Branding

 

What really distinguishes one brand from the next? A creative flair, of course, but more importantly how your brand is perceived in the minds of current and potential customers. Proper positioning and branding is integral in becoming a well-known, liked, and trusted brand. There’s a lot to take into account when building a successful brand identity but luckily, you don’t have to do it alone. We understand the end goal and have the knowledge and experience to make it happen.

Color Imprint

 

Highlight your logo in vivid color on bags, pens, drinkware, technology items, and accessories. This decorating method includes silkscreen, transfer, pad-print, and beach print. Available in single or multi-color, it’s an economical way to gain high visibility.

4-Color Process

 

Looking to make a bold impact with a photo or 4-color process artwork? Our methods allow fine halftones and an expanded color range to capture the sharpness of the design and then transfer it to the product. PMS matches cannot be done with 4-Color Process methods.

 

PhotoGrafixx 1: Available for SureShip. Used for most items except drinkware and bags.
PhotoGrafixx 2: Designed specifically for drinkware. This level requires an 8-day lead time.
PhotoGrafixx 3: Available for SureShip. Used on items that feature a full bleed.
PhotoGrafixx 4: Available for SureShip. Used on bags and totes.
PhotoGrafixx 5: Used for speaker grills that feature a full bleed.
Full Color: Used for eligible Journal Books.

Product Laser

 

Laser engraving gives your logo a clean, distinguished appearance by precisely etching the artwork into the material’s surface.

  • Laser: Standard laser imprinting on metal and ceramic surfaces, including items such as pens and flash drives.
  • Laser Plus: Expanded laser availability featuring larger imprint sizes on select items such as blankets and drinkware (excluding pens).
  • Laser 360: Expanded laser availability featuring larger imprint size on select pens.

Stamping

 

These classic methods allow you to leave an impression of your logo in a material’s surface.

  • Deboss: Pristine and elegant. Deboss utilizes a die that is heat-pressed into the material. Deboss patch (patch size 1.5″ x 3″; decorating area 1″ x 2.5″) is also available on some products.
  • Color Stamp: Enhance a simple one-color design with a die used to apply colored foil to a materials surface.
    • Standard colors include:
      • Black, Gray, Red, Green, Blue, Brown, Purple
    • Metallic colors include:
      • Red, Green, Blue, Gold. Silver, Purple
  • Color Fill: First your logo is color stamped onto the material and then followed by a deboss with the same die. This method is only available on tan or black vinyl patches.
    • Standard colors include:
      • Black, Gray, Red, Green, Blue, Brown, Purple
    • Metallic colors include:
      • Red, Green, Blue, Gold. Silver, Purple

Epoxy Dome

 

Add dimension and shine to your one, multi or 4-color logo by placing it under a clear, high-gloss polyurethane dome with black bezel. Logos are maximized for the best possible display and then placed on a white background unless otherwise specified.

ED-1 Small Oval: 2.875″ w x 1.375″ h
ED-2 Large Oval: 4″ x 2.125″ h
ED-3 Small Rectangle 3.25″ w x 1.75″ h
ED-4 Circle: 2.25″ diameter
ED-5 Square: 2″ square

Mixed Media

 

Mixed Media is a bold new decorating method that combines two processes: laser as the base for an embroidery and transfer, or PhotoGrafixx, for the overlay.

PhotoGrafixx

 

Looking to make a bold impact with a photo or 4-color process artwork? Our methods allow fine halftones and an expanded color range to capture the sharpness of the design and then transfer it to the product. PMS matches cannot be done with 4-Color Process methods.

PhotoGrafixx 1: Available for SureShip. Used for most items except drinkware and bags.
PhotoGrafixx 2: Designed specifically for drinkware. This level requires an 8-day lead time.
PhotoGrafixx 3: Available for SureShip. Used on items that feature a full bleed.
PhotoGrafixx 4: Available for SureShip. Used on bags and totes.
PhotoGrafixx 5: Used for speaker grills that feature a full bleed.
Full Color: Used for eligible JournalBooks. Requires a 9-day lead time.
Full Color Beach Towel: Offered on beach towels. Requires a 300 piece minimum, pre-production sample and 10 days production after order clearance.

Labeling

 

An ideal decorating method for items such as lip balms. Customization for brand visibility with four-color imprinting can be placed onto clear, white or holographic TufGloss™ labels. They are scratch-resistant and waterproof.

Sublimation

 

A permanent heat-transfer method, sublimation incorporates multi-color and half-tones for unique designs that won’t crack or peel. With one set-up charge, free decorating on both sides for most items, and free standard or ground shipping, you’ll save even more money.

Direct Process

 

This four-color process can reproduce the widest range of hues with the fewest inks. It is available only for white items.

Offset Printing

 

Offset printing is when 4 colors (CMYK) are combined to print a wide range of colors. This process is most common in photographs. When blended, these colors reproduce the widest range of color.

