Artwork Requirements

Please ensure artwork is correctly prepared for commercial offset printing, preferably by an experienced prepress printing professional.

Accepted file types are as follows:

If supplying image files: (i.e. .JPEG, PNG, .tiff) please ensure they are 300 dpi and CMYK, we will review files and advise if they can be used and if any additional charges will be incurred.


Artwork trimmed sizes:

Note: 3mm bleed if required to NotePads & DeskPads.


DL (99 mm x 210 mm)
A6 (105 mm x 148.5 mm)
A5 (148.5 mm x 210 mm)
A4 (210 mm x 297 mm)


500 mm x 340 mm

We will not be held responsible for artwork that is not correctly prepared for commercial printing. Should you choose to supply your own artwork, the ultimate responsibility lies with you, our client.

As a general rule, we recommend that all artwork be prepared by qualified graphic designers experienced in the print industry. To avoid printing issues, if you do not understand how to prepare artwork for commercial printing, ring us for help - 1800 896 338.

Incorrectly supplied artwork may incur additional charges.

A pdf proof will be supplied for final approval before we commence printing.

Let us do the work for you

Mr Notepads can create/prepare artwork for you at an additional charge of $55 p/hr. GST Included - Give us a call to discuss.

Standard artwork Templates

Below are our standard ready to use PDF templates (created in Illustrator) - open them in Illustrator and add your logo, or customise to suit.

If your require the artwork in Adobe InDesign or Illustrator, please contact us and we can email the artwork file to you.

Important! If you are using Indesign or Illustrator - please ensure that the artwork is exported as a PRESS READY PDF.

NotePad Templates

NotePad - A4 Lined Template  NotePad - A4 Lined Template (created from illustrator).

NotePad - A4 Grid Template  NotePad - A4 Grid Template (created from illustrator).

NotePad - A5 Grid Template  NotePad - A5 Grid Template (created from illustrator).

NotePad - A6 Lined Template  NotePad - A6 Lined Template (created from illustrator).

Desk Pad Template

 Desk Pad artwork (created from illustrator).

Need help or advice, then give us a call: 1800 896 338
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