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3D Pins vs Die Struck Lapel Pins
We are often asked to explain the difference between a 3d design lapel pin and a die struck lapel pin. The difference is huge, however certain designs do not require a 3d lapel pin design.  The answer is, it really depends on the design. I will show some examples of the differences.  They always say that a picture is worth a thousand words and I believe that it hold true when trying to demonstrate the difference between the 3d design and die struck lapel …

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Designing Lapel Pins For Awesomeness
Don’t settle for plain when designing lapel pins, make an AWESOME lapel pin! The Pin People has designed tens of thousands of lapel pins and there have been some of them that have really stood out because of advanced techniques and little thinking outside the box when it comes to lapel pin design.
There are many various techniques and different processes that can be used in order to great an awesome lapel pin.  we will use a few examples of ways to think outside of the box …

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How To Properly Measure Lapel Pins

We are often questioned about the size of lapel pins.  People often ask how do I know what size pin I want?  Well, in this post I will talk about how lapel pins are measured and help you make a better informed decision if you are designing you own lapel pin or thinking about a custom lapel pin in the future.
Ok, a lapel pin is measured on the longest side.  Now this get’s slightly confusing.  It is not measured diagonally like a computer monitor or television set, instead the easiest …

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When most custom lapel pins are created, they are usually a solid metal piece. That does not always have to be the case.
When their is a piercing or whole in a lapel pin, that is called a cutout. A cutout could really create a nice element for a lapel pin, however one needs to make sure that the structural integrity of the pin is not effected.
Cutouts create a beautiful effect for a lapel pin.  Although the cost is a little higher when designing a pin with a cutout, the over …