Delivery of digital artwork

The document

Use a clear filename that corresponds with the enclosed prints

Please take care to use a clear folder structure:

  • Separate folder for Fonts
  • Separate folder for illustrations
  • Separate folder for make- up

VJD uses Apple Macintosh hardware


We prefer files made up in:

  • Adobe Illustrator till CS5
  • Adobe Photoshop till CS5
  • Adobe Indesign till CS5
  • QuarkXPress 6.5 or lower
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional (PDF-HR)
General conditions for delivery of artwork

It’s important that all the “open” files are supplied according the following instructions:

  • To guarantee a good control of the documents, prints need to be supplied on 100% (a deviant percentage indicate on the proof) and printed with die cutting tool and corner signs. Digital die cutting tools need to be supplied in EPS.
  • Illustrations and files need to be supplied in CMYK and/or PMS. Resolutions should be minimum 300 dpi.
  • Containing all used text lettertypes (fence- and printerfonts and also fonts used in EPS-files)
  • We prefer to receive files designed in other program’s (see above) in PDF,
  • (High resolution 1,4). In these files we can’t make any corrections or replace illustrations.
  • When the image is outside the die cutting tool, the overfill should be 2.5 mm. Standard trapping needs to be 0.144PT
  • Create a separate die cutting tools with the support colour named “die cut” en make sure that the die cutting colours are placed in “overfill”.
  • Files made up in RGB need to be converted to CMYK
Test runs
  • Please deliver colour separated prints with your artwork.
  • We prefer to make wet in wet printproofs in case of first print runs
  • DVD
  • CD
  • USB

Click here to download the specifications as pdf.

Contact us if you have any questions regarding the delivery or specifications of material.