Choosing the perfect wall art to print your photos on and display in your home can be tricky. That’s why we’ve put together this guide on all our different wall art materials, that’ll answer all your questions.

We’ve taken everything into consideration… from your home decor and the type of photo you’re printing to what room you want to hang it in.

Canvas

Our bestselling canvas wall art are the perfect starting point for creating a photo wall, and it’ll look great wherever you choose to hang it. Pick one photo to print or create a wall art collage using our editor feature, which lets you choose multiple photos for one canvas.

  • What’s it made of?

The high-quality canvas is stretched across a wooden backing, just like a canvas for painting. You can even add a frame to give it the finishing touch.

  • Will it suit my home?

If your house has a cosy and warm feel to it, then canvas wall art will suit it perfectly.

  • Where should I hang it?

Our classic canvas wall art will give your bedroom or living space a homely feel.

  • What should I print on it?

Portraits and landscapes look great — It’s ideal if you love a modern and neutral colour palette.

 

Mounted prints

Our mounted prints are a favourite with the photographers in our office because they bring out the colours in your photos and make simple backdrops look bright and vivid.

They’re also lightweight, so hang easily on your wall and are a great affordable option if you change up your wall art a lot

  • What’s it made of?

Our mounted prints are printed on a 5mm white PVC board and have a matt finish so you’ll have no reflection issues.

  • Will it suit my home?

It’s ideal if you love a modern and neutral colour palette — our mounted prints would look great alongside some contemporary furniture. 

  • Where should I hang it?

Hang yours in the dining room or another space where you entertain — the photos will be great conversation starters.

  • What should I print on it?

Use a mounted print to show off brightly coloured photos from far-flung destinations. The sharp detail and rich intense colours will give your photos a really professional look.

Aluminium

For durable and modern wall art, print your photos on aluminium. The high-quality wall art is made to last and we use top quality aluminium here at bonusprint. This finish shows off black and white photos beautifully, and will give your home a contemporary edge.

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  • What’s it made of?

Made from top quality aluminium, the material is 3mm thick and has three solid layers. The two outer layers are made of aluminium, while the middle layer is made of hard plastic. This keeps your aluminium print strong and solid.

  • Will it suit my home?

Suited to houses with a minimal aesthetic and a neutral colour palette. Think stainless steel kitchens, glass tables, and lots of natural light.

  • Where should I hang it?

Our aluminium wall art is UV and weather-resistant so it’s perfect for hanging in a kitchen as it won’t be affected by steam or moisture. You could also hang it in a bedroom with a minimal style.

  • What should I print on it?

Arty, black and white photos of urban landscapes look incredible on aluminium wall art, thanks to the sharp image quality and semi-gloss finish. It will be like having your own professional gallery in your home.

Acrylic

Get museum quality prints hanging on your walls. Acrylic wall art really enhances the colour, depth, and details of your photo, and gives you a sharp image quality with beautiful shine.

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  • What’s it made of?

We print your photo on top quality acrylic. The front and sides of your acrylic print are then professionally finished and cut to the perfect size. This gives you a museum-quality finish, with superb shine that transforms the room it’s hanging in. 

  • Will it suit my home?

Our sleek acrylic wall art perfectly matches a modern style home.

  • Where should I hang it?

Our acrylic wall art looks amazing as the basis for a striking photo wall, mixed with mirrors and other wall art thanks to its shiny finish. You could even try this one in the bathroom.

  • What should I print on it?

All of your photos will look amazing on an acrylic wall art. Close-up macro shots of interesting details will give your home a creative edge but we also love them for portraits of friends and family thanks to the enhanced colours.

One of the most important things to remember when creating any piece of wall art is that the bigger the canvas, the higher the image quality needs to be. So make sure you use the highest quality picture you can. For more wall art tips click here to learn how to create yours like an expert.

Once you’ve created your wall art, share a photo with us using #bonusprint so we can see your masterpiece.
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