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Ben Tallon

An interview with Ben Tallon

Posted April 27, 2015 by Stephanie & filed under Interviews.

With his new book Champagne and Wax Crayons: Riding the Madness of the Creative Industry just about to drop, we caught up with illustrator and art director Ben Tallon to find out more about the project, his creative process and his top tips for those thinking of going freelance. 

Diginate Guest Blog Post

Win £150 Worth of Customised Stickers From Diginate (Guest Post)

Posted November 18, 2013 by Alex Econs & filed under Competition.

Writing a guest blog on Icon Printing is somewhat of a busman’s holiday for us at Diginate. T-Shirt and sticker printing have a big overlap on the venn diagram of print-based marketing and promotion, and we know that Icon approach their work with the same customer focus and enthusiasm for the final product that we do…Read More

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Q&A with Illustrator, What Katie Drew

Posted June 25, 2013 by Alex Econs & filed under Case Study,Designer Profile.

We recently screen printed some seriously awesome t-shirts for London based Illustrator, What Katie Drew. Her illustrations really caught our eye, so we thought we’d do a little Q&A with Katie to find out a bit more about her. And what a lovely little chat we had!   Your illustrations are both charming and thought…Read More

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Sleazy Tees!

Posted March 24, 2013 by Alex Econs & filed under .

We print all sorts on to all kinds of garments. But our number one printed garment, without a doubt, is the good ol’ printed tee. And we’ve seen a fair range of designs appear in our Icon Printing inbox!

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DTG Printing on a Canvas Tote Bag

Posted October 9, 2012 by Alex Econs & filed under Case Study.

  One very popular item we often find ourselves customising, is the trusty tote bag. We are based in Shoreditch, east London – and in this area you can’t walk two minutes down the road without seeing one dash past you. Londoners love them. That’s why they make such great promotional items, merch and give-aways….Read More

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Creative Printed Clothing Inspiration

Posted September 25, 2012 by Alex Econs & filed under Designer Profile,Inspiration.

Alongside promotional and corporate clothing, we also print garments for established and up ‘n’ coming clothing labels. Much of this artwork is fashion lead graphics or hand drawn illustrations. Bold, one or two colour designs print really well and can make very desirable items of clothing. At Icon Printing, we are really passionate about what…Read More

Icon Printing helps ITV’s Text Santa!

Posted December 11, 2011 by Alex Econs & filed under .

This year’s massive charity fundraiser, Text Santa, encourages everyone to donate money to those who are particularly in need of support this Christmas. Text Santa is a charity initiative from ITV and in partnership with Vodafone UK, are delivering help through their JustTextGiving service. Across 400 Vodafone stores, staff are also getting involved with the…Read More

Friends of the Earth Charity – STOP THE BIG ENERGY RIP-OFF

Posted November 28, 2011 by Alex Econs & filed under .

Friends of the Earth have put their foot down with a campaign that aims to stomp out the outrageous rip-off scandals that the Big Six have been getting away with for so long.   Energy suppliers make billions of money out of us and the charity Friends of the Earth have urged for this to…Read More

Promotional T-shirts You Just Wanna ‘Touch’

Posted June 8, 2011 by Alex Econs & filed under .

We were thrilled to produce 50 promotional t-shirts for Australia’s hottest emerging band, The Touch. Like any other band it is essential to promote themselves in order to get known and build awareness.

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