Why not to explore the beautiful world of wall decals or wall stickers! Wall stickers are also known as wall art, wall graphics, decals or wall tattoos. The great thing about them is that you can change the look of your room at any time by simply peeling them off.
The decorative wall design appeared for the first time in 2005, in the deco-publications.
Since then wall stickers became the most popular way to decorate home: easy to apply, easy to remove and low cost.
So to uncover the mystery of stickers world, this post is going to look at the main steps of wall sticker manufacturing process.
Firstly, the image is created and printed onto Vinyl using CMYK process printing or digital printing methods. The Vinyl decal is sealed and finished before going through a professional cut-plotter, which utilises scissor vectored visuals to guide the cutter.
A plotter is a bit similar to a printer, with a cutter instead of printing heads.
A plotter cuts out the adhesive vinyl wall sticker.
Images are usually produced using vectors files. Each file has to be concluded in a draw mode (using Illustrator), because it is the path used by the plotter for the cut.
Vector in a normal mode
Vector in a draw mode
As soon as the vinyl is cut, unused pieces are removed by hand. This process is called “tree-pruning”.
Finally, application tape and backing paper are applied by hand to the sticker before the finishing touches, and then packing and shipping straight to the customer.
At Bouf.com, we have invested in state-of-the-art printing and cutting technology to guarantee a superb quality wall sticker time and again. We can produce customer, personalised wall stickers according to your requirements and we only use the finest quality vinyl and adhesive, to ensure you can easily apply it to the wall, to guarantee it stays on the wall for 3-4 years, and it allows you to easily remove the wall sticker at any time should you wish to, without leaving any residue or damaging the wall.