Working with COA for Sign Design

 

Electronic Files - Sign Specifications

We accept files created in the following native applications:

 

IBM Compatible
  • Adobe Photoshop CS2 or earlier
  • Adobe Illustrator CS2 or earlier
  • CorelDraw X6 or earlier

Adobe Photoshop
  1. Files must be saved as an IBM compatible TIFF, JPEG, PNG, PSD or EPS.
  2. For full color printing, RGB images need to be submitted at 300 dpi.
  3. All files need to be submitted at the size being used for printing.

Adobe Illustrator
  1. CREATE OUTLINES for all text in your document or send us the TTF fonts (PC only).
  2. Color your text and graphics using Pantone colors, CV only.
  3. If you are using an imported graphic in your Illustrator document, be sure to include the original graphic file. Place graphics at 100%.
  4. Save the file as an Illustrator EPS, AI or PDF.

CorelDRAW
Always export your files according to the following specifications and be sure to include your supporing graphics.
  1. Color your text and graphics using Pantone colors, CV only.
  2. Place all graphics at 100%
  3. All text should be "CONVERT TO CURVES" or send us TTF the fonts (PC only).
  4. Save the file as an IBM compatible CDR.
  5. If the graphics contain patterns or gradients, export your file as a Photoshop TIFF document, saved with 300 dpi.
  6. We cannot guarantee the result when printing a file with a gradient.

Logo and Product Image<
  1. Product images taken from existing web sites are NOT acceptable. These images have already been optimized for web display and do not have the resolution necessary for further manipulation.
  2. We support "sit," "sea," and "zip" compressed files.
  3. Do not embed art. The linked file must be included.
  4. File should be a vector file format (AI, CDR, EPS or PDF).

Other File Formats
  • Images and photos can also be submitted as high resolution JPEG or PNG files

Creating File
  • Create one item at actual finished size per document. Place all graphics at 100%.

Fonts
  • IBM Compatible: Convert text to paths, curves, or outlines when possible. Never use the style palette to modify fonts.

Outlines, Borders and Boxes
  • All outlines, borders or boxes have to be 8.0 pt or higher.
  • Please make sure all graphics will be enlarged in proportion when enlargement required.

Color Requirements
  1. RGB color value is highly recommended. All Pantone colors, CMYK color and Spot Color will be converted to RGB for printing. When converting to RGB, the color will vary. Printed colors may vary from what you view on screen.
  2. Please check your color separations before submitting your files.

Maximum File Size
  • Artwork/Layout files supplied by the client are to be no larger than 250MB.

Other Information
  1. Please do not send files other than those listed above as we will not be able to work with them.

 

Sign Sizing


Product

Sign Measurement

Live Area

Plaza

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Boulevard

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Concourse

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Standard

23 x 72

22 x 70 ¾

Crescent Tall

23 x 69 ½

22 x 67 ½

Crescent Small

21 ½ x 69 ½

20 x 67 ½

ClassicBin 45

34 ½ x 20 ½

32 x 18 ⅝

3 Stream MetroBin ENVIRO

32 ½ x 62

29 ½ x 59 ¼

3 Stream MetroBin OMG

30 x 60

29 ½ x 59

3 Stream HeritageBin

31 ½ x 60 ¾

29 ¼ x 59 ¼

2 Stream MetroBin

31 ½ x 39

29 ¼ x 37 ¼

Transit Shelter

68 ¼ x 47 ¼

67 x 45 ⅝

ABC Bench

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

ABC Shelter

65 ¼ x 82 ½

63 x 80 ½

Ecobin Lg - Lg Panel

29 x 48

27 x 45 ¼

Ecobin Lg - Sm Panel

29 x 19 ¼

27 x 17 ¼

Ecobin Sm - Lg Panel

34 ½ x 21 ¾

32 ½ x 19 ¾

Ecobin Sm - Sm Panel

29 x 18 ¾

27 x 16 ¾

Boise Bench

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Hot Spring Local Bench

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Heritage 3 Circular

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Parkside

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Denver Shelter

68 ½ x 48 ½

66 x 46

Denver Kiosk

68 ½ x 48 ½

66 x 46

Pedestrian Barrier

30 x 60

29 ½ x 59

YRT Bin

26 ⅞ x 60 ¼

26 x 58 ⅞

Lexington

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Miami Garden Bench

21 ¼ x 72 ½

20 x 71

Miami Garden Shelter

68 x 47

67 x 45

The Avenue 6 ft

23 ¾ x 71 ¾

22 ½ x 70 ½

The Avenue 8 ft

23 ¾ x 95 ¾

22 ½ x 94 ½

OC Bench Concrete

23 ¾ x 71 ½

22 ½ x 70 ½

OC Bench Metal

23 ¾ x 71 ½

22 ½ x 70 ½