Affordable Digitizing https://www.affordabledigitizing.com Digitizing and Vector Art Specialists Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:39:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Puff Without the Huff: How to Do 3D Puff Embroidery https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/puff-without-the-huff-how-to-do-3d-puff-embroidery/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:00:01 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=599 Mastering how to do 3D puff embroidery requires a little bit of practice, but it’s worth being able to offer this type of embroidery service to […]

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Mastering how to do 3D puff embroidery requires a little bit of practice, but it’s worth being able to offer this type of embroidery service to your customers.

For starters, people love how this textured effect makes their logo or branded design pop out. It also produces a high-quality branding effect which helps you offer the best embroidery service. You’ll also be able to charge a little bit more for this type of embroidery work which can prove to be very cost effective for your printing business.

How to Create 3D Puff Embroidery in Five Easy Steps:

Here’s how to master 3D puff embroidery in a few easy steps. Keep in mind that these steps may vary for your specific embroidery machine model; always check with your instruction manual first before proceeding.

1. Choose the Right Color Foam

You can find the foam you’ll need online, at many arts and crafts stores and even retailers such as Walmart. 3D puffy foam comes in a variety of thicknesses to suit the desired effect and design. If possible, always choose foam in the same color (or as close to it) as the design that will be embroidered over it.

2. Only Use a Design That’s Been Digitized for 3D Puff Embroidery

You then want to make sure that the design to be embroidered has been digitized explicitly by a professional for 3D embroidery. Some aspects of the design must be optimized using digitizing software before it can be programmed into the embroidery machine.

Do not skip this step. Bring your design file to a digitizing services company to ensure a flawlessly embroidered design.

3. Set Your Embroidery Machine to Automatic/Manual

3D puff embroidery is actually completed in three steps: the design’s underlay, then the border, and then the 3D section of the design itself. The 3D section is last because it’s during this step that you will insert the foam.

Your embroidery machine should be set to automatic/manual so that will stop at the end of each step before you tell it to proceed. This is to allow you to insert the foam for the crucial third step.

4. Cover the Design with Foam

The foam piece should be large enough to cover your design entirely. Place the foam over your design when step two of the embroidery process is finished and securely tape it in place using clear, strong tape. Make sure the tape is far away from the design borders.

5. Tear the Excess Foam Off

Your machine will secure the stitching to the foam with several stitch points before completing the design. Once the design is done you can remove the piece of clothing from the machine and simply tear the excess foam right off. You should also remove pieces of foam from any space inside the design that’s meant to be empty.

If you did happen to use a piece of foam that’s a different color than the embroidered design, then you can use a small tool to push in any protruding areas gently. This is why aiming for a foam color as close as possible to the design’s color or colors is so important.

Now that you know the basics of creating 3D puff embroidery, we hope you’ll enjoy this technique and be able to offer it to your customers. For a free quote on digitizing design files your 3D puff or another embroidery project, contact us today.

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5 Places to Find Free Vector Art for Digitized Embroidery https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/5-places-to-find-free-vector-art-for-digitized-embroidery/ Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:00:51 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=595 Vector art – an image that doesn’t blur or distort when manipulated – isn’t just the secret weapon of an art director sitting in the corner […]

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Vector art – an image that doesn’t blur or distort when manipulated – isn’t just the secret weapon of an art director sitting in the corner office at an impressive ad agency.

Ever gone to a company-sponsored event where the host’s logo is featured on every available surface, including the free goodies handed out to attendees? Then you’ve seen the product of a vectorized logo.

If you’ve seen that kind of branding at an event and wondered how your company could take advantage of similar marketing and visibility potential, a great first investment is some embroidery.

And we’re not talking about the kind of embroidery you see background characters poring over in a BBC historical drama.

Embroidery machines and free vector art make customized clothing or fabric goods easily obtained, and at a reasonable cost.

