for 4-color business cards are now available for download
here for very important notes on color
- We can accept PC
and Mac files from Adobe Illustrator up to version 15 (CS5).
- Set your page
size to the trim size and include 1/8" bleeds when appropriate. (your artboard size must be large enough to include the bleeds)
- Make sure that
all linked graphics are included with the Illustrator file or embedded.
- Be sure to convert
all colors to process and the document color mode to CMYK
- Convert all
text to outlines in the type menu.
- Do not do trapping
unless you know what you're doing.
- Print out your
own separations to check for un-intentional overprints or turn on overprint
- Cutting will take
place as indicated by the page size, but creating crop marks using the
filter menu at the trim size is helpful if your bounding area is not
- If you
have a large black area, set the color for the "support" black
as follows: C=40%, M=40%, Y=20%, K=100%. Do not set regular sized text
to "support" black
- Save as an Illustrator
EPS file, and postscript level 3 if possible.