Professional Figure Service (pfs) is a figure creation and editing service for researchers in the biomedical and life sciences.
The value of an article is greatly enhanced by visually effective figures: graphs and charts, photographs, diagrams, graphical abstracts, etc. Such figures must also comply with journal style (format, layout, resolution, size, etc.), which differ from journal to journal. We know first-hand how time-consuming and laborious it is to produce effective illustrations that comply with all requirements.
We strive to assist researchers with the production of high-quality figures that effectively convey their intended meaning. We use state-of-the-art designs consistent with the latest research (e.g., color selections as recommended for people with color blindness), and ensure compliance with journal requirements.
We offer our clients optimization of existing figures, including formatting, layout, resolution, lettering, spacing, scaling, color selection and adjustment, file transformation, file controlling, consulting, and reorganization of complex multi-panel artwork, based on draft drawings and instructions. We can also work with you to prepare new illustrations from your instructions, data tables and photographs.
Whichever service you choose from us, you will receive publication-ready figure files.
We accept the following file types for formatting and preparation of figures and tables:
- AI, AIT (Adobe Illustrator)
- CDR (Corel Draw)
- DOC, DOCX (Microsoft Word)
- EPS, JPG, PNG, TIFF, (Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, etc.)
- PPT, PPTX (Microsoft PowerPoint)
- PSD, PDD (Adobe Photoshop)
- RAW (Adobe Photoshop, etc.)
- XLS, XLSX (Microsoft Excel)