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Art Requirements

File Preparation for Print:

Please verify that artwork meets the requirements below before uploading:

Adobe Illustrator (.PDF, .EPS, or .AI) *preferred format
  • Art can created in Adobe Illustrator and provided as an editable .PDF, .EPS, or native .AI file
    • Layered .PSD and .TIFF are also acceptable, but for best turn-around time on revisions, please label the layers
      • If artwork is flattened, Howard can not make revisions or future edits 
    • If artwork is created in Adobe InDesign CS5 —Please export packaged file (Indesign: File/ Package) and submit the packaged folder (Indesign file, Links, Fonts)

    • You may export files from Layout programs (ie: Quark, Corel, Publisher, PowerPoint, etc.), but note that Designers will likely need to recreate the design in Adobe Illustrator. This could lead to a longer turn-around time

  • Art should be actual size (.25” or .5” scale if over 225”)

  • Include 1/8” (.125”) bleed on all sides

  •  Product images & supported backgrounds should be 300 dpi or above

    **Low resolution images that have been re-sampled to 300 dpi in Photoshop are not high enough quality and will not be accepted

  • Fonts need to be supplied by customer or outlined / rasterized

    **Howard cannot make edits for customer if fonts are outlined/rasterized

  • Include Pantone color swatches for correct color matching and future reprints. Click here to choose Pantones. (You may also be provided a physical proof for color matching if Pantone colors cannot be specified). If Pantone swatch is not specified, designers will pick a Pantone that closest matches the artwork provided.

  • Include all support artwork / photos

  • CMYK color mode


 File Preparation for Digital:

  • File should be created in Adobe Illustrator and provided as an editable .PDF, .EPS, or native .AI file
    • There may be an additional art charge if artwork is supplied as .PSD, .TIFF, .Indd as these are not suitable for building templates
  • Artwork for digital must be set up in pixel dimensions of 1920 x 1080

    **1920px x 1080px for Horizontal screens

    **1080px x 1920px for Vertical screens

  • Do not include bleeds

  • Photos & supported backgrounds should be at least 96 dpi or above

  • Fonts must to be supplied by customer to have editable templates made

  • Include all support artwork / photos

  • RBG color mode

  • Supported Formats
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