I've found a few places that will put a logo on a helmet (e.g., here), but I haven't found anywhere that will let you fully design the art on the helmet, produce it, and ship it to you. I'm interested in this for some corporate swag. Any suggestions?

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    It's "logo" (an abbreviation of "logogram" or "logotype"), not "log". Dec 3, 2015 at 20:39
  • I think "printed" is less ambiguous than "designed" in the title, given the history of odd-shaped bicycle helmets
    – Móż
    Dec 3, 2015 at 22:05
  • We don't do product recommendations because they go stale pretty quick. Service recommendations should hang around longer, but will also go stale with time. Recommend to close as off topic.
    – Criggie
    Dec 4, 2015 at 4:06
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    @Criggie would it still be off-topic if the focus were changed for "what sort of service should I be searching for to find someone to obtain..." ?
    – James
    Dec 4, 2015 at 15:05
  • @james I'm not worried - seems to be a popular question with 6 upvotes, and that's what counts. If you do go ahead with this, please post an update answer with photos showing what you did and how it worked for you, and then a follow-on after a couple months of usage of the new helmet, for closure.
    – Criggie
    Dec 4, 2015 at 23:46

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The technology is called hydro dipping or water transfer printing. A quick search will find several companies that do it. I would expect you can find one that handles the production and shipping when you provide the design.

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    Also known as hydrographics printing or immersion printing. You can find videos of it on youtube: youtube.com/watch?v=beV3dAW-u_M. I suspect it doesn't affect the safety on helmets, but I'm not sure with the chemicals involved. That being said, a lot of people use it on motorcycle helmets.
    – Batman
    Dec 3, 2015 at 20:50
  • Both of my helmets have graphics that can only be hydro dipped at factory. So I guess safe chemicals at least exist.
    – ojs
    Dec 3, 2015 at 21:51

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