Make your logo stand out no matter where you are or what you’re doing.
Every brand logo holds a unique story. It’s a reflection of who you are, what you and your company represent, and how people recognize you at first glance. That’s a whole lot of power for a singular piece of graphic design to hold all on its own! And it deserves to stand out from the crowd all year long.
This month we’re talking shop and showing you all the ways we can elevate your brand with customized promotional products
“If, in the business of communications, ‘image is king,’ the essence of this image, the logo, is the jewel in its crown.” –
Paul Rand, graphic designer
Versatile apparel that makes a statement throughout the seasons
Transitioning from our warm summer months to our cold, snowy winter days in Greater Vancouver doesn’t need to be hard. T-shirts and long-sleeve tees can be worn throughout all seasons and they make great canvases for your logo and company mantra. Plus, there are so many creative and professional ways we can translate your designs directly to your fav threads. Like silk screening and vinyl print, which are both very popular options!
What’s the difference between the two? We break them down for you here…
Screen printing is one of the most popular printing techniques used for printing designs onto various products. In order to print using the silk-screen printing technique, different materials are used. To start we create the printing frame, which means that the design is printed onto a sheet so that the ink can be transferred.
The frame is placed on your garment and with the help of our handy, dandy scraper the colours are screened (one layer for each colour, up to a maximum of four colours).
Screen printing is super affordable and you can cover the front and back of your t-shirt or long sleeve tee, which is of course, optimal for promoting your brand.
The best part about screen printing t-shirts? It’s long-lasting and always delivered with high quality, most often last the entire lifetime of the clothing article.
Vinyl printing utilizes heat transfer and a machine to cut out letters and designs from vinyl and then a heat presser is used to stick them onto the garment, passing colour from the vinyl to the fabric. Vinyl works when there is a combination of pressure and heat.
This printing method allows the printing of one design and can produce results on large scale. The vinyl-cutting machine gives you options to use different layers to print different colors within the design.
Vinyl is the best application for small graphics and is applicable when you want to print your team jersey numbers, for example. Larger shapes and simple designs is where vinyl printing really shines.
Not sure which process works for your project? Don’t sweat it!! Our creative team is here to help with all that. Working with you one on one allows us to gather all the info we need to source and create the best products for your unique project!
If you really want to get fancy and take it to the next level, we can also embroider any garment you like – including hats of any kind!
Toques with pom poms, slouchy toques, baseball caps, bucket hats; whatever your style. Embroidery is the process by which a design is sewn onto a garment, thread by thread, using our state-of-the-art computerized embroidery machine. Our industrial machines allow us to finish up small to large orders in a stitch (pun intended!) and always achieve a high-quality, long-lasting finish.
Just check out this baseball cap order we did last month for a loyal client! Our machines can handle bulk orders like no other and our creative team is always ensuring top-of-the-line designs and craftsmanship.
Branded attire is a need for any sort of commerce. It builds brand awareness and advances a company’s culture. If you connect the incalculable companies who utilize branded attire, at that point, you bring your company to another level.
Stationery doesn’t have to be boring. We got you!
Stationery branding is a small but necessary aspect of promoting business and building a favourable brand image. And there are so many ways these branded products can be used! From business transactions to customer giveaways, corporate office supplies to event gifting, a detail-oriented business never misses an opportunity for good publicity and promotion.
Pens, notepads, sticky notes, journals and letterheads/envelopes, calendars, invoice books and more are easily spruced up and become instant and effective marketing tools simply by adding your logo and brand slogan. Share your brand elements with one of our creative team reps and then we take care of the rest! It’s as simple as that.
“Logos are the graphic extension of the internal realities of a company.” – Saul Bass
Steve’s products of the month
Right from Steve himself! We all know Steve loves to tag your logo on all products, big and small, but he has a few favourites for the month of September that he wants to share.
It’s been HOT in Vancouver this summer, we all know it, we’ve all been feeling it. And it doesn’t look like the heat is simmering down any time soon. This is why one of Steve’s products of the month is water bottles! Water bottles make the perfect employee gift, company product or giveaway to clients. Everyone loves a good bottle and because people take their favourite bottles on the go, it’s a surefire way to expose your company and increase your brand reach, organically.
Our water bottle suppliers offer high-quality products that range in style; insulated stainless steel, sports copolyester, BPA free, impact resistant, shatter-proof, eco-friendly, recyclable, and ergonomic. And of course, we can source bottles of all different styles in all different colours that match your brand personality.
What’s fall in Vancouver without a good quality hoodie?! We can’t get through the season without one, that’s for sure!
With such a large selection of hoodies/pullovers to choose from, getting warm and comfy this season, and through to winter, is easy. Find the perfect style and customization for you or a loved one, a larger corporate event, or a school club.
Hoodies range in style and colour, leaving something for everyone. Eco-friendly options are quite popular and styles with a fleece lining add that extra level of comfort and coziness you look for on those cold winter nights. You can opt for a hoodie with a zipper or one with a kangaroo pouch in the front, or if you like to keep things fun, a cropped hoodie is the way to go!
Easy to customize, all of our sweaters lend well to any of our processes; silkscreen, vinyl printing and embroidery. So get those creative juices flowing and let’s find you your next go-to hoodie/pullover!
Looking for a versatile and protective jacket for the end of summer/early fall season? A softshell jacket is a way to go. With water- and wind-resistant outer shell, mesh lining, and practical pockets, these closet staples are great for every day and nightwear. Whether you’re spending a cool day at the docks or exploring the downtown streets after the sun goes down, an easy-to-wear, look good with everything jacket is the right choice.
And we have connections to some of the best softshell jackets out there, of course!
Some softshell jacket qualities include:
- Water-resistant outer that keeps you dry in the rain.
- Mesh lining that improves breathability by allowing air to circulate through your clothing.
- Pockets right where you want them so you can carry your phone, keys, wallet (and other on-the-go items) with ease!
- Removable hoods to keep things versatile.
Softshell jackets lend well to embroidery or screen printing, and our creative team will collaborate with you to create a jacket that suits your style and your brand perfectly.
Let your logo work for you!
We will work with you one on one to find the perfect product for your promotional needs.
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