Graphic Elements for Print

This bundle includes UW–Madison brand graphic elements. The graphic element files are available in CMYK color mode at a resolution of 300 DPI for print use.

Variety of graphics on light gray background
Box folder containing graphic elements in AI format

How to use UW–Madison graphic elements

File format: Adobe Illustrator (AI)

  • Can only be opened with Adobe Illustrator or, if saved back to older versions, can be opened in FreeHand or CorelDRAW
  • Can have a transparent background
  • Is vector-based, so can be resized to any dimension without losing image quality

What will happen if I use the wrong files for my project?

Using RGB/72 PPI files meant for digital spaces for print projects will cause graphics to look blurry or fuzzy in print because they are low resolution. You will also get unexpected colors back from the printer.