Graphics for vinyl banners, fabric flags, yard signs and other orders with custom artwork, please review the following artwork specifications.
For more info, please check out our Artwork Specifications PDF
If you have questions about your artwork file, or you'd like us to check the quality before you place your order, please email the artwork to [email protected] along with your order information.
Acceptable Files for Printing
- EPS (Encapsulated Post Script)
- PDF (Adobe PDF)
- PSD (Adobe Photoshop)
- JPG (High Resolution JPEG)
- TIFF (High Resolution TIFF)
Vector files are line art, scalable to any size without losing resolution - the image will stay clean and crisp.
If submitting these files be sure you have converted all fonts to outlines or curves. Check out our Blog article all about how to convert font to outlines. Vector files can be submitted at any size proportionate to the banner size ordered.
Raster Files / Images
Raster files & images are pixel based images, and depending on the resolution the image becomes blurry as enlarged.
If submitting these files, please follow the guidelines below:
- 100% scale (full size output) at 100 dpi
- 50% scale at 200 dpi or higher
- 25% scale at 300 dpi or higher
- 10% scale at 600-1200 dpi recommended
Thumbnail sized jpg and gif. files are not at a high enough resolution to be used on large prints like banners.
Vectorizing / Recreating Images
If you are not able to provide us with a good quality image, we do have a vectorizing/recreating service available. Most logos or images can be recreated for $35; however images with more detail are subject to quoting prior to vectorizing the image. Please contact a sales representative for more details.
This service needs to be paid for in advance and we will release a copy of your vectorized artwork to you for a fee.
- No bleeds are necessary (unless ordering a banner stand that requires one)
- Set up size proportionate to the size banner you are ordering.
- To prevent any text or important images from falling on the hemline or interrupted by a grommet, you will want to keep them at least 2" away from the edge. For more information about designing a vinyl banner visit this blog article.
- Convert all text to outlines. Convert all text to outlines.
Exact sizes cannot be guaranteed as banners can fluctuate up to 1/2" per linear foot. Example: Finished size of a 12' (144") banner can be up to 6" short.
All products are printed in CMYK color. If files are submitted in RGB, color shifting will take place. If a specific PMS color is needed, please let us know when you submit the order. We will do our best to meet that specified color.
Color is important! For more information about color management, please visit our color management page.
If you have any questions, please contact a customer service representative at 320-391-5300 or email [email protected]