A Quick Guide to Wide Format Printing

If you’ve ever seen a movie poster wrapped around a subway car or supersized banners draped next to an event stage, you’ve seen wide format printing.

And you’ve seen it everywhere. Wide format printing will always be in-demand, because going big with attention-grabbing graphics, custom text, or original artwork is proven to increase sales and grow customer-business relationships.

This is everything you need to know about wide format printing.

Wide Format Printing Explained

Sometimes called large format or grand format printing, wide format prints are typically at least 24 inches wide, but can be any size to suit your needs. While wide format printing used to be a slow and expensive process, new and evolving digital print technologies make everything more efficient. As one of the forefront print marketing tools, businesses can now count on wide format printers for larger volume print runs, better cost-efficiency, quick turnarounds, and for accommodating a variety of printing materials, inks, and curing technologies.

Related: When Print Marketing Materials Reign Supreme

What Can I Do with Wide Format Printing?

The real question is: what can’t you do with wide format printing?

Available in a wide range of weights and designs, as well as multiple types of durable and weather-resistant materials, wide format prints are ideal for both outdoor and indoor use.

Wide format printing is used to great effect, for:

  • Restaurant Signs
  • Printed Wallpapers
  • Window Displays
  • Vehicle Wraps
  • Supersized Banners
  • Banner Stands
  • Car Decals
  • Pop Displays
  • Posters
  • Trade Show Displays
  • Floor Graphics
  • Billboards
  • Theatre and Media Backdrops
  • Engineering Blueprints & Construction Plans

There’s no need for squinting if you turn to wide format printing!


When you need to impress your customers in a big way, Print Three’s wide format printing services are the way to go. Find a location near you to get started!