5 bottom-line tips for poster printing

5 Bottom-line Tips For Poster Printing

5 bottom-line tips for poster printing
5 Bottom-line Tips for Poster Printing

 

If you’re thinking of doing a run of posters for a campaign, party, gig or simply to adorn your own walls with, so there is top lined guide to how to print a poster.

  1. Work in CMYK Rather than RGB: if you’re producing your own poster designs with the intention of taking these to a poster printing shop then make sure you’re working in a MCYK colour space rather than RGB.
  2. Converting to CMYK: Don’t forget to convert your designs to CMYK format, it is supported world-widely; failing will lead you a blurred image in poster. Although, the RDG colour space has a greater array of colours than CMYK
  3. Set the right resolution: When resolutions are too low the end results can be a blurred and pixelated poster. So print the files with high resolution.
  4. Set the Right Size for Poster Printing: Popular poster printing sizes are A2 (594mm x 4200mm), A3 (420mm x 297mm) and A4 (297mm x 210mm)
  5. How to Supply Your Files: Supply your print files in the PDF format (print resolution at 300ppi) or tiffs with no compression at the same dpi. You can send jpegs if they’re high resolutions enough.

Source: http://visual.ly/5-bottom-lines-tips-poster-printing

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