Design & File Preparation

How do I upload my files?
It’s simple. When your design is complete, including any images that will be needed for cover designs, you will upload your files after you place your ord...
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:17 PM
Do you check my files?
Nope. Because everyone's aesthetic is different, we cannot correct customer files or images. All file prep and color correction is the customer's ...
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:18 PM
Do you require specific software?
We don’t. However, if you are using Design Aglow Album Templates, you will need Photoshop (or InDesign) to add images and customize. Hello, InDesig...
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:29 PM
Should I design in spreads of pages?
For flush mount albums, like ours, you will always design and print as spreads (with the exception of the first and last page, which should be single page...
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:31 PM
What size should my spreads be?
Files should be sized for the exact album size that you are creating. For example, a 12x12 inch album would be designed as a 24x12 inch spread. Our albums...
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:32 PM
Is there a safety margin?
Designs should be configured with a 3/8 inch safety margin inset from the outside edges. We do trim all finished books. Make sure that no type or critical...
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:48 PM
What resolution should my files be?
All files need to be sRGB at 300 DPI. We print in sRGB color space.
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:48 PM
Is there a minimum or maximum number of pages?
Yes. The minimum amount of pages is 10 spreads/20 pages, and the maximum amount of pages is 25 spreads/50 pages.
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:49 PM
What is a fill page?
You can see a visual & written explanation of our fill page options here.
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 12:49 PM