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Choosing the RIGHT letter size for your banner

Choosing the RIGHT letter size for your banner

Posted by Sign11.com on 4 /3 /2018

Letter Visibility Chart for your step and repeat or custom designed vinyl banners.

Generally, every 1 inch of letter height provides 10 feet of readability with the best impact. Here is a letter visibility chart that shows letter height in inches, best readable distance, and maximum readable distance.

Letter Height (inches) Best Readable Distance (ft) Max. Readable Distance (ft)
3 30 100
4 40 150
6 60 200
8 80 350
9 90 400
10 100 450
12 120 525
15 150 630
18 180 750
24 240 1000
30 300 1250
36 360 1500
42 420 1750
48 480 2000
60 600 2500

Letter sizes often get overlooked when creating the custom design for your step and repeat banner. Letter size (or letter height) will determine how far away your message can be legible. Too small or too big of letter will affect the quality of your banner. Therefore it is important to know what letter height is best fit for your particular usage.