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Web Offset (SWOP)
Publication trim size 8 1/2" x 11"


Space                        Bleed                    Non-Bleed          Trim         Live
Spread                      18" x 11 1/2"         17" x 11"            N/A         16 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Full Page/Cover            9" x 11 1/2"           8 1/2" x 11"      N/A           8" x 10 1/2"

For all Run of Magazine, please contact Troy McMillion, (732) 699-0020, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for specifications and shipping instructions.
SAFETY: All live matter must be 1/4 inch from trim on all sides.
GUTTER SAFETY: 1/8 inch on each side (total 1/4 inch).
Minimum size knockout type should be 8 point.



•    PDF/X-1a submissions via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
- OR -
•    PDF/X-1a on a CD-ROM with a certified SWOP3 supplied proof to:
MAP Moda Magazine
20 Summershade Circle
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Attn: Troy McMillion


Issue date, advertiser name, contact name and telephone number.


•    PDF/X-1a
•    No application files will be accepted.

The PDF/X-1a files must have:

•    All fonts MUST be embedded (True Type fonts can not be used for Printing).
•    The color space must be CMYK or Grayscale. No RGB, LAB or embedded color profiles (such as ICC profiles).
•    All PMS colors MUST be converted to CMYK. No files with PMS colors will be accepted without prior notification.
•    OPI MUST NEVER be included in the file
•    Resolution: 300 dpi
•    All full page ads should be centered on a Trim Size Document and have marks indicating trim and bleed. All marks must be outside the trim size document.
•    Maximum ink density: 300 total


•    Preferred proof is Epson, running color managed SWOP 3 profiles, on type 3 substrate.
•    Kodak Approval, running color managed SWOP 3 profiles, on Somerset 100# or higher substrate.
•    All proofs must include the IDEAlliance Color Control Bar (to download color strip go to hot downloads at
•    All proofs should have clear identification indicating the type of proof it is, and the name, address and phone number of the prepress service provider.
In compliance with MAP Publishing policy, you are required to submit a SWOP 3 certified proof. By choosing not to supply a SWOP certified proof with this ad submission the color reproduction of the ad will be based on industry standard best practices to achieve as accurate color as possible from the supplied digital file. If you do not supply a SWOP certified proof, a laser content proof will be required. Failure to submit a laser proof may jeopardize the final content within your ad.


The original proof and an archived copy of the digital ad file will be kept for 18 months after printing.


Materials are due at ad close.
For extensions, please contact MAP Moda.

If you have any questions, please call Troy McMillion at (732) 699-0020, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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