Posts Categorized: Tips and Tricks

5 Steps to Starting an Online Clothing Business

Posted February 19, 2018 by Tyler Gindraux & filed under Inspiration,Support,Tips and Tricks.

We know how daunting it can be to start a brand, you may have great ideas and loads of ambition, but where do you start? We’ve put together some advice to help you get going.

The Pros & Cons of DTG Printing

Posted February 12, 2018 by Tyler Gindraux & filed under Support,Tips and Tricks.

Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing uses a highly modified inkjet printer to apply garment inks which are heat set with a tunnel dryer. As with any print process, there are pros and cons to using this print process.

How To Save Money On Your Print Order

Posted December 4, 2017 by Tyler Gindraux & filed under Support,Tips and Tricks.

We understand you’re often working on a set budget so we always try to help figure out the most cost effective way to get your orders made. While our prices do depend on many factors; such as, artwork, order size, garment quality, and deadline, we’ve put together a list of some tips to keep your…Read More

Differentiate Your Brand to Stand Out

Posted October 30, 2017 by Tyler Gindraux & filed under Support,Tips and Tricks.

Starting a brand can be a daunting task, especially in a city like London where we are surrounded by countless designers and entrepreneurs trying to make their mark in the creative industry. Whether it be through progressive designs or niche branding, the question stands, how is your brand going to stand out from the crowd?

Wash Care Tips for your custom shirts

Posted October 9, 2017 by Tyler Gindraux & filed under Support,Tips and Tricks.

We’re often asked about the best way to wash and care for your printed or embroidered clothing. So we’ve put together a few tips you can pass along to your team members, retail shoppers, or event attendees.

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6 T-shirt Brands with Awesome Personality

Posted November 4, 2014 by Alex Econs & filed under Inspiration,Tips and Tricks.

In the world of t-shirt printing and design, it takes something special to set oneself apart from the crowd. Here’s our selection of 6 t-shirt brands who are making their mark in the best possible way

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An Introduction to Colour Modes

Posted September 24, 2014 by Tom Hughes & filed under Support,Tips and Tricks.

Before sending your artwork off to print, it’s always worth double checking the colour mode of the file. This is important, as it affects the way the colours will look when printed.

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The Best Slogan T-shirts

Posted April 9, 2013 by Alex Econs & filed under Inspiration,Tips and Tricks.

Here at Icon Printing, we’ve seen more than our fair share of t-shirts. We print around half a million t-shirts a year; and we are quite sure we’ve seen most of the comedy slogan designs out there! So we have decided to put together a gallery of our personal favourites from across the internet –…Read More

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10 Tips For Perfect Type

Posted March 4, 2013 by Alex Econs & filed under Support,Tips and Tricks.

These typography tips will ensure the type within your piece of design is a success – whether it is paper based, for the screen or for t-shirt screen printing… TIP ONE – Be aware of type “trends”. Know that much like trends in fashion and style, typefaces too are effected in the same way. It’s…Read More

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How Can Pinterest Help Your Brand or Business?

Posted February 22, 2013 by Alex Econs & filed under Tips and Tricks,What's On.

As a growing number of consumers jump on the Pinterest bandwagon, the opportunities to use this social media site in order to raise brand awareness has heightened. The bulletin-board-style social image sharing website is a relatively new social media phenomenon, created just two years ago and rapidly became one of the largest online social networks….Read More

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