Artwork Guidelines


For your convenience, when submitting artwork for awards please be mindful of the following guidelines. If these specifications are not met art charges may be incurred and additional time may be needed to complete your order.

Please call Art Carbone, Awards Department Manager at (203) 272-2222 x248 or 800-227-5377 before sending any files.

Photos & Images
Images and photos to be used on awards must be in a digital format. If you like, we can scan your original photos or images and convert them to digital format here in our shop.

Color
Make sure file is or can be color separated into spot colors. Please inform your Sales Representative if your artwork is 4-color process.

E-Mailing Artwork
Artwork can be sent via e-mail to awards@barkerspecialty.com. Any file over 10mb should be compressed. If after compressing, the file is over 10mb, we can provide an ftp address where you can to securely transfer your artwork to us. Avoid using self-extracting files for e-mailing.

Media
When dropping off Artwork, please provide it on any of the following storage media: CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD or USB Flash Drive.

File Format Notes
JPG, PNG, TIF, GIF
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop All images and fonts must be provided.
To avoid typestyle conflicts, text should be converted to outlines.
Any VECTOR Based EPS file created in CorelDraw, Freehand or Illustrator. All images and fonts must be provided.
To avoid typestyle conflicts, text should be converted to outlines.
USB Drive USB Flash Drive
CD CD-R, CD-RW
DVD DVD