Artwork Submission Requirements
Artwork/Logo Submission Requirements and Information
Please e-mail your logo to email@example.com or use the following link to upload. We accept any of the following formats: EPS, PDF, JPG, PSD or TIF, AI. Artwork should be black-and-white, 300 DPI at full size, 5 PT minimum on fine lines, 12 PT minimum on lettering.
If your logo is not ready for production, we can usually work on it to prepare it for production. We will contact you if your logo needs reworking. Logos needing work may be subject to rework charges.
If you require typesetting, there will be a nominal charge. Please provide your recommended font style, font size (lettering 24 PT minimum) as well as a sketch of your layout and positioning of the text on the cover.
Artwork can be printed in the location of your choice within the cover limitations however most customers choose one of the following options:
Optical center -- about one third down from the top of the cover
Dead center -- centered both vertically and horizontally
Lower right hand corner
Foil Stamping, Blind Debossing, Embossing Die Fabrication Charges
A one-time die fabrication charge of $99 will be charged for each foil stamp. For menu cover orders requiring two foil stamps or two colors, there will be two die charges of $99 plus $3.50 per cover double run fee for the second foil stamp/color.
We will keep your artwork die on file for reorders so this charge will not be incurred again unless the logo or artwork changes and a new die needs to be created.
Foil Stamping and Foil Colors
This process involves the fabrication of a metal die that imprint your logo onto the product with the application of foil colors. Some materials may become recessed where the foil stamp imprint is applied. Please note that foil chemical properties can vary from color to color and therefore certain product and foil combination may not be appropriate. We have a wide selection of foils to choose from. See each individual product for foil color options.
This process involves the fabrication of a metal die that imprint and recesses your logo into the product without the application of foil.
This process involves the fabrication of a metal die that creates a raised logo on your product without the application of foil. This option is currently available only for our Aged Copper and Aluminum Menu Covers.
Digital Artwork for Photo Menu Covers
All artwork should be CMYK and have a resolution of 300 dpi at full size in JPG, PDF, PSD or TIF format. For artwork that goes right to the edge of the menu covers, submitted file must have bleeds as shown on our menu cover template.
This process involves laser engraving into real wood. Vector artwork is preferred (EPS or AI file). Oversized logos may incur an additional laser fee. We will contact you if your artwork exceeds size restrictions.
Color Proofs and Approval
Color proofs are provided via e-mail at no additional charge for all customized products upon placement of your order. Proof approval by e-mail or fax is required before order could proceed to production. Please be advised that some changes to proofs may be chargeable.