This is where you can find out more information about setting your art to the correct specifications for printing and how to go about sending your artwork to us. For some displays, we will have to provide you with a template. If you’re not sure if you require a template or have any additional questions in regards to setting and uploading artwork, please contact us at your convenience. And if you do not have production ready artwork to send, Metropolitan Graphics can help! Our design staff has years of experience and can develop simple or complex designs to meet your criteria. Please see below for more information about our design services.

File Specifications:

  • Accepted File Formats: High-Res Adobe Acrobat or Illustrator w/ all text converted to outlines.
  • Please embed/flatten all images.
  • Resolution: Prep file at original or no less than 50% original size. Set at desired resolution.
  • Bleed/Trim: All bleeds should be set at .25-.5″. Set crop marks at desired trim lines.

Upload Instructions:
Please use our no-charge drop box to upload files up to 2 gig. You do not need an account to use this service, and the artwork will automatically be routed to our art department.

Make sure to include your Order Confirmation Number or Invoice Number so we can quickly match up your artwork with your order. Uploads missing this information may cause delays in processing your art. There is also a section for comments regarding your upload.

To access our Drop-Box CLICK HERE or copy/paste this link into your URL: https://spaces.hightail.com/uplink/visualexchange

Optional Design Services:
At Metropolitan Graphics we offer design services with your project and specification in mind. Our designers create graphics to reflect your business and messaging beautifully with your unique sense of style and flair, and our in-house and freelance designers have years of experience and talent and are eager to assist you with your design. If you choose to proceed with our design services, you will be provided with a proof for approval or changes prior to production. Rates are based per scope of your project. Please contact us for rates.

Please be sure to contact us if you have any additional questions or need our help with your art questions. Most replies are within one business day or less.