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Guide to Choosing a Print Product Type

Choosing the right print product type is important, especially if you are going to showcase, sell, or gift your artwork or photography.

Determining the best product for printing your project is impacted by many variables, including your artistic vision, the decor where you intend to display the work, and your business objectives. The product you select will impact your piece's final look, feel, value, and lifespan.

The Stackhouse Printery offers a wide range of print products, each with unique benefits and aesthetic qualities that cater to different styles and preferences.

This guide introduces you to each of our products, outlining their unique features to help you make an informed decision that will enhance and complement your artwork.

Giclee Prints

Giclee Prints are the epitome of fine art printing. They're perfect for artists, photographers, and enthusiasts who prioritize high-quality reproduction fidelity. They're an excellent choice for capturing vivid details, rich colors, and textures. 

Here at The Stackhouse Printery, we specialize in Giclee printing. Our process utilizes the latest in printing technology, including high-precision printers and archival inks. This, coupled with our deep understanding of fine art and photography, enables us to deliver Giclee Prints of the highest standard.

  • Quality Matters: Giclee Prints are created with a combination of technologically advanced printers, high-quality media, high-resolution digital files, archival pigment based inks and print team know how. This result is incredibly detailed and accurate reproductions with color stability that lasts for decades without noticeable fading.

  • Artistic Representation: Giclee Prints offer an exceptional level of color accuracy and high-resolution. This means the subtle nuances of tones, shades, and texture in your original piece can be captured meticulously, making it an excellent choice for artists who demand precision and realism in their reproductions.

  • Limited Edition Prints or Selling Your Art: Giclee Prints are perfect for artists who want to sell reproductions of their work without compromising on quality. These prints are often seen in galleries and are highly valued by art collectors worldwide.

  • Photography Enthusiasts: Photographers who seek to showcase their work in a format that captures every detail and color gradient should opt for Giclee Prints. These prints can transform a photograph into a piece of art that will last for generations.

Photo Prints

Photo Prints are a time-honored and popular choice for those who want to bring their photographic memories to life with exceptional clarity and vividness. They're perfect for a wide range of applications due to their versatility, affordability, and quality.

At The Stackhouse Printery, we take great pride in offering high-quality photo prints that truly reflect the effort and creativity you put into your photography. Our prints ensure your captured moments are preserved with the highest level of detail and color accuracy, making them a pleasure to view time and time again.

Here are some of the primary benefits and best uses of Photo Prints.

  • High Quality: Photo prints are produced using state-of-the-art printers and high-quality photo paper, resulting in stunningly clear and vibrant images. These prints can precisely capture the intricate details and nuances of your photography.

  • Versatility: Whether it’s a wedding album, family portrait, travel photography, or professional portfolio, photo prints are suited to many uses. They can be framed and displayed in homes, galleries, or offices, given as gifts, or kept as keepsakes.

  • Affordability: Photo prints are cost-effective for professional photographers and hobbyists alike, especially when printing in large quantities or working within a tight budget. They are more affordable compared to other printing methods.

  • Durability: Photo prints can last for dozens of years if they are well-maintained. They're highly durable, which makes them perfect for purposes where they may be frequently handled, such as photo albums or portfolios.

Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints

Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints serve as a wonderful choice for those who want to reproduce their artwork with a depth and texture that mimics an original, hand-painted piece. In recent years, Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints have come to be increasingly favored by artists, photographers, and interior designers for the following reasons.

So, if you’re looking to transform your artwork into a statement piece that captures attention, provides longevity, and carries an air of professionalism and class, Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints are an exceptional choice.

  • Elevated Aesthetics: If you're looking for a way to add sophistication and depth to your artwork, Gallery Wrapped Canvas prints are an excellent option. In this product type your image will extend to the edge of the canvas which is then wrapped around a wooden stretcher bar, thus eliminating the need for a traditional frame. For this reason, Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints offer a modern, sleek aesthetic that draws attention only to your artwork.

  • Versatile Display Options: The options for displaying Gallery Wrapped Canvas prints are versatile because they do not require framing. Because the image extends to the edges of the print they also look great from every angle, making them perfect for rooms where viewers can see the artwork from different positions. They're also suitable to being hung on a wall or displayed on a stand or bookshelf.

  • Archival Quality: Our Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints are made with high-quality archival-grade canvas and inks, ensuring a stunning finished product designed to resist fading and last for generations.

  • Texture and Depth: Canvas prints have a unique and appealing texture. Canvas adds a tactile element providing image depth with a painterly feel that helps recreate the aesthetic of an original painting.

  • Large Format Friendly: Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints are a great option for displaying large prints because canvas can be easily stretched over larger frames without compromising quality. Canvas is also very sturdy, making it long-lasting and less prone to tearing.

Loose Canvas Prints

Loose Canvas Prints offer a great solution for artists who desire the feel of traditional canvas but want to manage their own framing or mounting solutions. These prints cater to the specific needs of artists for several reasons.

If you're an artist who wants more control over how your artwork is presented, needs a safe way to transport it, or is looking for a budget-friendly display solution, Loose Canvas Prints are a great choice. They offer the same high-quality, detailed reproduction level as other canvas prints but with added flexibility.

  • Control Over Presentation: Loose Canvas Prints give artists the power to fully customize the presentation of their work. With the option to choose a unique or custom frame or to display the artwork in a non-traditional way, Loose Canvas Prints allow for complete personalization of the final appearance of your artwork.

  • High-Quality Reproduction: Our Loose Canvas Prints are made with the same top-notch materials and printing processes as our Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints. This guarantees that your artwork will be replicated with exceptional precision and vivid colors and will last for generations.

