Unfurl the Banners With Brook International
How much do you know about banners? If you’re scratching your head – don’t worry. This month’s newsletter is a mini history lesson, so strap in!
But before we take a deep dive into the history of banners, let’s start with the basics.
A banner is, simply, a cloth from which a flag is made. They’re used to display messages, so tend to bear a symbol, logo, or slogan. Today, banners are used for many different purposes – from spiritual, to sporting events. (Did you know banners were in the Bible?)
Their main purpose, however, is to advertise, and to get their message across to the intended audience. Banners can be used over and over again – at different events, targeting different markets.
Going back, banners have been used throughout the centuries, with Romans using their coat of arms on banners outside their homes to allow people to identify their premises. Knights used to carry banners around on the battlefield so they could be easily identified, too.
Can you guess which colour was most predominantly used in banners? Scroll to the end of this post to find out!
At Brook International, we offer:
- A dedicated range of 100% polyester knitted and woven textiles
- Weights from 115g to 155g
- Pre-dyed specialist textiles in a wide range of colours.
To see our range of colours click here.
P.S. What did you think the most-used colour was for banners? If you guessed red – you were right! Red, being bold and easy to spot across a large space, is used a lot in banner iconography today.
Contact our sales team today, and let’s see how we can help make your banners a reality.