MECHANICAL DATA

  
Do not place live matter within 12mm of page edge
  

Type areas

Height

Width

Full page advert (+ bleed)

297mm (+3mm)

210mm (+3mm)

 Cover - full - bled off 3 sides (+ bleed)227mm (+ 3mm btm)
210mm (+ 4mm right)
 Cover - inset (live matter area with margin) 210mm
170mm
 DPS - Double Page Spread
297mm (+3mm)420mm (+3mm)
 

Half page vertical

266mm

90mm

 

Half page horizontal

128mm

185mm

 

Quarter page

128mm

90mm

 

Classified column

min. 20mm

90mm

 

Special strip - contents page only

30mm

195mm

 

Strip advert - news pages

30mm

185mm

 

Trim size A4

297mm

210mm

 

Bleed size

303mm

216mm

      
 

Screen size

   
 

133/150 lpi

    
      
 

Digital artwork

    
 

PDF artwork must be distilled as 'PRESS READY' to PDF/X-1a standard and embedded images must be checked for CMYK. Please ensure all artwork has crop/trim marks.
If PDFs are not available, please supply InDesign 'packages' or Quark Xpress 'collect' files with all images and fonts or EPS files with outlined or supplied fonts or TIFF or uncompressed, print resolution JPEG. Resolution must be 300dpi at 100% actual size.

  
 

Not acceptable

    
 

Document files from any software other than InDesign, Quark, Illustrator or Photoshop. PDFs with RGB images. Files from Corel Draw and Microsoft Publisher are not acceptable. Please export as a 'press-ready' PDF - see above.

      
 

Disc formats

    
 

CD-ROM, DVD. Ask if you need file transfer facilities.

  
 

Proofs

    
 

A matchprint, chromalin or iris hard-copy proof is required for colour accuracy. In all other cases a PDF or inkjet proof is required for reference (but with no guarantee of accuracy). Proofs are not normally supplied by The Stocklists unless requested.

      
 

Artwork/film

    
 

Note: digital artwork is required. Film is not acceptable.

  
 

Transmission

    
 

diane@mayvillepublishing.co.uk (max file size 10MB) or davidspragg@thestocklists.com (up to 20mb). We have a file transfer system available if emailing more than 20mb. Please ask.

      
 

Colour positions

 

Colour positions are available on art paper on the cover (4 positions) and in the bound-in 'FlooringNews' sections in the centre of the magazine. Bleed on colour pages is charged at 10% extra.

      
 

"Stocklister" pages

 

"Stocklister" pages are for manufacturers and main wholesalers using our service every month. They are allocated at the publisher's discretion and typically listed in alphabetical order.

      
 

Classified adverts

 

Minimum space order is 2 single column centimetres.

      
 

Copy deadlines

 

Published first Monday of each month.
Printed last Monday of preceding month.
Colour - 4 week prior, Mono - 2 weeks prior.
Classified - 1 week prior.