Custom Poster Printing Services | Large or Small Format | Cushing

Poster Printing

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When you need posters printed in a hurry, call the short run experts who have been in Chicago since 1929.

Large or small format posters are an effective medium to promote your business, spruce up an office or enhance your marketing campaigns. Count on our print marketing team for custom assistance and to print on high quality paper.

Posters are Powerful

Tell us about the poster application:

  • How long do you need the poster to last?
  • Where is it being displayed (for example, in direct sunlight)?
  • Seeking double-sided prints?
  • Most importantly, when do you need it?
“Josette and Jon, thank you so much for going above and beyond to get the new posters to me today - photo of installation attached. They looked great and were exactly what I was imagining them to be. I appreciate all your help and am so grateful to have you two as awesome partners!”
Recent Poster Project With AIGA

Cushing provideded posters for the Sight Six Poster Design Exhibition.

Sight Six Poster Design Exhibition for AIGA

They were used as part of a celebratration during the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

“We ordered 225 sets of large posters (36" x 24") from Cushing and the overall experience was very positive! We recently switched to Cushing and  the pricing was extremely competitive. Everything was completed by our deadline and we were thrilled with the quality. Erik was a true professional and I look forward to working with Cushing on our next project!”
Large or Small Format Poster Sizes

Depending on graphics, posters can be as large as 58″ x 100′. While you are not limited to any of these,
here are some standard large size examples:

  • 18″ x 24″
  • 22″ x 28″
  • 24″ x 36″
  • 44″ x 32″

Our Canon 7010 is the right fit for small format posters.
Some small poster examples:

  • 11” x 17”
  • 12” x 18”
  • 13” x 19”
Explore A Poster Printing Success Story

When the River North Business association needed poster printing for their annual Chicago OctoberFeast celebration, who did they call?

Cushing, of course! Check out their case study and how the posters made a big impact.

“Thank you for the speedy quote and great customer service. We’re very excited to get our new posters!”
Cultural and Community Applications

School Signage
Promote your bake sale, car wash, or walk-a-thon; Represent your school mascot at sporting events or acknowledge past titles won

Fundraiser
Display candid photos of city youth to confirm the benefits of your non-profit
after school art program or track donations needed to break ground on an urban garden 

Music
Advertise an upcoming concert and design band posters available for purchase on the day of the event

Neighborhood Events
Promote a farmers market, concert in the park, or sidewalk sale

Theater Production
Design your own playbill for the spring musical or community theater productions

Retail Poster Opportunities

In-Store Promotions and One-Day Events
Advertise discounted or new inventory or an upcoming book signing or workshop

Attract Customer Attention
Display posters in windows so pedestrians can learn about your business.
Remind customers your storefront is just around the corner

Point-of-Purchase Displays
Encourage customers to sign-up for your mailing list at the cashier

Daily Specials
Promote trivia night, drink specials or lunch promotions

Retail Posters Attract Customers
“The posters and check stuffers came out terrific! The Cushing team was very responsive and turnaround was very quick. Everything was on time, with a smile!”
Corporate Poster Applications

Build Your Email Database
Encourage consumers to sign up for your email newsletter

Trade Shows and Conventions
Distribute to show attendees and hang in your booth

Fundraiser
Greet donors as they enter or enlarge images for a silent auction

Presentation Graphics
Display data with graphic charts

Hanging Posters in Direct Sunlight?

Consider glossy, matte or satin encapsulation, available for large format inkjet prints and produced on our Canon Imageprograf 60” printers. These contain UV inhibitors that lengthen poster life. Lucia pigment inks on these machines are rated to last up to 90 years in standard gallery conditions.

Highlights:

  • Bright white for true color
  • Custom size limit is 59.5″ x 100′
  • 12-color CMYK inkjet process
  • Easy to laminate
  • Multiple finishing solutions
Posters on a Budget

If you would like to reduce your cost without sacrificing print quality of your poster prints, low budget poster printing is the service you need. Great for school signage, fundraisers, or any last minute event! Come to Cushing for all your unique poster needs. We’re here to help!

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