Custom Photodome Pins
Custom Photodome Pins
Replicate a photograph with a cost-effective photodome printed pin. Covered with an epoxy coating to protect the printed design.
Replicate a photograph or complicated design with a custom photodome pin. Great for quick-turn, larger quantity orders. Also referred to as custom photo pins or custom printed pins, these pins can be cut-to-shape and include ANY amount of detail. Unlike enamel pins, which have production constraints, photodome pins can contain even the most complex designs.
- Minimum Order Quantity - 25 units per design.
- Material - Iron or zinc alloy depending on the shape.
- Enamel Colors - Up to 8 colors included, no set up charges.
- Extras - Add backer cards, laser engraving or custom back stamps on the cart page.
- File Type - Vector preferred but all formats are accepted.
- Plating Options - Included in the unit prices.
- Enamel Color Matching - Full color guide available here.
- Average Production Time - 2-3 weeks after proof approval.
- Average Transit Time - 3-5 business days.
- Rush Options - If you have a firm event date, we'd recommend our USA Rush Printed Pins. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want more information.
Upload your artwork
and leave the rest to us.
Submit an order
Great! You have chosen a custom product, uploaded your design and submitted online.
Approve the proof
After we receive your order, we’ll send you unlimited proofs via email and wait for your approval.
Receive your product
Once you have approved your proof your part is done! We’ll ship it quickly to your door.
Why Choose Custom Photodome Printed Pins?
Some designs are too complicated to diestrike or enamel fill, but with photodome pins, we're able to replicate a complex logo with an offset printing process. Photodome lapel pins are printed directly onto the metal (usually aluminum base metal) and then covered with a protective epoxy dome. At larger quantities, these are the cheapest and fastest option. They're a little lighter than the diestruck or enamel pins, but are an excellent option for the right logo and timeframe.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, we can take any design or logo you have and create custom pins with it. We are experts at translating any artwork to custom product specs. You will receive unlimited proofs/edits after you order and before production starts.
We accept all standard artwork formats. Send us your artwork and we'll provide an online proof. You can request changes to your proof and we will make them for free until you approve a final layout. While we accept all standard artwork formats, we recommend uploading vector artwork when possible (i.e. AI files or EPS files).
Yes we can make basic artwork changes such as adding or deleting text, creating a cut-to-shape outline, removing backgrounds and changing colors. We are not equipped to create your logo or design from scratch. If you are in need of full design services we recommend either attaching images that serve as a starting point or using out creative partner, 99designs.
These pins are made of iron alloy and are extremely durable.
The default thickness and pricing is for 1.2mm. If you need something else please contact us for a custom quote.
Yes we have two options. You can add a custom backstamp or laser engraving. A custom backstamp would be raised metal. Laser engraving is often used to serialize limited edition pins (1/50, 2/50, etc.)
The pins are individually packaged in clear polybags.
Yes, most commonly customers select backer cards and we can also do acrylic or velvet pin boxes. These options are available for extra cost on the cart page.
Yes, you can select any placement during the proofing process.
Yes, we assemble them for you.
They are also individually packaged in cello bags.
Yes you can request this during the proofing process. We strongly discourage this as the pins will likely get scratched in transit. If you select this option you are also accepting the risk the pins are damaged in transit.
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Need help choosing an attachment?
Use our guide below to get a better idea of each attachment type. Magnets will not work with thick clothing, lanyards or backpacks.
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