Large black areas should be true black. Our preferred values are 60/40/40/100
  • Total Ink Coverage should not exceed 300%
  • All fonts should be embedded or converted to outlines
  • Flatten all transparency effects
  • Overprints must be set correctly for desired result
  • Ensure all images are 300dpi at actual size
  • Borders and type must be within 5mm of all edges as variations may occur when trimming
  • Please ensure your artwork matches your order specifications.

If you need any assistance, please contact us as we are happy to help. We can create print-ready files for you or check that the files that you have are suitable for printing.

Signage Printing Specifications

Print specifications for signage can vary, but please see some general guidelines below. Please use the following as a guide only and refer to your written quote for further specifications. Please contact us if you require further clarification.

  • Please supply artwork as a press-ready PDF in a single document
  • Please refer to your quote for sizing, bleed and resolution requirements
  • All colours should be CMYK. Please let us know in advance if you require spot (speciality) colours
  • Small text should be 100% black only
  • Large black areas should be true black. Our preferred values are 60/40/40/100
  • Total Ink Coverage should not exceed 300%
  • All fonts should be embedded or converted to outlines
  • Flatten all transparency effects
  • Overprints must be set correctly for desired result
  • Please include crop marks
  • Ensure your artwork matches your order specifications.

Some products such as tablecloths and wind flags have very specific requirements so we usually create these in-house, otherwise we can provide you with a template and specific print set-up instructions.

We strongly recommend that you use an experienced graphic designer to create your artwork as it is imperative that print files are set-up correctly. Brisbane Custom Signs & Printing accepts no responsibility for errors, omissions or production problems that may arise due to files not meeting the specifications.

Please email your print-ready artwork to: quotes@brisbanecustomsigns.com.au

Please use a file transfer service such as WeTransfer if files are too big email.

If you need any assistance, please contact us as we are happy to help. We can create print-ready files for you or check that the files that you have are suitable for printing.

Request a Quote

To request a quote or place an order for signage, printing or graphic design, please complete the form below and we'll send you a quote within 48 hours (excludes weekends and public holidays).

Alternatively you can email us at quotes@brisbanecustomsigns.com.au.

The usual production time for standard printing and signage is approximately 1 week including delivery (once payment is received and a suitable print file is supplied/approved), but timelines can vary. Please let us know in advance if you have a deadline.

Please note: As we're currently processing a large volume of orders, we're unable to offer signage installation or on-site quoting at this time. We can still deliver printing and signage Australia-wide.

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