To ensure that your promotional merchandise is the best that it absolutely can be, you’ll need to make sure your image or logo follows some simple guidelines. Using our online file upload is easy. Artwork can also be accepted on disc or email if it’s under 5MB or by FTP.
Once your order has been placed, virtual proofs will be sent via email for your approval. If we feel that your end product won’t look good due to some image issue, we will let you know so we can work on a way to remedy the problem.
Vector artwork files are preferred (.eps, .ai, or .pdf). Certain Express Service drives also can also accept high resolution images in .jpg, .tif, .psd, or.png. if you would like to preview your logo, you may request a virtual sample proof.
Silkscreen printing requires vector logos (.eps, .ai, or .pdf) in up to six Pantone spot colors. If you’re unsure which Pantone color you would like, refer to a Pantone Matching system swatch book, or one of our designers can choose the closest for you.
Vector logos (.eps, .ai, or .pdf) in CMYK process color printing are acceptable. Domed drives are coated with clear epoxy after your logo is printed.
Vector logos are required (.eps, .ai, or .pdf). Logos must be saved as a monochromatic solid color. Any fine lines must be at least .04pt or thicker to engrave.
*If you cannot create vector files, our design team can recreate your logo as a vector for the best print quality (fees may apply). If you do not have access to any of the above, contact your account representative for custom design or text layout options*
If you’re unsure which printing method will work for you, check out our printing services page for more in-depth description.
Specific printing methods may require additional stipulations.
Whether you’re a pro or you’re just starting on your promotional marketing journey, we’ve compiled some easy to follow logo tips to help you succeed.
Use contrast and repetition for emphasis
Play with positive and negative space for effect
Linear and stacked logos are appealing to the eye
Positioning (near/far) of elements creates meaning
Symmetry or asymmetry can elevate meaning
Most logos only use 2 colors
Color schemes should reflect your business’s goal and have market appeal