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What DPI/PPI should a 4 by 6 meter outdoor billboard be designed at? [duplicate]

I'm creating a 4 x 6 meter (~13 x 20 feet) outdoor billboard advertisement that includes an image and vector logo (rasterized) in Photoshop. I was working using a smaller size for design purposes, but ...
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Best resolution for a 2x2m design in Photoshop ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What PPI should a large format artwork for print be done at? I am required to create a 2x2m design that will be printed. I'm using Adobe Photoshop CS5. What is the best width,...
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What will be the size in photoshop of 27x10 feet? [duplicate]

I want to make a banner which is having size od 27*10 so what will be the size in photoshop?
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Huge Banner.. What size to make artwork in? [duplicate]

I have to make artwork for a banner that is 123'' X 194''. I am not sure what size to make the page I am creating the artwork on in Photoshop. It obviously doesn't let me make it that big. Do I need ...
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Good resolution for a sticker? [duplicate]

I'm quite a newbie to designing. Do you think this image has a good enough resolution for printing a 50 x 50 mm sticker? Link to file
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Billboard sized layout [duplicate]

I was commanded by the administration to create a billboard-sized design for our marketing advertisement but this method is newly introduced to me as a graphic artist. My problem is that it's a 20x20 ...
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How to design for large scale? [duplicate]

I'm interested to know the processes involved in designing for large scale output i.e. billboards/ banners. What Illustrator/ Photoshop document size should I work with. Do I work in a scaled size ...
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how to design a billboard in photoshop? And scale jpg? [duplicate]

I need to create a large billboard with jpg, size: 2.5 meters high and 3.92 width. How do i start? Do i Work in actual size or do i upscale later? And what about the jpg's, they are obviuosly a ...
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What are the smallest dimensions/resolution I can use for a 7ft x 2ft banner? [duplicate]

I am designing a banner which will be printed at 7ft x 4ft. I am using Photoshop CS4. The images are not vectors. The original poster artwork has been done at 300 ppi for A4 printing. I was ...
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How to setup a 16 x 12 foot Photoshop document [duplicate]

I have to layout a 16 x 12 ft (size of tarpaulin) document in Photoshop, but when I change the resolution to 300 it's too large and it takes time to render the layout. What should I do?
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What resolution images could I use for posters on the wall? [duplicate]

If I wanted to print an image found online and get a typical 27" x 40" sized poster what resolution image do I need? 4000 x 6000 or double that? I am confused over DPI and PPI.
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Large banners - InDesign [duplicate]

I am trying to design four panel booth design W: 0.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 x 0.5m and H: 2.5m. What would be the best way to start and save the files. 5.5m is too big for InDesign.
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Backdrop size for photoshop [duplicate]

I would like to know if I would need a 1.5m x 2m Backdrop, what's the size of canvas I've to create on photoshop?Thanks!
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Resolution Photo for 2m by 3m advertisment [duplicate]

I want to place a board on the side of the road where people are about 5/10 meters away when viewing. The board is going to be 2 meters by 3 meters. I was wondering which resolution photo do I ...
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Can I use 72 dpi images in stand-up banner for print? [duplicate]

Will it be appropriate printed quality if use images at original size with resolution 72 dpi in banner 80 cm x 200 cm?
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Asked to design a large banner.How should I start? [duplicate]

I'm asked to design a large banner 10m * 4m. I'm not sure how should I start with Photoshop. Should I create one with small size and high resolution? What is the number of PPI suitable for this size? ...
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300 dpi photo enlarged to 44 foot banner? [duplicate]

If I purchase a scenic photo from Shutterstock that says 5586px x 3724px, and 18.6" x 12.4" @ 300 dpi, can this photo be enlarged to a huge 40ft x 6ft banner without appearing extremely pixelated? ...
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What dimensions should my Illustrator artboard be when designing for a wallpaper for the walls of my office? [duplicate]

I am planning to design some patterned wall paper for the walls of my office and I was wondering if there are recommended dimensions for the artboard when designing it via illustrator.
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What resolution should large formatted photography be for print? [duplicate]

I have been given a request to re-size and up the resolution on a handful of images to be printed 40 in. x 30 in. to be hung on the walls in a new facility conference room where clients will see them. ...
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Want to print a menu but i started with low dimensions [duplicate]

I designed a menu for a pizza restaurant but it seems that the dimensions and dpi is low. These are the dimensions, could someone tell me if this is okay for printing or not. Dimensions: 595x842 ...
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How much can I scale a photo before the quality will degrade [duplicate]

I'm thinking of purchasing a photo on iStock to make a poster size print. I'm pretty familiar with resolution and how it works, but before forking out the money and ending up with a print that might ...
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What happens to print quality if I double the DPI at the same dimensions? [duplicate]

I have a photo in 72DPI w70 h50 but the printing company tells me i ned a higher DPI. So what happens with the quality if I double the DPI to 144DPI but keep the size w70 h50?
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Optimal scanned resolution for final printing at 1 x 2,5 m [duplicate]

We have a piece of artwork (~21 x 30 cm) originally scanned at 300 dpi Should we rescan it at another resolution if it is going to be printed on a poster of 1 x 2,5 m ? Thanks in advance
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What size should an image be for printing a very large (10m x 2m) banner [duplicate]

I work as a graphic designer and until know I have worked only in vector. Now I have to do a very big banner like a landscape and I have to use a photo for this. What is an acceptable resolution for ...
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Designing Large banners in illustrator cs4 [duplicate]

I am designibg a banner 6' by 4' at what resolution should an image 2' by 3.5' I would like to use be?
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If I need to create a large format poster @ 120 dpi can the image on the poster be @ 120 dpi as well? [duplicate]

