The material specifications for all our publications are as follows:
|Full Page - Trim||270mm||200mm|
|Full Page - Bleed||280mm||210mm|
|Full Page - Type Area||250mm||180mm|
|Double Page Spread - Trim||270mm||400mm|
|Double Page Spread - Bleed (5mm)||280mm||410mm|
|Half Page - Horizontal||120mm||170mm|
|Half Page - Vertical||240mm||83mm|
|Third Page - Horizontal||78mm||170mm|
|Half Page - Vertical||240mm||53mm|
NB: Please do not send A4 (297x210mm) adverts as these will not scale to our format and cropping will occur.
For more information on placing inserts into our publications, please see information on the Rates page.
FILE FORMATS - FINISHED ART
Advertisements should be supplied in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) at the dimensions specified above.
PDF files should be saved at 300 dpi resolution with all images in CMYK format and all fonts embedded in the document.
We recommend that you supply a hardcopy proof of your advert to ensure it reproduces correctly. All care is taken but we cannot be held responsible for any discrepancies between the final printed advertisement and digitally supplied material if no proof is supplied.
We can also accept adverts in Quark Xpress, Adobe inDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop formats, plus TIFF or JPEG image files. All images must be supplied at a minimum of 300 dpi resolution (NB: images from websites are typically 72 dpi).
FILE FORMATS - CREATIVE REQUIRED
If you require assistance with the design of your advertisement, please see Creative Services.
Files should be in Apple Macintosh format either on CD, DVD or by Email.
If your file is too large to email, we recommend using free FTP services such as: