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Artwork & Templates

Posters

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • A1 and A2

  • Custom size also available on request

  • Available in Bond, Matt & Gloss
  • Full Colour one or both sides
  • Matt or Gloss Celloglazing available on 200gsm & above
  • Available on one or both sides
2mm on all sides.
3mm in from all sides.
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
CMYK or grey scale only.
All fonts are embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly.

Envelopes and NCR Books

Printing Options Artwork Templates

Envelopes – Standard sizes are 11b, C6, DL, DLX, C5 and C4- if you do require other sizes please check if we are able to do them

 

NCR Books – A6, DL, A5, A4 all available as portrait or Landscape and A3 available as Landscape only

Envelopes – Standard stock is 80gsm bond for sizes up to DL, 100gsm is standard for C5 and larger

 

NCR Books – 60gsm NCR paper for internals with Crocboard cover and 1000gsm backing board as standard

Envelopes – Envelopes can be Black, PMS or CMYK – please advise at time of quote

NCR Books – These come as standard Black with the optoin of Reflex Blue or Green for the same price. Any non standard PMS colour or additional PMS colours are extra

Envelopes – generally no custom sizing available unless orders of 20, 000 or more

NCR Books – we can do custom sizing as long as it falls within our maximum size of A3

Envelopes – Our Sealing finishes include Self seal, peel and seal/ strip seal or lick n stick and we can do plain face or a range of window options depending on size, as well as secretive or non secretive options

 

NCR Books – Standard finish includes numbering, perforate top copies and wrap around writing plate. Additional charge finishes include additional perforations, printing on back or additional PMS colours

Wide Format

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • Stickers can be from 5mm to 1300mm wide
  • Pull up banners come in 850mm, 1000mm and 12000mm widths and 2000mm high
  • Outdoor Vinyl Banners can be printed up to 1500mm in width
  • Mesh banners come in up to 1400mm in with
  • 5mm Corflute and Foamboard signs come in up to 1200mm width and 2400mm long
  • 3mm Aluminium Composite Signage up to 1300mm in width and 2400mm long
  • Silk and Polypropylene Wide Format posters can be printed up to 1200mm in width
  • 2 year matt and gloss adhesive vinyl
  • 5 year matt and gloss adhesive vinyl
  • Removable white and removable clear adhesive vinyl
  • Easy Apply stocks for transfers and vehicle signage
  • One Way Vision with Clear laminate
  • 440gsm Outdoor Vinyl Banner
  • Satin Mesh Banner
  • 220gsm Blockout Polypropylene
  • 200gsm Silk
  • Corflute, Foamboard and Aluminium Composite Rigid Signage

CMYK colour format 1 sided only for all stocks

Most Wide Format Products are custom sized, some common sizes include business card size stickers and 600 x 900mm Corflutes

3 year Gloss or Matt Laminate and 5 year Gloss Laminate available on all sticker and poster options including Rigid Signs

 

  • CutContour stickers to any shape
  • Welded edges available on Outdoor Vinyl and Mesh Banners
  • Eyelets available on posters and corflutes
  • Weeding of letters and applying application tape for transfers

 

2mm on all sides
3mm in from all sides
PDF version 1.4 or higher
300dpi for all images and artwork at full size
Colours must be either CMYK or Grey Scale (i.e.no RGB, Pantone or Spot Colours)
All fonts must be embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly
Borders and type must be within safe zone as variations may occur when trimming
Ensure your artwork matched your order specifications

Vinyl Sticker Instructions:

All vinyl stickers over the quantity of 10 should be supplied for machine cutting. Please supply your PDF file with the cut line on the artwork and set it up as follows:

  1. Open your artwork in Adobe Illustrator or InDesign
  2. Define the cutting path: Create a path that defines the exact shape where you want the cut to occur, ensuring you have allowed bleed.
  3. Under the swatch panel options, apply a fifth colour to the path (keeping the colour mode to CMYK) and name the swatch “CutContour”
  4. Re-save the file as a PDF and submit this artwork to the job
  5. The cut path you have created will not be printed onto your artwork, but give the cutting machine the information it needs to cut your stickers.

General Instructions:

  • Artwork must be correctly sized with required amounts of bleed
  • All transparency effects are to be flattened
  • Overprints must be set correctly for desired result
  • All colour profiles are to be removed (except for stickers with CutContour)
  • Ensure all images are at correct resolution
  • Registration marks, keylines, dielines and other non-printing items must be removed
  • Crop marks, if required, are to be positioned outside bleed area.

Should we need to contact you regarding your artwork, you will be contacted by email only. LEP Colour Printers do not correct, modify or proofread artwork. All files are printed as supplied to us.

