Direct-Mail Artwork Specifications

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Living Magazine: SIZES

Magazine Trim Size 7” x 10.375”
Full Page Bleed 7.5” x 10.8375”
Full Page Non-Bleed 6.25” x 9.2”
2/3 Page 6.25” x 6.09125”
Half Page Horizontal 6.25” x 4.5325”
Half Page Vertical 3” x 9.2”
Third Page Horizontal 6.25″ x 2.9825″
Third Page Vertical 3” x 6.09125”
Quarter Page Vertical 3” x 4.5325”
Quarter Page Horiz. 6.25” x 2.2”
Sixth Page Horiz. 3” x 2.9825”
Postal Tab (Back Cover) 2.875” x 2.125”

Computer Generated Artwork Requirements

Adobe InDesign: InDesign CS6 or above is acceptable in “package” form with all fonts and graphics included. Zip the final package before sending.

Adobe Illustrator: Convert all type to “outlines”; include all placed EPS or TIF files in the same directory; Note: we will accept up to Illustrator CS2014

Adobe Photoshop: For 4-Color Process: files must be saved as TIF, PSD, or EPS formats, in CMYK Color mode, at minimum resolution of 300 dpi

Quark XPress: We do not accept native Quark files, you must export as hi-res PDF (PDF-X1a is recommended)

Other Mac Applications: (CorelDraw, etc.): “Export” or “save as” vector EPS, Illustrator or FreeHand format (see above); convert all type to “curves” or “outlines”; include all EPS and/or TIF files in the same directory; save for “Mac” environment if option is available.

Attention: Any artwork created in different programs must be converted to PDF, EPS or TIF format

SENDING YOUR FILES
Visit our Ad Submission Page for information.

PHOTOGRAPHS
If you are not able to provide digital files of at least 300 dpi, you may submit your photographs as “scan-ready,” providing they are high-quality photographs.

QUESTIONS
All questions regarding artwork setup and delivery should be addressed to our artwork department at (772) 334-2121, Ext 142