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Logos / Graphic Design

DARE Print & Sign Co. is proud to offer professional graphic design services to create your unique logo for branding and advertising. Whether you need a new logo, printed materials for marketing and advertising, or signs and banners, DARE Print & Sign Co. can create the look you are trying to achieve. 

What type of files can I send to DARE Print & Sign Co.?

Small Format Printing

We recommend saving as a PDF file. You may also send the file in the following types: JPG, JPEG, TIF, TIFF, EPS, and PNG. We prefer that you send PDF with embedded or outlined fonts. PDF files are easier to handle and will likely speed up your turn-around. Remember to flatten your files before uploading. For Roll Labels, we recommend designing: vector files (e.g. EPS or PDF) 300 DPI or higher use black (100% K) for fine lines and text smaller than 9pt, use black (100% K) only ... Read More

What color mode should my files be?

Small Format Printing

You should always start and finish your designs in CMYK color mode. If you send us an RGB file, there is a chance that a color shift may occur and you may not be satisfied with your job.

What resolution should my file be?

Small Format Printing

Low resolution files may be printed as is or will be placed on hold until we receive new files, slowing your turn-around. We only accept 300 dpi files and no less.

What is Akuafoil and how do I set it up?

Small Format Printing

With Akuafoil, you can turn a wide range of CMYK colors into multi-colored foils. Akuafoil uses a special processed foil system that is applied under a 4/c process to create an array of foil colors. It's simple, affordable, and makes your prints stand out from the crowd. For an Akuafoil job, you must include an Akuafoil mask file along with your CMYK file. The mask file indicates where the Akuafoil will be applied. The file setup is the same as Spot UV. Use 100% K where Akuafoil needs to be applied and white where the Akuafoil is not applied. As... Read More

How do I set-up artwork for Flags?

Large Format Printing

Feather and Teardrop Flags: Text and graphics should be placed at least 0.5" from the edge of the hem for safety. Artwork can be wrapped around the pole, but again keep important elements clear of the pole pocket seam and the hems. Bleed: ensure you have 0.5" on all sides of your artwork, do not add crops. Pole Flags: Text and graphics should be placed at least 0.5" from the edge of the hem for safety. DARE Print & Sign Co. will professionally hand sew 0.5" hems around the Pole Flag. Bleed: ensure you have 0.5" on all sides of your... Read More

How are flags printed and what material are they made of?

Large Format Printing

DARE Print & Sign Co. flags are printed using superior quality dye sublimation equipment on lightweight 3oz polyester. Pole Flags have an additional Reinforced Grommet Strip made of canvas on either the left or right side of the flag for wind resistance.

Is the 3oz polyester flag material flame resistant?

Large Format Printing

Yes, the 3oz polyester flag material is flame resistant under normal conditions. Avoid exposure to open flame and exceedingly high temperatures. Avoid exposure to strong oxidizers, bases, and acids.

Does the fabric on the Feather and Teardrop Flags touch the ground or floor?

Large Format Printing

No, the actual flag material is approximately 1.5 to 2 feet shorter than the height of the flag when assembled on the flag pole.

What different flag shapes do you offer?

Large Format Printing

Feather Flags: shaped like a feather. Teardrop Flags: shaped like a teardrop. Pole Flag: rectangular flag. ... Read More

What kind of hardware is available for flags and do they require assembly?

Large Format Printing

Feather/Teardrop Flags have the option to include indoor or outdoor hardware. The flag material will be neatly folded and packed in a flexible bag. The hardware comes in a black travel bag. Both items will be carton packed together. Assembly is required. Click here to download the assembly guide. Indoor - X-Stand/Cross base includes: 1. Flag pole 2. X-stand / cross base 3. Cord 4. Travel bag 5. Water tube (to stabilize the flag) Outdoor - Ground-Stake/Spike base includes: 1. Flag pole 2. Spike base 3. Cord 4. Travel bag Pole flags have the option to include 6ft Pole hardware with... Read More

What is the actual height of the Feather/Teardrop flags?

Large Format Printing

The actual flag pole hardware is the height advertised, however the installed flag will be shorter depending on installation, stand type and the tension applied to the fabric and cord.

What is the difference between the Feather Flag Jumbo and Feather Flag Regular?

Large Format Printing

The difference between the jumbo and regular feather flag is the width of the flag.

  • Feather Flag Jumbo is 34" wide
  • Feather Flag Regular is 29" wide

Is there a chart available to compare different flag heights?

Large Format Printing

Yes. Please see our Flag Height chart below: ... Read More

What are the Flag Pole Directions "Pole Pocket on the Right" and "Pole Pocket on the Left" for Feather and Teardrop Flags referring to?

Large Format Printing

Here is a diagram showing the differences between "Pole Pocket on the Right" and "Pole Pocket on the Left" for Feather Flags and Teardrop Flags. ... Read More

Can I use my Feather and Teardrop Indoor Hardware/Cross Base for outdoors?

Large Format Printing

Yes, the indoor hardware includes a water bag which sits on the top of the cross base and adds weight and stability for outdoor use on hard surfaces such as concrete and asphalt. It is recommended that you test your specific application.

What is the option "Grommet Strip Position" for Pole Flags referring to?

Large Format Printing

The "Grommet Strip Position" for Pole Flags is referring to the white strip on either the right or left of the flag. ... Read More

What color thread is used for hemming Flags?

Large Format Printing

Option for white or black thread hemming is available.

How should Mounted Canvas Prints artwork be setup for printing?

Large Format Printing

17mil Mounted Canvas: Our Mounted Canvas Prints are printed on high quality 17mil canvas and printed in vibrant CMYK. The canvas print is gallery wrapped on 3/4" thick frames for all sizes. We will ship no more than one per box to avoid damage during shipping. Bleed: The bleed requirement is 2 inches per side.

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