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Make Your Own Poster UK

From £9.00. Ready same day.

  • Quantity Discount

    Discount available. Price by selecting dimensions & quantity:

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  • Wholesale Discount We want to give makers and small businesses the best price to help their business grow. Available to selected makers and traders. Apply for your wholesale account.

Delivery UK£5.50

Make your own poster, UK printed and delivered, using our budget poster creator. in a choice of either A3 or A4 you can have your designs printed onto 160 gsm satin paper. Your design will be printed with a white border to give it a framed effect. Print your designs, artwork and illustrations for a professional but cheap way to proudly display your finished piece.

  • Made from 160 gsm satin paper
  • Print your designs professionally on a budget
  • White frame effect border
  • Available in A3 or A4
  • Choose portrait or landscape orientation

Design your own Custom Poster UK

    Make your own poster, UK printed onto 160 gsm satin paper in a choice of either A3 or A4. You can choose the orientation, either portrait or landscape, and your design, artwork, or illustration will be printed in high-definition, full colour by our professionals. The finish gives your masterpiece a beautiful shine, and the white frame-effect border finishes the piece perfectly.

    These custom posters benefit from a quantity discount, and are perfect for any number of rooms, so you can use multiple designs and tailor each poster for exactly where you want to place it. Adjusting the size and orientation to suit your artwork as well as to fit perfectly wherever you want to place them. It is quick and simple to make your own poster, UK printed and dispatched in only a matter of days. Bring your art to life with budget custom posters. 

  • At a glance...

    • A3 or A4 size options
    • Portrait or landscape orientation
    • White frame-effect border
    • 160 gsm satin paper
    • Handmade to order in London

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Choose the size of your custom poster UK

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Choose the orientation when you make your own poster UK

How your custom poster UK is made

Your work is printed onto the 160 gsm satin paper using eco-friendly inks and a specialist digital printing method. This creates a rich coloured, finely detailed print in high-definition. Everything is handmade to order, when our technicians have finished printing your design our expert craftsmen will cut your custom printed poster to size by hand.



Care instructions

We would advise hanging your custom poster out of direct sunlight, to ensure that your design stays as vibrant and bright as the days that it was printed. Should you need to, simply wipe your poster down, making sure not to soak it.

Design Tips

If your design is slightly smaller than your chosen poster size, but looks distorted when you stretch it out, you can use our intuitive online design tool to add a repeat effect to your work. This can be done with a standard repeat, a mirrored repeat, or a half drop repeat to ensure that you get the best possible effect. Once you have selected your preferred option, you can re-position your original design, so that the finished piece looks exactly how you would like it to.


How does this product enhance my...

  • Home

    Bring an abundance of personality to your home by printing your own designs and artwork in a professional way. Use to complement your home decor and to change the look and feel of a room without having to re-decorate or change too much.

  • Business

    Update your office space without breaking the bank with a poster. The ability to choose your size as well as orientation means that you can use these budget custom posters to decorate any space, no matter how awkward the position.

  • Design Brand

    Custom Posters, UK printed with extremely fast turnaround times are a wonderful cheap alternative to canvas prints to offer your customers. Show off your artwork in either A4 or A3, and your customers could have a series of your works rather than just one piece.

Frequently asked questions:

What are the posters made from?

We use a high quality 160 gsm satin paper for your custom posters. This gives a beautiful high-definition print with a high shine finish, displaying your artwork in all its glory.

Where do you make the posters?

When you make your own poster, UK printed and dispatched, we know that you expect it to be UK printed and dispatched. That is why everything we create is produced here in our London headquarters.

Do the posters have to be the same for the quantity discount?

Your size, orientation and design do not need to be the same to qualify for the quantity discount but it would need to be the same product. Simply design two of this custom poster and add them to your basket to benefit.

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Print Guideline

  • DPI-Print Guideline Icon

    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.

  • Jpeg-Tiff Print Guideline Icon

    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    If each individual colour is specifically important to your design, choose CYMK as our setup will print each colour with the closest possible match within our available range. If the relationship between the colours within the image is more important choose RGB, this will reduce all colours equally to fit within our range.

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    What does GSM mean?

    Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).

  • Fill Bleed Areas ICON

    What are bleed areas?

    When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.

  • Transfer-Print Guideline Icon

    Do you print on garments a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric, and sewn into finished products, which gives a better finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.

  • Pattern Alignment Across Seams ICON

    Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?

    We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which Is close enough for most patterns, but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.

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    Can I print my own Labels?

    Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding! If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility in London where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.

Delivery time & Costs

Production times

We handmake your item on site, which takes on average 1-3 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to re-print an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.

Shipping methods

After your item has been manufactured, we ship your order via your chosen method. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. Select your delivery method in your basket.

We have a range of trusted shipping options:
  • Royal Mail 1st Class Standard (no tracking) - 1-5 working days on average (please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
  • Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded (no tracking) - Usually delivered the next working day. It is not a guaranteed next day service, or a tracked service. A signature is required. (Please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
  • Special Delivery - Delivered the next working day
  • Saturday Delivery (deliver only on Sat)
  • Collection from our London Office (between 4-6pm on working days only)
  • For international orders or large/bulky packages within the UK, we ship via DHL or Fedex services. This takes on average 2-5 working days.
You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy. 

Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.

A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured. 

Produced and ready to ship within 1-3 days on average.
  • We print and make everything in-house. Production times are dependent on the product.
Low shipping fees
  • From £1.25 to ship within the UK.
Express shipping available
  • A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured.