Poster printing

Canon introduces a new web version of PosterArtist to make printing easier

Canon ( today presents a new web version of “PosterArtist”[1], making it easy to design and print posters in-house. All you need to start creating posters is a compatible Canon printer and access to the PosterArtist site ( where you’ll find a wide range of templates, images, fonts, Clipart images and icons.

This free online poster maker is compatible with a wide range of Canon devices, including imagePROGRAF series large format printers, imagePRESS production print engines, imageRUNNER series multifunction devices, versatile iSENSYS models, right up to home and small office printers. included in the PIXMA and MAXIFY ranges.

Hiro Imamura, VP Marketing and Innovation, Digital Printing & Solutions at Canon Europe comments: “Printed posters remain one of the most effective ways to raise awareness of a product, service or event. Whether it’s for a large-scale point-of-sale campaign, a local farmers’ market or a community event, the web version of PosterArtist enables our customers to produce stunning promotional applications, unleashing their creativity and increasing the value of their printer. . Until now, customers wishing to produce posters usually had to invest in a complex design. Now, thanks to PosterArtist’s intuitive user interface, every Canon customer – from the professional graphics producer to the home user – can create posters, impactful flyers and banners, regardless of their level of design expertise. And because the software is accessible from anywhere, personal and business users have complete flexibility to customize their online display applications with today’s fluid working methods.”

Quickly and easily create original posters using Canon printers

The new web version of PosterArtist guides the user through the steps of designing and printing posters from start to finish. For those who already have a clear idea of ​​what they would like to design, it is simple to select ‘Poster’, ‘Flyer’ or ‘Banner’ from the app’s design menu. Alternatively, for those who already have a specific goal in mind, you have the option to “Select a theme”, such as “Retail/Distribution” or “Sales”. The “Auto-design” option allows you to create posters, flyers and banners from scratch. By selecting a category such as “Food and Beverage” or “Recently Opened” and entering a title and images, multiple design options can be generated.

Users can choose from a huge range of designs and images thanks to PosterArtist’s access to millions of royalty-free photos provided by image libraries (Pexels, Pixabay and Unsplash), or they can import their own image to use. With a wide range of poster, flyer, and banner templates, users can customize their designs to fit a variety of different industries, from retail and distribution to hospitality and hospitality. education.

Add standout finishing touches using gold and silver texture effects and fluorescent ink

Compatible with a number of Canon devices, gold and silver texture effects can be used to enhance the design, thanks to new image processing technology[2].

Canon imagePROGRAF GP Series Users [3] can give their posters extra intensity and impact by using fluorescent ink, thanks to the ‘Radiant Infusion’ technology of these printers. With ‘Vivid’ mode, three different saturation levels can be selected to adjust the brightness of the printed output. “Spot” mode can be selected to highlight text, shapes, images and enhance the background in pink or orange using fluorescent pink ink.

(With contributions from APO)