Foiling

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • Business Cards
  • Brochures
  • Presentation Folders
  • Custom sizes are also available
  • Minimum 120gsm uncoated for small runs (under 1000)
  • Minimum 140gsm uncoated for large runs (over 1000)
  • Minimum 200gsm for coated stocks
  • Full colour one or both sides
  • Foiling can be done on blank sides

Foiling Colour Options are Gloss Silver, Black, Copper, Electric Blue, Magenta, Red, Navy Blue, Matt Gold, Gloss Gold, Rose Gold, Matt Silver, Reflex Holographic and Clear

  • Custom sizes are also available
  • Foiling can be done on an uncoated, unfinished coated stock, Matt or Velvet cello finish
  • Foiling cannot be done on a gloss cello finish
  • Foil blocks are ordered every Tuesday
  • Order must be in by 10am Tuesday to meet that weeks production run
Standard 2mm on all sides for artwork - Foiling area will need to be 100% to size
Foiling can go right to the edge of the product and bleed out if required
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
Foil colours available are Gloss Silver, Black, Copper, Electric Blue, Magenta, Red, Navy Blue, Matt Gold, Gloss Gold, Rose Gold, Matt Silver, Reflex Holographic and Clear
All fonts need to be embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly - minimum font size is generally 8pt using a sans serif font - larger pt size for serif fonts
Ensure your artwork matches your order specifications

General Instructions:

  • Foiling must be supplied as a 4 page PDF. Page 1 will be artwork for printing only on the front. Page 2 will be artwork for the back. Page 3 is for the foil block only (foil area as 100% black only, vector art only), Page 4 will be the front art and foil combined to use as a positional guide.
  • We don’t correct, modify or proofread artwork so please check copy and layout.
  • If you need any assistance with file set-up, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Foiling example Business Cards
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  • Foiling Example Presentation Folders/ die cut jobs
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Business Cards

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • Standard Size – 90mm x 54mm and 90mm x 55mm
  • Die cut Round Corner Size – 86mm x 50mm
  • Double Business Card Standard Size – 90mm x 110mm or 184mm x 54mm
  • 400gsm & 310gsm LEP Deluxe Artboard OFFSET
  • 350gsm & 310gsm Deluxe Artboard DIGITAL
  • 350gsm Loyalty Card, 400gsm (0.4ums) Plastic, 350gsm Recycled also available
  • Full Colour Front and Back
  • Black and White / Grey Scale Back or Unprinted
  • Custom Trim, Custom Size and Custom Die Cutting also available
  • Matt or Gloss Celloglazing
  • Available on One or Both Sides
  • No Celloglazing also available
  • Next Day Dispatch available for no extra charge on 400gsm with Matt cello both sides or Gloss cello one side – contact us for more details.
  • Hole Drilling: 3mm, 5mm, 6mm, 7mm or 8mm
  • Round Corners Standard: 6mm or 10mm
  • Round Corners Die Cut: 3mm, 6mm or 24mm
2mm on all sides
3mm in from all sides
PDF version 1.4 or higher
300 dpi for all images / 800 dpi for all text as an image
Colours must be either CMYK or Grey Scale (i.e. no RGB, Pantone or Spot Colours)
All fonts must be embedded or converted to curves
Borders and type must be within safe zone as variations may occur when trimming
Ensure your artwork matches your order specifications.

General Instructions:

  • Artwork must be correctly sized with required amounts of bleed
  • All transparency effects are to be flattened
  • Overprints must be set correctly for desired result
  • All colour profiles are to be removed
  • Ensure all images are at correct resolution
  • Registration marks, keylines, dielines and other non-printing items must be removed
  • Crop marks, if required, are to be positioned outside bleed area.

Should we need to contact you regarding your artwork, you will be contacted by email only. LEP Colour Printers do not correct, modify or proofread artwork. All files are printed as supplied to us.

Brochures & Flyers

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, DL, Double DL
  • A4 6 Printed Page and 8 Printed Page
  • DL 8 Printed Page
  • 80gsm through to 350gsm
  • Gloss, Bond and Matt (Satin) stock
  • Not all stock types are available in every gsm
  • Recycled stock available
  • Full Colour One or Both Sides
  • Black and White / Grey Scale
  • Roll Fold
  • Zig Zag Fold
  • Download our Templates
  • Matt or Gloss Celloglazing also available depending on stock weight and job type
  • Celloglazing available on One or Both Sides
  • Scoring, Perforating and Folding available depending on stock weight and job type
  • Templates available for standard folds
2mm on all sides.
3mm in from all sides.
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
CMYK or grey scale only.
All fonts are embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly.
Borders and type must be within safe zone as variations may occur when trimming
Ensure your artwork matches your order specifications.

