Artwork Specifications


  • To ensure the highest quality output be sure to save your images at 100 – 150 dpi (dots per inch) at the finished size.
  • Pixel files are bmp, tif, jpg; the preferred format is tif.
  • If your file is for vinyl output it needs to contain a Vector image of your sign and/or logo. This means your text and graphics are outlined. Some programs offer an option to Save or Export Text as Vectors, Curves, Paths or Outlines. Vector files are ai, pdf, or eps (we currently use Adobe Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC and Signlab).
  • All text must be converted to curves or paths to avoid font substitution. This rule goes for all file formats.
  • Save photographic images at 100% of the actual size (when possible) and at the resolution specified.
  • Please embed linked images when possible into the file.
  • Recommended color mode for raster files (Adobe Photoshop) is RGB.
  • Recommended color mode for vector files (Adobe Illustrator) is CMYK.
  • Include Pantone (PMS Colors for your files, or provide a hard copy of the approximate colors desired.
  • Website graphics are unusable.
  • You may either email us your file or burn it to a CD and mail it to us.