Lighthouse Printing LLC - Printing | Old Saybrook, CT

Phone: 860-388-2677


Serving the Lower CT River Valley and Shoreline


Your Local Source for Quality Printing

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file preparation

Print it Right the First Time - Useful Preparation Tips

Keep in mind various file preparation tips from Lighthouse Printing LLC that will help you ensure your files are ready for proofing and print.

Remember the step of 'Proofing'

Once your file is submitted, you will get a sample (proof) prior to printing. It's important that you thoroughly check this proof for content, spelling, and style before giving your approval to print. Choice of fonts is another aspect.


To ensure that your job prints correctly, please provide us with all the fonts used in your layout.


Get the color you want to see

The colors in your printed piece will not look exactly the way it looks on your computer monitor. Printing presses print full color images in CMYK (the primary colors of pigment - cyan, magenta, yellow, and black). Visit us to know more about the full color printing services.

Professional grade prints

Provide us all the linked graphics used in your layout. All graphics should be 300 dpi or above. Lower resolution images (72 dpi, for example) may look okay on your monitor, but will be fuzzy when printed using a press. We prefer graphic formats such as .eps, .pdf, .jpg, .tif, and .psd.

With over 60 years of combined experience in the business, we're always happy to help you.

Contact us today to know more about us and our various printing services.