4imprint, LLC

| Updated: March 20, 2024

Over the last decade, we’ve developed hundreds of unique promotional products available only at 4imprint. These unique giveaways feature custom designs, exclusive colors and other features that you can’t find anywhere else.

Some items are exclusive to us for a short time; others will never be sold anywhere else.

We work hard to develop the items that are available only at 4imprint: promotional products innovated here and created in tandem with our manufacturing partners, resulting in a one-of-a-kind item that allows your brand to command the attention it deserves.

Curious about the making of a promotional product? Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the five steps we took to create the Refresh® Pebble Tumbler with Straw.

Refresh® Pebble Tumbler with Straw


Sketching a unique promo item

Exclusives Product Development Sketch

To begin bringing this unique promotional product idea to life, our merchandising team develops a sketch. This could be as simple as a pencil drawing on the back of a napkin or a doodle on a notebook. Sketching the concept lets us talk about it with one another, laying the groundwork for all of the brainstorming to come.


Building a technical drawing of a promotional product

Exclusives Product Development Technical Drawing

From the sketch, we develop a technical drawing. This allows us to understand the particulars of the idea better and see the potential challenges of developing it into a promotional product customers will find both appealing and useful. With a technical drawing, we take a closer look at the construction and function of the product.


Performing a design review

Exclusives Product Development Design Review

Once we complete the technical drawing, we perform a design review with our supplier-partners. This allows us to talk about any potential challenges in manufacturing the promotional product.


Crafting a unique promo item prototype

Exclusives Product Development Prototypes

The next step is the review of a prototype—our vision brought to life. When developing a unique giveaway, this is a vital part of our process. It allows us to hold the item in our hands, feel the texture of the design, and assess how the user will experience the product.

We can also compare the prototype to similar promotional products. This hands-on step gives us insight into aspects of the design that may not have been apparent when we viewed the product in its two-dimensional format. Testing the prototype allows us to tweak the product’s design and create the specifications for an item that will only be available at 4imprint.


Creating production samples

Exclusives Product Development Samples

Once production has begun, we review production samples. We use these to make any final changes these unique giveaways need. Then the product goes to manufacturing for full production.

With that process complete, products like the Pebble Tumbler with Straw are ready to be customized with your brand. Items like this are one-of-a-kind promotional products you won’t find anywhere else. (And if you’re curious about other offerings you can’t get anywhere else, take a look at our Crossland brand.)


Add unique promotional  products to your next promotion

Want to capitalize on some truly unique promotional products? The Pebble Tumbler is just the beginning. When you’re looking for a unique giveaway or gift, choosing an item that’s available only at 4imprint can help ensure you stand out from your competition.


Suzanne Worwood

Suzanne Worwood

Suzanne Worwood is VP of Merchandising and has been with 4imprint for 23 years. Inspired by the retail environment and her own world travels, Suzanne writes about all things product: trends, uses, colors, designs.

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