Your image is our business!
Kresky Signs wants your
graphics to represent you in the best way possible. We can either use your
finished art files or can design and create art to meet your specifications. To
minimize your cost and optimize the order process, please refer to the
guidelines in the following links:
To ensure good
color visibility, appropriate contrast is necessary.
Color contrast depends on brightness, hue, and
Examples of Color Contrast
Examples of PMS Colors and Codes
|Kresky Signs can provide color matches to your custom color
requirements. It is helpful if
PMS codes* are
provided for the colors in your art. If PMS codes are not available, we can
provide custom matching.
PMS is the standardized color Pantone Matching System that has codes assigned
to color shades.
||PMS 354 2X
||PMS 3060 2X
Art for computer cut* or
screen printed images needs to be submitted, or recreated, in vector
Vector format allows art to be editable,
scalable, and separated for spot color reproduction.
Raster format images - if high resolution - are
acceptable for digital printing**.
Appearance of Vector vs. Raster
has smooth edges because it is created from paths and
has jagged edges because it is created from pixels
* Computer cut
images are typically used for decals for vehicle and fleet graphics, building
and window signs.
** Digitally printed
graphics are typically used for vehicle wraps and reproducing photographic
Fonts need to be in vector format or
outlined to ensure good resolution.
"outlined" font is a composite of vector images.
A "bitmap" or "raster" font is an array of pixels.
As with graphic images, vector format produces
||Minimum Letter Height
ft. (average city block)
|1.320 ft. (1/4 mile)
|Required formats for computer cut
|Acceptable formats (if high resolution)
for digitally printed graphics
|Formats that need to
be recreated & reformatted
.doc and .docx are from
Microsoft Word; .ppt is from Microsoft PowerPoint; xls is from Microsoft Excel; .pub is from Microsoft Publisher; .msp
is from Microsoft Paint; .pmd is
from Adobe Pagemaker; .innd is
from Adobe Indesign; .psm is from Print Shop
|Kresky Signs will gladly design art for your project from virtually
any original you supply including a rough sketch or a verbal
Our art department
utilizes a PC platform, Corel Draw Graphics Suite X4, Corel Photo Print, and
FlexiSign, and can read and import files created in Adobe Illustrator CS4 and
When sending art,
please include a .jpg file of your art so that we can ensure your digital art
has arrived correctly.
here for information on preparing your artwork. Artwork can be submitted in
person, via mail, or emailed to:
Your project will be assigned to a Kresky
representative. Please submit all subsequent correspondence (emails or phone
calls) directly to the representative assigned to your project.
will email or fax art for your approval. Artwork will be attached to emails in
either a .pdf, .jpg, .bmp, or .tif file. Large files will be sent to you via
the online transfer program: You Send It.
Files sent from You Send It will have to
be downloaded and saved to your computer to view them.