What Is “Bleed”?

Bleed is the allowable amount of image that is needed to ensure when cutting to final size, that any artwork intended to flow off the finished edge of your piece trims correctly. A bleed Image will be extended outside the trim lines or “crop marks” in your PDF. When making your PDF there will be the option to “include marks and bleed”. All the files should have 12 to 15 mm bleed on all sides.