In commercial printing is an important part of the trimming operation. From business cards to magazines, if you don’t
include bleeds in the original artwork, your project
will not trim properly and could even impact
your folds. Here is a simple posting that shows
how to build a bleed into your original design.
Here are the general bleed rules for for most offset projects but CHECK and VERIFY before you start submitting print ready files:
1/8″ (0.125″) ADD crop marks
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