Online Design Tool for Button Graphics
Build-a-Button | The online design tool for button graphics developed exclusively by American Button Machines.
If you are going to do something you should commit to doing it to the absolute best of your ability. If you are going to create something, spare no expense of money or effort to make it as great as it can be. This was the philosophy that drove the creation, development, and now the unveiling of the Build-a-Button Online Design Center™.
For a list of features and capabilities, scroll down.
So what makes the Build-a-Button Online Design Center™ so special? Why do we feel 100% confident in proclaiming it the “greatest web application in the history of button making?” Here are some of the features we are most excited about:
✯ Speed ✯
The application takes a few seconds to load and then moves with real-time quickness from there.
✯ Text in a Circle ✯
Anyone who has designed buttons with text understands how tricky it can be to properly format text in a circle. The Build-a-Button Online Design Center makes this easy!
✯ Images ✯
We give you the ability to upload multiple images up to 5MB in size. Then, via the design center, you can resize, move left, right, up and down, and rotate it 360 degrees in one degree increments.
✯ Templates ✯
You don’t need to bring anything with you to this party; we’ve got templates already made and loaded for you!And included in the templates is one that assists in making political buttons. Go get those votes!
✯ Button Sizes ✯
There are over 20 possible button sizes that you can choose from, including various shapes. Here is the breakdown of what sizes and shapes are available:
* Round: 7/8, 1, 1.25, 1.5, 1.75, 2.25, 3, 3.5, 6, BAM 2.25 and BAM 3*
* Square: 1 x 1, 1.5 x 1.5, 2 x 2, 2.5 x 2.5, and 3 x 3
* Rectangle: 1.75 x 2.75, 1.5 x 4.5, 2 x 3, and 2.5 x 3.5
* Oval: 1.75×2.75
(Note: all sizes listed in inches.)
* Yes! We offer BAM 2.25″ and 3″ templates so customers with Badge-a-Minit machines can use our software!
✯ Layers ✯
You have the ability to overlay images and text and then move them forward or backwards in the layer structure. This gives you the opportunity to produce a much richer, diverse, layered design. You might think you’d need to go to Photoshop to do this, but we’ve got you covered!
✯ Colors ✯
You have granular control of the background color, the text color, and the outline color of the text.
✯ Shapes ✯
You can add interesting design elements to your button with the Build-a-Button Design Center shapes tool. You can add hearts, stars, squares, rectangles, ovals, arrows, and straight lines. You can also change the size, thickness, color of line, and fill color.
✯ Format Options ✯
You can save your artwork as jpg or pdf file formats. You can select how many images you save per page (1- 24, depending on the button size) to save on ink and toner. Or you can fill up an entire page for larger productions.
✯ Paint Tool ✯
You can draw freehand right on the button!
✯ Color Picker ✯
You have the ability to select a specific color and display the color’s hexidecimal or RGB value.
For these options and so much more, the Build-a-Button Online Design Center™, created for you by American Button Machines, is the best web application in the history of button making. And if you don’t believe us now, just wait until you use it!
You’ll most certainly believe us then.
So what are you waiting for? Go to the Build-a-Button Online Design Center and try it out!
Button making will never be the same!
If you are looking to make top notch professional pinback buttons and have intermediate computer skills, then you should go with a professional graphics package like Corel Draw or Photoshop. If budget is more of a consideration or you're needing a simple design approach to making great looking buttons, then we recommend our Build-a-Button Online Design Center. Build-a-Button is an inexpensive button designer software package created specifically for making buttons.