PII Art, Logo and Imprint Information

Promotional Items, Inc.™ invites you to review art, logo and
imprint instruction to place your order for promotional items.

Please review our imprint and art instruction even if you are a professional graphic artist.
The information provided has been recently updated to reflect changes in our industry.

PII offers factory ready art production for art development as a service to customers.
The art cost is very nominal, performed by professionals that are fully qualified to
produce printable artwork for use on promotional products from our company.

If you require effective advertising text only imprint, we can provide that
at no additional charge with your information type set in a stock font
for promotional products, gifts and giveaways offered on the site.

Save hassle by taking the time to read the information that is provided for you.

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**PLACE YOUR ORDER BEFORE EMAILING ART FILES**

General Logo Art Guidelines:

No scans or placed images. The art must originate in the program.
Halftones or gradients will NOT print on most items.
Do not include those in your art.

All text must be a minimum of an 8 Pt. font size when the total
artwork is at the maximum imprint area size. Imprint areas are
displayed on for each promo item in the Imprinted section
on all product pages contained within the website.
Certain fonts require a larger font size to print.

Acceptable Art Program:

Illustrator, In Design or Photo Shop are the Industry Standard
programs for creating a factory ready promotional items art file.

Customer provided one color camera ready art.

Art created in Adobe Illustrator, In Design, Photo Shop, no others.
Art must be created by a professional graphic artist, no junk.
Black on White Vector Art, Text Converted to Outlines,
Saved as a CS6 File or lower, .ai, .eps or .pdf file.

Create the art at the maximum imprint area size if the
total imprint area is under approximately 6" x 6".
If the imprint area is very large an approximate
6" x 6" file is fine. True vector art is scalable.
File size should not be over 2MB.
Most files are less than 1MB.

Email your art file to art@promotional-items-inc.com

State in the subject title:
Art for: "YOUR COMPANY NAME" or
Art for: "YOUR ORDER NUMBER".
Include your contact information in the body of the mail.

Customer Provided Two To Four Color Camera Ready Art

Guidelines and Art Program Are The Same as One Color Art.
Exception is not black on white. Include a composite of
the total art and all color separations. Please do use
registration marks so your art lines up correctly
for imprinting your promotional items.

Email your art file to art@promotional-items-inc.com

State in the subject title:
Art for: "YOUR COMPANY NAME" or
Art for: "YOUR ORDER NUMBER".
Include your contact information in the body of the mail.

Customer Provided Four Color Process, 4CP, or CMYK Art

Guidelines and Art Program Are The Same As One Color Art.
Exception is not black on white. Include a composite of
the total art along with the Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
and Black separations. Please do use registration
marks so your art lines up correctly for
imprinting your promotional items.
Save as an .ai, .eps or .pdf file.

If an .ai or .eps supply a confirming .pdf art file
for confirmation of what is contained in the art.

Email your art file to art@promotional-items-inc.com

State in the subject title:
Art for: "YOUR COMPANY NAME" or
Art for: "YOUR ORDER NUMBER".
Include your contact information in the body of the mail.

I Want A Logo Imprint But Do Not Have Factory Ready Art:

PII maintains a logo art dept. for one to four color process art development.
We do this as a service for our business customers at a discounted
rate compared to graphic development companies. In addition,
we will save the art on our server and do exact art reprints
at no charge for future orders placed with PII. Also, if in
the future you require an art revision, such as website
address or other text added to existing art it is
performed at a very low cost and saved too.
Hard to beat.

Supply us with one of the following: .jpg, .gif, .png or .pdf file.
Include a Word doc rough layout with one of the above OR
include in the body of email any and all desired text to be
incorporated into the artwork. Indicate font preference
if any. We match the font or close as is possible from
our art department font library of over 10,000 fonts.
You will be proofed via an Illustrator .pdf
by email along with an art proof letter.

Email your basic art design file to art@promotional-items-inc.com

State in the subject title:
Art for: "YOUR COMPANY NAME" or
Art for: "YOUR ORDER NUMBER".
Include your contact information in the body of the mail.

Typical Art Development Cost for Easy to Moderately Complex Art:

One color art=$30.00 to $45.00.
Two color art=$45.00 to $60.00
Three color art=$90.00 to $120.00
Four-color art is usually quoted, cost is $120.00 and up.
Four Color Process, 4CP art cost is usually $200.00 and up.
More than ten lines of text and or special fonts will cost more.
We determine what constitutes easy to moderately complex art.
By ordering logo art development for promotional products you the
customer indemnifies & holds blameless Promotional Items, Inc.™
for any and all Trade Mark or Service Mark or Copyright infringements.

I Want A Text or Advertising Ad Copy Imprint Only:

At PII we will set type for your advertising ad copy at no charge
for best professional look in one of our many stock fonts.
Most promotional products orders are served this way.
You may enter the text in the field provided in your
shopping cart. Specify font preference if any.
We will match close as possible or
contact you. Default font is for
most orders is Arial Bold.
You will be proofed.

You may fax us your imprint ad copy to 1-888-289-2952.
Include a cover letter with your contact information.

You may email us a Word doc with your ad copy.
Email your file to art@promotional-items-inc.com

State in the subject title:
Art for: "YOUR COMPANY NAME" or
Art for: "YOUR ORDER NUMBER".
Include your contact information in the body of the mail.

Promotions with promotional products are simple
with logo art development by Promotional Items, Inc.™