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Posters have been displayed in public places all over the world for hundreds of years. They’re designed to attract the attention of passers-by, making us aware of a viewpoint, enticing us to attend specific events, or encourage us to purchase a particular product or service. Must-see promos. Major exhibitions. Stunning photos. Can’t-miss sales. Showcase them all with a visually striking poster print. With Gold Image Printing, you can order a full color printed poster on 8 mil Premium Photo paper, in either High Gloss Luster Photo or Matte Solvent Luster Photo. We can also laminate your design and create custom sizes so rest assured that your posters will make a memorable impact. 

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Check out the top poster print sizes and see what’s the perfect fit for your custom project.

 

US Size
(Inches)
Euro Size
(Millimeters)
Quantity Print Process Paper Option
8.5 x 11in 215.9 x 279.4mm 1 - 250  Digital  Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    250 - 10m Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
11 x 17in 279.4 x 431.8mm 1 - 250  Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    250 - 10m Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
12 x 18in 304.8 x 457.2mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
16 x 20in  406.4  x  508mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset  Text Stock, Cover Stock
18 x 24in  457.2 x 609.6mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
19 x 27in  482.6 x 685.8mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
20 x 30in 508 x 762mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
22 x 28in 558.8 x 711.2mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
22 x 34in 558.8 x 863.6mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
24 x 36in 609.6 x 914.4mm 1 - 100 Digital  Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
27 x 40in 685.8 x 1016mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
40 x 60in 1016 x 1524mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
46 x 67in 1168 x 1702mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
48 x 36in 1219.2 x 914.4mm 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 10mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
Custom Size Custom Size 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 1mil. Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
Euro Size
(Millimeters)
U.S. Size
(Inches)
Quantity Print Process Paper Options
A4 - 210 x 297mm 8.3 x 11.7in 1 - 250 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl 
    250 - 1m Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
A3 - 297 x 420mm 11.7 x 16.5in 1 - 250 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl 
    250 - 1m Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
A2 - 420 x 594mm 16.5 x 23.4in 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl 
    100 - 1m Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
A1 - 594 x 841mm 23.4 x 33.1in 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl 
    100 - 1m Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
A0 - 841 x 1189mm 33.1 x 46.8in 1 - 100 Digital  Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl 
    100 - 1m Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
2A0 - 1189 x 1682mm 46.8 x 66.2in 1 - 100 Digital Text Stock, Cover Stock, Foam Boards, PVC, Styrene, Vinyl
    100 - 1m Bulk Offset Text Stock, Cover Stock
Standard Poster Sizes

8.5" x 11" (Letter-Size)

Commonly known as “poster flyers” or “A4-sized”, this is the smallest standard poster size and can be used for announcements or advertisements with limited spaces. Letter-sized posters are often found on community bulletin boards, art galleries, and street posts. This size is great for sending announcements, communicating information, posting company policies, providing schedules and more. If you are creating a poster in this size, keep in mind the size of your design elements and the text you use to avoid making it too small to read or see. Stick to a simple message with clear imagery and concise language.

Letter Size Poster Printing

11" x 17" (Bulletin Posters)

This size is slightly larger than a letter-sized poster, which makes it a popular choice to use as flyers on street lights and other locations with limited space all while still being able to be seen. 11×17 posters are just the right size for indoor notices and event advertisements. They command more attention and look more official than A4-sized flyers but don’t require too much wall space. They’re perfect for indoor display in areas where people often congregate, like in lounges, waiting rooms, bathrooms, or near water coolers. When designing a 11” x 17” poster, we recommend a minimalistic design with big letters and a simple message.

Poster Size Printing

12" x 18" (Mini Posters)

Mini posters are a popular intermediate printing size for many creative applications such as movie posters, to advertising, to personal wall art. Promote events or showcase your work with these affordable smaller sizes. These are also perfect for portraits and smaller window ads. Take a stunning vacation photo that just needs to be shown off? This size will let you boldly display your favorite shot. Design this poster size with simplicity in mind so that your message can be easily seen and understood

16" x 20"

Decorate any room with beautiful poster prints of your favorite family and vacation photos, kids, art, and more. This size is also often used in store displays so if you have an upcoming sale or event, this size will surely grab your audience's attention. 16" x 20" is a great size for displaying artwork or photographs in your store or at a gallery.

