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Finding a Work-Life Balance

Jul 13

We can be our own worst enemies when it comes to finding a balance between work and, well, not work. Here at MOTIF we’re extremely guilty of putting our noses to the grindstone and putting ...

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Q&A - CONNECT Ag

Apr 25

At MOTIF we work with many amazing companies and individuals who are doing great things in the business world and as members of the community. This year we’ve started an initiative to provide th...

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Q&A - Life is Worth Living

Jan 22

At MOTIF we work with many amazing companies and individuals who are doing great things in the business world and as members of the community. This year we’ve started an initiative to provide th...

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MOTIF Fall Style Guide

Sep 27, 2017

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are changing colour, and suddenly everything is pumpkin flavoured. There’s no denying it: fall is here once again. At MOTIF we are sad to say g...

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Working at Ideas Inc.

Sep 14, 2017

“Wow, what a great location you guys have!” seems to be the reoccurring phrase for new visitors at our storefront in Saskatoon. And while we’ve devoted a lot of time and effort to me...

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Vector vs Raster

Mar 29, 2017

When you’re in the process of getting customized garments or products from MOTIF, one of the most important steps along the way is the preparation of your artwork or logo. Having the proper file...

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Doing Things Differently

Feb 02, 2017

Sifting through information online usually yields one conclusion – that there’s too much information on the Internet. This can also be said for finding promotional items online. Which sit...

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What's The Difference?

Dec 05, 2016

Recently you have read about the basics of screen printing and t-shirts in general because you read all of our blog posts, and thanks for that. Since the t-shirt is one of the most basic pieces of clo...

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The T-Shirt

Oct 20, 2016

Hey! Have you heard about t-shirts? Oh, you have? Well never mind then… I kid! I kid! There is much to learn about the most common piece of clothing worn by humans worldwide.&nb...

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Screen Printing

Sep 01, 2016

Screen printing is the process of applying an image to a surface with ink, one colour at a time. A stencil is made by blocking off parts of a mesh screen in a negative image of the design to be p...

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Design Process Case Study: 9 Mile Legacy Hours Sign

Aug 18, 2016

The road to a finished graphic design project and a happy customer isn’t always a straight line. No matter how experienced and well rounded a designer is, it is an extreme rarity that ...

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How Can A Designer Help?

Aug 03, 2016

A designer can help take your ideas and make them into a functional visual reality.  You may be able to choose the perfect light fixtures for your home, but you’re best off having an elect...

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Decorating Methods

Feb 02, 2016

It can be a daunting task to figure out which method of decorating is best for the project at hand. There are many choices: screen printing, embroidery, laser and applique are a few of the go-to ...

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Promotional Product Search Made Easy

Jan 25, 2016

The promotional product industry is filled with thousands upon thousands of products, some good, some bad, some ugly. The search for the perfect promo product can be overwhelming, which ofte...

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