A vinyl sticker is a piece of waterproof decal usually produced with a vinyl cutting machine. This tiny piece of décor is more commonly used to promote a product commercially or personally decorate a room. A vinyl sticker is often found on a shop’s window, advertising and promoting a product or posted on a vehicle describing what it is advertising.
Vinyl stickers are also just about everywhere. You see them posted on buses while crossing the road, on store windows, and even on a little kid’s custom-designed bike. Whatever the reason for putting a customized vinyl sticker, you should follow these design protocols to make them stand out and last for a long time.
Create a Viny Sticker Design According to Your Goals
Most of these stickers have a purpose encapsulated within the design. They can either be for building identity, used to promote a product or event, and just something to personalize your belongings. Knowing what the purpose of your custom vinyl stickers will help you determine the proper size and right design. It’s also crucial to understand where the vinyl sticker will be applied to.
Will it be applied to a piece of equipment, your computer, or a car? Knowing where the vinyl sticker will be posted is also an integral part of creating a visual that stands out. An appropriately designed and carefully planned size will be critical if you want your vinyl stickers to capture attention.
Keep Your Designs Simple
Custom vinyl stickers with an uncomplicated design are much better in conveying a message. The present the intended information in a clear and unhindered way even from a distance. It is always advisable to avoid small and intricate details or to put multiple messages that often becomes too confusing to the reader.
Professional vinyl sticker designers would always advise that stickers and decals are not like newspaper ads. It is good to look at them as small billboards where the design only consists of an explicit logo that acts as the headline and a graphic which showcases what the picture is about.
Consider Having a Die-cut Custom Vinyl Sticker
A sticker with an uneven edge or one with too much space around the corner will always compromise its visual impact because it appears drab. It is far better to have a die-cut custom sticker because the material undergoes precision cutting which shapes close to the image’s edges. Die-cutting is one of the safest ways to trim around the edges of your vinyl sticker without damaging the picture or the message content.
Custom shapes are best created using a die-cut machine because it precisely trims around the image. Not only will it be worth your time, but the process will also make your vinyl stickers stand out because of its quality and intricate cutting precision.
A custom vinyl sticker is not just a decal posted on a wall but can be a good way to get your business’ or personal message across. Make them stand out with a simple design and clear message that fits within your purpose.