File format

– PDF – High Quality Print
– Export layers for Spot plates – Special Inks, UV, Foils etc
– Supplied as Single Pages
– Imposition required for folded brochures and perfect bind covers

– Packaged InDesign file


– 3mm Bleed with Crop marks
– Please do not add printer marks or slug lines

Trim area

– Allow a minimum of 5mm between text and the edge of the page
– For Perfect and Wiro bind books, allow a mimum of 10mm from the bind edge


– Supplied as CMYK at 300dpi minimum
– Files for Embossing and Foils blocks must be supplied a vector


– Embed fonts within the PDF or convert to outline

Line weight

– Line art should be no less than 0.25 wide


– Files should be set to CMYK
– Pantone Spot colours are supported and should be exported as Spot colour
– Rich Black – C30 M30 Y30 K100

Special Dry Ink – FX Iridesse Press

Our Fuji Xerox Iridesse Press enables the use of CMYK
plus 2 Special Colours in one pass


– The FX Special Ink colours must be applied as a spot colour and named exactly as above
– Set overlay colours to Multiply
– See our Iridesse guide to create image masks for Special Dry Ink

Variable Data

– Artwork to be supplied as packed InDesign File with required fonts
– Excel spreadsheet supplied in colomn form with section headings.

Sheet size

– Maximun sheet size is 330 x 1000mm
– Maximum print area is 320 x 990mm.

File delivery

– Email (20Mb or less)
– Larger files can be uploaded to our website.

More details

– Phone 1300 377 377
– Email or