- Technical Specifications
the best way to check your work before going to print. It is a sample printout of the graphic design, which is designed to reproduce the colors of the target print. For example, if the target print is to be made on newsprint, the design should be printed in colors matching this printing technique (unsaturated colors, pale shades of black).
a model of four basic colors (cyan, magnet, yellow, black) used in the printing process to obtain a full color palette.
any materials that can be used as a color standard in the printing process, e.g. proof or printing from an earlier edition.
protect important graphic elements from being cropped in bookbinding processes.
may not display colors reliably. Only certified proof can be used to verify colors, and appropriate templates can be used to verify Pantone colors.
a printed cover with middle pages of the publication, printed on one sheet.
a closed file format that is used for presentation, transfer and printing of text and graphic content.
the printing house does not accept works saved in the open file format due to the possibility of printing errors for which it is not responsible.
files that cannot be processed. All necessary corrections must be made before they are sent to the printing house.
files delivered to the printing house on the basis of which the order is to be made. They should be done carefully, no longer contain any errors and do not require corrections and changes.
a preview of the work in jpg or pdf format, it only presents the substantive content of the work, it is not a color pattern.
a reference material faithfully reflecting the actual effect of the printing process by the selected printing technique. The basis for recognizing a proof as a contract proof is its certification.
its task is to describe how a given device shows colors. The profile stores tables of related numbers that have been provided to the printer, plotter, monitor etc. to display or print any color and information what color actually showed.
the color space was created based on the receiving properties of the human eye. Colors in this space are created based on mixing three light beams (red, blue, green). All colors combine in white. The screen off remains black, and if we want to get a white color, we must apply the maximum intensity to three colors.
a document in the form of a table containing information on how to ship individual batches, specifying quantities, release versions, delivery addresses, sorting, packaging and labeling of inputs.
parts of text or objects that will fall outside the page borders after trimming. If spad is not used, it may result in errors during bookbinding operations.
sets 'spad' cut lines. The trim box must be generated so that the printing house knows the 'spad' margin and can determine how to trim the publication.
these should be placed when preparing the document to make it easier for the printing house to determine where to cut the paper, how to arrange separative plates when making samples, how to measure the plate in terms of proper calibration and point density, etc.