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please direct all advertising and media kit inquiries to: sean cullinane

please direct all marketing inquiries to: lauren cohen

new york account managers:
julie humeas
lynsey hossman
andrew haynes
allison stock
northwest sales: scot bondlow
partnerships and events director: kristin welton
director, integrated campaign management: lauren cohen
director, ad sales marketing: justin reis
marketing coordinator: catherine rardin

NYLON magazine ad specs


Perfect bound


We accept CD / DVD with all files, plus a full size color correct proof.* -or- email files (with correct naming - see below) to, as well as mailing a full size color correct proof.*

*All ads must ahve a full size color correct SWOP-certified color correct proof provided, or else NYLON cannot guarantee reporoduction quality or placement.

naming files

Please name your files the following:
Name of company + date of issue + nylon
Example: ddknyad.4.06.nylon

acceptable formats

Mac/PC platform applications HI Res PDF at 100%, 300dpi inDesign file photoshop document Illustrator eps
WE DO NOT ACCEPT MS PUBLISHER, MS WORD, FREEHAND, or QUARKXPRESS Please include with inDesign an Illustrator eps files:

  1. Document file collected for output
  2. Fonts (screen and printer)
  3. Images at 100%, 300 dpi

Please make sure that all images supplied are not RGB or LZW compressed. They must be at least 300 dpi. They must be CMYK. B&W images must be specified; grayscale, bit-mapped, or 4/c B&W.
No spot PMS colors can be printed with out further expense, and advance notification about which PMS color will be printed. Otherwise please provide all files in CMYK.
Page sizes are as follows:

page trim sizes

9" x 10 3/4"


1/8" for all bleed areas the following specs include bleed:
Spread.................... 18 1/4" wide x 11" high
Full Page................. 9 1/4" wide x 11" high
1/2 Page Horiz....... 9 1/4" wide x 5 5/8" high
1/2 Page Vert.......... 4 3/4" wide x 11" high
1/4 Page.................. 9 1/4" wide x 11" high
1/2 Page.................. 9 1/4" wide x 11" high

non bleed

Full Page ................ 8 1/4" wide x 10" high 1/2 Page Horiz........... 8 1/4" wide x 4 5/8" high 1/2 Page Vert.............. 3 3/4" wide 10" high

gatefold specs

FC & IFC: 8 3/4" OSG & ISG: 8 1/2" ROB: image 8 1/2" with 1/2" white border on far right-hand side - so that the total page dimension is 9" please provide the files in the following set-up:
OSG: single page (8 1/2")
ISG/IFC spread (8 1/2" + 8 3/4" = 17 1/4")
ROB: single page (9")

live area/gutter safety

All type and images not intended to be cut off should be placed 3/8" in from all trim edges and gutter, i.e. live area for a full page bleed ad is: 8 1/4" x 10"

if above specifications and requirements are not met, NYLON will not guarantee reproduciton. All advertising materials will be destroyed by Publisher after twelve months unless return is requested in writing.

send packages to

NYLON 110 Greene Street, Suite 600
New York, NY 10012
Attn: Ad Department
p: 212.226.6454
f: 212.225.7738

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NYLON digital ad specs

Digital ad specifications are being drafted.
In the meantime please direct all digital advertising inquiries to: sean cullinane

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