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Poster Printing FAQ

Have a question about printing custom posters? Check out these poster printing FAQ and learn about our poster stock, coating and lamination options, installation options and more. Expand the sections below for each of our poster products.

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What sizes are available?

You can design custom Small Posters for online printing in our predetermined sizes or use custom dimensions, up to 27 inches wide and 19 inches long. When you enter your desired dimensions in the Finished Size fields on the product page, a notification will alert you if they are outside our parameters. In that case, you can request a Custom Quote or see our Large Posters.

What paper stock is available?

As a premium online printer, our custom poster printing is available in a wide selection of paper stocks, including coated, uncoated and recycled. Learn more: Small Format Paper Stocks, Coated Paper Stocks vs. Uncoated Paper Stocks, Recycled Paper Stocks

What paper weight should I use?

Custom posters are available in both text and cover weights. Text weights offer more flexibility and ensure your posters roll easily, while cover weights are more rigid and firm. Learn more: Text Weight vs. Cover Weight

Do you print double-sided on Small Posters?

Yes. You can print your own poster with black or full-color ink on the front, back or both. Just use the Printing on the Front and Printing on the Back dropdowns on the product page. Learn more: Black vs. Full-Color Printing

What coating and laminating options are there?

You can make your own poster with coating or laminate. We recommend coating to guard against moisture and scratches or laminate for even more protection from general wear and usage. We offer both gloss and matte finishes, plus the velvety Soft Touch laminate. Learn more: UV Coating vs. Laminate, Printing with UV Coating, Soft Touch Laminate

Can I create posters with multiple designs in the same order?

Yes. With our Versions feature, you can print various designs to differ content on multiple posters in one order. Our online printing services require your posters be the same size, stock and finish but your designs and content can change as much as you like. Learn more: Versions

How do my posters ship?

Our posters ship to you flat.

What installation options are available? Do you offer mounting or framing?

If you’d like adhesives, mounting or framing, please request a Custom Quote.

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What sizes are available?

You can design Large Posters for online printing in custom dimensions, up to 56-1/2 inches wide and 150 feet long. When you enter your desired dimensions in the Finished Size fields on the product page, a notification will alert you if they are outside our parameters. In that case, you can request a Custom Quote.

If you’d like to design posters with smaller dimensions, see our Small Posters.

What paper stock is available?

We offer custom poster printing on bright white poster paper. It features a heavy 8 mil weight and is water- and scratch-resistant.

Do you print double-sided on Large Posters?

No. If you’d like double-sided printing, check out our Cardstock Signs for a similar look and feel to Large Posters.

What coating and laminating options are there?

As a premium online printer, we offer the best grade polyester laminates. You can make your own poster with laminate on the front and back:

  • Gloss – Makes colors pop, adds visual depth to the image.
  • Matte – Reduces glare and reflections, great for high-light environments.
  • Luster – Not as reflective as gloss, provides great depth of imagery.
  • Dry Erase – Perfect for making your own dry erase board.

Can I create posters with multiple designs in the same order?

Yes. With our Versions feature, you can print various designs to differ content on multiple posters in one order. Our online printing services require your posters be the same size, mounting substrate and finish but your designs and content can change as much as you like. Learn more: Versions

How do my posters ship?

This will depend on size, material and quantity of your poster order. They may be shipped flat, in tubes, boxes, on pallets, etc.

What installation options are available? Do you offer mounting or framing?

We offer hook and loop tape, hook only, magnet tape and foam tape options for easy installation. Find them under “Finishing” on the product page.

You can print your own poster and have it mounted on either foamcore or expanded PVC board. Find these options in the Mount Substrate dropdown on the product page. Learn more: Banner Materials & Sign Substrates

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