Printing Information and Resources


Four-color printing – CMYK
Spot color Printing – uses PMS or Pantone Matching System

ARTICLES
1stWebDesigner – 35 Tutorials To Get Your Awesome Design Print-Ready
CSS-Tricks – Print Design to Web Design: Comparative Analogies
Print design vs. web page design

CMYK TALK
4/1 Four color process on front side/One color on the back
4/0 Four color process on front side/no printing on back
4/4 Four color process on both the front and backside

PRINTING COMPANIES
Academy Printers of Albuquerque
Americas Printer
Clubcard
Color It Printing
Folders
GFX Printing
IPrint
Modern Postcard
On the Mark Offshore Printing
Print Firm
Printing for Less
PSPrint
SpeedColor
The Print Guide
Vista Print
4by6

SIZES AND DIMENSIONS STANDARDS

  • Business Card: 3.625 inches x 2.125 inches
  • Postcard: 1677px x 1299px
  • Letterhead: 2587px x 3331px
  • 8.5 x 11 = 612 pixels x 792 pixels
  • With half-inch margins = 540 x 720 pixels (and an extra 5 pixels to be safe = 535 pixels wide)

SIZES AND DIMENSIONS – INTERNET
IAB Standards – Interactive Advertising Bureau
Full Banner 468w x 60h x 12K
Banner w/Nav. 392w x 72h x 12K
Half Banner 234w x 60h x 10K
Square Button 125w x 125h x 10K
Button #1 120w x 90h x 8K
Button #2 120w x 60h x 6K
Micro Button 88w x 31h x 4K
Ver. Banner 120w x 240h x 12K

OTHER STANDARDS
Alta Vista 468w x 60h x 8K
CNET Banner 468w x 60h x 12K
CNN Home Page Buttons 120w x 90h x 12K
CNN Main Pages 392w x 72h x 12K
CNN Story Pages 234w x 60h x 12K
CNN Travel Buttons 120w x 90h x 12K
CNNfn Banner 475w x 55h x 12K
CNNfn Button 254w x 54h x 8K
CNNfn Home Page Banner (effective March 1st) 234w x 60h x 6K
CNNfn Other Pages Banner (effective March 1st) 468w x 60h x 12K
CNN AllPolitics 110w x 100h x 6K
ESPNET 392w x 72h x 12K
Excite Standard 468w x 60h x 10K
Excite Mini 350w x 31h x 6K
GIF Wizard 468w x 60h x 12K
Infoseek 468w x 60h x 10K
LinkExchange Basic 400w x 40h x 7K
LinkExchange Deluxe 468w x 60h x 9K
Lycos 468w x 60h
Magellan Standard 468w x 60h x 10K
Magellan Mini 350w x 31h x 6K
Pathfinder Banner 401w x 57h x 10K
Pathfinder Button 181w x 57h x 5K
WebCrawler Standard 460w x 55h x 8K
WebCrawler Index Box 110w x 150h x 6K
Yahoo Old Standard 460w x 55h x 8K
Yahoo New Standard 468w x 60h x 8K
Yahoo Promotions 230w x 33h x 2K no animation
Yahoo Web Launch Rotate 91w x 33h x 4K no animation
Yahoo Web Launch Page 120w x 60h x 4K no animation
ZDNet Banner A 460w x 55h x 10K
ZDNet Banner B 468w x 60h x 10K