The Guardian's Clearing Guide Magazine

United Kingdom (National)

  • Specification: MagazineAds_1v4 (by GWG)
  • PDF Standard: PDF/X-1a:2001
  • Crop Marks: Not Allowed for ads with bleed
    • Binding: Saddle stitch

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The Guardian's Clearing Guide Display Sizes



Colour Profile
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The Guardian’s Clearing Guide Magazine: Friday 12pm 1 week before the issue date

  • Full page

    Trim: W 267mm x H 338mm

    Bleed: W 277mm x H 348mm 5mm all round

    Type: W 237mm x H 308mm

  • Half double page spread Type: W 508mm x H 150mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Half page horizontal Type: W 237mm x H 150mm

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