Same Day Poster Printing

18" x 24" (Medium Posters)

These are the medium dimensions for regular poster sizes and they are one of the most requested sizes. They offer more space for large images and minimal text. This size is often seen as photo posters of bands, music artists, and celebrities. They also work great in doctor’s offices and clinics, larger bulletin boards, and shops. If you are creating a poster in this size, you now have the room to start adding in a bit more information while still maintaining legibility. However, try to keep the text on the poster at least ½” in height so your audience can easily read your message.

Medium Poster Printing

19" x 27"

These are the medium dimensions for regular poster sizes. These offer more space for large images and minimal text. One common use for this size of poster is to display sales promotions in storefront windows. It is also great for promoting concerts, festivals and sporting events. Another common use for this size is to create a menu of products or services that you can display to your customers. 

20" x 30"

Businesses use posters in this size for product advertisements, office decor, menus, sales promotions, coming soon announcements, open/closed notices and more. They are frequently used in outdoor applications or within retail stores and offices. Consumers often buy or create posters in this size that include their favorite movies, celebrities, video game characters or photographs. Show off bold imagery and strong text as this size offers ample room to be creative. 

22" x 28"

Draw your audience in with a poster’s magnetic messaging. These large format prints are great for everything from photo images with text, advertisement posters, menus, lit display cases, or store decoration. Whatever suits your needs best! When creating a 22” x 28” poster, try to provide a large, centralized message or image with additional details that provide the viewer with all the information you need to convey to leave a lasting impression. 

22" x 34" (Retail Posters)

One of the more common poster sizes offered is 22”x34”. These posters usually include images from pop culture, such as movies, celebrities, books and video games and are made from a thinner paper weight than traditional posters. From concert posters and wall decor, you can order a Full color printed on 8 mil Premium Photo paper, in either High Gloss Luster Photo or Matte Solvent Luster Photo, with available lamination and custom sizes, you can rest assured that these posters will make a huge impact.

24" x 36" (Large Posters)

24×36 inches are the dimensions in which large format posters are most often printed. This is another popular size and these large posters are great for outdoor advertising. These two sizes are the go-to for promotions in high traffic areas. They provide more than enough space for large text, high-resolution images, and colorful graphics. You also see these poster sizes at trade shows and exhibits. At this size, you can design a striking poster and make it unique by using vivid colors, unique graphics and witty copy. 

Large Poster Printing

27" x 40" (Movie Posters)

This is the standard size for movie posters that announce or advertise upcoming films. You might see these at bus stops, in malls and theatres, and other high traffic areas where moviegoers are likely to pass through. This type of poster has essentially become iconic and is a must for any upcoming blockbuster.

Besides movie poster, these large poster dimensions are used for outdoor advertising. For busy malls, sidewalk advertisements, festivals, and other locations with high foot traffic, this is a standard poster size that can be seen from a distance. Depending on the design, they are large enough to be legible from up to ten yards away. They provide more than enough space for large text, high-resolution images, and colorful graphics. You also see these poster sizes at trade shows and exhibits. 

Movie Poster Printing

40" x 60" (Bus Shelter, Bus Stop or Subway Poster)

Another common size for movie posters is 40” x 60”, which is commonly referred to as the Bus Stop size. This size of movie poster is used to advertise movies in outdoor environments, such as bus stops, fences, or building exteriors. Coming in at five feet tall, these posters demand attention and are hard to miss. Make sure your marketing message is bold and colourful to capture the attention of the public.

Large Poster Printing

46" x 67" (Bus Stop or Subway Posters)

Billboard Posters make an impact with their size and their message and will make your advertisement the most noticed on the street. When the average sized poster won't fit your marketing campaign, this poster will do the trick. Thanks to their large size, you can easily include more information and get more creative with your poster design.

48" x 36" (Academic Posters)

If you’re looking to make a beautiful, high-quality academic research poster, 48"x36" is the perfect size. The poster should outline your research with interesting commentary about what you learned along the way and it should be a balance of visuals and text. With a poster size this big, you’ll be able to fit plenty of information on there.

Same Day Poster Printing

What makes us stand out is that we offer same day printing for our most popular poster sizes! Visit our poster product page for easy ordering and streamline process. We offer curbside and easy shipping! If you have questions, feel free to text us at 323.938.4262 or chat with us. Whatever your needs are, we're more than happy to help you and exceed your epectations.

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