What are Hybrid Athletic Banners?A hybrid banner or in this case hybrid athletic banners are a unique combination of applique banners and printed banners. Often printed banners can be more afforable and allow for a wider range of design capabilities than applique banners. Applique banners are more labor intensive (and therefor are more costly) however the result is a higher quality product. Hybrid flags and banners combine the benefits of both these styles and can be a great option in certain occasions. This post will discuss some of the benefits of choosing a hybrid flag or banner for your next project.
1) More Affordable
If budget is a conern for you banner project choosing a hybrid banner can be benefitial. Because a hybrid banner isn't completely appliqued it takes less time to make and is therefor less expensive. Instead of having a fully appliqued product you can pick and choose components of the banner to be printed (such as a detailed logo) and save countless production hours and cost.
2) Limitless Design Capabilities
While applique (in our opinion) is the best looking way to create a flag or banner it also has its drawbacks. For instance, the applique process is limited in that one cannot produce gradients or photographs however combining printed elements open the door for limitless design capabilities. As an added bonus once the printed and applique elements have been stitched together it is nearly impossible to tell that the banner combines different production methods.
3) Long-Term Value:
Hybrid banners are especially great for athletics programs because the banners can be added to without needing to be replaced year after year. A hybrid banner can include a printed logo as well as appliqued text. For example, your team may have a championship banner hanging in the rafters of your school. Every year you win a championship Accent Banner can applique the new championship year onto your existing banner..
To learn more or to get a custom quote for a hybrid athletics banner for your team contact us today. We'd be happy to provide you with a quote and walk you through the different options we have available.