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Artwork Specs

All the important details


High-resolution Files should be placed into layouts (rather than low resolution positionals).

All fonts should be either supplied with the artwork or converted to paths. Please supply both screen and printer fonts and note that embedded fonts must also be supplied.

All art must be supplied with 5cm bleed on each edge.

All objects must have overprint turned off.

If supplying art via email or ftp please zip or stuff all art into a single compressed file and name appropriately (eg. not

If you have any queries or problems regarding artwork please email Prepress at using a subject heading of HELP.

Cactus Imagining Project


We accept artwork via Email, FTP, Quickcut, CD or DVD.

FTP: Zip and upload art to (ask your Sales or Client Services representative for a username and password).

Quickcut: Export file via Quickcut to PUBLISHER: Cactus, and choose the appropriate media type, style and size.

Email: Zip and send art to your Sales or Client Services representative.

CD or DVD: Burn all files to disk and deliver to: Cactus Imaging, 12 Rachael Cl, Silverwater, NSW 2128 .

After supply of artwork please email your Sales or Client Services representative with all the details of your job.



Large Format Outdoor

Please supply at 300DPI at 1/10th of final size(anything smaller than a supersite.)

Please supply at 180DPI at 1/10th of final size (supersites and above).

Large Format Internal

Internal Retail:
Please supply at 300DPI at 1/4 of final size.

Street Furniture:
Please supply at 100DPI at full size.



Please ensure that all art is supplied as CMYK and that you provide a colour accurate proof with your art. Please inform your Sales or Client services representative of any PMS colours that require matching.


artwork files

We accept:

  • Indesign CS5.5
  • Illustrator CS5.1
  • Photoshop CS5.1
  • Quark Xpress 7
  • Hi-Res PDF, TIFF, EPS

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