Decoration Methods

When it comes to decoration we are continually recognized for our quality and variety of embellishment options. We are constantly testing and experimenting with new and emerging technologies to bring you the latest and most advanced options. Below are a few of the many techniques used to decorate such a broad range of products .  Decorating Methods

Below is a list of different decorating options that can be used on products. Some imprinting methods are limited to certain product types.. If you have any questions, please give us a call 1-800-868-7018 or e-mail Customer Service.
Embroidery
Embroidery is a method of machine stitching your design onto a fabric surface. Embroidery Can be sewn in fire resistant thread when required. embroidery can also be produced in a Puff format giving the embroidery a 3D shape  If you choose embroidery as your imprint method, you logo will need to be put into an embroidery format, which is called digitizing or better know as a DST file.
 
Screen Printing
Screen printing is a method of applying ink to a surface through a stencil supported on a fine mesh of fabric stretched tightly over a frame. Screen printing is available using different inks and processes that produce a variety of surface textures and effects including raised ink, metallic, color changing ink and many more.
 Digital Printing
Digit printing is the process of printing the die or ink directly onto the garment. This method is used most often for small quanitiy orders that require a large number of colors.
 
 
Engraving/Etching/Laser Engraving
Your design is cut out of a hard surface, usually glass, metal, or wood. Your design appears as the material color beneath the surface.
 
 
"Engraved Enamels"/Enamel Medallions
Metal plates are filled with colored enamel, which is laser engraved with your logo. The plate can then be affixed to a product's surface with a strong adhesive.
 
 
Epoxy Domes
The Epoxy Dome method features your logo printed on paper under a clear, high-gloss acrylic dome, giving designs a sleek, dimensional look. The dome is then applied to a product's surface
 
 
Medallions/Metal Stamping/"Steel Threads"
A custom-made die is used to stamp your design onto a metal disk or plate. The plate is then affixed to a product's surface with a strong adhesive. Common Color Choices: Matte Silver, Antique Silver, Antique Brass, Pearl Nickel. Matte Black.
 
 
Molded Rubber Patches/"Logo 3D"
The molded rubber patch decorating option offers a high-impact, raised, dimensional look and comes in a variety of patch colors and shapes. The patches are then applied to a product's surface with a strong adhesive.
 
 
Pad Printing
Pad printing is a wet ink transfer decorating process used to print on irregular or curved surfaces. Most promotional products like mugs, pens, and golf balls are pad printed.
 
 
Stamping/Hot Stamping/Foil Stamping/Color Stamping
A custom made die is used to apply your design with colored foil to a material's surface. Stamping is ideal on leather and vinyl products.
 
 
Sublimation/Dye Sublimation
A printing process using small heating elements to evaporate pigments from a carrier film, depositing these smoothly onto a surface. Sometimes used to reproduce full color graphics and photos onto items like mousepads, mugs, or nylon banners.
 
 
Debossing
Blind Deboss
Color Stamp
Color Fill
Debossing uses a custom-made die to press your logo directly into a material's surface. Debossed logos have a subtle, yet sophisticated, appearance. Debossing is ideal on leather and vinyl products. Color Stamp and color fill are possible options for debossing.