Use Free Vector Art to Make Your Company Shine

Embroidery machines work off of vector art to reproduce an image with needle and thread. If you’re not sure how to get your hands on the perfect image for your company’s customized golf shirts or canvas carry bags, here are a few websites where you can download free vector art to start the creative juices flowing.

1. Subtle Patterns

This website features free vector designs of repeating patterns. If you want to spice up a plain text logo or your company slogan with a little background interest, patterns are a good, understated addition to your embroidery design.

2. Vector Portal

Vector Portal offers free vector clipart-style files. These images might be useful if you’re embroidering the gift for a company holiday event or a seasonal giveaway.

3. Freepik

Those looking for high-quality vector stock will appreciate Freepik’s selection. They offer free vector art as well as vector templates if you want to take a mostly-complete concept and tailor it to your company’s needs.

4. Flaticon

If you want an elegant, simple design for your business’s embroidery project, check out Flaticon’s site. As the name suggests, they offer icons and line art images, which are great for embroidery use.

5. A Digitizing Service

If you have a very specific design in mind, and can’t just pull it from an inventory of royalty-free vector images for commercial use, consider using a digitizing service. These professionals can take anything from a pen and paper drawing to a JPEG and recreate it as a vector image.

This service isn’t free. However, if your company embroiders uniforms for every employee or hands out embroidered tote bags at the local Fourth of July celebration every year, it may be worth it.

Go Forth and Sew!

With free vector art and an embroidery machine, you’ll soon be sending your company’s name out into the world and generating a lot of buzz. And make sure your logo and branding are up to the latest digital standards by contacting us today!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Use Vector Art for Marketing Materials https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/5-reasons-why-you-should-use-vector-art-for-marketing-materials/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:00:51 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=590 Designing marketing materials can be a challenge. But, the thing is … Good visual design is vital to effective marketing. People are over 60% more likely to […]

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Designing marketing materials can be a challenge.

But, the thing is …

Good visual design is vital to effective marketing.

People are over 60% more likely to remember information when it’s paired with good visuals.

One of the most effective components of digital design is vector art.

If you’re interested in using vector art for marketing, keep reading for a quick look at what vector art is and why you should be using it.

What Are Vector Images?

There are two main types of images used in digital design: raster and vector images.

Raster images are traditional, static images like those taken with a camera. They have one maximum size and generally can’t be enlarged beyond that size without losing significant amounts of quality.

Vector images, on the other hand, are designed to be shrunk or enlarged to just about any size. This makes them great for use on websites or apps where images might be viewed on devices of all sizes.

1. Images Beat Text Every Time

One of the great things about using vectors for marketing materials is that they’re an excellent substitute for plain text.

Many logos or other images that use text are vectors. This is a good idea because using a vector in place of text allows a designer to customize the text and make it unique to your brand and message.

2. High-Quality Images

Vector images are designed with quality in mind. No matter what you scale a vector to – whether it’s 50 pixels wide or 5000 – the detail and image quality will be the same, right down to the smallest detail.

This makes vector designs an excellent choice for many applications – especially when the same image or logo will be used across multiple platforms, and need to be resized into many different sizes.

3. Vector Art for Marketing = Unique Design

Vector art is a great way to show off your organization’s unique voice and flair.

Instead of relying on a static image that may not look great on all platforms or that lacks a modern look, vector art can help you stand out with a fresh design.

4. Faster Loading Times

Vector art files are typically small, lightweight files. This means they’ll load and display quickly – even for those with a slower internet connection.

Slow loading times do nothing but hurt your brand. The longer your pages take to load, the more likely a visitor is to abandon your website.

5. Can be Reused Across Platforms

Another great thing about vector designs is that they can be used across many platforms.

Rather than having a designer create many different variations of your logo for use in different areas like your website, email, and print, one vector design can be reused and resized for all places.

Putting It All Together

It’s hard to go wrong with vector art for marketing.

