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Artwork Submission Guidelines

Here you will find our artwork submission guidelines; all of the information you need to bring you one step closer to your perfect sign!

Accepted file formats:
For use in the following:


Illustrator Files - .ai / .eps / .pdf

No Background

Clear Background

Transparent Background

ex: Vinyl Lettering, Clear Acrylic Signs

Full Color

Digital Print


Photoshop Files - .tiff / .psd / .eps / .jpg

Full Color

Digital Print

Please note:
All fonts should be outlined to ensure your choice of custom font is kept should we not have it in our system.

Artwork should be created in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, CS4 or sooner. When using any other program, artwork MUST be saved as a PDF or EPS. For raster images, please send both layered and flattened images whenever possible. Layered files allow our graphics specialists to make necessary alterations if needed.

Quick Reference

    File Types
  • Embedded or linked (you must include all linked files)
  • Converted to Curves/Outlines
    Minimum Resolution
  • 90 dpi @ 100% (actual print size)
    Recommended 180 - 300 dpi
  • RGB
    If you have PMS colors, please specify in your order notes.
    Specify PMS #'s for color matching purposes only.
    We cannot guarantee an exact PMS match, but we can come close.
    Color Matching cannot be provided on raster artwork.

Still not sure? When in doubt, please send us all the files that you have, even if you are unable to open them yourself.