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The Future Looks Shiny: Metallic Backgrounds for Vinyl Banners

Most sci-fi imagineers will illustrate a curvy, streamlined future with fine chrome and glass surfaces. Metal is manmade and exudes power. It's a hardy element, capable of holding up our greatest structures and making our technology nearly invincible to Mother Nature's worst.

Using this fine element as a background can be pretty smart, depending on your advertised product or what message you're trying to convey.

Banner Ideas


Metal Textures

Textured metal backgrounds can be used to display rugged products, like camping gear, trucks and other large cars, or a "hardcore" event (concert, festival, etc.). The sharp grooves and rises in the image (like the one below), have that connotation of hardness, roughness, not-to-be-messed-with, etc. For products like these, the world is their oyster, just waiting to get run over.

Now, it's not quite recommended to use foil for a background. Although it's very pretty, it's also very difficult to read text or see some images, with the constant changes of light and dark in the material. Something wrapped in foil, like a food or a solid image with only a little detail, will be feasibly seen with this kind of background.

Smooth Textures

And then, there's your usual: the nice chrome, stainless steel background with a touch of metallic finery. This background is subtle, making it perfect for any sort of text or images your want in the foreground. With Outdoor Banners, the faux shiny metal will still attract some eyes without blinding someone in the process (you know what I mean...).

Nuts & Bolts

Last, but not least, let's look at some "accessories" you can add to that metal banner background. Sheet metal is either bolted or welded together, and some businesses and consumers find that look appealing. It symbolizes a sturdy hold on your mission, strength and endurance. There's a precise art to it as well.

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