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Here you can learn more useful information like how to design a roller banner, what to hang a PVC banner with, or even why traditional printed advertising always beats the web. Sit back and scroll through our printing blogs today to see how you can advertise your best.

2011, 2018

Don’t Worry About Your Winter Banner this Christmas

November 20th, 2018|Categories: PVC Banners|

Don't worry about your PVC banners this Christmas if you bought them from us. Deep down we actually love the storms coming! If you're wondering why we don't mind all the wind and the rain, then read on. Instead of using cheap and lightweight materials, we print winter banners on everything premium 440GSM to 750GSM PVC material. Despite the thicker materials costing us more, we never pass that cost on to you, and we know that when the storms come, you'll come back to us and not our competitors! If you're looking for a winter banner, give us a call on 0131 463 6111. Ask us about our durable [...]

1411, 2018

Band Banners – Backdrops and Stage Scrims

November 14th, 2018|Categories: PVC Banners|

Now as essential as a sound check, PVC Banners and Printed Backdrops are an expected gig accessory. Band banners for gigs and performances form part of the visual experience and are often the most shared visual of a gig. Social media, Instagram and Snapchat means it is difficult to gauge how worldwide the reach of printed backdrops really are. All we know is, when one of our stage scrims or backdrops gets dispatched we enjoy watching the social media feeds light up with pictures of our giant banners! At Edinburgh Banners we have experience making banners for new and established bands. We have a range of tailored products and [...]

1311, 2018

Supersizing Your Logo Design For Print, Image Upscaling

November 13th, 2018|Categories: Design|

We often receive images or logos which a customer would love to use on their large format prints but the resolution is just too low. Here we take you through how we supersize your logo designs and your images for banner printing. How do we know an image is too low a resolution for a large print? JPG, PNG, and Rasterised Logo Design Before anything, we look at the format of the file. Logo files are usually sent in a raster format of JPG or PNG file type. This means the image is designed to be a certain size, ie. there will be enough little pixels for the image [...]

2910, 2018

Designing Your First Roller Banner

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Design, Roll-Up Banner|

Have you been to an exhibition or trade show recently? Did you spot the businesses using portable stands to introduce new products? These are commonly called roller banners and you can view some winning design templates here. Roller Banners are great to help stand out from the crowd at any exhibition. They are also a helpful design addition to your office, shop or hotel, enticing potential customers in without even talking to them. In short, an effective roller banner design can be your only essential marketing tool. It serves as your reliable business associate, guaranteed to look professional and arrive on time! To get the best value from any [...]

709, 2018

Hanging a Banner

September 7th, 2018|Categories: PVC Banners|

Outdoor adverts and PVC banners are a great way of catching the eyes of passers-by and selling your business message to a wider audience. Particularly in the UK, one of the first thoughts about any outdoor advertising is longevity and survival. During the harsh winters, any outdoor advertising will take a battering. After all, that’s why PVC banners were developed! PVC is a great outdoor material, hard wearing and flexible, able to withstand the harsh UK  weather. From constant wind and rain to damaging UV rays, our 400GSM PVC and solvent based inks are carefully chosen for durability. Despite the thick banner material, your banner will still last longest [...]

808, 2018

Recycling Roller Banner Graphics to Cut your Printing and Advertising Budget

August 8th, 2018|Categories: Roll-Up Banner|

Have you ever thought how wasteful it is to throw away perfectly good roller banner bases? Have you considered fitting a replacement graphic to an existing roller banner base? Well thankfully Edinburgh Banners likes your thinking! A new year always brings a renewed pressure to save money in and get more bang for your marketing and advertising budget. Not only the money, by replacing only the rollup graphic, this will also reduce our impact on the environment. So for 2017 Edinburgh Banners have introduced a reskinning and replacement graphic service for recycling roller banners and pop up displays. Recycling Roller Banners Our graphic only / replacement graphic option for [...]