Layout Guides: Flyers

How to use these guides

When you are laying out artwork for commercial printing, size and position are very important. If you already read our article on Bleeds, Trim and Safety Margins, then you have an idea of some of the considerations required to make the printing process a successful effort. These guides are meant to help you visualize how your layout will interface with our workflow.

There are several formats for you to choose from: if you use Adobe Illustrator or InDesign to layout your artwork, we have files that you can simply just open into those programs that you can then save as your version format. They are already built to the correct trim size with the proper bleed and minimum margin settings… so they are very easy to use. For other vector programs there is an EPS file, and then standard JPEG and PDF formats for everything else.

These last files should be placed in your working file behind your artwork to guide your layout. You must be careful not to shrink or otherwise alter their size as you work, and be sure to delete them before submitting your work. As always, our goal is to make your print run as successful as possible, so if you have questions or problems using these guides, please call our Customer Support Specialists at 909-825-6970 or email support@wirzco.com.


Standard Flyer, Large, Horizontal

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These are standard letter-size, horizontal and can be used for one or two-sided flyers.

Finished size: 11 x 8.5 inches,
Front or Back

File formats:

Adobe Illustrator (AI)
Encapsulated Postscript (EPS)
Adobe InDesign (IDML)
Standard Image (JPG)
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)


Standard Flyer, Large, Vertical

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These are standard letter-size, vertical and can be used for one or two-sided flyers.

Finished size: 8.5 x 11 inches,
Front or Back

File formats:

Adobe Illustrator (AI)
Encapsulated Postscript (EPS)
Adobe InDesign (IDML)
Standard Image (JPG)
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)


Standard Flyer, Small, Horizontal

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These are half-letter-size, horizontal and can be used for one or two-sided flyers.

Finished size: 8.5 x 5.5 inches,
Front or Back

File formats:

Adobe Illustrator (AI)
Encapsulated Postscript (EPS)
Adobe InDesign (IDML)
Standard Image (JPG)
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)


Standard Flyer, Small, Vertical

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These are half-letter-size, vertical and can be used for one or two-sided flyers.

Finished size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches,
Front or Back

File formats:

Adobe Illustrator (AI)
Encapsulated Postscript (EPS)
Adobe InDesign (IDML)
Standard Image (JPG)
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)


Further Information

Did you find this article helpful? You can always call 909-825-6970 and ask us questions about printing and file preparation. Simply ask to speak with a Customer Support Specialist or any of our Graphic Support people, or email us at support@wirzco.com. We want to make your print experience with Wirz & Company Printing a satisfying and successful one.

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