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Eclipse Design Instructions / Specifications

1. We recommend using Adobe PHOTOSHOP and submitting your design as a 100 dpi cmyk TIF file with LZW (lossless) compression. We also support Adobe ILLUSTRATOR files. Formats we accept: LZW TIFF (recommend), JPEG, PSD (CS6 or lower), AI (CS6 or lower). Please contact us if you want to submit a different file format.

2. Design at FULL SIZE using the panel dimensions in our Eclipse templates available for download below. Create a single design for all your panels together (not individually), unless you are trying to have a color change at a panel seam (i.e. the adjacent panels are different colors and the color break is at the panel seam).

3. Design in CMYK. Do not use spot or Pantone colors. We do not provide color matching. Our printed CMYK colors should closely match your designed colors, but exact matching is not guaranteed. Our printed colors are generally about 95% accurate. If you are concerned about color, you can order a printed proof, which is additional. The printed proof we send you will show how our CMYK printer will print your design. We print files as is and do not provide color adjusting or matching services. However, after you receive your printed proof, you are welcome to adjust your design cmyk values based on the printed proof and order a new printed proof.

4. Photoshop files should be set up at 100dpi (at full size).

5. We recommend that placed images be 75dpi if possible. Image resolutions over 100dpi are unnecessary. Avoid using low resolution images. Read more about low resolution images and pixelation problems here. You are responsible for deciding if your image quality (resolution, compression, focus, etc) are ok for your requirements. We can provide input if any of your images seem low-resolution and/or pixelated, but you must decide if they are sufficient for your expectations and requirements.

6. Avoid placing small text or critical information on the panel seams. Try not to have the panel seams (breaks) run through letters or logos if at all possible.

7. Remove unnecessary or hidden layers. Provide only what is to be printed.

8. For Adobe Photoshop CS6 (or lower version)
  * File should be saved as a TIFF in CMYK with LZW compression and ICC profiles checked on with no extra Alpha channels.
  * To help get a smoother gradient without banding, add noise (from 1 to 3).

9. For Adobe Illustrator CS6 (or lower version) file:
  * All fonts should be converted to outlines (Type > Create Outlines).
  * All raster images should be embedded and not linked.
  * If any filters or special effects are applied (e.g., blurs or gradient mesh) the file must be rasterized in Photoshop and saved as a TIFF for final artwork submission.
  * To help get a smoother gradient without banding, the gradient should be created in Photoshop with noise added (from 1 to 3), saved as a TIFF, then brought back to Illustrator and combined with the rest of the artwork.

10. Design file dimensions (full scale):
 For Adobe Photoshop, create a new file at 100dpi with the following dimensions and guides (check the pdf templates below to confirm the dimensions):
 note: to place a guide in Photoshop, use: view > new guide, select vertical and enter position

 > 10ft Eclipse floor: full six graphic panels: 149.52" x 91", place vertical reference guides for panel seams at 15.8", 45.28", 74.76", 104.24", and 133.72".  10ft Floor PDF TEMPLATE

 > 10ft Eclipse floor: four main graphic panels: 117.92" x 91", place vertical reference guides for panel seams at 29.48", 58.96", and 88.44".  10ft Floor PDF TEMPLATE

 > 8ft Eclipse floor: full five graphic panels: 120.04" x 91", place vertical reference guides for panel seams at 15.8", 45.28", 74.76", and 104.24". 8ft Floor PDF TEMPLATE

 > 8ft Eclipse floor: three main graphic panels: 88.44" x 91", place vertical reference guides for panel seams at 29.48" and 58.96". 8ft Floor PDF TEMPLATE

 > 10ft Eclipse premium WAVE floor: four main graphic panels: 115.6" x 85", place vertical reference guides for panel seams at 26.15", 52.30", and 83.95". 10ft Premium WAVE PDF TEMPLATE

 > 8ft Eclipse tabletop: full five graphic panels: 120.04" x 60", place vertical reference guides for panel seams at 15.8", 45.28", 74.76", and 104.24". 8ft Table Top PDF TEMPLATE

 > 6ft Eclipse tabletop: full four graphic panels: 90.56" x 60", place vertical reference guides for panel seams at 15.8", 45.28", and 74.76". 6ft Table Top PDF TEMPLATE

The Proofing & Production Process

1) When you place your online order, you will be asked when and how you are sending us your design files. You will be able to request an FTP account so you can upload your design to our server, or you can use a transfer service such as sendthisfile.com or you can provide us a link where we can retrieve your design.
2) After we have received your order and your design, we will check your design* and let you know if there appear to be any issues. If there no issues, we will prepare your design for printing and will then email you a digital eProof to review and approve. Your should receive your eProof within 1 to 2 business days.
3) After you approve the digital eProof, we will produce your graphic panels. Production takes 5 business days. We will then ship your order via the method you selected on your order. Please allow appropriate time for review, production, and shipping.

* Please note: Although we check incoming designs, the customer is responsible for any and all design errors (typos, low resolution images, missing fonts, etc). Please review and check your design carefully before submitting it to us.

 

Eclipse Design Templates

 • Eclipse 10ft Floor Display Graphic Panels PDF TEMPLATE

Eclipse 10ft Premium WAVE Display Graphic Panels PDF TEMPLATE

 • Eclipse 8ft Floor Display Graphic Panels PDF TEMPLATE

 • Eclipse 8ft Table Top Display Graphic Panels PDF TEMPLATE

 • Eclipse 6ft Table Top Display Graphic Panels PDF TEMPLATE

 • Eclipse Case-to-Counter Conversion Kit Wrap PDF TEMPLATE



 

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