Pre-printers’ checklist

  • Specify paper weight in gsm (grams per square meter)
  • Specify paper type (gloss, silk, matte, un-coated)
  • Specify size (A4, A6, Business card, etc.)
  • Specify double or single-sided
  • Specify colors or black and white
  • Make sure you have a bleed if required
  • Check word spelling
  • Check contact details, emails, telephone numbers, links
  • Make sure text is made into “outlines”, alternatively include font files and send with the working file to the printers just in case
  • Make sure file is in CMYK not RGB color mode

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