Top 5 Online Poster Stores: Reviewed and Ranked
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Top 5 Online Poster Stores: Reviewed and Ranked

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The success of any business or entrepreneurial venture partly depends on how effective are its advertisements. Good advertisements mean greater exposure and more audience or customers. From the several methods of advertisements, one of the most effective is print, particularly through posters and wall photos. With their large posters, movies attract viewers into watching them, as much as businesses lure customers into trying their products or joining their company.

Likewise, we want to preserve good moments and beauties forever. Seeing them in cute photos may not be enough. How we wish to place them on canvas and hang them on the wall!

There are many online poster and wall décor stores nowadays that promise great quality posters at amazing prices. With the number of stores available, it is hard to choose which one really offers the best.

In the following comparison report, five popular online poster stores are reviewed and evaluated. These stores are AllPosters Store, Art.com, Barewalls, Movie Poster Shop, and The Fine Tapestry.

#1 - Art.com   http://www.art.com/

Pros:

  • Offers a huge variety of posters and prints. Their products are Prints, Framed Art, Canvas, and Wall Decals.
  • Covers a variety of subjects like abstracts, architecture, animals, fantasy, scenic, music, and world culture.
  • Also features several artists like Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, and da Vinci.
  • As the company name suggests, their outputs are artistic as found by many reviews.
  • Has easy-to-use framing section in its website. Customers can easily select pick framing style and color, as well as the matting colors, from their great selections.
  • Customer can easily upload their photos directly to Art.com to be put into canvas or posters.
  • Customers can see what their print look like before choosing to buy them.
  • Has several unique pieces of artwork.
  • Has a very user-friendly website.

Cons:

  • No bad reviews found.

Pricing:

  • There are items for less than $10 like $5.99. Some items can be as much as $249.99.
  • Has lots of discounts and gift deals to offer.
  • Shipping can be as fast as 24 hours.
#2 - Movie Poster Shop.com   http://www.moviepostershop.com

Pros:

  • Offers poster artwork, specializing in movies from the classic up to the most current. They have at least 600,000 items to choose from.
  • Their posters are categorized as Movie Posters, TV Posters, Broadway Posters, Pulp Posters, and Vintage Covers.
  • Actual products include one sheet posters, mini posters, half-sheet posters, oversized posters, still photos, lobby cards, inserts, and framed arts.
  • Offers a variety of sizes, including a very large one at 43” x 62”. Their standard 27” x 40” is larger than other vendors’.
  • Has great poster qualities.
  • Has excellent framing services.
  • Items are safely packaged to customers.

Cons:

  • There are no bad reviews except for one who complained that there was no tracking number.

Pricing:

  • Most movie posters are priced at $13.49. The more expensive ones are pegged at $24.99.
  • Payment can be through check, credit card, paypal, and money order.
  • Shipping is fast.
  • Has good replacement policy.
  • Offers special discounts like 15% to 20% off.
#3 - The Fine Tapestry   http://www.thefinetapestry.com

Pros:

  • Offers tapestries of all types and sizes to give homes a classy and classic look.
  • Covers a wide range of subjects like abstract, Christian inspirational, contemporary, cuisine, landscape, ornamental, travel and vintage.
  • Also features some popular artists like da Vinci, Lombardi and Regina.
  • Their tapestries are jacquard woven.
  • Tapestries are finished with a rod pocket through which the tapestry can be hung.
  • Their tapestries can be dry cleaned.
  • Their pictures are good quality and minute details are still very clear.

Cons:

  • No bad reviews found.

Pricing:

  • Most items are within $120 to $250.
  • Offers a 30 day 100% guarantee.
  • Offers a price match.
  • Offers discounts, like up to 60% off or $20 off.
#4 - Barewalls.com   http://www.barewalls.com

Pros:

  • Offers wall decors of all types. They create posters, vintage posters, art prints, canvas arts, giclee art, framed art, tapestries, signs, magazine art, calendars, national archive photos and collectable art.
  • Covers topics like abstract, realism, surrealism, renaissance, pop art, photography, panoramas and maps.
  • Also offers artworks from the most popular artists like Ansel Adams, Gustav Klimt, and many others.
  • Has a huge selection of movie posters in all genres.
  • Has a special edition of Rolling Stone Authentic covers.

Cons:

  • There are few complaints about orders being cancelled due to unavailability of items.

Pricing:

  • Prices are generally low. There are many items lower than $10.00. Some are tens of dollars only.
  • Gives discount deals to avid customers like 15% off regular price.
#5 - AllPosters   http://www.allposters.com/

Pros:

  • Makes posters of all sizes and shape. Product types include framed art, canvas art, wall decals, wall murals, wall signs, wall tapestry, decorative mirror, and specialty  products.
  • Covers many sorts of topics, generally classified as music, sports, televisions, photography, fine art and vintage art. Some of their specific subjects are college, comic, animal, architecture, food, flora, humor, and travel.
  • Also covers some great classic artists like Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso.
  • Has a “Best Seller” section in their website which covers the most talk-about pop culture, like Lady Gaga, Bob Marley, and Muhammad Ali.
  • Also makes framed photographs, magnets and printed shirts.
  • Has a simple, easy-to-navigate website.

Cons:

  • There are several complaints of wrong and delayed delivery of items.
  • Some images are found bad or low-quality by customers and that some print sizes bore no relation to the action size.
  • Hidden charges are reported by some.

Pricing:

  • From less than 10 dollars for a regular poster to a couple hundred dollars for specialty products.
  • Offers several discounts (like 20% for everything) and gift deals.
  • Shipping takes 3 to 5 days.
  • Its website has a list of international “daughter sites” for customers from outside the US.
The Bottom Line

From the comparison above about the five online poster stores, Art.com appears to be the best choice. Its archive of subjects is huge and customers can even upload their own photos. Their framing option is also great. As with price, their figures are reasonable and fair.

If you want specialty, Movie Poster Shop and The Fine Tapestries can be great options. The selection of movie covers at Movie Poster Shop is very large and impressive. But if you want tapestry decors, visit The Fine Tapestries. Their items appear expensive but they are of excellent quality.

Barewalls is also as good as Art.com, yet with less flexibility. AllPosters Store is promising but the many complaints against the company are a big drawback.

As a conclusion, Art.com is the best as being found in many reviews. However, the other stores also offer good possibilities.

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Comments (7)

Exceptional review! Very informative and nicely executed. Thanks for posting..voted up!

nice review..

Thank you for doing such a great job on this information.voted.

Out of votes, so promoted

A friend of mine had an original Texas Chainsaw Massacre poster. He would not part with it.

Informative comparison.

A very helpful review, kabayan.

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