Setting up banner artwork ready for print
The perfect artwork file to send to gobanners is a pdf file with 10mm bleeds and crop marks indicating were the artwork is to be cut. The examples below shows you x2 ways in which your artwork can be set up.
To produce postscript clean text in your file you must use a page layout programme such as Adobe Indesign or Quark Express. Indesign & Quark lets you import your Illustrator eps logo’s and also your high res photoshop images.
Banners (up to 10m)
The Complete Fitness banner was produce in Adobe Photoshop.
The final banner size printed was 5300mm wide x 2900mm high.
The banner document size was set up to a quarter of the actual size plus a bleed of 10mm all the way around the banner.
The document size entered in to photoshop including the bleed was 1330mm x 730mm, the resolution was set to 300dpi and the file was in CMYK mode.
The file was then saved as a jpeg.
Large banners (over 10m)
The Liverpool Library banner was produce in Adobe Indesign.
The final banner size printed was 30m wide x 10m high.
The banner document size was set up to a 1/10 of the actual size plus a bleed of 10mm all the way around the banner.
The image of the library was imported in to Indesign as a high res tiff file at 400dpi.
Banners at this size require the highest resolution image.
The file was then exported as a pdf file at 400dpi in CMYK mode with 10mm bleeds and crop marks applied.