The Graphics Department is a Mac based Department capable of receiving art files via email or almost any
digital media format. Due to the specialized nature of our setup, it is important that art files be supplied to us in a format that
works with us. The following is a preferential guideline for art file type and transfer.
Which Format Is Right For Us?
We prefer PDF or AI. This is the most comprehensive file format used on Macs for most types of images (vector and
pixel-based). Files received in PDF or AI formats are generally ready for us to use, allowing us to maintain costs and lead time.
as Bit Mapped Images (this includes TIFF, GIF, and JPEG) file formats
have limitations and generally require modification.
Files received in CAD (DWG, DXF, IGES, WMF, WPG, etc.) file types often
require conversion and/or redrawing at increased costs and lead time.
include the program and version used along with the operating system
(Windows or MAC).
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR (Mac)
* Convert all text to paths or outlines
* Include any special fonts
* Save file as PDF/AI or EPS file extension
* Save file as an JPEG, TIFF or PSD file type
MEDIA TRANSMISSION FORMATS
* USB Thumb drive
* Email attachment
* Common SSD cards
If you have any questions you can contact us by email at
feel free to reach us by phone at 1-562-921-7795.
Also, view the Contact
Page for a list of our contact names and phone numbers.