Trends are a powerful thing for providing insight into what’s popular right now as well as what’s next in the promo industry. Understanding product trends can help you develop better business ideas and solutions for your clients.
Here are the trends heating up the promo industry as we head into the summer months.
Marble is a timeless, minimalist approach to pattern that turns ordinary items into statement pieces. It may not be new, but this inspiring texture was fascinating to the Ancient Greeks for good reason. The rich pattern of veins and swirls imposes a subtle visual interest that creates a unique background for your logo or brand message. 
#15947 Marble Finish Journal – An imitation leather cover with white marble finish, elastic band closure, pen loop and ribbon bookmark.
#25099 Black Marble Plaque – 8” x 10” – A marble wall plaque that has a deep etch with colorfill imprint for a dramatic, impressive look.
#45123 Marble Ironstone Mug – 11 oz. – This ceramic mug is available in four different marble colors with large C handle and glossy exterior/interior.
Wireless isn’t just a convenience, it’s a way of life. Staying connected on-the-go is essential in our modern world, and wireless technology in headphones, chargers and trackers is showing up everywhere.
Wireless accessories fulfill the need for enhanced connectivity while optimizing smartphone usage and longevity. There is no denying the appeal of promotional products with wireless technology for promoting a message and making a lasting impression. 
#32120 Sol Republic Amps Air – Elegantly designed retail earbuds with premium sound quality for truly wireless freedom.
#32239 Qi Certified Wireless Phone Charging Pad – Charges Qi enabled devices simply by placing them on the stand. The blue indicator light lets you know when charging.
#32202 Xoopar® Bluetooth® Sound Block Speaker – A Bluetooth® enabled speaker small enough to fit in a pocket while delivering exceptional sound quality.
#32164 Bluetooth® Key Finder and Selfie Remote – A Bluetooth® keyfinder that also has a handy selfie remote for snapping your favorite pictures.
The two-tone color effect of gradients are making a big comeback in the design world. New styles transition bright pops of color to neutrals and metallics for big impact or show subtle change in color value for an eye-catching result. 
Gradients are interesting, memorable and the unusual blends showcase color in a new way. The effect is a game-changer for brands looking to create their unique identity. 
#15943 Gradient Drawstring Backpack – A classic drawstring with gradient color finish, matching drawstring cords and large 7-1/2” x 8” imprint area.
#15890 Gradient Journal – An ombre finish 80 sheet journal with matching elastic band closure, attached pen loop and bookmark.
#15944 Gradient Color Tote – Choose from five different gradient colors for an updated version of the classic tote with large main compartment and shoulder-length handles.