Material Specifications, Artwork Design

Material Specifications

Artwork Design Process

If you don’t have your own artwork, we provide a free design and photography service for your first advertisement.

  • Please submit your completed booking form to us.
  • Email: and copy
  • Our graphic designer will be in contact with you promptly after your booking is confirmed to request your content. (You are also welcome to submit your content, images and instructions and copy
  • Format of your material: Typed email text or Microsoft Word format preferred for content/information, images to be supplied as high resolution JPEG files (images embedded in a Microsoft Word file or similar format will not be accepted).
  • Please liaise with our graphic designer should you wish to use our photography service to schedule a time.
  • We also offer a stock photography purchase service for your convenience, please enquire with our graphic designer.
  • Future minor changes to your artwork are provided free of charge (substantial artwork changes will be charged at an hourly design rate). Please email to request future changes.


Print Ready Artwork

We welcome advertising artwork provided by clients, prepared to our specifications below.

Finished artwork to be emailed to

PDF preferred (other formats may be accepted, but will not include Word or Publisher files).

Files should be saved as CMYK colour format, all fonts outlined and artwork flattened.

Where a bleed is required (full page only), artwork should also include a 10mm ‘safe area’ to allow for page gutter.

Magazine Specifications

Full Page: 320mm (h) x 240mm (w) Plus bleed: 5mm

Half Page: 145mm (h) x 216mm (w) No bleed

Third Page: 94mm (h) x 216mm (w) No bleed

Quarter Page Vertical: 145mm (h) x 105mm (w) No bleed

Quarter Page Horizontal: 70mm (h) x 216mm (w) No bleed

Eighth Page: 70mm (h) x 105mm (w) No bleed