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Enhance your swag with custom stickers

Stickers are a jack of all trades. They can enclose your kit in a stylish way and elevate your swag to feel more retail. They stick around, get seen, and show support. They live on bottles, laptops and bulletin boards. Here are ideas for how to use them well.

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PRODUCTS  >  STICKERS

Enhance your swag with custom stickers

Stickers are a jack of all trades. They can enclose your kit in a stylish way and elevate your swag to feel more retail. They stick around, get seen, and show support. They live on bottles, laptops and bulletin boards. Here are ideas for how to use them well.

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Why Stickers

They Make a Statement
Adding a piece of vinyl to a laptop or water bottle is more than decoration – it’s a statement. Whether it’s social causes, a national park, or a memento from a concert, a placed sticker represents a part of someone’s identity.

They’re Fun
When a sticker shows up in a package, it’s like a shiny surprise, ready to find a home. Stickers are an active product, where we give the end user the freedom to stick it where they seem fit (some people choose one, some dozens).

They Stick Around
Think about where stickers are placed – laptops, water bottles, journals, all things that last a long time. Once a sticker gets placed, it’s there, and it can serve as a conversation starter or mini-billboard for months or even years.

They Finish the Experience
By placing a sticker on or in packaging, you can elevate the unboxing experience for your people. For retail brands, the sticker may be the first part of your brand a customer sees, better make a good impression.


What is your sticker for?
What’s the goal of your sticker? Is it part of your packaging? Will it live on your own swag or for the user to choose? We love helping you dig through the why behind your sticker to better guide what the best choices are for your project. Here are some examples to help. Your account manager is here to guide you as well.

General Use (Promotional)               
Traditional stickers serve a variety of purposes: promotional/marketing, product announcements, and as a home for logos and slogans. Customize sweet stickers with your brand and let your message travel.

Packaging (retail)                           
Add some flair to your retail packaging – whether you’re a restaurant, a clothing store, or a brewery/dispensary, a custom sticker will bring your packages or products to life.

Heavy Use/Durable                       
Commonly designed for outdoor use for maintenance, safety, and warning labels, heavy duty stickers are meant to be a component of the actual product being sold.

Choose your adhesive

Removable
For traditional indoor, non-permanent stickers, a soft adhesive is used for wood, plastic, glass, and metal without the issue of residue. This adhesive is slightly stretchable and will not distort the graphic when being removed.

Permanent
For permanent stickers, a biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) adhesive is used, which hardens over time, giving stickers the best adhesion the longer they’re set. BOPP is water-resistant so it’s also used on consumable products that require refrigeration.

Shape
For your next project, choose from stock or die-cut options. Whether you’re seeking standard box or round shapes, or looking to create more complex designs, the sky is the limit with Kotis.

Stock Shape

Custom Shape (diecut)

What type?
There’s a sticker for every occasion – we can help you create the perfect sticker for your kitting, marketing, or trade show giveaway needs. Find the most common sticker styles below.

Static Cling
These are designed to cling firmly to any glass surface – no adhesive needed. Each static cling sticker is available in full color and can be cut to fit your unique design.

Sticker Sheet
Add all your best designs to one page with sticker sheets. These are a great value-item and have been proven to be extremely useful for a wide variety of applicable surfaces and items.

Roll
Sticker rolls are great when using a high volume of stickers quickly. Perfect as an accessory to your packaging, a giveaway item, or to show your accomplishment or support (i.e. I Voted).

Kiss Cut
Get more bang for your buck with these easy-to-peel stickers that allow you to design the sticker and the surrounding border for extra brand exposure. Custom kiss cut stickers are scratch- and weather-proof and come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Clear Stickers
These custom stickers blend neatly into any surface, both indoor and outdoor objects. With unlimited shapes and colors, you’re sure to find a custom clear sticker that works for your brand.

Transfer Sticker
Custom transfer stickers allow you to create intricate, single-color designs to decorate laptops, water bottles, and more. Simply remove the backing, set it on desired surface, rub it gently, and slowly peel the clear transfer tape off the design.

Front Adhesive 
AKA window decals – sticky on the front of your custom design for use on the inside of a glass display case or window. When printed, the design is reversed to ensure it looks great when applied on the inside of the transparent surface of choice.

Holographic
Turn heads with these dazzling stickers that give your design a rainbow effect that changes with light and perspective – these offer an impressive way to promote your business or event. 

Bumper Sticker
Let your brand or message travel everywhere on a custom bumper sticker. Available in any shape or color, this durable, weather-proof choice is sure to make a statement.

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Size
Stickers can be made in a myriad of sizes. Below are some of the most common.

Circle – Small and inexpensive. Good for consumers who are collectors of stickers and like to stick them on their water bottles or laptops.

Hexagon – Popular among developers and perfect for laptops, smartphones, notebooks, etc. Bonus: can be laid out next to other hexagon stickers for a tile effect.

Rectangle – This business card size can be good for labeling or even a substitute for your biz card.

Square – Great for bigger promo pieces, outdoor lifestyle, coolers, ATV’s etc.

Large Rectangle – Commonly used for bumper stickers, labeling totes/recycling bins, toolboxes, water bottles, branding for larger parcels, larger labels, and warning labels (high tack?).

Size
Stickers can be made in a myriad of sizes. Below are some of the most common.

Circle – Small and inexpensive. Good for consumers who are collectors of stickers and like to stick them on their water bottles or laptops.

Hexagon – Popular among developers and perfect for laptops, smartphones, notebooks, etc. Bonus: can be laid out next to other hexagon stickers for a tile effect.

Rectangle – This business card size can be good for labeling or even a substitute for your biz card.

Square – Great for bigger promo pieces, outdoor lifestyle, coolers, ATV’s etc.

Large Rectangle – Commonly used for bumper stickers, labeling totes/recycling bins, toolboxes, water bottles, branding for larger parcels, larger labels, and warning labels (high tack?).

IN THE WILD
Where stickers like to live
It’s not just techies or college kids who love a good sticker. Construction workers sticker their hard hats. Musicians sticker their instrument cases. Breweries sticker their beer fridges. If there’s a flat surface and quality stickers, a lot of us are overcome with urge to decorate it.

Stickers love a great kit!
Pair your new custom stickers with more favorite swag items in a kit built for any occasion. A carefully planned kit connects your people to your culture and values. Check out our kitting guide for tips and inspo on how to build your next awesome custom kit.
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Kitting examples with stickers


CASE STORY
Stickers for a Cause: Black Lives Matter
To support the BLM movement, our Design Manager Trish created a graphic with “Black Lives Matter” text forming the solidarity fist. Once the design was complete, she felt compelled to take action and get it out in the world. But how could this design make a difference? How could it help our communities and spread the word? Stickers!

She first spread the word on social media and then to a broader audience on Etsy. So far, she’s sent over 1200 stickers to 48 states and 14 countries which has raised $3500 to support the cause.

“It’s been a true joy to see these take flight.” – Trish

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