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Poster Printing

Poster printing offers an impactful way of attracting attention to products and services. Whether it's highlighting offers or promoting ongoing services, a well-designed poster can raise awareness and convey information effectively to achieve its intended purpose.

At Cheap as Prints, our goal is to provide exceptional value to our customers by offering a wide range of poster printing services at affordable prices. Our extensive selection includes various poster sizes, allowing you to choose the perfect fit for your needs.

Additionally, we understand the importance of customisation, which is why we offer the option of custom sizes, ensuring that your posters are tailored precisely to your specifications.

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Poster Printing from Cheap as Prints

Poster printing is a dynamic medium that serves a multitude of purposes, ranging from promoting products to educating, inspiring, and raising awareness. Its high impact lies in its ability to capture attention swiftly with bold graphics, vivid colours, and concise messaging. When utilised for product promotion, posters become powerful tools to showcase features, benefits and aesthetics, enticing potential customers and driving sales. Whether displayed in shop fronts, trade shows, or public spaces, posters can effectively communicate brand identity and key selling points.

Additionally, posters play a pivotal role in education by condensing complex information into visually digestible formats. In classrooms, lecture halls and educational institutions, posters serve as visual aids, reinforcing learning objectives and enhancing retention through memorable imagery and concise text. Similarly, in public health campaigns, posters become crucial in raising awareness about important issues such as disease prevention, environmental conservation and social justice.

Through persuasive visuals and compelling messaging, posters have the power to inspire action, mobilise communities and effect positive change on a local or wider spectrum. Whether hung on bulletin boards, community centres, or street corners, posters serve as catalysts for dialogue, engagement and collective action.

Not convinced that a poster is the right display for your requirement? Why not check our other alternative banner printed products such as pvc bannersroller bannersx-bannersl-banners, or banner frames? We also provide a wide range of other large format printing products including pop-up displays, and signage.

Poster Printing FAQ’s

Poster sizes can vary depending on the purpose and venue. Popular sizes include A3, A2 and A1. Larger sizes like A0 are also used for more significant impact.

The choice of paper depends on your budget, desired finish and the purpose of your poster. Popular options include gloss and silk finishes. Gloss paper offers a shiny, reflective surface, while silk paper offers reduced glare, providing a more understated look.

Set up your design with a bleed area (extra space around the edges of your design) and include crop marks for trimming. Keep important content within the safe zone to avoid it being cut off during printing.

The preferred file format for printing is a high-resolution PDF (Portable Document Format). PDFs ensure that all fonts, images, and graphics are embedded and maintain their quality when printed.

Use eye-catching visuals, concise and compelling messaging with a clear hierarchy of information. Experiment with typography, colour and layout to create a visually engaging design that effectively communicates your message.

For optimal print quality, images should typically be at least 300 dots per inch (dpi) at the size they will be printed. This ensures the end result appears crisp and clear when printed at full size.

When selecting a colour scheme, consider the purpose and message of your poster. You can use colour psychology to evoke specific emotions or choose colours that align with your brand or topic. Additionally, ensure there is enough contrast between the text and background colours for readability.

Choose fonts that are legible and appropriate for your poster’s content. Avoid using too many different fonts as it can make the design appear cluttered. Generally, a combination of a bold font for headings and a clean, easy-to-read font for body text works well.

Use CMYK colour mode in your design software, as this mode is specifically optimised for print.

Consider your target audience and choose locations where they are likely to see your posters, such as community centres, cafes, libraries or event venues. Get permission if necessary and ensure your posters comply with any local regulations regarding advertising.

Posters can be displayed using various methods, including framing, mounting on foam board, using poster hangers or simply attaching them to a wall with adhesive or pins.

Posters are generally designed for one-time use, however careful handling and storage can allow for reuse in different events or settings.

Depending on the material and finish, posters can be wiped down with a soft, damp cloth to remove dust or dirt.