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We produce branded merchandise in a unique way that results in quality, creativity, and convenience with every project. Innovation and creativity have always been a core part of Kotis, but we're focusing more than ever on technology and design. Strengthen your brand with Kotis.


The roots of Kotis began in 2001 on the University of Washington campus. A few students started selling sweet custom apparel to the greek community.

Today, Kotis is the fastest growing branded merchandise company in WA, creating promotional products and branded apparel in the corporate world, and expanding our college presence to over 400 campuses nationwide.

But learn how


Feb '16 - Wearables: Design Awards 2015 - Kotis Design placed for Best Screen Printing award 2nd year in a row

9/21/15 - M&R Presents: Screen Printer Success Stores - Kotis Design

Sep '15 - Wearables: Case Study - Geek Chic – Emerald City Comicon

7/29/15 - Wearables - College Entrepreneurs Make Success Last

5/20/15 - ASI Stitches - Education Market – 7 Hot Markets to Penetrate Now

Feb '15 - Wearables: Design Awards 2014 - Kotis Design - Best Screen Printing Award

10/21/14 - Press Release - Kotis on 'Fastest Growing' list 6 of 7 years

10/6/14 - ASI Counselor - Article on Education – Target Audience

9/17/14 - Wearables - Trendsetters: Nic Thomassen

4/21/14 - Seattle Times - UW grads find perfect fit in building custom T-shirt empire

Nov '13 - Advantages - Think Like a Leader

6/17/13 - PromoKitchen - Podcast: PK #43 - Jeff Becker, Kotis Design

Dec '12 - Advantages - Distributor Picks, Best in Show Most Unique Product - Ninja Hoodie

8/6/12 - Press Release - Kotis acquires Six Degrees Marketing

6/1/12 - ASI Counselor - DIY Decoration

9/21/11 - NY Times - Thinking About Moving to the Cloud? There Are Trade-Offs

Sep '11 - Inc Magazine - Comcast Business Class Testimonial

1/31/11 - Foster School of Business Blog - Creating a Company One T-Shirt at a Time

Jul '10 - ASI Counselor - License To Play

3/1/10 - Foster School of Business Blog - Spotlight: Jeff Becker

Jan '10 - ASI Counselor - Taking over the World

Jun '08 - ASI Counselor - Three's A Crowd

May '08 - The Daily - Design Driven

11/18/04 - The Daily - Brotherly Business

Oct '04 - Seattle Times - Two UW grads are 24 and already in charge


Everything we do is based on the premise of trying to "make amazing": an amazing product, service and experience


To become the national leader in our industry, through:

  • Amazing service,
  • Impressive solutions, and
  • Every Kotisian constantly fighting for better


The name "Kotis" comes from a Greek word which means "the act of creating".