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ad design specifications

Final magazine trim size

8 3/8" x 10 7/8" printed with a 150-line screen.

Ad Dimensions

Ad Size Dimensions (width x length)
Full page 7.375" x 9.875" (with Bleed 8.5" x 11")
2/3 page 4.625" x 10"
1/2 page island 4.625" x 7.375"
1/2 page vertical 3.375" x 10"
1/2 page horizontal 7" x 4.875"
1/3 page vertical 2.25" x 10"
1/3 page square 4.625" x 4.875"
1/4 page 3.375" x 4.875"
1/6 page vertical 2.25" x 4.875"
2" block 2.25" x 2"
1" block 2.25" x 1"

Photos and Artwork

File formats
Macintosh format is preferred. If you must send a PC file, send all supporting art files and fonts, along with a proof.

    We Accept
  • High-resolution PDF files (preferred)
  • Adobe InDesign, Adoe Photoshop, TIFF, Adobe Illustrator or EPS files (with all fonts furnished and type converted to outlines)
If you are sending originals
  • They must be supplied in original form (slide or print).
  • You may send crisp, clear laser prints as long as they are solid black and white, with no screen tints, photos or gray areas.
  • The following do not qualify: photocopies, faxes, dot matrix copies, or inkjet copies. Sorry, we can't reproduce photos directly from previously printed materials, as distortion/loss of quality will occur.
If you are scanning
  • Scans must be at least 300 dpi at full print size.
  • Line art scans must be at least 1200 dpi.
Media:
  • Hi-res PDF files via email or FTP; Thumb or flash drive, CD or DVD by mail
  • Send all supporting art files, fonts and a proof.
FTP Site

Clay Times has an FTP site where you can upload your digital files. Call us for instructions: 800-356-2529

E-mail
  • If you are sending one file, it is a good idea to compress it, particularly if it is over 1 MB. Be sure to use Aladdin's STUFFIT program or a MAC compression program which will give you a (.sit) file or a self-expanding archive (.sea). Do not send files that are mime-encoded.
  • Send all supporting art files and fonts.
  • Include a proof with crop marks in your art folder

Contact Us

E-mail your ad files or questions to advertising manager Polly Beach

 
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