At Sycolor, Inc, we help you to make BIG IMPRESSIONS at tradeshows, in-store sales, marketing campaigns and more. With more than 10 years years of big format printing experience, we can deliver the BIG results in a timely fashion. And we can do them all for you efficiently and cost effectively.
We are also your one stop center for graphic designs, photography, catalog and promotional needs. Feel free to browse our online store for our products and services. If you do not find any of the services you require, email or call us. Chances are we are able to help you.
Call 909-869-6262 or E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have special output or size requirements, please contact us for a custom quote. We have a wide variety of output media available in addition to the most common materials listed above. We can also mount your printed piece to almost any material or substrate. We will be happy to quote you a price for your specific job.
Frequently Asked Questions
We prefer that you send .PDF with embedded or outlined fonts. .PDF’s are easier to handle and will likely speed up your turn-around. Remember to add crop marks and flatten your files before uploading.
You should always start and finish your designs in CMYK color mode.
We only accept 300 dpi files and no less.
Please keep all text at least 0.125″ inside the cut-line.
- The bleed for Standard Products is 0.125″.
- The bleed for Booklets and Presentation Folders is 0.25″.
- For Grand4mat Products, please see the G4Mat FAQs for individual substrate guides.
We recommend using our templates at all times.
The first is by object effects, such as shadows or glows, on top of your Pantone colors. Here is what the effects will look like on screen:
Here is what the effect looks like after printing:
As you can see, when a Pantone color is under these object effects, transparency issues show up during printing. To avoid this, convert all your Pantone colors into CMYK before submitting your order.
The second way Pantone colors can affect your file is when you use transparent images. Here is what a transparent image looks like on screen:
Here is what a transparent image looks like after printing:
You can see the image is no longer transparent on top of the Pantone color. These white areas will show up during printing. To fix this issue, convert all your Pantone colors into CMYK. This must be done before submitting the order.
The last way Pantone colors can affect your order is the color conversion between a Pantone color and CMYK. If you use Pantone colors in a job that will print CMYK, your job might print with undesirable colors.
Here are some examples of what the Pantone color looks like in the Pantone color book and what the CMYK print will look like:
If you send in a job with Pantone colors, the CMYK conversion will change the Pantone color. Before sending your order, make sure all Pantone colors have been converted to CMYK.