storing posters

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bornreadyldn
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Mon Dec 22, 2014 7:13 pm

Hi

what would be the best way to store posters? They are currently in poster tubes which I have been made aware isn't the best way to keep them. I am looking for an inexpensive way to keep them looking their best without framing them all - (i have too many) !

Would something like how they have in art gallerys when you purchase prints be good i.e. some plastic folder type thing with a cardboard backing?

any help much appreciated!
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wonkabars7
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Mon Dec 22, 2014 7:44 pm

Do you have screenprints or posters? Big difference.
bornreadyldn
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Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:21 am

Sorry screen prints from the likes of Mondo etc
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shredkeenan
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Tue Dec 23, 2014 11:51 am

Get two full size pieces of acid-free foam core. Hinge one long edge together with tape, and stack your posters in between. Put sheets of glassine sheets between each poster to protect against scuffing the inks. Use a few binder clips to hold the sandwich closed.
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Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:14 pm

First buy a few Itoya portfolio cases for your 18x24 prints...
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_ ... toya+18x24
Then buy a few pieces of acid free backer board and mylar sleeves for the bigger 24x36 prints.
https://www.bagsunlimited.com/c-176-poster-sleeves.aspx


If you have anything bigger than that... could be time to invest in a flat-file drawer.
bornreadyldn
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Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:37 pm

Thank you both I will look into these for the new year :)
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Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:29 am

o4phish20o wrote:First buy a few Itoya portfolio cases for your 18x24 prints...
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_ ... toya+18x24
Then buy a few pieces of acid free backer board and mylar sleeves for the bigger 24x36 prints.
https://www.bagsunlimited.com/c-176-poster-sleeves.aspx


If you have anything bigger than that... could be time to invest in a flat-file drawer.

Hello - just started collecting posters and need some advice about storing them. Seen quite a bit about different techniques. Does anyone have a recommendation on which is better - the Itoya portfolio case or the Picturesque Presentation Cases available from JerrysArtarama.com? My prints will be typically from Mondo (if I can buy them), 24x36, screen printed.
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