If I need to create a large format poster that's supposed to be printed at 120 dpi can the image on the poster have an effective DPI of 120 dpi as well?
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Resizing 280m print in Adobe Photoshop [duplicate]

So basically my client wants to make a custom whooping 280m print that i think is being used for the floor. I dont know how this works (if its with a sticker or something) but its basically a walkable ...
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What Resolution Do I need for A Massive Company Sign in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I'm making a flat company sign for outside our building and the sizes are: Left Sign: (Width) 8.0 Meters x 0.850M (Length) Right Sign: (Width) 7.0 Meters x 0.850M (Length) I have 2 questions. What ...
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I am designing a very large banner. I have a simple question [duplicate]

Sorry for such a lame question but, when I blow up my image to 350 inches wide in photoshop and zoom in to 100%, the picture looks blurry, but as I zoom out it looks perfect. Would the same effect ...
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What is the proper sizing/image/resolution or whatever for shooting artwork for submission? [duplicate]

I create colored pencil art and I'm very confused about the whole thing of resolution: A professional print provider is doing the photo shoot of my artwork, and I was just handed an image that is 72 ...
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back lit banner DPI question [duplicate]

I need to have a banner printed for a back lit header on a shelving unit in a retail store with the following dimensions 2’-11" x 1’-0", how many DPI would you recommend printing at? Thanks in ...
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Sizing a 24.5“ x 16.4” 300 dpi photo to Large Format [duplicate]

I have a 24.5" x 16.4" 300 dpi stock photo. I am looking to use the photo as a 10-foot wide backdrop for a tradeshow booth (10' x 10'). The viewing distance would be from 20 feet and under. The vendor ...
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what should be the size of illustrator file for a panaflex of 10*12 feet [duplicate]

I want to print a panaflex of 10*12 feet. how should I set the size so it is not pixelated when printed.
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What will be the appropriate resolution for designing panaflex of 5ft by 6ft [duplicate]

I am willing to know the appropriate resolution for making panaflex print of about 5ft by 6ft or higher as billboard print.
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How do I map Illustrator artwork on a sphere?

I am looking for help with creating spherical map similar to provided in picture: the 6 parts spherical map image setup (bent): I want to put together a promotional balloon vinyl,and I want to print ...
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Billboard Designing: Why design at higher resolution instead of the actual, lower print resolution?

Perhaps I haven't understood the concept of the "Scaling Workflow" and hence my confusion ... I checked out most of the Q&A for designing large format images on Photoshop (like for huge ...
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Large format pdf - can't save?

So I am building a 10' x 2' 300dpi sign for my buddies restaurant. I have never prepared anything that large for print (I'm mostly a web developer). I have my freaking huge psd, 120in by 24in, 300dpi, ...
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I can't Save Illustrator file as PDF

So I'm designing a 219" x 100" wall banner in Illustrator. Trying to save it as a PDF and keep getting an error box - "The dimensions of this page are out-of-range" I have no crop marks or tools ...
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Saving large PSD as JPG

I have a 180cm × 900cm document in 300dpi RGB 8-bit and I want to save it as a JPG, but when I try to "Save As", the only available choices are PSB, RAW and TIFF, why? I need it for overseas printing ...
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How do I move vector logo from Illustrator to Photoshop without losing resolution?

I am unable to move my vector logo from Illustrator to Photoshop without losing some resolution. It is going to be printed very large! Help! Here is a picture of the good... Here is a picture of the ...
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T-Shirt print resolution

I made some designs for T-Shirts and I want to print them. I want to know what's the best printing resolution for the best quality And what's the ideal type of printers should I use if I want to ...
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How can I enlarge an image with little to no pixelation?

I have an image that I need to enlarge to 84" wide and 72" tall. How can I do this with as little to no pixelation? Is it possible to do this in Corel Photo-Paint X6?
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How to design a basic banner with GIMP?

I am using GIMP. And I want to design a very basic banner to be printed 3m long. The design is as simple as it could be : it consists of one logo that I have in pdf format (was designed by a ...
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My printer is asking me for a huge jpeg that makes AI run out of memory. How do I fix that?

I require a 10ft x 10ft banner. My printer asked HI-resolution .jpeg file in actual size (1:1), but when I make the .jpeg file, pop up show I get an error of insufficient memory. How much memory is ...
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Which software is best to create banner/billboard? [closed]

Which software is best to design a large banner/billboard? I know how to use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign CS6, but have never done a project with large designs. Which one is better to use for ...
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Creating a banner with InDesign at scale or actual size

I am about to create a banner with InDesign and was wondering which size I should chose to do it. The printed banner would be 33 inches by 79 inches, but I was wondering if I should scale it down when ...
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Can I make these very large Illustrator files smaller? Can linked files be increasing the size?

I've been creating art for some very large wall graphics (approx. 23'x10') in Illustrator CC. I've been cutting the walls into 5 sections, creating separate files and laying out the art at half size ...
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Print Shop telling me file size is too big?

I work for a company that needed a 44x10ft banner to be printed through a print shop that was local. As "conscientious" as I was about file size. (using vectors, flattening images and going down to 1/...
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iPhone Screenshot Print Size

The current iPhone (non-plus models) have a screen resolution of 1334x750px. If I were to use one of these in a design, what physical printed size could I scale the screenshot to where the resolution ...
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Can just make or design the photo in 72dpi, and just change it to 300dpi later on? [duplicate]

:) I'm not a professional graphic designer or anything but I love making stuff on photoshop. I have a problem here with DPI & printing. I want to make a 24 " x 36" canvas for my friend's birthday ...

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