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Graphic Templates & Instructions

West Coast Exhibit Services is pleased to offer our expert graphic design services for clients who may require it - quote available on request. If preparing your own graphics, please use the guidelines below.

ACCEPTABLE FILE TYPES

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

Photoshop is the preferred application for supplying high resolution pixel based images. The following file formats are listed in order of preference.

  • TIFF
  • PSD
  • EPS
  • JPG (uncompressed)
We recommend not flattening layers to preserve edit-ability.
  • Use the following CMYK formula for a TRUE BLACK:
    • Opaque: c30 m30 y30 k100
    • Back-lit: c70 m70 y70 k100

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

Illustrator is the preferred application for supplying vector images. The following file formats are listed in order of preference.

  • AI
  • EPS
  • PDF
We recommend not rasterizing layers to preserve edit-ability.
  • Use the following CMYK formula for a TRUE BLACK:
    • Opaque: c30 m30 y30 k100
    • Back-lit: c70 m70 y70 k100
    Corel Paint, Microsoft Paint, or InDesign files are NOT accepted

IMAGE RESOLUTION & BLEED

LARGE SCALE GRAPHICS

Recommended resolution is 150 dpi at full size, with a 2” bleed on all four sides.

POSTER SIZE GRAPHICS

Recommended resolution is 300 dpi at full size, with a 1” bleed on all four sides.

COLOR PROFILE

CMYK / PMS Colors.
Files without indication of Pantone colors are not guaranteed for accuracy.

FONTS and LINKED IMAGES

Include all linked files with your artwork. We also highly recommend you include all font files if you would like us to have the ability to correct any typos or make any last minutes changes to your copy. Otherwise, please RASTERIZE or OUTLINE all fonts.

OTHER MEDIUMS

Materials such and cut vinyl, acrylic, or 3D elements, may require different file preparation. West Coast Exhibit Services will provide guidance when applicable.

UPLOAD INSTRUCTIONS

When sending large files, please use your preferred file transfer service, or WETRANSFER.COM

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