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Materials

We offer a variety of print media. Choose one that works best for your needs. Specialty materials require a longer turnaround time than the standard materials and may not be available during peak times (April – June).

Regular Materials
  • Semi Gloss
    • Premium, luster-finish paper
    • Brighter colors and deeper blacks than matte finish
    • Gives more ‘pop’ to photos than matte, travel fabric or bond
    • Long lasting inks: 1 to 2 years under indoor lighting
    • Durable with ordinary care
    • Accepts heavy solid colors without paper ‘cockle’ (rippling)
    • Can be laminated and/or mounted
    • Most widely used for poster presentations
    • Moderate cost
  • Travel Fabric
    • Pack in your luggage, iron out wrinkles later
    • Bright colors (though details in dark areas not as clear)
    • Accepts heavy ink in most cases
    • Durable, will not tear
    • Fades in about 6 to 12 months
    • Size limit of 40″ max on one side
    • Cannot be laminated or mounted
    • Cannot be grommeted
    • Widely used for poster presentations out of town
    • A little more expensive than semi-gloss
  • Matte/Bond
    • Heavyweight matte finish
    • Bright base for maximum color gamut
    • Best for light ink coverage
    • Fade resistant inks: 6 to 12 months under indoor lighting
    • Does not accepts heavy solid colors without slight paper ‘cockle’ (rippling)
    • Can be laminated and/or mounted
Specialty Materials

Most of these materials are best used for signage and banners–including outdoors. Some can be laminated for greater durability and protection of inks.

Tyvek®

  • Indoor or outdoor banners
  • Very high tear resistance
  • Non-glare matte finish
  • Very water resistant after 24 hour drying time
  • Can be laminated
  • Can be grommeted

Polypropylene

  • Indoor or outdoor banners
  • Smooth printing surface
  • Bright colors and deep blacks
  • Very durable and fade resistant
  • Water resistant
  • Can be laminated
  • Can be grommeted

Peel and Stick

  • Repositionable adhesive is safe for painted walls, glass, plastic, metal, and wood
  • Can be repositioned multiple times
  • Durable and fade resistant
  • Simple installation
  • Can be laminated
  • Up to 40″ wide – call if wider is needed
  • Request Peel & Stick Post or Sign Installation