Disc Pro Graphics Printing
Pre Press Guide
It’s time to send your files to be printed, and you have a deadline. Disc Pro Graphics wants you to be completely satisfied with your Prints. We have created this thorough guide for making sure your files are ready for printing and easily given the attention they deserve. These Pre-Press instructions will be able to ensure you that your printing files are ready for the presses.
Starting with the end in mind is how to begin the pre-press journey.
Correct trim and document sizes are vital to achieving your end result as seamless as possible
Artwork appearing at the edge of your page needs to extend past the trim.
RBG is great for your computer screen but by converting your document to CMYK you will get a better representation of your design.
Print design allows us more than one way to make a black image. Here are practices to utilize the best of both worlds.
Clearly printed images are crucial to getting the most of your design. We’ll discuss DPI and other crucial settings for clear images.
SPOT COLORS & pANTONES
Accurate color is very important to design. Know when to use CMYK, and when to leave pantones and other spot colors alone.
DESIGNING FOLDING DOCUMENTS CAN BE TRICKY WE HAVE SOME AMAZING TEMPLATES FOR BOTH OFFSET AND DIGITAL PRINTED FOLDED DOCUMENTS READY TO BE PRINTED.
EXPORT YOUR BOOK IN PAGES OR READER SPREADS. HERE ARE SOME BEST PRACTICES FOR PREPAPRING PRINT READY FILES FOR BOOKS.
Understanding when to use margins. wide vs narrow margins. saddle-stitch vs perfect bound book binding.
READY TO PRINT DOCUMENTS
PRINT READY DOCUMENTS ARE CRUCIAL TO COMMUNICATING WHAT YOU EXPECT FROM YOUR JOB. PRINT READY FILES EXPORTED FROM YOUR DOCUMENTS MAKE IT CLEAR WHAT YOU EXPECT.
EVERYONE HAS DIFFERENT DOCUMENT PRESETS. MAKE SURE YOURS ARE READY FOR DISC PRO GRAPHICS. SAVING THE CORRECT PRESETS CAN SAVE US BOTH TIME.
SENDING US YOUR FILE
GETTING YOUR FILES TO US VIA OUR VERY OWN FILE TRANSFER IS EASY, EVEN EMAIL