artwork specs



Digital copy is ONLY acceptable using the following software:

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Images can be supplied in RGB or CMYK formats for in-house conversion.
  • PDF files must be supplied as CMYK to our High-Resolution Job Preset (please request this to be sent to you).


  • Minimum resolution for images is 300dpi at print size.
  • Files supplied in Illustrator format should be CMYK only with all links and fonts either supplied or embedded.
  • Black text should not be a mixture of CMYK colours – i.e. registration. If you wish to create “Rich Black” colours for larger areas, our colour breakdown for this is 30c, 10m, 10y, 100k.


  • Email your file (7mb max) to
  • Larger files can be sent via Dropbox or WeTransfer to
  • Colour proofing: If colour correctness is critical, a certified proof should be supplied – Queensland Brides can take no responsibility for material that is not accompanied by a certified digital proof.


  • We offer a basic artwork creation service for all clients of Queensland Brides magazine.
  • This service includes us designing ONE advertisement based on your brief and supply of artwork elements.
  • We are not an AD AGENCY and artwork creation does not include editing of photos or extensive work which otherwise should be undertaken by an AD AGENCY.
  • The approval process includes ONE complimentary change.
  • Artwork creation and/or correction that falls outside of these guidelines will be charged at $80 per hour (with prior notification).


If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to chat with Chelsea Davis at