True Edge Transfer

 

Exclusive to Trimark, True Edge™ Transfer is a cutting-edge heat transfer process that provides superior clarity and precision.

  • Can reproduce freestanding text as small as 8 point
  • Precision alternative to “sticker” or “label” appearance
  • Access to locations that can’t be reached with embroidery hoop
  • 4-color process or spot color
  • Good alternative to embroidery for thin garments
  • No contours required
  • Mixed Media* is available on select garments with a True Edge™ Transfer overlay on laser.

 

From the very beginning of the product development cycle, our apparel is designed with decoration in mind. We understand that your brand is your business, so we work to ensure that our decoration methods – which are specifically created for our apparel – create an authentic branding experience. Our goal is to produce a finished piece that looks as though it was custom made just for you.

HXD

 

Introducing HXD, a unique decoration method that offers all new possibilities for your branded apparel. As the exclusive provider of this cutting-edge method in the United States and Canada, we’re the only supplier to offer it on our own apparel. Creating a subtle pop from the apparel surface, HXD brings a whole new dimension to your logo.

 

The New Quality

 

HXD uses a patented manufacturing process to combine the best attributes of two methods: the surface interest and high perceived value of embroidery, and the unlimited color, incredible detail and location versatility of True Edge™ Transfer.

HXD is remarkably durable, allowing it to be used on everything from high-end automobiles to textiles. The adhesives have been tested for washing machines and HXD will be available for almost every garment we sell.

 

The New Elegance

HXD adds both a reflective quality and new dimension to subtle tone-on-tone decoration.

Infusion

 

Exclusive new method that seamlessly infuses logos with our custom-made fabrics.

  • Perfect for retail fashion looks
  • Razor-sharp detail
  • Permanent image
  • Breathable and touchless decoration
  • Unlimited color for one setup (no white print available)

From the very beginning of the product development cycle, our apparel is designed with decoration in mind. We understand that your brand is your business, so we work to ensure that our decoration methods – which are specifically created for our apparel – create an authentic branding experience. Our goal is to produce a finished piece that looks as though it was custom made just for you.

Embroidery

 

Embroidery offers thread colors to match any logo and reduces costs with up to 25,000 stitches included in the price.

  • Classic look
  • Precision-engineered production capability for exceptional detail
  • Popular choice for left/right chest, left/right bicep decoration
  • Mixed Media* is available on select garments using embroidery over laser

 

From the very beginning of the product development cycle, our apparel is designed with decoration in mind. We understand that your brand is your business, so we work to ensure that our decoration methods – which are specifically created for our apparel – create an authentic branding experience. Our goal is to produce a finished piece that looks as though it was custom made just for you.

Apparel Laser

 

Applicable at virtually any location, laser produces a permanent tone-on-tone look that’s great for technical fabrics. For a bold look, this method provides a beautiful mixed media look when paired with embroidery, as shown.

  • Topical application that can be placed over seams and zippers
  • Smooth finish with a glossy look
  • Best for mid-range colors
  • Unlimited washability
  • Mixed Media* is available on select garments using laser as the base decoration beneath either embroidery or transfer for a unique look

Deboss

 

Ideal for waterproof and other technical fabrics, deboss uses a die that’s heat-pressed into the material, creating a striking 3D appearance.

  • Applicable at virtually any location
  • Subtle tone-on-tone look
  • Works equally well on all colors and black and white
  • Unlimited washability
  • High degree of detail available
  • Only works on polyester fabrics

Custom Label Print

 

Your Brand, All The Way Down To The Label

We offer select styles with an imprint panel inside the neck or on a pocket bag, allowing you to add a unique personal message or create a branded collection.

  • One-color label print – perfect for freestanding text.
  • Tear-away main label, so the only brand presence is yours.
  • No setup charge and low minimums, so it’s easy and affordable.

Naming & Identity

 

Our team of experienced, detail-oriented, out of the box thinkers take pride in working with companies to find suitable names and identities for their brands. Logos, color palettes, and typography are right in our wheelhouse. Let’s work together to create an elevated brand identity for your company.

Voice & Message

 

Some may believe branding is all about logo designs and color palettes. In reality, the most important part of creating a brand is your brand voice and message. The tone you use to represent your company sets you apart from your competition, gives your brand a personality consumers can relate to, and positions your brand for customer engagement and continued sales. The goal is long-term success and we’re in the position to help you get started.

System & Guides

 

Creating a design that exemplifies your company’s mission, vision, and values can be a daunting task. We get it! Let our team help you create a cohesive style guide so that your brand has the same look and feel no matter who’s working on it.

Communications

 

A successful brand identity includes the way your company communicates with customers and stakeholders. In order to successfully express your company’s latest developments to the public, a well thought out plan must be put into place. Let our knowledge of the marketing industry help you properly inform, persuade and interact with your audience.

Content Direction

 

The best marketing materials have a cohesive feel across all social channels. Our years of experience have shown us the right approach to creating high quality content in the form of photography, brochures, or custom branded gear.