The best way to get your shirt noticed is an attractive design, a good color scheme, and something that will make the reader think of your brand long after they’ve seen the shirt. All great shirts have a few key elements or characteristics in common, and all successful branding shirts go through a meticulous design, revision, and proofing process. Here are a few things to keep in mind when racking your brain for the perfect promotional T-shirt design.
Brainstorm the Design
Start with several designs that represent the purpose behind the T-shirt. Whether it’s for a wedding or branding strategy, you want to make sure your design sends a clear message while remaining aesthetically pleasing and stylish for the wearer.
Consider the Demographic
Know your crowd; who will be wearing this shirt? Gear it toward the proper age group and gender for the best results.
Trial and Error
Make several different designs to get a feel for what you do and do not like.
Get Multiple Opinions
Take your favorite designs to others. Try different people in different career fields and demographics to get an overall opinion of the design.
Decide if You Need Detailed or Minimalist Styles
This depends on your target audience… but remember, busy styles can either be hit or miss with your T shirt design. Knowing your audience will help you determine which will be a hit and vice versa.
Consider the Color Scheme
Go with your brand or with the theme of your event, you want to make sure the color of the shirt and design make sense with the shirt’s purpose.
Use Quality Materials
Using only the best shirts, printers, and ink will result in an attractive shirt that is fade and damage resistant, ensuring that the wearer loves the shirt for a long time.