• All colours must be converted to CMYK.
• Minimum resolution of 400 dpi for all images and logos at 100%.
• Completed ad must be submitted as a press-ready, high-resolution PDFX-1A, TIFF or vector EPS format. Please be sure to outline all fonts.
• All ads, except full page ads, must have a defining edge on all four sides or a 0.5 point border.
• All bleeds must extend 1/4” on each side - this ONLY applies to full page ads on the inside front and back cover.
• For full page ads please refer to the Full Page Ad Guidelines.
• Ink density levels for all files (in image or graphic element) must not exceed 320%.
• The live area should be a 1/2” in from the trim size.
• Use a “rich black” (except for text below 24 point). We suggest the following CMYK setting: 20%C - 20%M - 20%Y - 100%K.
• 100% colour accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
All ads must be submitted by the following dates:
• Winter Issue - January 22
• Spring Issue - March 22
• Summer Issue - June 22
• Fall Issue - September 22
Files over 5MB should be sent via file transfer services like Hightail.com or WeTransfer.com or by providing a shared link using a service such as Dropbox or
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