Canon Gold Partner 2024/25

Here at Design Supply, large format printing solutions have been the cornerstone of our business since we started in 1991. Our relationship with Canon began in 2005, when Canon introduced its first large format solutions to the market. Canon sought our leadership and expertise in the large format printing markets, in particular, the CAD market including architects and engineers. Design Supply’s relationship with Canon has grown from strength to strength, and we have been recognised as a top tier Canon Accredited Large Format Partner year on year.

In 2024, Design Supply has again been awarded a Canon Gold Partner. We are #1 in the UK, and number #4 in all of Europe. Thank you very much to all our loyal customers!

We continue to excel in all markets, including Architecture, Construction, Corporate, Engineering, Education, GIS, Government, Graphics, Design, Photography, Proofing , Poster, and Retail. Come visit our large format showroom and warehouse where you can see the current Canon imagePROGRAF range of large format solutions demonstrated by a Canon trained sales expert with a working knowledge of customer workflows and applications.

As a world leading manufacturer of photography, inkjet printing and colour imaging technologies, Canon have developed a range of imagePROGRAF large format solutions tailored to specific applications, including the TX-Series technical printers, the PRO-Series photographic printers, and the TM – Series multifunction scan/print/copy solutions. With more than thirty Canon wide format solutions available, let us help you make sense of the features of each model, and clearly explain the benefits to you, and help you find the best available solution for you and your budget.

Having sold, installed and maintained more than 10,000 large format printers, we have an expertise second to none, and if we haven’t seen your application before, we have the expertise, ability, and commitment to help you and ensure you have the best possible pre-sales and post-sales experience.


What we like best about Canon Large Format solutions in addition to reliable performance, is the amount of extras you receive in the box. If you look at the “What’s Inside” tab on our website, you can see all the specifics. When you buy Canon, in addition to the print drivers you would expect, you receive a starter set of inks and an accounting software, to keep track of you ink and paper costs, and print layout tools to avoid wasting paper. You also receive access to additional software, including PosterArtist Lite software for creating posters, and smartphone push notifications for job completion or errors, enabling you to check print status while away from the printer.



At Design Supply, we have access to a truly innovative and comprehensive portfolio of large format printers and scanners, and supplies from all the leading manufacturers. We are accredited and authorised partners with Canon, HP, Epson, Mutoh, Ricoh, Kodak, Contex and Colortrac, to name a few. We have a shared commitment with our partners to customer satisfaction and continue to collaborate, expand, win and streamline our business so we can provide the most technically advanced wide format printing, scanning and copying solutions to you. You benefit from high-quality planning, deployment, maintenance and support, backed by world-class products and solutions.

The latest large format solutions from Canon, HP, and Epson are the most technically advanced in the 30 year history of wide format printing. With innovative functionality, improved ergonomics, incredible colour and line accuracy, today’s large format printers offer flexible solutions with great mobile and web connectivity features. The large format printer ranges from Canon, HP and Epson cover all budgets, work group sizes and required functionality, including scan and copy, media capacity from 1 to 3 rolls, cut sheet and even boards provides complete flexibility to your creativity. Output can be to bins, stack and take up rollers to suite your specific job requirement.

In addition to supplying printers, Design Supply are one of the largest wide format media suppliers in the UK. Many of our customers continue to use Design Supply for all their wide format printing and scanning requirements. Design Supply warehouse hundreds of different papers from traditional CAD plotter paper to high quality photographic grades. We have a complete range of point of sale materials, including poster papers and films, and a complete range of fine art products and specialist canvas. Our media specialists can advise on technical issues and printing and finishing products. We aim to support you pre-sale and post-sale, and even at the end of the life of your printer, we offer trade-in and trade-up possibilities.

Additionally, we offer stationery and office supplies, a necessity no matter what type of business you are involved in which we can help.