Custom Art Guidelines

Our graphics team are both Mac and PC based and use the latest version of Adobe Creative Cloud software. We use the Pantone Matching System® and can color match with Solid Coated Pantone® colors only. To ensure the best quality on all orders, please use our list below before submitting artwork.

  • Artwork saved as an acceptable file type (listed below)
  • All fonts & strokes are outlined
  • Artwork has been proofed & spell checked for errors
  • Solid Coated Pantone® colors are included in artwork (for best guarantee on color match)
  • Artwork sized correctly for requested product
  • If submitting Raster files: minimum of 150 DPI at actual print size (100%)

Acceptable File Types

VECTOR ART (Recommended for all products)

• Made up of paths, points, angles and curves

• Can be scaled to any size without sacrificing quality

• Easy to adjust colors without sacrificing quality

.eps (Encapsulated PostScript)
.ai (Adobe Illustrator Document)
.pdf (Portable Document Format)

RASTER ART (Minimum of 150 DPI at actual print size)

• Made up of pixels

• Loses quality when scaled up / enlarged

• Can typically be scaled down without sacrificing quality

.psd (Adobe Photoshop Document)

.tiff (Tagged Image File Format)

.jpeg (Joint Photographic Experts Group)

*JPEG files are a compressed file type and are often low resolution. While we do accept .jpeg files we do not recommend them.

Need Assistance With Your Artwork? We'd be happy to help. If you need help adjusting artwork or placing colors, our graphics team will be happy to assist you. Please email your current artwork so we can assess what needs to be done and provide an estimate of the cost to perform the work to philip@grandnewflag.com