Screen Printing Art Guidelines

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For best results, please provide NC LogoWear with camera-ready art by emailing us at art@localhost/nclogowear.

If you will be supplying digital files for your design, they must fall within the guidelines listed below for us to use them successfully. Please attach a paper printout of all files to be used if they are supplied on disk and mailed in. This helps to ensure that all files are retrieved from the disk correctly.

VECTOR- ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS4 or earlier (.eps, .ai, CS3 produced .pdf)

This format is recomended for 1 or more spot colors
1. Must be in vector format
2. All text must be converted to outlines
3. All placed images must be included or embedded
4. All placed or embedded images must be at a quality resolution:
(300dpi or above at the printed size)
5. All colors in design should be in spot colors – NOT CMYK or RGB

RASTER- ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS4 or earlier (.psd)

This format is recomended for multi-color process and requires separations

1. Art must be created at printed size (original art file) & at a quality resolution:
(300dpi or above at the printed size)
2. All text layers must be rendered.
3. All layers should be in tact (NOT FLATTENED)
4. Color format should be RGB

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UNUSABLE FILE FORMATS

Microsoft Powerpoint (.ppt), Microsoft Word (.doc), or Corel Wordperfect (.wpd), JPEG (.jpg), TIFF (.tif), GIF (.gif), BMP (.bmp). We may be able to use these file types, but most likely these files will require a digital redraw to be converted to vector format.

*Art changes may cost extra.

Charlotte 1-704-469-7583, Raleigh 1-919-821-4646, 1-877-865-9327 or email us and someone will be happy to work through the details with you.