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Double-sided Flag Printing

Our Most Popular Double-sided Flags

Double-sided flags vs Standard Print

Traditional style flags flown from a permanent pole are generally designed to look the same from the front and back. These types of flags are absolutely fine printed onto a single piece of flag material.
Feather Flags
Promotional flags, however, tend to display marketing messages on them, so any writing on the front can almost be illegible on the back.

There is only one real solution currently and that is printing 2 flags and sewing them back to back, so both sides are easily readable. An inner liner or blockout material can be used to reduce show through and this is becoming increasingly popular.

The only limitation to bear in mind with double-sided flags is bright white flags will appear light grey in certain light or bright sunshine.

Single sided vs Double Sided Flags

As the images show, standard print displays words differently on the back.

This won’t be an issue, if you are using shorts words, like SALE or OPEN, for example. This is due to the fact that most people can read small words forwards and backwards (or in reverse)

Double sided-flags display text correct reading both sides. The two double-sided images show the choice between running the same copy both sides or running different copy each side, for example.

Please do not hesitate to speak with us about how you wish to present the design if you need double-sided flags.

One of our most popular styles right now, is double-sided feather flags for advertising and promotional purposes.

They are very keenly priced, that is to say, we compare very favourably to other flag makers in the UK.

What are double-sided feather flags?
Feather flags or promotional flags made using 2 pieces of flag material, with an inner liner to reduce show through. Ideal for extensive ad copy or design, for example.
How much do double-sided feather flags cost?
Prices start from £79 for a double-sided feather flag. Discounts are generally available if you need more than 6 units.
Why use double-sided feather flags?
In conclusion, if you need a lot of text on a flag, it is recommended to use double - sided flags.
Can you have different copy for each side?
Yes, you can have either the same design both sides or a different design for each size, an example being using contrasting colours on each side

Double-Sided Feather Flags

We have seen a marked increase in enquiries for double-sided flags.

At first, it was obvious, some customers liked advertising messages reading correctly on both sides.

Today though, it is more about the overall look and feel of the flags, and the double-sided print looks and feels better quality.

The majority of flags we print today, are double-printed, using a unique, inner lining that reduces show-through, whilst allowing the flags to flutter or move in a light breeze or wind. The lining is exclusive to Sailflags.

We are always on hand to advise the best solution, according to your needs. Over-engineering a product, for example, is not something we wish to do, so if you can provide some background on your next project, it helps us steer you in the right direction.

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Unit 5, Nanturras Ind Park,
Goldsithney, Penzance,
Cornwall, TR20 9HE
E: studio@sailflags.co.uk
T: 01736 719111
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