Custom printed hang tags | embossed hang tag

After custom the right recycled paper for hang tag, you need consider how to custom your logo on hang tag – by printed or embossed? Now there are some techniques to custom logo hang tags.

  • Printed hang tag. Its most used technique, it can custom print any color ideally like gradient color, pictures etc. One important note is that if you want to print very good effect while your logo color is very complex, pls choose art paper/coated paper.
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  • Embossed hang tag. It contains engraving and embossing by using a mold (your logo of course) to press on hang tag. Press in front, logo is engraved; press backside, logo is embossed. You can press hang tag either with printing first or not. Just bear in mind: your logo must be simple and of large fonts, so that the press effect is best.
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  • Hot stamping/foil hang tags. Firstly, put a very thin metal paper on hang tag, then hot press it, then your logo will leave on hang tag in metallic style, looks shiny. The normal metallic color is gold, silver, rose gold, besides there are many other different colors metallic paper you can choose.
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  • UV print hang tag. UV is very simple; the main function is to make your logo looks shiny (like water shiny). UV is clear, without any color, so it will reflect the color of background, if background is black, UV is black; background is white, UV is white. Some designer would choose print first, then UV, so the logo looks very special.
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There may be of some other special technique to express your logo, you can send us reference pictures, we may meet your custom needs because we know the industry very well.

Clothing hang tag design | hang tags examples

A clothing hang tag is a business card for clothing. You need to design according to your clothing style to better express your clothing. (Of course, you can use a common hang tag without design)

  • How to design a hang tag for your clothing brand?

    Examples 1: Choose basic color according to clothing style, such as your clothing is for women, you can choose special red.

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    Examples 2: If your clothing style is difficult to express, or you want to express more details, consider using pictures. (For example, beach pants can choose pictures of coconut trees; pictures of models wearing products, can give consumers more intuitive feeling)

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    Examples 3: Based on logo design, you can add website, ingredient description, origin, thank you words etc.
    (More information you have, more difficult to design. You need to grasp the primary and secondary relationships. Avoid reading difficulties.)

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    Examples 4: Using clothing style, logo and detailed information to determine hang tag shape and size. Firstly, you can sketch the design by hand.(We provide the best advice)
    (Generally, the smallest printed font is 4pt, the smallest font with UV effect is 6pt)

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    Examples 5: Choose suitable paper thickness, background texture and string.

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    Examples 6: Adding technique, like logo embossed, hot-stamping, UV and other effects according to your clothing grade (can better distinguish between primary and secondary)

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  • General information to design hang tag:

    Shape and size
    Rectangle: about 100 * 50mm, such as 90 * 40mm 90 * 25mm 125 * 65mm (or customize)
    Circle / square: about 50-100mm, such as 90 * 90mm 40 * 40mm 55 * 55mm (or customize)
    Pentagon, triangle, heart, etc.
    Thickness: Generally, the paper are 150grams, 180grams, 200grams, 250 grams, 300grams, 350 grams, 450 grams etc.
    Material: art paper, black card, white card, kraft paper, tracing paper, special paper, plastic, PVC, metal, etc.
    logo: hot stamping gold / silver, UV, glossy /matte film, silk screen, embossed/ engraved etc.
    Rope: cotton, ribbon, polyester, leather, plastic etc.

  • Two common problems with tag design

    1. Without vector illustration, will affect the quality of printing. If design is not HD, the printing will be unclear. (We can turn unclear design into vector design)
    2. If the text is too small, the printing will be unclear, and the embossing, UV effect is not good. (We provide the best advice)