Display Advertising Specs

Below are our standard print ad sizes and file requirements. Inbound Logistics provides downloadable InDesign templates for all of its ad sizes. Click the link below each ad unit to download a template file. Also, be sure to check our Production Resource page for additional output tools, instructions, and video tutorials.

2-PAGE SPREAD (BLEED)
15 3/4″ x 10 3/4″
(16″ x 11″ with bleed)
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FULL PAGE
(NON-BLEED)

7″ x 10″
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FULL PAGE
(BLEED)

7 7/8″ x 10 3/4″
(8 1/8″ x 11″
with bleed)
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1/2 PAGE SPREAD
15 3/4″ x 5 3/8″
(16″ x 5 1/2″ with bleed)
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1/2 PAGE
HORIZONTAL
(BLEED)

7 7/8″ x 5 3/8″
(8 1/8″ x 5 1/2″
with bleed)
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1/2 PAGE
HORIZONTAL
(NON-BLEED)

6 7/8″ x 4 5/8″
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2/3 PAGE
VERTICAL

4 1/2″ x 9 1/4″
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1/2 PAGE
ISLAND

4″ X 7 1/2″
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1/2 PAGE
VERTICAL

3 1/2″ X 9 1/4″
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1/3 PAGE
4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″
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1/4 PAGE
4 1/2″ x 3 5/8″
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• All measurements on this page are expressed as (width) x (height)

• Printing process is web offset

• Trim size of book is 7 7/8″ x 10 3/4″

• For bleed ads, keep all live matter 1/4″ clear of trim size.

Acceptable PDF formats

• PDF/X-1a standard is preferred

• Acrobat 4.0-compatible (PDF 1.3) documents or earlier

• PDF must include 1/8″ bleed on all sides (for bleed ads)

• PDF must include crop & registration marks

• All fonts must be embedded in PDF file

• Output resolution of all images must be at least 266 pixels-per-inch

• No OPI comments or other information may be included with file

Acceptable native file formats

Although Inbound Logistics discourages submission of native files due to the inherent risk of prepress errors, we can accept the following?

• InDesign CS5.5 (or earlier); Illustrator- or Photoshop-compatible files

• Output resolution of all images must be at least 266 pixels-per-inch

• No Photoshop color management settings embedded in images

• No custom halftone screens or transfer functions saved with images

• No OPI comments or other information included with file

• All colors within page layout document and supporting graphics files must be separated into CMYK values

• All document fonts and supporting graphics must be included

• Fonts must be Macintosh PostScript Type 1 or OpenType

Publication assumes no responsibility for quality control of off-spec ads and ads not accompanied by hard-copy color proof. Off-spec ads may be rejected and new materials requested (at advertiser/agency expense) in time to meet Inbound Logistics print schedule. Electronic files that don’t meet specs are subject to additional charges ($80/hr. / 1 hr. minimum) if Inbound Logistics is required to make any changes to conform submitted materials to the above specifications.

Send materials to:

Ad files may delivered via e-mail or uploaded to our server. Contact our production department for upload information.

Inbound Logistics | Five Penn Plaza | New York, NY 10001
production@inboundlogistics.com
212-629-1567