What Posters to Buy: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Wall Art

What Posters to Buy: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Wall Art


As Lisa Ketty, the artist behind HiPosterShop.com, I'm often asked about what posters people should buy to decorate their spaces. Choosing the right poster is a personal decision that depends on your style, the room's purpose, and the atmosphere you want to create. In this guide, I'll walk you through the process of selecting the perfect poster and showcase some of my most popular options.

What kind of posters do people buy?

People buy a wide variety of posters, ranging from minimalist designs to vibrant artwork. Some popular categories include:

  • Abstract art
  • Nature and landscapes
  • Motivational quotes
  • Vintage reproductions
  • Pop culture references

At HiPosterShop, I offer a diverse collection to cater to different tastes. For example, my Minimalistic Abstract Poster is perfect for those who prefer clean, simple designs.

Minimalistic Abstract Poster

For nature lovers, I've created the Dandelion-Taraxacum Poster, which offers a beautiful, close-up view of a delicate flower.

Dandelion-Taraxacum Poster

What should a good poster be?

In my experience as an artist, a good poster should be:

  1. Visually appealing
  2. Well-designed with balanced composition
  3. Printed on high-quality paper
  4. Reflective of your personal style
  5. Appropriate for the intended space

I ensure all my posters at HiPosterShop meet these criteria. For instance, my Solar System Poster is not only visually stunning but also educational, making it perfect for a child's room or a space enthusiast's office.

Solar System Poster

What is the most popular poster of all time?

While it's difficult to determine a single "most popular poster of all time," some consistently popular choices include:

  • Classic movie posters
  • Iconic photographs
  • Artistic masterpieces reproductions
  • Inspirational quotes

In my shop, one of the most popular posters is the One Happy Citrus Poster, which brings a cheerful pop of color to any room.

One Happy Citrus Poster

Are posters worth collecting?

Absolutely! As an artist, I believe collecting posters can be a rewarding hobby. It allows you to:

  • Express your personality and interests
  • Decorate your space affordably
  • Support artists and creators
  • Potentially invest in valuable artwork

For collectors, I offer limited edition prints like my Limited Linoleum Print No. 01, which combines artistic value with exclusivity.

Limited Linoleum Print No. 01

What is an attractive poster?

In my artistic opinion, an attractive poster typically has:

  • A striking visual element or focal point
  • Harmonious color scheme
  • Clear and legible text (if any)
  • High-quality printing and materials
  • A design that resonates with the viewer

My SUNSET Poster is a great example of an attractive poster, with its vibrant colors and captivating composition.


Are posters a good investment?

While not all posters will increase in value, certain types can be good investments:

  • Limited edition prints
  • Posters signed by the artist
  • Vintage or rare posters
  • Posters by renowned artists

In my shop, I offer several limited edition prints that could potentially appreciate in value over time.

What size poster sells best?

The best-selling poster sizes often depend on the intended use and space. However, some popular sizes I offer include:

  • 18x24 inches (45x60 cm)
  • 24x36 inches (60x90 cm)
  • A3 (11.7x16.5 inches / 29.7x42 cm)
  • A2 (16.5x23.4 inches / 42x59.4 cm)

My Paper Cut Artwork A3 is perfect for smaller spaces or as part of a gallery wall.

Paper Cut Artwork A3

How do you make a poster attractive?

As an artist, here's how I create attractive posters:

  1. Choose a compelling subject or image
  2. Use a balanced color palette
  3. Ensure high-quality printing
  4. Consider the composition and layout
  5. Use appropriate typography if including text

My Color Code Yellow poster demonstrates these principles with its striking simplicity and bold use of color.

Color Code Yellow Poster

What is the best thing for posters?

The best thing for posters is proper care and display. This includes:

  • Using archival-quality frames
  • Avoiding direct sunlight
  • Handling with clean, dry hands
  • Storing flat or rolled in a tube when not displayed
  • Using acid-free materials for mounting

I offer framed options like the Green Thing framed artwork, which comes ready to hang and protected.

Green Thing framed artwork


Choosing the right poster is a fun and personal process. Whether you're looking for something to brighten up your home office, add character to your living room, or start a collection, I've created a wide range of options at HiPosterShop to suit your taste and style. Remember, the best poster is one that speaks to you and enhances your space. Happy decorating!

For more inspiration, check out my bestsellers collection or explore my new arrivals.

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