Vector art is useful across many platforms and in many different situations. Why create many pieces of art when you can just create one design that’s useful everywhere?

Have a logo or other design that needs to be vectorized? Send it to us for a free quote!

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5 Types of Embroidered Marketing Materials You Need to Get https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/5-types-of-embroidered-marketing-materials-you-need-to-get/ Wed, 16 May 2018 14:00:59 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=587 Having your logo plastered on marketing materials is one of the top ten ways that new or potential clients will recognize your brand. Embroidered marketing materials tend to […]

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Having your logo plastered on marketing materials is one of the top ten ways that new or potential clients will recognize your brand. Embroidered marketing materials tend to be higher quality and classier than the average screen printed products.

Choosing the right embroidered marketing swag could make the difference for a small to medium-sized company. A company without solid swag could have fewer people standing around their table trying to get free stuff at an event. Embroidered marketing materials are also a great thing to include with orders in the mail.

If you’re interested in using embroidery for marketing, here are five reasons why you should.

1. Work Shirts

A simple polo style work shirt can be a great branded uniform item for more informal events your company is throwing. If you’re having people work a table at an event, this is the perfect thing for them to wear.

2. Hats

Embroidered hats look great on everyone. A simple screen or transfer-printed hat doesn’t have the same gravitas as one that’s been embroidered.

Few companies will spring for a hat embroidered with their logo. Take it one step further and have hats made for the most prolific and vital members of your team. That way, they can show off their pride for your company while having some individualism and ownership over their role.

3. Golf Shirts

Golf shirts are a great way to have a classy giveaway to promote your brand. Just about every brand goes well with golf.

Even if you’re not a golfer, you might find that your clients and customers like to plan getaways to hit the links. Giving them the perfect shirt for a hot day in the sun is a great way to show them your company is by their side for business and fun.

4. Patches

Patches are a neat way to promote your brand through embroidered products. If you work with a scout troop, you can make a special patch for working together with you.

If you cater to a young and hip market, people love to sew their own embroidered patches onto their clothing and bookbags. You could get a lot of extra street cred for your business by giving away patches.

5. Banners

Depending on the type of events that are customary in your industry, having a big embroidered banner could set you apart from your competition. Given, a banner is big for embroidery, but it could be a great way to take up space and talk about your brand at a trade show, street fair, or special event.

If there’s a big parade in your town, an embroidered banner will help you to stand out from the rest of the crowd.

The Right Marketing Materials Can Close Sales

If you’ve handed over the best marketing materials you can find, you’ll be sure to make an impact with your clients. No matter who they are or where they’re from, it’s likely that love to get a free shirt or a hat. That seems to be a universal love.

If you’re ready to make your big embroidery splash, here are some tips for making sure you pick the perfect font for your product.

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Tips for Choosing the Best Embroidery Fonts https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/tips-for-choosing-the-best-embroidery-fonts/ Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:00:05 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=583 Are you in the process of digitizing your embroidered designs, but confused by the complex matter of embroidery fonts? Don’t let that issue deter you from […]

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Are you in the process of digitizing your embroidered designs, but confused by the complex matter of embroidery fonts?

Don’t let that issue deter you from the great advantages of digital embroidery logos. This article will help you figure out the font issue.

Typical fonts are meant for typing and digital graphic design. They’re often far from ideal for embroidery. And they rarely look good.

Many embroideries don’t even use most of the standard fonts for embroidery. Instead, they look elsewhere or get creative.

Understanding how to get the fonts right is crucial for a good embroidery design. These tips will help you achieve that.

Font Size Is the Primary Factor

The smaller you want your text to be, the pickier you have to be with your fonts. Complex, stylized, and ornate fonts will not work. If you’re looking to make a design no bigger than a quarter inch, you’ll have limited options.

Tiny letters introduce even more specific demands, such as thinner thread.

When it comes to larger designs, there are different challenges. The main one being the column sizes of the letters. Pay close attention and select a font which works with the right column width.

