Poster sizes

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Bus Stop 40 × 60 in
Movie 27 × 40 in
Large 24 × 36 in
Medium 18 × 24 in
Small 11 × 17 in
Smallest 8.5 × 11 in

While the current trend is for digital and electronic media for displaying information, the poster has lost none of its importance. The purpose of creating a poster is to attract the attention of a target audience to the information that you want to convey to them. It is a great way to convey a message to a lot of people at the same time. It is also a great way to promote a business or a product or a special offer or simply for a charitable event, shows, movie posters, music festivals, political campaigns, and more.

As you know posters with different purposes come with different sizes and dimensions. With a variety of sizes, you can ensure that your poster will look great in any area. For example, longer texts can be used to make a statement on a long wall. Thus, in this case poster sizes would be comparatively bigger than A4 posters (ideal used for smaller projects).

What are different Poster sizes and their common uses?

A poster is any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or any vertical surface. A poster can be designed to promote a movie, a concert, an event or a product. A poster is usually designed using a combination of type and graphics. Posters are usually designed using a combination of type and graphics. Posters always have a particular design theme. This is the reason, one must follow the standard and most common posters sizes and dimensions as per their need respectively.

  1. Infomercial Posters:
  2. Infomercial posters are not posters that you hang up in your home or office. They are a marketing strategy that you use to assist you in selling your products. They are designed to be placed in areas where you know that customers will be because they are in locations that generate sales for other businesses. The standard size of any Infomercial Poster is usually 16 x 20. You can choose different sizes if you want to, but these are the standard sizes.

  3. Fashion Poster:
  4. Fashion posters are not posters of models. Nor are they posters of clothes. A fashion poster is a piece of art that is inspired by the world of fashion. It can be an interpretative piece of art, or a literal piece of art. They can be very literal, interpretative and very simple. The size of a poster refers to the size of the sheet of paper that the poster is printed on, usually in inches. A standard size is 24” x 36”. There is also a size that is slightly larger than an A1 (which is 11” x 17”), called A0, which is commonly used for special events and billboards.

  5. Movie Poster:
  6. A movie poster is a poster used to promote and advertise a movie. Studios often print several posters that vary in size and content for various domestic and international markets. They normally contain an image with text. Movie posters are usually 27 x 40 inches. There are some that are slightly larger or smaller. There are also some that have a fold-out design.

  7. Smallest Poster:
  8. The smallest poster size available is 16.5” x 22”, however, there is no limit to the size of a poster you can create.

  9. Small Poster:
  10. If you have a small space and want to create a dramatic effect, then a Small Poster is the way to go. A small poster is a poster for a conference or a small event that takes place in a room or a building. It is a short message that will be displayed somewhere, probably in a public place. A small poster is smaller than an A0 paper size which is the largest paper size. Small poster size will have a width of between 20 and 30 inches and a height of between 24 and 36 inches.

  11. Medium Poster:
  12. These are printed on 13 x 19 inch, letter-size paper. This paper size is commonly used for a presentation, campaign posters, celebrity posters, or poster boards.

  13. Large Poster:
  14. A large poster is a poster that exceeds the standard dimensions of a regular poster. While the standard dimensions for a poster in the US and Canada are 24″ x 36″ inches, some countries, like Australia and the United Kingdom, have different standard sizes. A large poster is a great way to promote and advertise your business, event, or product. Large posters are perfect for use in-store windows, at the entrance to a venue and on the sides of vehicles. They are also great to use as displays in your office, warehouse, or showroom.

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