Nothing is more frustrating than spending many hours working on your brochure design, walking bleary-eyed into the printer’s office and have him say, “It looks nice, but I’m sorry, it won’t work.”

So… to avoid that annoying situation (we hate to be the bearers of bad news) we’ve prepared this handy guide to help you navigate through some of the potential pitfalls.

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Please view our file submission check list for some tips on how to send us proper files. Click here to view.


As well, the following are links to youtube videos that may help you better understand how we need files. You may have a different version of the software, but the steps are the same. As well the steps are the same both on windows and mac platforms.

InDesign Bleed, Crops and Making a PDF - www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYTVdQwoVsI

Illustrator Bleed, Margins and Folds - www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CQMgVIA4QA


Graphics are needed for many print jobs. We subscribe to a few image sites where you can go to find images. There will be a fee associated with the use of the image depending on where it is from and how big it is. Please feel free to check out these sites and please provide us with the number associated with the image.

www.ingimage.com        www.bigstockphoto.com

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  11. crops
    & registration

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301 Puntledge Rd,
Courtenay, BC
V9N 3P9

Our hours are:
Monday to Thursday 8-5
Friday 8-4