Using the Right Embroidery Settings

It’s important to be mindful of the allowances for the material, font size, and push/pull factors.

Horizontal column stitches tend to expand and push the material out. Vertical column stitches, on the other hand, tend to contract and pull the stitch pinpoints and material together.

Keep these factors in mind and make adjustments when you choose your embroidery font.

More on push/pull compensation.

You need allowances for verticals and curves, which may otherwise cause holes and tears if the fabric doesn’t have sufficient push and pull tolerance. This common mistake will ruin the design.

Perforations are another common issue. The easiest way to avoid this problem is by choosing a safe font. There’s also the option of adjusting the font of your choice to compensate for the problematic factors.

Discover Free Embroidery Fonts on the Internet

Modern embroidery technology has opened up many possibilities for different fonts and designs. Much of the specialized software also allows people to export and share fonts online.

Just like with general fonts for typing, there are big databases of embroidery fonts created by various professionals and enthusiasts. You can also find a variety of custom font designs on embroidery blogs and certain crafts websites.

If the fonts you have to choose between aren’t pleasing, it’s time to hit the web. Look around for a while and you’ll find plenty of options.

If you do a lot of embroidery, or plan to do a lot of it, searching the web on a regular basis will help ensure unique designs.

Here’s a place to start.

Talk to Other Enthusiasts

Like any other group of enthusiasts or hobbyists, embroidery lovers have created online communities. These sites and social media pages are great places to find ideas, advice, and constructive feedback.

What’s even better is that you can ask for help with specific designs, and get suggestions from experienced embroiderers. Since font stitching can be a bit of a challenge, there’s also plenty of existing threads to read for advice.

You’ll also find other discussions about fonts, such as:

  • Which fonts are safe and effective
  • Which fonts work for what kind of embroidery design
  • Which fonts work with which machines

And much more. Paying a visit to an embroidery forum will give you a lot of useful information and inspiration.

Work with the Embroidery Software

The limits of embroidery capabilities have moved forward with the advancement of embroidery machines and software. This has made font selection a much less stressful matter.

Modern embroidery software makes it easy for the user to inspect, test, and modify fonts. Instead of having to guess or learn the very complex factors of embroidery, you can simply change the data on your screen.

You can even create your own fonts, or save modified versions of your existing favorites. You can export them, share them with the world, and save them for later use.

Conclusion

Embroidery puts some very specific demands on the font you choose.

Avoiding impossible stitches, warped or torn fabric, and uneven columns require attention. The advice in this article will help make sure that you pick the right font for the job.

If you want help with digital embroidery, contact us here.

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3 Reasons to Consider Digitized Embroidery Logos for Your Business https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/3-reasons-to-consider-digitized-embroidery-logos-for-your-business/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:00:12 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=580 You want your embroidery shop business to stand out from the rest. You want your employee uniforms to show your customers exactly what kind of company […]

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You want your embroidery shop business to stand out from the rest. You want your employee uniforms to show your customers exactly what kind of company you are. The problem is you can’t seem to find the right logo.

Customization, style, flair: these are all things you have to consider when designing a great new logo. But one of the most important decisions you can make is whether to go digital with your logo.

Custom digital logos are great for any business, and we know that your embroidery business will enjoy the freedom that designing your own custom digital logo gives you.

Here are three reasons to go digital with your embroidery logos!

1. You Can Customize Your Embroidery Logos

No matter what your design may be, if you want your logo to stand out and reflect what your company is all about, you need to go custom.

Custom design is what embroidery is all about, so designing your logo shouldn’t be any different. You want your logo to tell your story in one single image, and custom design is a part of your story as an embroidery company.

Going custom allows your company to have the freedom to set your own rules and conditions for your logo. You get to set the parameters for this crucial piece of advertising.

Once you’ve designed your logo, the next step is to create it in such a way that you can embroider it on your employee uniforms and some of your products.

