GQ

United Kingdom (National)

Preparing Files

Create a PDF to this specification:

Specification: MagazineAds_1v4 (by GWG)
PDF Standard: PDF/X-1a:2001
Crop Marks: Required for ads with bleed
Binding: Perfect binding

Convert to CMYK using these settings:

Text & Covers: ISO Coated v2 300% (ECI) [download] (FOGRA39L Max TAC 300)

Notes


Call the team at Specle at any point if you need help on +44 (0) 207 871 3555 or email support@specle.net


From 1st July 2014 all Condé Nast UK advertising – print, tablet and mobile – must be submitted via Condé Nast’s free ad portal at adportal.condenast.co.uk

This is a mandatory requirement. No ads will be accepted via any other route.

For GQ print ad copy dates, technical and insert specifications and guidelines on how to create a print PDF to PPA specifications please see left and click below.

Condé Nast Technical Specifications

GQ Insert Specifications

PDF Guidelines

Additional PDF Information

When sending hard copy proofs by post or courier to Condé Nast please don’t forget to include the name of the publication eg GQ in the first line of the address.

If a final print PDF file and hard copy proof are not supplied to Condé Nast specifications with a copy instruction then NO responsibility will be accepted by Condé Nast for the final printed result.

For any other information please contact Condé Nast’s Production Department on 020 7152 3826.

Display Fixed Sizes

Live matter & type safety: Allow 10mm from trim and 13mm from bleed

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Spread

Trim: W 440mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 446mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Type: W 420mm x H 265mm

Each page must be supplied as a separate file
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Full Page

Trim: W 220mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 226mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Type: W 200mm x H 265mm

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1/2 Horizontal

Trim: W 220mm x H 140mm

Bleed: W 226mm x H 146mm

3mm all round

Type: W 200mm x H 130mm

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1/2 Vertical

Trim: W 108mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 114mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Type: W 98mm x H 265mm

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1/4 Squared type

Type: W 98mm x H 130mm

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1/4 Vertical Type

Type: W 48mm x H 265mm

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Left Hand Gatefold

Live matter & type safety: Allow 10mm from trim and 13mm from bleed

For more information on Gatefold specifications, please click here

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Flap + Left Hand Page

Trim: W 426mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 432mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Must be supplied as one file (not as separate pages)

Flap – Width 209 mm
Left Hand Page – Width 217 mm

For a clear diagram please click here

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Right Hand Page

Trim: W 220mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 226mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Type: W 200mm x H 265mm

PLEASE NOTE THE WIDTH OF THE IMAGE ON THE FIRST PAGE OF TEXT WILL MEASURE 215MM.

THIS WILL ALLOW FOR A 5MM BLANK STRIP TO BE INSERTED ON THE FORE EDGE.

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Outside Flap

Trim: W 209mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 215mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

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Left Hand Roll Fold

Live matter & type safety: Allow 10mm from trim and 13mm from bleed

For more information on Gatefold specifications, please click here

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Flap 1 + Flap 2 + Left Hand Page

Trim: W 632mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 638mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Must be supplied as one file (not as separate pages)

Flap 1 – Width 206 mm
Flap 2 – Width 209 mm
Left Hand Page – Width 217 mm

For a clear diagram please click here

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Right Hand Page

Trim: W 220mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 226mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Type: W 200mm x H 265mm

PLEASE NOTE THE WIDTH OF THE IMAGE ON THE FIRST PAGE OF TEXT WILL MEASURE 215MM.

THIS WILL ALLOW FOR A 5MM BLANK STRIP TO BE INSERTED ON THE FORE EDGE.

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Right Hand Gatefold

Live matter & type safety: Allow 10mm from trim and 13mm from bleed

For more information on Gatefold specifications, please click here

Send Ad

Right Hand Page + Flap

Trim: W 426mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 432mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Must be supplied as one file (not as separate pages)

Right Hand Page – Width 217 mm
Flap – Width 209 mm

For a clear diagram please click here

Send Ad

Left Hand Page

Trim: W 220mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 226mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Type: W 200mm x H 265mm

PLEASE NOTE THE WIDTH OF THE IMAGE ON THE LAST PAGE OF TEXT WILL MEASURE 215MM.

THIS WILL ALLOW FOR A 5MM BLANK STRIP TO BE INSERTED ON THE FORE EDGE.

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Send Ad

Outside Flap

Trim: W 209mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 215mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

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Right Hand Roll Fold

Live matter & type safety: Allow 10mm from trim and 13mm from bleed

For more information on Gatefold specifications, please click here

Send Ad

Right Hand Page + Flap 2 + Flap 1

Trim: W 632mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 638mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Must be supplied as one file (not as separate pages)

Right Hand Page – Width 217 mm
Flap 2 – Width 209 mm
Flap 1 – Width 206 mm

For a clear diagram please click here

Send Ad

Left Hand Page

Trim: W 220mm x H 285mm

Bleed: W 226mm x H 291mm

3mm all round

Type: W 200mm x H 265mm

PLEASE NOTE THE WIDTH OF THE IMAGE ON THE LAST PAGE OF TEXT WILL MEASURE 215MM.

THIS WILL ALLOW FOR A 5MM BLANK STRIP TO BE INSERTED ON THE FORE EDGE.

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