File types accepted: Photoshop (PSD, TIFF, EPS, PDF, JPEG, PNG, SVG) Illustrator (AI, PDF, with all fonts outlined) Any other graphic program capable of creating a PDF, TIFF, EPS, JPEG, PNG, SVG. However, the best file formats are PDF and AI files. Vector PDFs are our preferred file format. Vector files are created with shapes and colors and will always print at 300dpi at any scale. Speicial cut or unique custom shapes require additional steps for artwork setup.
Crop marks are NOT required, but you can include them if you like. If you visibly see the crop marks in the online proof "inside the BLUE trim line," please remove the crop marks and reupload the file because the effects are not in the correct format and will print if in the proofing view.
Outline all fonts whenever possible. If your fonts cannot be outlined, be sure to include the fonts with your artwork. Fonts must be embedded in PDF or AI files.
The safe zone margin is a printing term that refers to the margin of space required from the edge of your design to where your text or images start. The safe zone we suggest for all essential images/text is kept 1/2" or .50" inside the trim line to ensure the design remains intact.
To view the details and status of your order:
Click on "Shopping Cart Icon" in the top right of the site. Select "Sign In" and enter the username and password to log in. > Click on "Shopping Cart Icon" and select "User Dashboard." From there, you will see ALL jobs (including past jobs that have been completed). Open jobs are a job that requires an artwork upload or pending proofs approve so production can begin.
We use permanent UV protected inks. All of our products are printed "Full Color" with four-color inks: (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black).
A standoff looks like a complicated version of a screw, and it is. It’s a separator that’s threaded. What are standoffs? They come in different lengths to raise one material over another. They consist of a wall screw, barrel, and cap, usually made of aluminum. Please take a closer look in detail with images at our blog post.
Standoff holes are .41" and placed .75" on center from each corner the option is selected. Immediately after your purchase, you will upload your graphics and see a visual representation of the standoff holes in the online proofing stage.
Rounded corners refer to the finish of the physical board itself. The edges will have a nice straight cut finish without rounded corners, where round allows smooth rounded corners. The measurements refer to the corners' severity or degrees (radial bend). Rounded corner sizes from less to more dramatic corners;
Easels are cardboard adhesive-backed units that fold down flay to the back of the board but allow to be propped up and vertically displayed on a tabletop. Generally used for tradeshows, retail stores, farmer's markets, pop displays, and more. Easels are available in multiple sizes ranging from 3" to 36" in height. Here's a list of stocked easel sizes;
Yes, drill holes go all the way through the board. Drill holes are designed with screws and bolts to secure the signage safely to a pole or wall.
Drill holes are .25" and placed .75" on center from each corner the option is selected. Immediately after your purchase, you will upload your graphics and see a visual representation of the holes in the online proofing stage.
Grommets are placed .75" on center from each corner the option is selected, the holes themselves are .37". The placement of your grommets is crucial to avoid unwanted holes in your designs. Grommets are an automated hanging option and, when selected, will be placed automatically without any person looking at your art files.
Great question! We now offer a FREE ONLINE DESIGN TOOL its very easy to use and it will allow you to upload designs and create vector files that print flawlessly. As an additional option we do have an in house graphics team that can help create the design of your dream, start a chat or email firstname.lastname@example.org the details of your requests to schedule a phone call to go over pricing and the final details.
Great question! Please DO NOT send art files to print if you have any questions about your online proofs. Please contact us via live chat, email at email@example.com, or call 855-465-7744 before sending files to print. There is a 10 min window approved proofs can be removed and taken out of the production line; clients can remove approved art files within the 10 min window from the user dashboard in the order history tab.
There is a 10 min window after proofs are approved where they can be removed and taken out of the production line; clients can remove any approved art files within the 10 minutes of approval of that specific art file.