2. Digitizing Is More Convenient

Using digital embroidery logos will be very convenient for your company.

As long as you have solid designs, every part of the process will be much easier for you and your team. You will save time and resources by allowing a company to digitize your logos for you.

These services are relatively inexpensive and outsourcing these projects will allow your team to allocate their efforts toward other important projects.

3. Digitizing Can Fit All Your Needs

Digitizing is a universal process and can be used for many different projects. Hiring a digitizing service will be beneficial for your company in more ways than one.

Not only can you use digitizing services for your custom designs, but going digital will make it easier for you to use recognizable IP from other brands if you need to as well. Digitizing can ease the burden of a large variety of projects your business takes on.

How We Can Help

Once you complete a quote form, we will send you a proposal, and upon payment, you will receive your logo within 24 hours. Simple. Easy. Affordable.

For a better idea of the work we do, you can check out our gallery of previous projects. We also recommend checking out any of the other articles on our blog.

We want to help your embroidery business succeed in getting your logos onto your product as seamlessly as possible.

Digitizing your logo is one of the simplest and best things to do to be successful at integrating your logo into your products.

We would love to hear from you with any questions you might have about digitizing. Contact us today!

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Top Five Benefits of Vector Drawings https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/top-five-benefits-vector-drawings/ Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:31:54 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=575 Vector art plays an integral role in graphics designing projects. When compared to raster images, vector graphics offers a wide range of benefits. Vector images are […]

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Vector art plays an integral role in graphics designing projects. When compared to raster images, vector graphics offers a wide range of benefits. Vector images are scalable, compact and of high quality in all sizes.

We come across vector images on a daily basis. Whether it is a billboard, the internet or a book, you will see different varieties of vector graphics. These images are carefully designed to covey a “simple” message to its audiences.

As suggested by its name, vector images (graphics) are based on mathematical computations. Every line in a vector image consists of points that are connected with lines. These lines have a well-defined height, width, proportion, ratio, and curve. Vector images don’t depend on the resolution. They can be rendered in any space.

Keep reading to know more about the benefits of vector images in graphic designing.

Benefit #1 – Image Quality

As mentioned previously, image quality is a key selling feature in vector graphics. You can design vector images and enlarge it without any worries, something that differentiates vector images from the bitmap. Usually, bitmap images become jagged when you resize. You cannot enlarge a bitmap image beyond its actual pixel size.

When vector graphics are enlarged, the image will remain sharp at all times. None of the parts will appear different. In fact, stretching doesn’t ever make the image pixelated or blurry.

Benefit #2 – Scalability

“Scalability” is the biggest benefit of using vector drawings. You can scale vector graphics to any size without worrying about quality (as we saw in benefit #1). A single drawing can be used on billboards or printed on a piece of paper.

This ability to be any size is why companies are advised to use vector designs for designs such as logos, which are used in many ways.

At all times, designers want their drawings to be scalable so that you can use it freely in a variety of mediums. This will increase the usability of your image.

However, there are few limitations. If the vector image is shrunk too much, the fine lines and minute details will not be visible. On the other hand, super enlarged images will make tiny mistakes prominent.

Benefit #3 – Simplicity

Vector drawings are easy to have created and can be saved in numerous outputs. The company you hire will use tools like Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, and Macromedia Freehand to turn your logo or other design into a vector image. This process is known as vectorizing.

Of course, you could always learn to do it yourself, but consider that it will take time to learn new software… time you might prefer to spend elsewhere in your business.

Benefit #4 – Manipulation

Unlike many other image formats, it’s possible to change vector graphic. You don’t need to redraw the entire image before editing. You can choose specific areas to be edited, which will save you lots of time. You can edit various parameters like fill, outline, and color.

Benefit #5 – Web Friendly

Another interesting benefit in vector drawings would be smaller file size. Files with smaller size can be transferred across the web. These images load at a faster speed. This means potential clients will be able to see the entire image on your website in few seconds. If you want the image to appear small, you can resize it using tools like Photoshop.

