Paper/Media by Type

What paper/media will best suit my needs?

Paper and Media designed for large format printers all have their own strengths and quirks – but choosing the best for the job is often down to personal taste. We’re here to give you the widest selection and pointers, but in each case it comes down to what YOU like the best and what gives YOU the most pleasure!

Taking many years worth of experience, customer feedback and research, we can steer you into the qualities of most papers and give you an idea of what other people use and why.


Graphic Art Printers

Gloss Media

Gloss is shiny and makes your pictures vibrant, bold, bright, crisp, sharp, slick and contemporary.  It is prone to glare and fingerprints. Use for: Portfolios, Street Photos, Landscapes, Instagram, Black &White prints

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Technical & CAD Printers

Satin Media

Where detail is king and you want excellent colour rendering with bright colours but without the glare of gloss. Use for: Black & White (cool tone), Landscape/Nature Photography/Portraits (warm tone)

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Hybrid Printers

Matte Media

Great handling capabilities. Generally cool tone or bright white. Ideal when detail is king. No glare and high contrast. Use for: Art, Portraits (large), Still life, Landscape, Nature, Portraits

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Latex Printers

Latex Printers

Printers using water based Latex inks and are ideal if you want prints for indoor and outdoor use. You’ll also be able to have unlimited print applications.

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Multi-Function Printers

Multi-Function Printers

These printers are for Technical & CAD Printing where the ability to copy and scan 24”-36” size prints to various file types would benefit your business.

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Vertical Trimmer Printers

Vertical Trimmer Printers

These printers are built for Graphic Artists who want the ability to also have borderless prints or who want to easily print banners at certain width without manually trimming.

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3D Printing

3D Printers

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is a process of making three dimensional objects from a digital file by laying down successive layers of material until the object is created.

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Print Proofing

Proofing Printers

Retain control by colour proofing in-house rather than outsourcing. Produce colour accurate proofs on your own in-house large format printer.

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Second Hand Printers

Second Hand Printers

Previously owned and loved printers sold by the owners and advertised by us. A comprehensive 20 point check-list is provided on each printer.

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Rental Printers

Rental Printers

Exceptional quality printers to rent for periods from one week. Rent both Technical and Graphic Arts Printers including full engineering support at no additional cost.

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