10 Best Monitors For Graphic Designers 2019

Gone are the days when graphic designers use analog color plates, physical rulers, cutters, mechanical pens and compasses to come with graphic design ready for press production. Nevertheless, we made most of time and technology to work in our favor, design warriors now brings the battle from the ever enduring cutting mat to a magical digital platform – a computer monitor.

Computer monitors, specifically for graphic designer, comes in different sizes, features and quality. But as to what monitor fits to a graphic designer, well different monitors fits to different design demands. However, as digital design troopers we need a highly refined and defined computer monitor not by choice but by imperative – if you need to be the best in the field.

Here are handfuls of monitors that are good for graphic designers. It could be entry level for some designers, more than enough for others and good for some. These are top 10 but is surely not limited to it.

1. Acer B276HK

Ideal for use in office environments, libraries and computer labs, B6 Series monitors deliver dynamic and energizing visuals thanks to their high display resolution and true-to-life colors.

They also feature an ergonomic design for comfortable all-day computing, and they use eco-friendly technologies to save power and cut energy costs. (Acer)  

2. LG-27UD68-W

The LG Ultra HD IPS monitor offers both a larger workspace and accurate and detailed expression. In particular, th e sRGB over 99% prevents gaps in color space, and the expression.

Screen Split divides the display into multiple sections for different tasks by resizing the windows on the screen. Its advanced options have expanded to include 4 types of Picture-in-Picture(PIP) Mode among 14 options. It offers the most efficient professional work environment. (LG)

3. Iiyama B2888UHSU

Featuring 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution, the B2888UHSU offers a gigantic viewable area with 4 times more information and work space than a Full HD screen. PIP and PBP features allow users to easily create their own work space by displaying and manipulating multiple applications from two different data sources.

The high quality TN matrix with 10bit colour processing guarantees high performance with consistent colour reproduction and a fast response time. The B2888UHSU is perfect for demanding users who settle only for the best specifications. (Iiyama)

4. Samsung U28E590D

The Samsung UE590 UHD monitor offers PC viewing, gaming and more, all in stunning Ultra HD picture quality. With resolution that’s four times higher than Full HD, this ultra high-definition (UHD) monitor delivers stunning images that use a staggering 8 million pixels for unparalleled realism.

Enjoy the latest 4K content with incredible lifelike detail that makes you feel like you’re actually there. (Samsung)

5. BENQ PD3200U

Design professionals never compromise on details. BenQ Designer Monitors deliver absolute color precision and ultra detailed high resolution to craft every step leading to brilliant work, turning design dreams into reality.

4K UHD (3840×2160) resolution offers extraordinary clarity of fine details and depth of subtle textures optimized for visually intensive work in animation, visual effects, graphics, and photos. (BenQ)

6. Asus ProArt PA329Q

The ASUS ProArt™ PA329Q 4K UHD professional monitor delivers accurate and brilliant color reproduction and is designed for graphics professionals. PA329Q is ideal for high-end video editing, thanks to a wide color gamut of 100% Rec.709 and 99.5% Adobe RGB for exceptional color fidelity, and it has the ability to display multiple 4K UHD video inputs at up to 60Hz.

In addition, ASUS ProArt™ Calibration Technology offers advanced color tuning and uniformity compensation to ensure outstanding color accuracy, making PA329 the perfect monitor for photographers, colorists, graphic designers, and film editors. (Asus)

7. Acer S277HK

An Acer S7 monitor delivers top-of-the-line viewing experiences in a clean-edged package that adds style to any space. These beautiful monitors are the world’s first to display 4K2K Ultra HD visuals on a frameless screen. They also feature super-fast HDMI 2.0 connection options, IPS1 screen technology, and DTS™ sound enhancement – for powerful audio-visuals. (Acer)

8. Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC

SmartImage is an exclusive leading edge Philips technology that analyzes the content displayed on your screen and gives you optimized display performance. This user friendly interface allows you to select various modes like Office, Photo, Movie, Game, Economy etc., to fit the application in use.

Based on the selection, SmartImage dynamically optimizes the contrast, color saturation and sharpness of images and videos for ultimate display performance. The Economy mode option offers you major power savings. All in real time with the press of a single button! (Philips)

9. Dell Ultrasharp UP3216Q

The UP3216Q .features PremierColor for precise, accurate colors right out of the box, and the ultimate color coverage and precision experience. UP3216Q with PremierColor now offers a wider color coverage with 100% REC 709 and 87% DCI-P3 in addition to 99.5% Adobe RGB and 100% sRGB, which were available previously in the predecessor.

The two new color spaces are ideal for color-critical projects that rely on industry standards, and are typically used by content production professionals. (Dell)

10. Elizo ColorEdge CG318-4K

The ColorEdge CG318-4K displays the DCI 4K standard (4096 x 2160) which is more than four times that of full HD (1920 x 1080). It’s ideal for creating, editing, and referencing with 2D and 3D CGI, VFX, compositing, and color grading. Whether you are creating, editing, or checking your work, this screen offers ample space to focus on 4K content. At a dense 149 ppi, it’s suited for not only video but also photo retouching and printing. (Elizo)

4K Monitor Ultimate guide

4K monitor is on the go and sizzling on every digital creative desktops – you could be a graphic designer, video editor, engineer, CAD user alike. There is no denying that the more elaborate the detail a monitor has, the more detailed the details are, that’s why 4K monitors could be the new designers’ best friend.

This is best explained by a review at VideoProc about The Ultimate Guide on 4K Resolution.

Check that out!

There you go. Your top monitors for graphic design. Note however that these are not dogmatic, but rather preferential. All other good monitors are still on the shelves waiting for you. Search for more and check-out for the one that fits and can go hand in hand with you in your design journey.




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