Do you need a logo or other artwork vectorized? Send it to us for a quote.

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Basics of Embroidery Digitizing for Your Business https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/basics-embroidery-digitizing-business/ Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:30:02 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=572 Are you planning to have your business logo added to any apparel? Maybe it is for your employees, customers or sponsors, there will always be a […]

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Are you planning to have your business logo added to any apparel? Maybe it is for your employees, customers or sponsors, there will always be a time to put your logo on garments and other goods!

When you design or order embroidered apparel for your business, you’ll benefit from understanding the process involved. Embroidered garments are different from screen printed ones. There are many “interesting” aspects involved, including digitizing your design first.

#1 Understanding Digitization

Before you venture in embroidery, understand what digitizing is all about.

By definition, embroidery digitizing is the process of taking an artwork and converting it into a single digital file. The digital file is fed into an embroidery machine. Next, the machine stitches the artwork onto the material of the product you chose.

Digitizing tells how many stitches are required to create a logo or other design on a garment. Even if your proposed artwork is complicated, the embroidery machine will not increase the time or effort required by much. It is clear to see why digitizing is preferred over traditional embroidery methods.

#2 Understand the Benefits of Embroidered Items

When compared to screen printed items, embroidered things are much more expensive. But, embroidered items carry many benefits. Embroidered items have more perceived value and last longer. The designs don’t fade away easily. Even with lots of washing and years of use, the design wouldn’t fade as fast.

Unlike screen prints, embroidered logos are designed and printed to stand out. This means embroidery logos carry more weight and are slightly higher. Screen prints are made of fine ink. It forms a thin layer on goods.

Above all, embroidered logos come in multiple shades. You don’t have to pick a monochrome design if you don’t want. Use multiple vibrant colors in any color palette.

                Expert suggestion: If you are planning to work on a fleece or fuzzy apparel, you must try embroidered imprints. Screen prints are likely to look flaky and cracked on uneven apparels.

#3 Your Choice of Artwork

You will need your artwork for your garment or other product to be digitized by means of an embroidery digitizing service.

The image you provide to the service will be carefully digitalized and neatly programmed to work with your machine (or that of the company that will produce your embroidered goods).

The beauty of a digitized design is that it can be made from any artwork, whether a hand-drawn image, photo, or vectorized image.

#4 The Right Promotional Product

When it comes to embroidered promo goods, you have so many options to choose from. Embroidery can be done on towels, backpacks, blankets, polo shirts, jackets, tote bags and padfolios.

When you choose a product, don’t repeat! Keep giving something new all the time. This way you can keep your customers engaged.

#5 Understanding Stitch Count

Stitch count defines the total number of stitches required to produce your design or artwork. Most of the time, you need many stitches to reproduce a design. The number and type of stitches will be decided by the embroidery digitizing service provider.

Nevertheless, if you want your artwork to look more detailed, you can always ask specifically to add as many stitches as possible.

The number of stitches required for a logo is determined before the garment is sent for production. Professional service providers will give you an accurate estimate of the stitches required. With more stitches, be prepared to pay a bigger price.

In addition to stitch count, you can decide on the thread colors too!

#6 The People Involved

There are numerous embroidery digitizing services to help you, make sure you choose a company with lots of experience for the best result. Service providers have unique fees and policies for the work.

The service provider will digitize your design and logo and typically quote based on the size and intricacy of the artwork involved.

Let Us Help You!

For more details on how to satisfy your digitizing needs, get in touch with us! Our experts will make sure your product turns out amazing. Call us today!

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5 Popular Logo Fonts You Need to Know https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/5-popular-logo-fonts-need-know/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 22:07:28 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=568 Logos are how a business communicates its identity. They help companies differentiate themselves from competitors. Branding strategies must incorporate logos. Once digitized, there are many marketing […]

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Logos are how a business communicates its identity. They help companies differentiate themselves from competitors. Branding strategies must incorporate logos. Once digitized, there are many marketing tools available.

