Designing Venezia FC's third jersey for the 2023-24 season presented a unique challenge — How to Create Realistic Metallic Logos & Achieve Unique Shiny Effects.
The jersey, paying homage to the gondoliers of Venice, demanded a design that not only honoured tradition but also exuded an air of elegance. The goal was clear: create a refined and precious aura that would leave a lasting impression.
Creating a soccer jersey with metallic accents is tricky, especially when it comes to heat transfer logos. The real challenge here was making sure the metal effect looked just right. It required a close partnership between dekoGraphics and Venezia FC. We had to understand every little detail the club wanted and work together to make it happen.
This teamwork was key in tackling the complexity of bringing a metallic touch to Venezia FC's third jersey for the 2023-24 season.
Our designers embraced on the challenge by exploring various options to bring the metallic touch to life. After considering different approaches, which involved a careful evaluation of suitable heat transfer techniques, they ultimately focused on intricate details — delicate diagonal stripes and shiny, undulating horizontal lines. These elements became the cornerstone of the design, adding a touch of elegance to the overall aesthetic.
The decision to use PRIST® | SP EX for the club's logo was made quickly, as it stands out as the only heat transfer technique capable of delivering a realistic metallic look. PRIST® | SP EX ensured an unmatched metallic colour rendering that allowed the Venezia badge to shine gloriously on the chest.
For the Names & Numbers, we used ECOBLOCK BLACK | MATT GLOSS IRIODIN. This quality showcased pearlescent diagonal stripes and shiny undulating horizontal lines, contributed to a sparkling and classy texture, infusing the jersey with an undeniable touch of elegance.
ECOBLOCK BLACK | MATT GLOSS IRIODIN, the same quality used for the Names & Numbers, brings an extra layer of refinement to the front of the jersey with the "CITTÀ DI VENEZIA" inscription. The letters have a pearly shine and glossy lines, it's a shimmering tribute to the history and identity of Venezia FC.
The combination of these techniques achieved the desired "WOW" effect, transforming the Venezia FC third kit into a refined masterpiece. The white-blue horizontal stripes, the red collar inspired by San Marco's flag, and the metallic look of the emblem collectively form a visually stunning and classy ensemble.
The jersey, unveiled during the Historical Regatta, not only pays tribute to the gondoliers' tradition but also stands as an indication to the seamless blend of history and innovative design. Venezia FC, in collaboration with dekoGraphics, has undoubtedly set a new standard for elegance in football jerseys.
Connect with us today to embark on a journey of crafting iconic special jerseys that redefine tradition with a touch of metallic elegance.