del arte lofts Friends and colleagues gathered to applaud worthy winners across seven categories – and recognise the creativity and dedication which underpin the whole sector’s contribution to the economy, to society and to customers, staff and stakeholders. PDF: Stands for Portable Document Format which is used mainly for documents. PDF file format preserves fonts, page layout, and also other document information and will be imported into Photoshop for editing. PDF files are platform independent, meaning almost any computer OS can be used when opening them. PDF files aren't used in Photoshop for creating artwork.