What Is The Difference Between Hard And Soft Enamel Pins?

 The primary difference between the two enamel pin manufacturing processes is that they use a lot less paint in the soft enamel process and the

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DIY Enanel Pin Design: Before & After

Our latest enamel pin design tutorial dives into text, using raised metal and silkscreens in your designs. Craig points out the most common error

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The Silly Season: Deadlines You Need To Know About

In our business, TIMING is everything. Please review two different holiday events that affect the delivery of pins, medals and lanyards. 

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Custom Lapel Pin Design: Cheat Sheet

Enamel Pin Design Design Guide Updated October 2018!

If you are looking for best practices and software settings and the best tips for designers,

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DIY Enamel Pin Design: Illustrator Swipe File

Direct from the desk of our design team, this illustrator document offers you dozens of items to 'swipe' for colours, electroplate finishes, pin

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DIY Enamel Pin Design: What Size Do I Make My Enamel Pin?

When we work with Enamel Pin designers, the number one topic that we have to educate our clients about is pin scaling. There are a number of

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Colour Matching

We haven't come up with a way to see the colours inside your mind yet. Until then we want to help you understand how we deal with colour  matching

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DIY Enamel Pin Design 101: Screencast

This is the video that started it all! Three years ago we noticed an uptick in designer orders. There was a constant back-and-forth struggle over

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DIY Enamel Pin Design: Silk Screen Enamel Pins

 

 Novice enamel pin designers usually struggle with learning to "think pin" when creating artwork. Enamel pin silk screening is the designers

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DIY Enamel Pin Design: Pin Backs

There has never been more choices for the back of your pin. Take a moment and get up to speed on the industry jargon so you can decide which type

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About The Author

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linkedinCraig Davidiuk has been in the promotional products his entire life. His family owned and operated a pin factory until 2002 and he eventually took over the company in 2012. He also has a diploma in Media Resources from Capilano University. Today his company is one of the leading suppliers of custom pins, medals and swag in Western Canada.

He is a father of one son with his wife, Courtney. Craig enjoys skiing, mountain biking, DJing, playing saxophone and world travel.  The Davidiuk family resides in 100 Mile House, BC. 

 

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