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Branded promotional notebooks

It seems ironic that the 21st Century was meant to be the era of the paperless office and with everything on line, and yet the branded promo notebook is becoming more popular every year.The sheer variety of sizes, materials and special features combined with many branding techniques make personalised notebooks an ideal vehicle for company branding.The range of sizes means that there is a printed notebook for every budget and also corporate notebooks, as well as being a much-valued...

Corporate branded polo shirts

The personalised polo shirt has become the most popular garment in the promotional workwear catalogue.  Types of printed polo shirt Polo shirts are very versatile and come in many versions and colours.  There are printed polo shirts, embroidered polo shirts, long-sleeved polo shirts, ladies polo shirts, childrens polo shirts, and multi coloured polo shirts.  The major brands all feature a wide range of styles, materials and colours.  Brand names include, Fruit of the Loom polo shirts, Gildan polo shirts, Kustom Kit...

Love Food Hate Waste

Love Food Hate Waste branded products

Love Food Hate Waste is part of WRAP, a registered charity dedicated to raising awareness of food waste and also helping people to take action.The Something Different campaign merchandise is designed to help consumers plan meals, buy accurately, measure food portions and not forget unused food or leftovers.Merchandise can be printed with the Love Food Hate Waste logo alone, or combined with another logo or message, or even without the Love Food Hate Waste logo.  Our range of Love...

Covid 19 – branded promotional products to make life easier

Although our usual range of promotional merchandise covers thousands of well-known branded items, right now we need to consider giveaways with a specific Covid relevance.The personalised products that we can offer have the following uses;Delivering and reinforcing health messages – typical products are branded pens, fridge magnets and personalised clothing. Hygiene and health products. These include customised hand sanitisers, face masks, wipes, gloves, thermometers and disposables. Hand sanitisers.  There are various sizes which can be either branded or...

Promotional Bags

Branded promotional bags

In recent years bags of all types have become very important and now sell in very large numbers. There are several reasons for this; they are a genuinely practical item; the branding area is large; there are many sizes and styles available and finally an increasingly wide variety of materials.When choosing a bag it is important to address the following questions;What is the budget? Who is the recipient likely to be? What style of bag is required? Is...

The difference between Pantone, CMYK and RGB colour references

The difference between Pantone, CMYK and RGB colour references

What is the basic difference between Pantone and CMYK colour?The simplest explanation is that Pantone is a spot colour system and CMYK is a process printing system. The Pantone Matching System (PMS), Pantone spot colours are solid inks, each assigned a unique number, that look the same no matter who prints them – which is what makes spot colour critical for corporate identities and brand imagesCMYK colours, on the other hand, are created (processed) on the printing press by mixing...

Digital Printing

What is full-colour digital printing?

Full-colour printing basically refers to any printing process that is capable of producing a printed image of photographic quality. The term ‘full-colour’ is used because the aim is to reproduce the full range of colours in the visible spectrum.As a full colour image is printed using four colours typically and as the finished colours are affected by what they are printed on – paper, plastic, cotton, metal and so on – there can be a degree of difference sometimes.Despite...

Love Food Hate Waste

Make your meals and money go further

A third of food in the UK never gets eaten, yet 13 million people in this country are struggling to afford to eat and right now food has never been so precious.An important aspect of this waste is food bought by a household, but then thrown away rather than used. This is caused by poor or no planning of requirements; too much food bought and not consumed in good time; things lost at the back of the fridge or...

Home Workers

Helping home workers

For many people working from home is a new experience which can feel rather strange. Being separated from work colleagues can be welcome in terms of losing the bustle of an open-plan office, but also sometimes rather lonely and remote.There is a social element in office work that is only apparent once it is no longer there and it is possible to have feelings of ‘out of sight – out of mind’. Some Companies have recognised this and are...

Queens Awards

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2020

Winning a Queen’s Award is a major achievement - it is made possible only through the effort and support of many people.They are the owners and directors, staff at all levels, customers, suppliers, investors and those who simply provide moral support.Right now more than ever it feels important to focus on a ‘good news story’.With our proven range of standard products as well as thousands more possibilities on our website there are many ways to celebrate.Our experience over many...