Imprint quality on your order depends upon the artwork
supplied with it. To avoid delays and additional art
charges, please supply electronic vector files or clean
camera-ready artwork. If art needs to be touched up,
additional art fees may be added.
Note: Embroidery artwork MUST be 300 dpi or higher and
Camera-Ready Art Guidelines
Black & white line art on flat photographic paper
600 dpi (or higher) laser prints, preferable at 200% of
Glossy, fine grain paper works better than matte copier
Artwork for multi-color imprints: MUST send black &
white, color-separated art with registration marks for
Always include a color composite
Digital Art Requirements
Our Art Department uses Macintosh computers and PC’s.
Mac & PC formats, will be accepted.
Printed Matter, Inc. supports the following computer
programs: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw
and Macromedia Freehand. All text must be converted to
outlines or curves. If not possible, all fonts must be
included with art.
VECTOR art such as Illustrator or Freehand files provide
superior reproduction quality and allows images to be
re-sized without loss of sharpness or detail.
Unacceptable Artwork/Text Files
Faxes, copies of faxes, photocopies, photographs,
slides, transparencies, negative stats or films that
need to be reversed to positive, halftone art that needs
to be resized, low resolution laser printed artwork of
less than 600 dpi, letterhead, business cards, actual
product or any other art that needs to be touched-up,
color separated or made one color. Text files from word
processing documents such as PowerPoint, Word Perfect or
Window Metafiles cannot be used.
To expedite your order, artwork may be sent via e-mail
or on a CD-ROM. A laser printout of art should be
included with your artwork.
All camera-ready art supplied with halftones should be
“to-size” at 65 line screen.
Artwork Return Requests
Artwork will be returned upon written request after
completion of order and payment of invoice. Written
requests may be made via mail, fax or E-mail. Requests
on Purchase Orders will not be processed. Distributor is
responsible for postage and/or freight charges.
Authorization & Indemnification
By placing an order with Printed Matter, Inc., you
represent and warrant that you have the authority to
order, purchase and/or distribute merchandise containing
the names, trademarks, logos, copyrights, etc.,
identified and/or submitted with your order. You also
agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Printed
Matter, Inc., it’s affiliates and representatives, from
and against all claims, liabilities and expenses,
(including attorney’s fees), arising out of or related
to an actual or alleged infringement or misappropriation
of any trademark, copyright or any other proprietary
right of such merchandise. This provision will remain in
effect after delivery of your order.