Fonts for logos send subtle messages to consumers. Here are five of the most popular fonts and what kind of message they can send to you.

1. Helvetica

This font is one of the most used by graphic designers, but it’s not without controversy. Many professionals dislike the spacing of the letters, but when done well the font presents an expert look.

Helvetica first showed up on computers in 1984. Be selective when using this font. Use it to draw attention to one aspect of your presentation, not for the whole thing. For a text, use it for a particular point of emphasis.

2. Univers, One Of The Greatest Fonts For Logos

You’ve seen this font used before by some of America’s biggest companies. FedEx chose it when designing their logo because of its clear but detailed style. Univers is one of the greatest font achievements of the past century.

The font is ideal for logos that want to represent forward progress. Use Univers for designs that portray stability and progress. Companies that want to create stunning marketing materials should always consider Univers for their needs.

3. Horizon

Out of all the fonts for logos in this list, Horizon is the most dramatic and unique. Bitstream developed the font after getting inspirations from the show Star Trek.

The name says it all. A horizon is far away but within eyesight. It’s what we all aspire to reach.

Horizon’s thick lettering, geometric design, and dramatic angles bring a futuristic feel to any design. Businesses that want to market their product as a progressive solution need this font in their toolbox.

Companies using Horizon should have a clear idea of what they hope to do with the materials it’s used on.

4. Neo Sans

If you’re looking for a friendly feel to your logo and marketing designs, this font is for you. Neo Sans features rounded letters that stand out and draw attention to detail.

Neo shines when placed in front of an item for marketing purposes. The design of the font brings it to the forefront of the picture, allowing a “show and tell” type of engagement. The letters tell the reader what to look for, but doesn’t dominate the picture so they can find it.

5. Foco

The allure of Foco is the personality it displays. The spacing between the letters makes it easy to read and ideal for titles and subtitles. The letters in the font are more rounded and polished than other fonts for logos.

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The Basics of Digitizing Small Lettering for a Logo Design https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/basics-digitizing-small-lettering-logo-design/ Thu, 04 Jan 2018 04:40:43 +0000 https://www.affordabledigitizing.com/?p=562 A logo needs to be designed with absolute precision and a perfect symmetry. However, maintaining this perfection in digitizing is easier said than done. If your […]

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A logo needs to be designed with absolute precision and a perfect symmetry. However, maintaining this perfection in digitizing is easier said than done. If your logo digitizing project involves small letters, it gets more daunting to stitch readable text. However, you can attain proper alignment and accuracy by following the tips given here.

Consider the Size of Lettering:

Designing small text lettering is the most challenging part of logo digitizing. Irrespective of the number of alphabets, the text in a logo should be large enough to be legible and easily visible. Here, you can follow the thumb rule that says capital letters should be 4 mm in height. IF your logo combines small and capital letters, this height can be increased up to 5 mm. Secondly, you need to maintain the proper width of alphabets. It can be 0.8 to 1 mm to make the logo readable even from a distance.

Consider the Thread Thickness and Needles:

For custom embroidery digitizing of logo, you should use a thinner thread and smaller needle size. The smaller needle makes smaller lettering and the same goes for a thinner thread. The thickness of threads is often ascertained by the numbers assigned to them.

Use Low-Density Stitches:

There are some alphabets that have closed loops and they can overlap with other letters. Hence, you should use low-density stitches to leave ample spaces between the letters. The looped spaces need a radius of 0.45mm.

Consider the Fabric Density:

It requires experience and proper knowledge to determine the stitch density according to the fabric density. It isn’t wise to use high-density stitches for a low-density fabric and vice versa.

With expertise in digitized logo designing, the professional digitizers can ensure perfection even in small lettering.

 

 

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