If the messages in our inbox are anything to go by, finding the best poster size for the job is no easy feat. We’re often asked: ‘What poster size should I choose?’ ‘Just how big is an A0?’ ‘Will 250gsm Silk be sturdy enough?’ ‘Should I opt for something weatherproof?’ With this guide we'll answer all your questions in one hit.
Posters come in all shapes and sizes and can be used for any number of purposes. But whether you’re using them to promote an event at your local bar or as a means to spread awareness in your medical surgery, there’s one thing that all posters should have in common and that’s impactful design.
Posters are without doubt the best way to make some noise about your business. But just how big do you need to go? The perfect poster size depends on where you’ll be advertising and what you want to say. Here to give you an idea of what each poster size is suitable for, we’ve created a handy guide so you can make a poster that’s just the right fit.
Dimensions: 29.7 x 42cm / 297 x 420mm / 11.7 x 16.5 inches.
A3 Posters are double of your standard A4, making them ideal for advertising indoors. If you’ve got a sale in your shop, want to promote a new product or even if you want something for your bedroom wall, A3 posters will do the job. Even better, our online poster maker lets you customise free templates to create an eye-catching design in A3, whatever you’re promoting.
A3 posters are available on economy 150gsm, standard 250gsm or premium 350gsm Silk Paper which are all suitable for indoor placement, making it the most cost-effective of our smaller posters.
Dimensions: 59.4 x 42cm / 594 x 420mm / 23.4 x 16.5 inches.
A2 Posters are one of our most versatile sizes. Small enough to be placed in shop windows or behind receptions and large enough to be seen at a distance, they’re made for multiple uses. Take them with you to exhibitions or place them on a wall outside your venue to draw in the crowds.
Dimensions: 84.1 x 59.4cm/841 x 594mm/33.2 x 23.4 inches.
A1 Posters are big, bold and perfect when you want to make a poster with a statement. Ample space and a huge surface area
These posters are also ideal for popping inside an a-frame [link] and leaving outside your shop to attract passers-by if you’re busy running the show inside!
Dimensions: 118.9 x 84.1cm / 1180 x 841mm / 46.9 x 33.2 inches.
If you want a poster that refuses to be ignored, A0 Posters are for you. Choose from 250gsm Silk, weatherproof 220 or 400 micron PVC for outside placement and maximum exposure. Fundraisers, gigs, business launches or any message your business is proud of will be amplified by this larger than life poster.
Dimensions: 101.6 x 76.2cm/1016 x 762mm/40 x 30 inches.
Just smaller than an A0 Poster, our 40 x 30 size definitely has the potential to wow. Using one of our free templates, it’s easy to make a poster that informs and impresses in equal measure. Whether it’s the opening night of your new restaurant or a description of your latest stock, 40 x 30 will get the message across. We recommend using a combination of larger fonts and smaller text for a well-balanced and effective campaign. Check out the science behind the perfect poster for more info!
Dimensions: 152.4 x 101.6cm / 1524 x 1016mm / 60 x 40 inches.
Larger than life and ready for action, 60 x 40 Posters are the biggest size we offer. These posters guarantee exposure and one of the most effective marketing tools out there. Bus stops and outside display stands or anywhere people are passing are perfect places to house your supersized advert.