  • Cost-Effective: If you can stretch and frame your own canvas, Loose Canvas prints can save you money. With this option, you only pay for the print and can take care of the framing or stretching yourself at a lower cost.

  • Ideal for Shipping: If you're an artist who frequently needs to transport your work, Loose Canvas Prints are an excellent option because they can be rolled and packed into tubes, making them much easier to transport without the risk of damage.

Foam Board Prints

Foam Board Prints are popular among artists and photographers for many reasons. They offer a unique combination of durability, versatility, and display quality that can enhance your artwork in various ways.

Foam Board Prints are an excellent option for artists who need a print solution that is durable, versatile, and cost-effective. They offer high-quality reproduction, just like our other print options but provide the advantages of being rigid, lightweight, and easy to handle.

  • Rigid and Durable: Canvas Foam Board Prints have a significant benefit in that they are naturally rigid. These prints are mounted on a lightweight but robust backing material, which keeps your artwork flat, prevents sagging over time, and can withstand a lot of handling.

  • Quality Display: Our Canvas Foam Board Prints are made with top-quality canvas and archival inks, just like our other canvas prints. This ensures vibrant colors and crisp details, making your artwork genuinely eye-catching and durable.

  • Versatility: These prints have a variety of uses. They can be exhibited without a frame, adhered to a wall using an adhesive or displayed on an easel for a tabletop presentation.

  • Cost-Effective: If you're an artist working within a budget, Canvas Foam Board Prints are a cost-effective option for displaying your work professionally. They offer a more affordable, high-quality solution than other prints, like Gallery Wrapped Canvas.

  • Lightweight and Easy to Handle: These prints are adhered to a lightweight foam core which makes them easier to handle and install than heavier print options. The fact that they are lighter makes them perfect for larger pieces, transport or display on walls with weight restrictions. 

Packaged Prints

Our Packaged Prints provide a hassle-free and visually pleasing way for artists and photographers to display and sell their work. These prints are a popular choice due to their combination of practicality and aesthetic appeal

Packaged Prints are an excellent choice for any artist or photographer looking for a cost-effective and convenient solution.

  • Convenience and Versatility: Packaged Prints offer the ultimate convenience as they come fully assembled and include all necessary materials for immediate display or resale. Whether preparing for an art show, gifting your art, furnishing an office, or decorating your home, packaged prints provide a hassle-free and instant solution.

  • Quality Reproduction: Our Packaged Prints are made with high-quality materials and printing processes, just like all of our products. We use Giclee printing techniques and archival inks to deliver vibrant, sharp, and long-lasting prints.

  • Professional Presentation: We take great care with our packaging process to enhance the presentation and protect your artwork. Our Packaged Prints are created with a professional appearance in mind, featuring clear protective bags. This increases their resale value and makes them more appealing to potential buyers.

  • Variety of Sizes and Formats: You can choose from various sizes and formats for Packaged Prints, and they are available in paper and canvas options. This allows for customization to fit the specific requirements of your artwork.

  • Cost-Effective: Packaged prints are an excellent option for artists and photographers who want to save time and money. The packaging adds value and makes displaying or selling your artwork easy.

Giclee Prints

Uncover your artistic brilliance with our Giclee Fine Art Prints. Meticulous detail and superior vibrancy will capture your artwork’s richness. We use archival inks and fine art paper, to flawlessly replicate your images, making our Giclee Fine Art Prints perfect for artists seeking gallery-quality reproductions.

Photo Prints

Preserve your precious memories and turn fleeting moments into lasting impressions with our high-quality, Giclee Photo Prints. We use advanced technology, archival inks, and pro-grade photographic paper, to bring your memories to life with remarkable clarity and vivid colors.

Gallery Wraps

Enhance your decor or build your art business with our Gallery Wrapped Canvas. Your image will be wrapped around a robust frame, delivering a ready to hang, museum-like finish. Our Gallery Wrapped Canvas Prints bring a professional aesthetic to any space, regardless of your decor style.

Canvas Prints

Our Loose Canvas Prints offer you the versatility you crave for framing and displaying your artwork. Printed with archival inks on high-quality canvas, these prints can be framed, stretched, or displayed as is. You can customize your finish with different border options for a truly personalized piece of art.

Mounted Prints

Elevate your art with our Mounted Prints, where every detail matters. Our mounting process enhances durability, ensures longevity, and prepares your prints for display with elegance. Choose from a variety of substrates for a finish that complements your space. Perfect for galleries, gifts, and personal collections.

Clear Bagged Prints

Opt for elegance and protection with our Clear Bagged Prints. Each print is individually encased in a transparent, protective bag, showcasing the beauty of your artwork while safeguarding it from dust, moisture, and handling. Ideal for artists and photographers looking to present their work professionally or for those seeking a ready-to-sell or gift solution.

Retail Ready Prints

Enhance your artwork with our Retail Ready Prints. Each print is packed with a backing board for added rigidity, then slipped into a crystal-clear protective bag. This ensures your artwork remains pristine and protected from environmental factors, and also provides a professional, ready-to-display solution. Ideal for anyone looking for a sale-ready presentation.

Matting Package Prints

Discover the refined elegance of our Matting Package Prints, designed for those who seek a touch of sophistication in their presentation. Each print, produced on our premium fine art or photo papers, is meticulously matted with precision-cut, white-core matboard and backed for added rigidity. Encased in a clear sleeve for protection, these prints are display-ready, ideal for artists, galleries, and thoughtful gifting.