Tag: Trend

Which Trending Color Collection Fits Your Brand? [QUIZ]

Remember mood rings? When we wore them back in the 90s, the color of the ring changed depending on our individual mood – blue for relaxed, yellow for nervous, green for romantic, and so on.  Just as the color of a mood ring can reflect an emotion, so too does your brand color ignite a […]

The Inspiration Behind our 2020 Trends

As an artist and designer, I learned early on that there are thousands of different references that contribute to a final product; creativity is never a solo venture. In a loud world full of ideas and visual inspiration, multiple sources contribute to influential patterns that communicate global values and cultural significance of the time; one […]

Our 5 Favorite Products from the PPAI Expo

As most of you know, Boundless went to the PPAI Expo in Vegas two weeks ago. We learned all about the current trends and saw every new product on the block. After difficult elimination, we have solidified our top 5 favorite products. These products and collections are trendy, fun and most importantly, they get us […]

To Brand or Not to Brand: The Impact of Unbranded Gifts

The nuances of the promotional products industry tend to be difficult for most people to navigate, with tons of moving parts and partnerships that intersect to make what we do happen—deliver customized products to clients and their target audience. Boundless’ “middle man” role tends to make this even more complicated, so the average person (or […]

Anything-As-A-Service – Even Promotional Products? Part II

In my prior blog post about Anything-as-a-Service, I covered the recent trend of offering pretty much anything as a subscription service, from email marketing to enterprise infrastructure to lawn maintenance. It makes sense in almost every aspect of business. Why would I want to own “X” when all I want is the utility, or the […]

Amazon v. Walmart: The Retail Thunder Dome

I don’t know about you, but as we head into the prime shopping season of the year, I plan to do a good deal of my gift shopping online. I also plan to do a lot of it offline, but isn’t that the way we all shop these days—a healthy mix of both? I am […]

How To Shine This Holiday Season Through Thoughtful Gifting

In anticipation of the holidays, we are excited to share this special guest post from Zazzle’s very own Liz Reynolds, an expert in all-things custom gifts! If there’s one thing we know at Zazzle, it’s the power of personalization. We get to see firsthand how the impact of even a small custom touch can turn […]

Back to the Future: Today’s Technology & Promo Products

Today’s the day: Marty McFly traveled forward to October 21st, 2015 on movie screens everywhere just under thirty years ago. Emerging from the illustrious DeLorean, he was treated to an outrageous view of the future where technology thrives. But what is the significance of Steven Spielberg’s predictions of the future technology? (Source: Backtothefuture.com) While Back […]

Back to Human: Reacting to a Web-Obsessed Society

A few weeks ago I needed to call my bank with a question about my account. It was something I had tried to rectify online, but wasn’t able to, likely due to security reasons. It was an experience I was prepared to dread. Deep breath, dial the number. I know how this goes: the phone […]

Best of the Best: Our Experts Dish On Their Favorite Products

Let’s not kid ourselves, finding the perfect promotional product – the one that creates moments of connection between the right product and the right person – can be difficult. There are millions of great products out there. How can you be expected to keep track of an ever-expanding inventory of products and vendors to find […]