Not everyone can travel to the Louvre to see the Mona Lisa, even under normal circumstances—but just about everyone can turn their phone on. While social media apps can be used to post selfies, pet videos, and jealousy-inducing photos of some stranger’s homemade pizza, they can also serve as a font of inspiration for many users. Right [...]
In both online and offline spaces, it has been more important than ever right now to elevate Black lives and Black queer lives. Many times when LGBTQIA+ issues are brought up, Black and indigenous people of color (BIPOC) are overlooked or excluded. As part of the queer Black community, Seattle artist Jadzia Parker wanted to give a [...]
Who says snail mail is dead? Personalized handwritten card company Punkpost begs to differ. Co-owners and couple Alexis “Lex” Monson and Santiago Prieto came up with the idea for Punkpost after Lex sent Santiago a handwritten letter of encouragement in the mail. Santiago was thrilled receiving the personalized card but soon learned how [...]
In this digital age, people still crave that personal touch. We enjoy seeing handcrafted goods, we seek out farm-to-table food, and we love receiving hand-lettered invitations. For artist and owner of small business Emma Leigh Design, Emma Robinson decided to go one step further by putting her own designs on custom shirts to serve as a [...]
January’s Artist Spotlight is on Elizabeth, one of our Procurement Captains. Basically, she gets the right t-shirts to the right printers as fast as possible. She has to juggle inventory, shipping, and manage the time it takes to get t-shirts to their destination. Let’s just say there are quite a few maps of the US & [...]
If you follow us on Facebook or have read Our Story, you may think we hang out in our t-shirts and flip-flops having fun all day. Well, that is mostly true… but like any office, we have meetings. It may be hard to believe, but our conference rooms didn’t have any clocks! Meetings would get off track, run late, or just carry [...]
This month’s Artist Spotlight is on Breanna, one of our Production Artists. She has displayed some of her photo collages, which a fellow Inker described as “phosphorescent,” and I would have to agree. The colors are luminous and the tropical subjects are a great contrast to the changing seasons. Breanna was first inspired [...]
Each month one of our Inkers displays their artwork in the office gallery. This month Nathan J. has shared his paintings and illustrations. Nathan began working at CustomInk on our Production Art team, but now has transferred to the Sales and Service team, so he is one of our “Talk to a Real Person” persons.