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Are your gears turning? Or perhaps we could say...is your GEAR turning heads? If they are...great! If not...why not? There are thoughts inside begging to get out. Whether your message is a clear, concise, representation of your business, school, or group, or it is a celebration of the lack of direction you are currently employing, it is important to have that message in front of people.


JCAR Logo Gear specializes in the placement of your image where people can see it best...on apparel, vehicles, paper products, and other widgets and gadgets. Contact us today and let our gears mesh with yours. Together we will get this machine called success running full speed!

WORK IS PLAY...

"My work is play. And I play when I design. I even looked it up in the dictionary, to make sure that I actually do that, and the definition of 'play', number one, was 'engaging in a childlike activity or endeavor,' and number two, was 'gambling.' And I realize I do both when I'm designing."

--Paula Scher

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not eight NOT GREAT MISTAKES

1. Size of the Print

2. Keep It Simple Silly

2. Keep It Simple Silly

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The size of the print MATTERS!   The size of the design should be decided based on the nature of the design and the type of shirt it will be printed on. 

We noticed circle designs always look a lot bigger because they take up surface area in all directions.   Most chest designs look great between 9-12 inches wide, Left chest logos should generally be 2-4 inches wide.

2. Keep It Simple Silly

2. Keep It Simple Silly

2. Keep It Simple Silly

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Less is More!  We love to promote our brand, BUT people don't want to feel like walking billboards. When designing a t-shirt it is important to create a design that is simple, clean and easy to read. 

On average we print black t-shirts 70% of the time, and out of all those black t-shirts the vast majority is a 1 or 2 color design.  WHY? Because people like wearing t-shirts that are simple and match multiple outfits. Over and over again the most popular items are Black T-shirts with White Prints.

3. Print Placement

2. Keep It Simple Silly

3. Print Placement

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The shirt can be soft, the ink colors can be beautiful, but if the print placement is off it can look really WEIRD!   A standard chest print should be about 2.5" inches below the collar.  If the print is too high near the neck or too low it looks OFF!    Printing the design in the correct placement is key to creating an awesome t-shirt.  

4. Image Quality

5. Fonts are Everywhere

3. Print Placement

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It is Simple!  In order to print a High Quality Design, you must have High Quality Artwork.  It is worth it to work with a graphic designer!  The Best t-shirts we have ever printed ALWAYS started with Great High Quality Artwork.
File Types:  AI, EPS, PDF, PSD ....sometimes PNG


We wish saving a file in .PDF fixed everything

5. Fonts are Everywhere

5. Fonts are Everywhere

5. Fonts are Everywhere

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....please don't choose a boring font! 

7. Apparel Quality

5. Fonts are Everywhere

5. Fonts are Everywhere

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The same print can look Night and Day different depending on what type of t-shirt it is printed on. Printing on a rough heavy cotton t-shirt never looks as good as Printing on a soft ring spun Premium tee.  If Quality is what you're after, Start with choosing a Quality T-shirt that will fit great, wash well and has Superior Print-ability