What Is A “Giclée” Print?
Giclee simply means “to spray”. It’s a French word that describes how
the ink is applied to the paper during the Inkjet printing process.
At Art Graphics UK Ltd we love art & images and their
presentation. One of our favourite ways to present images is print to
canvas – which we do on our HP Designjet Z6200, a massive 62” wide
Art from our image bank is chosen, or your own images / artwork can
be used, and printed to high quality canvas. A low-sheen varnish
treatment is applied for protection and longevity. The canvas is
stretched to a bespoke natural wood support frame with puncture
protective backing and expertly ‘gallery wrapped’ to the wooden support
frame. Security fittings are added and we have an installation service
available if needed.
We have a small range of chosen stock art-print papers, and can order
in any specified by clients. One of our favourite stock papers at the
moment is a fine-art heavyweight Portrait Rag paper at 60” wide, which
just makes print look glorious.
We can provide options for you when you need artwork for a commercial
environment. We have connections with several image banks to find the
exact design to fit your space; if you are interested in original art,
we can recommend best fit. We can present layouts to assist you where
If you’ve got digital files already we can print these for you. This
could be artwork, logos, signage, branding material, informational
It’s important to remember that not every digital file can be printed
at any size. Images taken on phone cameras often don’t have enough
information to reproduce at very large sizes. We can work with you to
help improve a file if it’s your only copy, but better results will be
achieved with a DSLR camera.
When you need any graphic design work done we’re also able to help
you with this. It could be as simple as formatting and laying out items
like your logo, address etc for promotional material. Or as complex as
creating a custom range of digital brand-art for your company.
We have an imaging service through our design department that can
provide you with a visual of what your workplace will look like with
images in place. Or perhaps you have your own images that you’d just
like to check viability in-situ before you proceed.
If you have digital files you plan on using for a limited edition
print run, we can facilitate this for you. This is a popular route for
We can provide a turnkey service to print, frame, deliver and install
artwork - you are free to pick and choose which elements suit you. This
professional package includes a certificate of authenticity and comes
with our usual 10 year guarantee.