Which safety margin do I need to observe?

Position critical graphic and text elements at least 4 mm away from the final format size unless otherwise specified.

The safety margin makes sure that no important graphic and textual information is cut off.

If you add the bleed, these elements should therefore be at least 6 mm from the edge of the artwork file. 

Please bear in mind that wire-O bound products, such as catalogues or brochures, may require bigger safety margins. For more information, see the "Artwork information" section on the individual product pages in our online shop.

Important graphic and textual information which must not be cut should be located at least 0.2 inch from the final format if not specified otherwise.