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We have begun to put together a series of printing and finishing guides that we think may be useful. We have grouped these together with a series of frequently asked questions on print ready artwork which you may find useful.

If you do not find the answer to your query within the section then please do hesitate to get in touch.

Related FAQs

We recommend WeTransfer for sending us your files. WeTransfer is an online file-transferring platform, which basically means that you choose your file, wetransfer sends it and we receive it. Upon our receipt you will receive notification that it has been delivered and uploaded by us.

There’s No Hassle, No Stress, No Charge.
It’s FREE – Send up to 2GB – No Registration – Simple & Secure

Click on the link below for a link to WeTransfer or if you already have an account then simply send it to us at

Our Designers are here on hand to create the perfect design concept to suit your needs and at a price you will be comfortable with.

Please call one of our friendly team to chat over your thoughts on 01634 844203 or simply send your enquiry using using our Online Enquiry Form or email us at , we will get back to you as swiftly as possible!

We deliver around the South East on a daily basis and for those deliveries less local we offer Standard Delivery and Next Day Courier option taking our print and display products throughout the UK, Europe and beyond safely, on time, every time.

Yes of course, we will send you an email confirming that your order is ready for collection. You can find directions to our shop here.

You can order with us in a few simple ways as follows,

Order In-Shop – If your local pop in and say Hello and place your order in our Reception.

Order by Telephone – You can telephone your order through on 01634 844203 where one of

our friendly team will take your order request and action it in a timely manor for you.

Order Online – Fill in our Order Form found on our Website and click Submit.

Order by Email – Simply email your Order Request to us at OR

Yes, if we have designed and arranged your artwork here in our Studio then we will email proofs to you for proofing. Only when a proof has been approved by the client will it go through to print production.

If Artwork has been produced outside of Reeds we will print as per supplied file.

We are happy to do a FREE file/artwork checks but this only covers print specifications and not proof reading or layout.

Full payment is required with orders unless you hold a 30-day Credit Account with us.

Please refer to our Payment Terms found on our Website.

We cannot use the following formats for printing:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Works

Below is a link to a website that can convert any of the above files into a useable PDF, it is easy-to-use and will do it for you right there online.


Please note that it is important when supplying a PDF from a Microsoft document, care is taken to ensure any spot colours are created correctly in your original document.

RGB stands for Red, Green and Blue – the colours of light a computer screen mixes together to make colours on your screen.
CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black – the inks our digital presses mix together to make colours on your printed job.