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Large Format Vs Small Format | Signage 101

Have you ever wondered about the differences in small and large print materials? You see it all all the time—whether it be the flyers posted on the office refrigerator or one of the many billboards you pass on an almost daily basis. What is large format, what is small format and how do these worlds differ from each other?

We’ll answer what large format and small format printing are and give you ideas and examples to help you know where to start on your print project.

Large format (wide format) printing includes any printed medium between 18” and 100” wide. Prints that are more than 100” wide are called super wide or grand format. Small format printing includes everything from standard copy paper printing to personal printing devices to large quantity printing through industrial printers but at small sizes than large format printing.

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Signage 101 — What Are Standoffs?

One of the most professional ways to hang a sign in a business setting is to use standoffs. First impressions are important to guests and customers. Having a clean, elegant finish to your sign sends an unspoken message of trust, and pride in what you do.  As a visitor to a restaurant, an office, or a public building, you might not notice exactly how a sign is hanged, but it’s the small details that make all the difference in how a sign looks and feels.

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Alternative Trade Show Display Uses

The use of trade show displays extends far beyond the typical 10’x10’ showroom booth. In fact, the category of trade show display can be misleading; these displays are functional for a variety of purposes, no matter the size of your business or what industry you’re in. Indoor or outdoor use (and everything in between), these displays can be used as photography backdrops, retail displays, point of purchase signage, wedding decor and backdrops and much, much more. Check out some of the alternative uses of these displays in our list below!

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Signage 101 – Banner Finishing Options

Banners are some of the most versatile and well-known signage used by both businesses and consumers. Their versatility is derived from the finishing options available, allowing for a range of display accessories to be used. These finishing options add functionality, durability, and ease of display to help you get the most out of your banner! We’ll take a look at the most common banner options available for vinyl banners, fabric banners, and mesh banners. If you’re already an expert on banner options, go ahead and click here to jump to the summary chart!

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