CREATIVE Merch Designs

Be in the scene with creative custom apparel and merch designs

Benefits of Merch Design

Be seen! From the coffee shop to the club. A custom merch program can build brand visibility, strengthen brand loyalty, and turn your customers into local influencers. 

Boost Visibility

Creative merchandise creatives bring your brand into your customers daily lives, increasing awareness, recognition and shareability

brand Loyalty

Quality product elements foster customer connection and build loyalty through shared experiences and captured memories

Increased Sales

A strong product program brings your brand into homes and hearts to build a marketing channel with strong profit potential

Merch Design Portfolio

Check out a few of the products we’ve helped create

Merch Design Testimonials

From design to production, we have experience growing brands with meaningful messages & beautiful creatives

“Hype has had a great impact on my business. Offering great quality product, design, and customer service, they have helped me spread the word of my business literally across the world.”

Ben

Winnebago Bicycles

“I’ve worked with Hype Visual multiple times for designing band merch. They’ve always been super helpful & accommodating. Overall, a top-notch company!”

Dean

Musician

“We’ve used Hype for graphic design projects for years and couldn’t be happier. Professional and responsive, it’s always a great experience overall and the final product is better than could be asked for.”

Sean

The Pie Hole

Merch Design Process

We create merchandise plans, custom artwork, and quality finished goods

Discover

We learn your merch goals and create custom merch plans aligned to your brand

DEFINE

Your merch plan will guide the budget and the balance between marketing and sales

DEVELOP

We iterate and create designs to hype your brand in the spaces your people go

DESIGN

Designs are curated to maximize the message and medium for quality finished products

Offbeat Press

Merch Design Planning

Create a merch design plan that’s customized to your marketing and sales goals

Trends

Discover the latest trends in design so you’re offering merch goods that make people feel good and look good

marketing

Learn unconventional ways to effectively use merch design to boost your brand visibility and make your marketing profitable

EXPERIENCE

Our design & production experience provides exceptional knowledge and connections with many quality vendors

Frequently Asked Questions

Got Merch Questions? We’ve got answers. Check out our FAQ section for the most common inquiries about our merch design services.

MERCH DESIGN ESSENTIALS

We design a huge variety of from custom apparel to drinkware, pet products, games or custom products. We have tons of options, including some socially-conscious, eco-friendly and American-made merch options. Connect with us and let’s create a merch plan for your brand.

Pricing varies based on how expansive your project is. We create for brands that are big and small. Having owned and managed a merch print shop for more than a decade, we understand ways to save money in merch production without losing quality or increasing creative costs. We know the nuances of creating for the medium, the advantages and challenges with each production method and the ability to blend merch design with the product design. Please reach out for a customized quote.

On average custom merch design projects take about 3-6+ from start to finish. Merch production will vary based on the individual product, production method(s) and product availability. For design and production, 2-3 months is suggested, but depending on the project and the medium we might be able to crank it out much quicker.

MORE INFORMATION

Yes we can. New as of 2024 we can now handle direct production of most products through our wholesale distribution channels. We can work with your vendors or connect you directly with the best producers in our orbit for the products you need. If you already have a preferred producer or printer, we’re happy to partner with them and ensure our creative work is seamless with their production.

Absolutely! Event merch is a common part of what we do. We can design merch tailored to specific events, actions or promotions. Anytime you have a specific deadline, we strongly encourage you to share all timelines at the beginning of the project so we can all plan accordingly.

You’ll work with Drew, he’s our merch design specialist, supply chain manager & creative director with tons of experience. Together you’ll build your merch plan and our creative team will create custom merch design or illustrations that are on brand and on point.