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What is a Bleed?
Bleed refers to printed area that goes beyond the edge of the final page size before it is trimmed. In other words, bleed is the area to be trimmed off. It gives the printer some space to account for the paper shifting in the press. Artwork and background colors should extend into the bleed area to ensure that the final product will have no blank or unfinished edges once it is trimmed.
Standard bleed size in USA is a 1/8 inch on each side of the document (0.125 on the right, left, top and bottom).
I have been asked several times about how to prepare raster and vector files for print, and here is the answer:
A – Preparing Raster files for print:
Adobe Photoshop is a raster based program, and files must be scanned or created with enough resolution to support good quality output. If files are generated without enough resolution, raster output may appear to have jagged edges, stair stepping, and poor image quality.
When we talk of photo editing in general, it consists of working on an image in a way that does not disturb its original essence. Photo editing is a simpler sort of photo manipulation that keeps the original concept of the photo without changing it to a completely different concept and look.
Briefly a logo is a word, a symbol, a picture, an icon or a combination of all!. As a graphic point of view logo is an emblem that has been designed to visually represent a brand. The history behind this name is from Greek which is abbreviation of Logotype (λόγος logos “word” and τύπος typos “imprint”).