Displate

About Displate

Displate was founded by Charles Banaszkiewicz, Edward Ruszczyc and Jack Świgost.

Displate is a unique platform that connects artists, graphic designers and photographers from around the world with customers interested in buying artworks. Displate.com is also a manufacture specializing in handcrafted metal posters called Displates. By buying them, customers support artists and prod them into broad portfolios of uploaded graphics. Displate is addressed not only to experienced artists, but also novices. Since 2013 Displate has collected 10.100 graphics and grouped more than 1000 artists worldwide.

Displate implements complex system of quality control which enables to check and estimate uploaded projects reliably. Each project is graded by the community of artists. This control system guarantees that only the best quality projects, representing the highest artistic and design values, are approved for sale.

Displate belongs to GWD CONCEPT Sp. z o.o., which is active online and offline. Beyond selling artworks, company organises gallery shows and exhibitions, where people have the opportunity to see and encounter Displates.

Founded in 2013 | Based: Poland

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Displate has an excess of people uploading work, which is curated or monitored for size and sex based content, but not infringement, quality or commercial viability. They tend to have “stabled” artists who they promote and feature, so you get lost in the crowd.

They have one product, and it is reported as being of good quality. As an artist, the 45 grace period has issues with fraudulent purchasing.

No watermarking on their images.

Artists can order own work at a discount, and have multiple accounts (as long as there is a different email). Notable issues as well, is very weak support system and shipping has been reported as being bad.

They have a curating service that seems to have weakened, but checks on size and doesn’t allow nudes.

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Pros

• control your own pricing
• easy uploading

Cons

• large artist base
• no templates provided
• no watermarking
• restricted curating
• payment issues
• bad commission algorithm

Summary

Displate, even though registered in London, UK, is a Polish outfit that producing quality products. They are limited to a specific size, so designs are limited, and they also incorporate a weird commission ratio that displeases many of the artists. They are known for poor support feedback and is becoming rife with infringement cases based on their upload criteria.

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