Castle Printing
1907 Fremont Ave. - South Pasadena - CA 91030
626-441-2229  323-257-1992

Support Files, Bleeds, Safe Margins, Minimum Resolution.

Which file formats can be used:
1-Tagged Image File Format (*.tiff) - Recommended
2-Acrobat Portable Document Format (*.pdf) - Recommended
3-Encapsulated PostScript (*.eps) - Recommended
4-JPG image format (*.jpg)
5-Adobe Photoshop Image (*.psd)
6-Adobe Illustrator Artwork - (*.ai)
7-Quark Xpress file (*.qxd)

We recommend having "0.062" bleed from each side, for example a 3.5x2 business card will have the final size of 3.625x2.125, so the extra .125 horizontally and .125 vertically

Safe Margin:
The safe margin is an imaginary line inside the document from the edge of the document size (usually 0.125 inch). Safe margin can contain pictures but should not contain text.

Min Resolution:
Minimum resolution recommended is 300dpi or better.


All artwork or designs and images must be provided in CMYK format. Castle Printing is not responsible for any color shift that occurs in conversions from RGB to CMYK or PMS Panton colors to CMYK color modes.

All artwork needs to be submitted one image per file, one up. Front and Back are 2 files, not 1.

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All artwork, designs and images must be provided in minimum of 300 DPI and CMYK color mode. Castle Printing is not responsible for images printed as fuzzy, distorted or pixilated due to customer provided artwork.

Prices are for flat, no fold. Tri-fold (letter fold), z-fold, or half-fold is available at an extra charge.

200 line screen (200 lpi) is standard on all jobs.

All prices are for pre-paid, file ready.