Artwork Requirements

File Formats

We require artwork in one of the following formats in order of best case to worst case.

  • Adobe Illustrator (.ai file) with text outlined
  • Encapsulated Post Script (.eps file)
  • Portable Document Format (.pdf file) editable if possible

We also accept the following formats at final print size and at 300 DPI

  • Adobe Photoshop (.psd file) With Layers and Fonts Embedded
  • Tagged Image Format (.tiff file)

Please leave all artwork in layers, convert text to outlines where necessary, and embed any images or fonts that are in your artwork. Please take a look at our stock colors and include them where necessary.

The following items are not print ready and may require additional artwork fees to ensure print quality:

  • JPG’s, Publisher Files, Word Documents, and Microsoft Paint

Design It To Fit

We see this all the time and feel it should be addressed so that everyone is happy at the end of the day. When designing your artwork make sure it is designed at the actual size it will be printed as. This will ensure the best print quality and eliminates any guess work.

Please make sure you look at our maximum print sizes prior to setting up your design.

Artwork Policy

Any custom artwork that is designed by Designed In Ink will be quoted prior to any work being started. Once pricing is agreed upon you will receive a proof in 1-3 Business days. You will have 2 free revisions to your artwork. If more modifications need to be made after your 2 modifications a new price will be determined for completion of your custom artwork.

You as the customer agree that any artwork provided to Designed In Ink is yours to use and that no copyright infringement has occurred.