Choosing the right fabric for your display banners is an essential component in obtaining the right look and feel for your display, whilst also catering to your budget options. There are range of banner fabrics available from vinyl to canvas. Each material has its advantages and disadvantages and your choice will reflect your budget and visual motif.
Mesh banners are great for promoting and displaying your brand along fencing. They are light weight and easy to install making them a great for covering a large area. They are easily folded, washable and require minimal storage space making them a great option.
Another benefit of mesh banners is that they won’t get caught in the wind, making then an ideal option for outdoor events. There are two options of material to choose from, firstly there is a PVC Vinyl mesh. It’s a thicker more durable fabric although weighs a more than the other option, Polymesh Fabric. Polymesh fabric is lighter and more flexible fabric that is also easily installed and can be printed in a higher resolution to make your brand pop.
Fabric Banners are ideal for indoor and outdoor use and can be hung from the ceiling or Velcro or attached to basically anything. They come in over 20 different fabrics and printing options and are an ideal solution for your display requirements. The sheer versatility of hanging options make these banners ideal for almost any situation. They printed with high quality, UV resistant inks ensuring they won’t fade over time.
Vinyl banners are a no-frills solution to your promotional needs. These banners are great way of getting your brand up and visible in no time at all. They can be used indoors and outdoors and are usually hung on with ropes from the eyelets on the banner. Vinyl banners can screen printed as well as printed digital on both sides if necessary. They are a great option for those on a budget, yet not wanting to sacrifice exposure and vibrancy. Vinyls banners are tad heavier than their fabric and mesh counterparts yet remain durable.
Canvas banners are an ideal display solution and are often used for stretched canvas art. They are lightweight and durable. They are durable, stretch easily and the ink won’t crack or perish when rolled up for easy storage. Canvas banners can only be printed single side and are a great option for those with a tight a budget. Attaching your canvas banners is easy. They come in a range options such as Velcro, eyelets and pole pockets and make erecting them a breeze.
Stretch Fabric Banners
As the name suggests, stretch fabric stretches and is ideal for media walls and panelled walls as they have the ability create a seamless aesthetic. Once taken down are easily stored and recover to the original for without degradation of the printing. They can only be single side printed in full colour, high resolution and come in a myriad of hanging options.
Polyester Fabric Banners
Polyester fabric is traditionally used in flags and is still used today for various display applications. They can be printed in high resolution and double sided, making them ideal for event backdrops and flags. Great for outdoor events where omnidirectional exposure is required.
Satin Fabric Banners
Satin fabric banners look and feel good and are great way of attracting attention to your event. They shiny and elegant often adding a touch of class your display. The fabric is strong and durable and ideal for indoor and outdoor use. They can be printed on one side only and are ideal for shopping mall backdrop banners.
Waterproof 600D Oxford Fabric
The waterproof 600D Oxford fabric is gaining popularity and is widely used due to its exceptionally durable and hard wearing fabric. The fabric is soft and can stand up to the elements and is ideal for outdoor use. If it rains, no problem as oxford fabric is fast drying due to its high waterproof characteristics. The fabric can be printed in high resolution although you will be limited to single side printing. Ideal for marquee covers, curtains and bags.
Veil is the ideal solution for omnidirectional exposure as it can be printed on both sides. The fabric is often used in conjunction with lighting which produces an almost 3D aesthetic. The veil fabric is light weight and semitransparent, but your brand won’t these displays create a point of intrigue to your display when paired with the right light.
When choosing a fabric that is right for you, take into consideration the purpose of your display, location and intended message to ensure that the fabric you select will cater to requirements. There is an array of different fabrics and you will be sure to find something to suit you.