What are the different types of customisation for corporate gifts?

If you are not already aware, there are actually numerous forms of customisations which you can select from for your corporate gifts. This can range from the customisation of the fonts to the design and even the texture of your desired corporate gifts. Here is a list of the more popular forms of customisation for corporate gifts amongst businesses.

Hot Stamping

Hot Stamping on Business Cards

Hot Stamping is a dry printing method in which high temperatures are used to transfer foils or pre-dried ink to apply a graphic on virtually any surface. With your company’s logo adorning the corporate gifts handed out to your clients, it serves as a perfect way to create a superior brand impression.

Suitable for:

-embossing of customised leather products

-embossing of customised notebooks

Heat transfer

Another popular form of customisation involving heat is that of heat transfer. This process is performed by creating a screen print image on paper and subsequently applying heat and glue to imprint the image onto the chosen article. Heat transfer can be applied to all kinds of woven and knitted products. This makes it good for printing of images onto customised tote bags, canvas bags, non-woven bag or any type of customised gift which require numerous coloured logos and complicated pictorial designs.

Suitable for

-Tote bags

-Canvas bags

-Non-woven bag

-Customised gifts which require numerous coloured logos/pictorial designs


Sample debossed surface

It is a process whereby heat and pressure is being applied, which creates a depressed effect. Debossing adds a unique and personalised touch to your corporate gifts for your esteemed clients.

Suitable for:

-Real Leather Products

-Artificial Leather Products

Customisation of notebooks


This is one of the more traditional decorative techniques around and is instantly recognized as a high quality feature that that works wonders in adding extra perceived value to your corporate gifts. Embroidery can be applied to both flat and irregular surfaces of all kinds of woven and knitted products. This makes it especially useful for designing customised towels, jackets, polo T-shirts, plush toys or even clothes.

Suitable for:

-Designing customised towels


-Polo T-shirts

-Plush toys

Silk Screen Printing

Silk printing actually refers to a process whereby inks are pressed through mesh stencils to produce clear, sharp images that are ideal for logos and text. This allows it to produce high quality and long lasting results on flat surfaces. Silk printing is ideal for all types of customised corporate gifts with simple logo designs and can be produced in large quantities.

UV Printing

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UV printing onto a black surface

This form of digital printing utilises ultra-violet (UV) lights to dry or cure ink as it is printed. While the printer distributes ink on the surface of the material, specially designed UV lights follow close behind to instantaneously dry up the ink.  This form of printing offers several advantages. These UV inks offer an increased resistance to fading and are able to withstand harsh weathers. As such, UV printing is especially useful for designing your customised backpacks/ outdoor packs.

Suitable for:

-Customised backpacks

-Outdoor packs


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Engraving on a metal surface

Engraving refers to the process of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface. This method is specially suited to be used on metal, glass or wood. This also enables you to create personalised messages for your clients, allowing them to better remember your brand.

Suitable for:

-Engraving on metal

-Engraving on glass

-Engraving on wood

Die Cut Sticker and Decal

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This process is performed by first printing the desired image on sticker or decal. The printed article will then be die cut into desired shapes and sizes. Die cut makes it ideal for the customisation of gifts in small quantities.

Roller Print

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Roller print gives high quality, long lasting results on cylindrical surfaces. Inks are pressed through mesh stencils to produce clear, sharp images that are ideal for logos and text. This makes it possible to design almost any corporate gift which requires texts or graphics.

Digital Print

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This form of printing is best suited for logos with more than three colours with elaborate or colourful designs or for photographs. This process is also known as full colour process which involves a process of printing four transparent colours to achieve a full colour or photographic image. Digital printing involves your artwork being processed by a computer and then printed directly onto the surface of a product. This makes it suitable for printing on almost any surface

Suitable for:

-Printing on hand fans

-Printing on power banks

-Printing on plastic gift

Utilise these popular forms of customisation to create the perfect corporate gifts and leave a long and lasting impression with your clients. If there are any other forms of customisation which you prefer, feel free to visit our website or to drop us a call and we can provide you with a quote for your desired corporate gift!