Toronto Profiles

U of T students are in a solar-powered race across Australia

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An Interview with Artik

Northern Lights Artik Canada Interview

We appreciate you coming to Artik for your products and apparel, if you have a few minutes, we’d love to hear your story. Fill out the questions below and we may write a profile on you and your project/brand. You’ll be seen by thousands of Canadians, get a link to your site and get your story out there. Tell …

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Jimmy’s Coffee is killing it with their merch (updated)

Coffee Shop Lapel Pins

Jimmy’s Coffee is one of my favourite coffee shops here in Toronto. I’ve been going there for years and it’s lovely to watch them open new locations on Queen and downtown. Jimmy’s has some super loyal customers (myself included) and they sell some sweet merch items to promote themselves and build a following. Check out their always …

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✨ Meet Seven Artists Embroidering their own Jackets ✨

There’s this pretty awesome trend right now, you’ll see it on Instagram and Reddit and anywhere that artists get together online. People are embroidering their own custom jackets with designs that they love, both for passion and to make a profit. Of course embroidery isn’t a new trend, the first embroidery machine was invented in …

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Designing Amazing Tees for your Event

Summer Series Custom T-Shirt

At Artik we just finished screen printing these custom t-shirts for Summer Series at Saint Lawrence Market: The whole Artik office loved these beautiful and vibrant shirts we screen printed for for #SummerSeries! Such a great event happening tonight – be sure not to miss it! ???? . . . #screenprint #screenprinted #torontolifestyle #torontodesign #summer #shoplocal #shoplocaltoronto …

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The Controversy around Pro Sports Jerseys Sponsorships

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina gives a thumbs-up against Atletico Madrid during their Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

For years, Tim Hortons has sponsored The Timbits, a micro soccer league that introduces young kids to the sport. You’ll probably recognize those super cute soccer uniforms: Tim Hortons sponsoring youth soccer teams is cute and super clever. It made me wonder why professional sports teams like the Leafs, Jays or Raptors don’t have logos on their …

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Interview with Tammy Gunn

Interview with Tammy Gunn

As a company that does custom printed promotional items in Toronto since 1985 I come across many interesting entrepreneurs. I met Tammy Gunn several years ago when we were both doing self-development courses. Over a year ago Tammy took the big leap and quit her full time office admin job and went full time into …

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