PDF artwork

PDF artwork

We accept PDF artwork suitable for printing, provided that the artwork has been produced correctly and that the PDF file has been created using Brand Factory's PDF job options according to the following alternatives. If in doubt, we recommend delivery of open documents instead.

General recommendations:

Comply with Brand Factory recommendations for documents, images and styles in the production of the artwork.
Use the ICC profile ISO Coated v2 300% GCR60 for preview, proof and eventual separation of the images (except for the production of uncoated paper). Read more under Colour Management.

Create the PDF file according to any of the following options:

Export PDF from InDesign. Download file with job options below and import into InDesign. ICC profile and description included. Note that the ICC profile ISO Coated v2 300% GCR60 is to be used for the separation of images and for preview and proof (except for the production of uncoated paper). Read more under Colour Management.
[Download job options - InDesign]

Acrobat Distiller via PostScript-file e.g. QuarkXpress. By printing a CMYK PostScript file from your layout software, and then creating the PDF file with Acrobat Distiller, you get a fully separated and flattened PDF file. Note that the ICC profile ISO Coated v2 300% GCR60 is to be used for the separation of images and for preview and proof (except for the production of uncoated paper). Read more under Colour Management.
[Download job options – PostScript file]