We accept art for coasters in various formats from MAC and PC platforms, but have special requirements for each format. For instructions for a specific program, see below:
Embed all images and convert text to outlines.
Save as Illustrator CS3 EPS.
(Yes, we are also able to open CS4 and CS5 files)
Use your graphics program to save the art as an Adobe PDF, embedding all fonts and maintaining press quality resolution images (300dpi or higher). Please make sure to include adequate bleed and safe area as described above.
Save as Photoshop EPS files with "preserve vector art" selected) or Save as PSD including original layers and font files with your art, or Other image formats, such as TIFF, BMP may also be accepted, if they are at sufficient DPI
Package your entire project, including all linked images, vector art and fonts, and compress the packaged artwork folder with Stuffit or ZIP before sending.
Please also include an Adobe PDF with Press Quality settings, so that we can use it for proof comparison, and in case there is a problem working with your source files.Download inDesign Templates (Contains .INDT files for CS3 and newer)
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