Ad Specs Print

Acceptable File Formats

Organic Spa Magazine accepts advertising only in PDF/X1a format. Only one ad per file. All of the high-resolution images and fonts must be included when the Postscript file is saved. We recommend the use of Type 1 fonts—no font substitutions are allowed. Images must be SWOP (CMYK or Grayscale) TIFF or EPS format between 200 and 400 dpi. Total area density should not exceed SWOP standard 300% TAC. Images should be CMYK or grayscale only. Do not nest EPS files into other EPS files. Do not embed ICC profiles within images. Do not embed OPI information in files. All required image trapping must be included in the file. The file must be right reading, portrait mode, 100% size, no rotations. All spot colors must be converted to CMYK. We do not recommend the use of JPEG compression. Artwork is subject to have a .5pt black border added if needed.

Note: The use of Organic Spa Media, LTD and related images, logos, content within advertising or advertiser landing pages are not allowed without direct written approval from Organic Spa Media, LTDOrganic Spa Media, LTD reserves the right to reject any creative that does not follow OSM specs. Advertisers that do not meet the material requirements may be charged for production costs incurred; including ad modification and conversion to required file formats.


Ad Sizes Available

Size Trim Size Bleed Size
Page trim size 8.25”w x 11.6875”h
1 page bleed 8.25”w x 11.6875”h 8.5”w x 11.9375”h
1 page non-bleed 7.25”w x 10.6875”h
2 page spread 16.5”w x 11.6875”h 16.75”w x 11.9375”h
2/3 vertical 4.8”w x 10.6875”h
1/2 vertical 3.5625”w x 9.875”h
1/2 horizontal 7.25”w x 5.34”h
1/3 vertical 2.4”w x 10.6875”h
1/3 square 4.75”w x 4.75”h
1/4 page square 3.54”w x 5.34”h

Refer to our Submission Schedule


Print Ad Submission
Organic Spa Media, LTD requests that all print advertising art be uploaded to our dropbox through your web browser. Submission Dropbox:

Note: Please do not change your browser window while files are uploading. It is important that you wait for the confirmation page stating receipt of your file.


For more information and technical questions please contact
Jen Gomez, Art Director
440-331-5750 x104