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Design Services

We offer full service graphic design solutions to compliment and integrate your message in all dimensions. Our experienced graphic design team can quickly and creatively produce a solution that brings the story of your products and services to life.
Our talented, focused design team can be your very own in-house design team, or they can interact with your agency. Whatever you need.
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Finishing Options

Image-conscious marketers know that every detail reflects the brand. That’s why you can count on Ampersand Graphics for custom finishing to your specifications. Ampersand provides hassle-free, one-stop shopping for visual communications projects, including a comprehensive range of in-house finishing services, from life-extending lamination to eye-catching contour cutting to mounting on virtually any substrate. Whether in-house or on-site finishing at your location, we apply the right services and solutions to best display your image.

  • Laminating
  • Mounting
  • Grommets
  • Sewing
  • Contour cutting
  • Easel Backing
  • Installation

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Art Requirements

Art Supplied on Disk or Portable Drives
There is no charge for opening your electronic file, If adjustments need to be made art time will be billed at $80.00/hour.   Disc must be accompanied with a hardcopy proof.

We accept electronic art files created in either Mac or PC versions of the software listed below. When using PC files, save them in an EPS (vector format), AI (Adobe Illustrator), Corel Draw (.cdr), or Photoshop or tiff file at 300 dpi full size, for best results.

Software Supported

  • CorelDRAW or earlier
  • Adobe Illustrator CC or earlier
  • Adobe Photoshop CC or earlier

Unacceptable Formats

  • JPG, GIF, or internet files
  • BMP or PCX
  • Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, or Publisher files

Examples of unacceptable resolution

  • If you are using an application not listed above, export your file to Illustrator format and convert all type to curves.
  • Graphics (logos, photos) must be provided as an Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) file or as a Tagged Image File Format (Tiff).
  • Photoshop or tiff file must be 300 dpi at full size.
  • Always convert text to outlines or curves when applicable.
  • When a file is saved in low resolution, we cannot change it to high resolution.
  • If you need to supply a lot of text information for a Inkjet or Vinyl job please provide us with a Rich Text Format file (.RTF)

Sending Files

  • Send files via CD, DVD,  E-mail.
  • All Electronic Files must be accompanied by a hard copy proof to show color break, type, and layout.

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