Raising funds for a charity? Hosting an event? Trying to showcase your talent to a young crowd? Custom T-shirts are a great way to get the crowd excited about your product, better still if it is quirky!
However, not everyone can create crowd-pleasing tees. You need to know how to make them effective for your cause.
Here are some fun tips to style Custom Shirts In India and have fun with it!
Know the type and style of t-shirt you want
One thing that can seriously influence your design process is the type of product you want to give to your audience. What type of crowd are you trying to attract? What is the average temperature of the city you are holding your event? These questions will help you design your custom product the right way. You should also keep in mind the purpose of these t-shirt at the time of designing. It is safe to assume that at this point you already know fairly well the style you want in your custom shirts.
Use some Visual Elements to Enhance the Design
Using existing visual materials is a good starting point for your t-shirt design. If you have used custom shirts in the past, then you can keep the design consistent or use something that can be used in the future as well. Even though this is not a hard and fast rule, it is always better to stick with your existing branding efforts. This keeps your marketing collaterals consistent and promotes better customer recall. Visual elements may include styles, tones, custom fonts, color palettes, etc.
Design Best Practices
As you start narrowing your design approach with the use of visual elements, you would also have to incorporate the context of the design and its purpose. This will help you create a cohesive message that your custom t-shirt is trying to convey. Your product should identify with the cause and relay that purpose through the design. Allow your shirt’s purpose be the guidance in coming up with a perfect design. Once you answer these basic questions, you will be able to choose the colors and other elements appropriately.
Browse some online sources for design inspiration
Now that you have outlined the basic parameters of your t-shirt design, it is a good idea to also look for some resources online to get further inspiration. Brainstorming some ideas and drawing from multiple resources will help you come up with something more unique and creative. The best place to start is the social media platforms where you can find plenty of inspiration. Look for color ideas, typography, illustration style, contrasting elements, text etc. After you have identified with some effective design elements, allow them to guide you from here.
With all your bases covered, it is now time to fine-tune all these ideas and create a design that resonates with your purpose, brand identity, and other aspects.