General Instructions:

  • Artwork must be correctly sized with required amounts of bleed
  • All transparency effects are to be flattened
  • Overprints must be set correctly for desired result
  • All colour profiles are to be removed
  • Ensure all images are at correct resolution
  • Registration marks, keylines, dielines and other non-printing items must be removed
  • Crop marks, if required, are to be positioned outside bleed area.

Should we need to contact you regarding your artwork, you will be contacted by email only. LEP Colour Printers do not correct, modify or proofread artwork. All files are printed as supplied to us.

Cards

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates Free Designs
  • Postcards – 184mm x 110mm
  • Golf Score Cards – 210mm x 148mm
  • Greeting Cards – 198mm x 210mm
  • 80gsm through to 350gsm
  • Gloss, Bond and Matt (Satin) stock
  • Not all stock types are available in every gsm
  • Recycled stock available
  • Full Colour one side or both sides

  • Matt or Gloss Celloglazing available on 200gsm & above
  • Available on one or both sides
  • 20mm x 38mm Magnet attached to back
2mm on all sides.
3mm in from all sides.
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
CMYK or grey scale only.
All fonts are embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly

Stationery

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • A4 Letterheads
  • With Compliments (DL Size)
  • A2 Desk Pads
  • A4, A5 and A6 Sized Note Pads
  • 80gsm, 90gsm, 100gsm and 120gsm stock
  • Other stock options also available on request
  • Bond stock not suitable for Digital Stationery items, as ink transfer may occur when used on laser printers
  • Full Colour or Black and White one side
  • Two Sided Print available on request
  • Custom sizes are also available
  • Same Day Dispatch available – 90gsm & 100gsm Bond A4 Letterhead & With Comps quantity 500-10,000
2mm on all sides
3mm in from all sides.
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
CMYK or grey scale only.
All fonts are embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly

Presentation Folders

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • Standard A4 folded size 220mm x 310mm
  • Standard A5 folded size 155mm x 220mm
  • 300gsm or 350gsm Gloss
  • Sturdy 310gsm or 400gsm Deluxe Artboard
  • Other stock options available on request
  • Full Colour one or both sides
  • Various shapes and sizes available
  • Also available your own Custom Design
  • Matt or Gloss Celloglazing one or both sides
  • No Celloglazing
  • Next Day Dispatch available 300gsm & 350gsm Gloss, or 310gsm & 400gsm Artboard quantity 250-1,000
  • Various standard gusset options available including 1mm, 5mm, 9mm, 10mm and 15mm
  • Various business card slot options available
  • Supply your own pre-made Knife or Forme, or design your own custom Knife or Forme and we will produce it.
5mm for all sides.
5mm for presentation folder.
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
CMYK or grey scale only
All fonts are embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly.

Magazines

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates
  • A3, A4, A5, A6, DL
  • 8 – 200 page format depending on your selected stock weight
  • 80gsm through to 200gsm
  • Gloss and Bond stock
  • Recycled stock options also available
  • Not all stock types are available in every gsm
  • Next Day dispatch available on a wide range of Offset Magazines. Contact us for more details.
  • Full Colour one or both sides printed
  • Black and White / Grey Scale
  • Covers can be Matt or Gloss Celloglazed depending upon stock weight
  • Celloglazing available on one or both sides of covers only
  • Burst Binding and Perfect Binding
  • Other options are available on request
5mm for all sides.
5mm for magazines/booklets.
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
CMYK or grey scale only.
All fonts are embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly.
  • DL Magazine Saddle Stitched
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  • DL Magazine Perfect or Burst Bound
    Image Download
  • A5 Magazine Saddle Stitched
    Image Download
  • A5 Magazine Perfect or Burst Bound
    Image Download
  • A4 Magazine Saddle Stitched
    Image Download
  • A4 Magazine Perfect or Burst Bound
    Image Download

Calendars

Printing Options Artwork Guidelines Artwork Templates Free Designs
  • Tent Calendar
  • DL Fridge Calendar with magnet attached
  • Magazine/Booklet Calendar
  • Custom size also available on request
  • Tent Calendar
    • Digital – 310gsm or 350gsm Deluxe Artboard
    • Offset – 300gsm and 350gsm Gloss
  • Magazine/Booklet Calendar – 80gsm to 200gsm
  • Other stock options available on request
  • Full-Colour one or both sides
  • Matt or Gloss Celloglazing available on 200gsm & above
  • Available on one or both sides
2mm on all sides (5mm for Magazine/Booklet Calendar)
3mm in from all sides.
PDF version 1.4 or higher formats only.
300 dpi for all images and artwork at full size; 800 dpi for all text as an image.
CMYK or grey scale only.
All fonts are embedded or converted to curves so they print correctly.