Please remember that your print data always has a bleed of 3 mm on each side to
avoid white areas on your printed product. This means that background images and
graphics should always be created 3 mm more than the actual format. Print data in
open format is accordingly 6mm wider and higher than the actual format. For
example, for A4 the size including bleed is 303 x 216 mm.
If this is not the case, there may be minimal deviations that lead to white margins
due to machine-dependent interface tolerances.
Equally important design elements and fonts should be placed at least 3 mm from
the final format (without bleed), and frames should not be used as boundary in the
For more information, please see our artwork instructions