PII Art, Logo and Imprint Instruction for Promotional Products

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

Ordering promotional products, promotional items or promotional gifts for giveaways?
Logo imprint or advertising ad copy is an important part of effective promotions.
Please review our imprint and art instruction even if you are a graphic artist.
The information has recently updated to reflect changes in our industry.

PII offers a vector art production department for logos as a service for our 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.
Your promotional items purchasing experience will go smoothly.

This page is designed to be printable for your graphic artist or your review.

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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:

Adobe Illustrator is now the Industry Standard
for creating a factory ready promotional products art file.

Customer provided one color camera ready art.

Art must be created in Adobe Illustrator, no other program.
Black on White Vector Art, All Text Converted to Outlines,
Saved in CS4 or Lower, .ai, .eps or a CS4 or lower .pdf.

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.

Supply a black on white .pdf file along with your 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.

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.

Supply a confirming .pdf file along with your 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.

Customer Provided Four Color Process 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 CS4 .pdf.

Supply a confirming.pdf file along with your 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 Camera Ready Art:

PII maintains a logo art dept. for one to four color vector 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: Word doc., .jpg, .gif or .pdf file.
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 a CS4 .pdf file sent
via 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.
Large amounts of text type setting will incur additional cost.
We determine what constitutes easy to moderately complex art.
By ordering logo art development for promotional products 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 also 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.™