Large Format Printing – Top Tips to Get the Best Quality Prints

Large format printing can often cause problems for one reason or another, but the ultimate goal of our printing services is to deliver top quality print regardless of the size and effectively address any printing requirements that you have. In order to reduce the problems associated with printing in large formats, we have put together a list of useful hints and tips to ensure that your printing work is completed effortlessly. As with any service, always speak to the company about the process; find out what equipment will be used and ask about turnaround times. Also determine the quality of the end product, requesting samples or speak to previous customers to obtain their experiences of using the business. When it comes to the actual document, particularly for large scale printing, it is always advised that you allow for the non-printable area in the margins. This is often a common mistake and one which can have a significant impact on the end result.

Once you have collated the content for your printing project it is always advised to save it as a PDF. When saved in this format you can easily see whether there are any issues with formatting or low resolution images for example. Another useful tip is to optimise the document as much as possible which will result in reduced printing times. Printing a photo or document in large print often presents a variety of issues many of which you will have never event thought of. Large scale printing can be found on banners, boards, graphics and posters to name a few. Although the purpose of these are different, the way in which they are created is often the same. Banner printing documents are usually created in order to raise awareness of a product, service or business and are commonly used for retail businesses advertising a new product or making an announcement such as the launch of a new store.

Effective Banner Printing

When designing your document such as poster printing UK ensure that if it includes text, this is kept brief and clear to read. Emphasise key messages using larger fonts to make them stand out and add impact. Always read the content for placement on your finished product and run it through a spell check to pick up any inadvertent mistakes as Any spelling error will look much worse when printed in a large format. It is also advised to design the document at the same size it will be printed where practicable of course rather than creating a smaller version and then printing the correct size later on. This will ensure that if pictures or text appear pixelated it is easier to correct at this stage. If you are including images in your large printing projects it is important to check that they are of high quality and adequate resolution. The last thing you want is a blurry image when the final product is printed.

Maybe you have completed a large format print project before and you were not happy with the results, or perhaps you have tried large printing yourself with little success. Here at Printpal London we are specialists in all of your print requirements, delivering fast and convenient printing services which enable you to convey your company message however large it needs to be. Our large printing projects also include the design work, so you can rest assured that your printing tasks will be completed on time and to an exceptionally high standard. We specialise in the development of banners and signage, presentation information including charts and graphs and oversized photographs. Regardless of the purpose for your printing, we will ensure that it is customized to suit the occasion. What’s more, we also offer comprehensive design services so if you need a large scale printing project completing for a trade show, exhibition or other event, we have the specialist knowledge, skills and printing equipment to help.

We fully understand the importance of getting your marketing material right first time and large printing is no exception. Once you have commissioned us to complete the work for you, you will be assigned a dedicated design and print specialist who will manage the entire process from start to finish. If you have a design already prepared, just send it to us and we will finish the rest of the process with top quality printing. Need something printed in black and white? No problem. Whether you require full colour prints or black and white we will work with you to address all of your requirements. Using the latest technology, paper types, laminating or mounting if required, we can deliver a top quality large format printing project which is second to none. Contact us today to see how we can address all of your printing requirements.