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So what is the exact process from our very first contact to the finished books arriving in your hands? We follow a specific procedure to assure the entire process protects you artistically and financially.
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Some programs simply work better for a professional layout. That is not to say that we cannot accommodate the hard work you have put into your document. What are the ideal software programs and how should your artwork be supplied for optimal reproduction?
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Artbooks is all about accurate color reproduction. Here are two plug-ins for Photoshop® that will help you calibrate your monitor and use the correct color space (GRACOL)
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Download Flattener Presets here

The PDF file format is the most recognized and preferred format for several reasons: PDF files compress file size as well as include all the fonts and images of a project. If a PDF is created properly, file transfer and text re-flow can be avoided. If you use Adobe InDesign or Quark Xpress for your layout, the following instructions are for these programs.
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Photographing artwork for reproduction with offset printing is entirely different from other kinds of photography. Precision is the most important aspect. Here are some guidelines and tips to get the best results.
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We offer fulfillment services (ship individual books to customers) if you are interested.
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We express estimates in clear detail. Yet, some clients want to understand more about various paper weights, standard sizes in the printing industry and metric conversion.
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