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It's more than a side hustle.


Who We Are

Based in Des Moines, IA

The Side Garage is dedicated to thoughtful design, quality craftsmanship, and story-telling. 

It's our mission to create, collaborate and encourage our community to be makers. Through the products we sell and the services we offer, we are inviting you to be a part of the process.

This is more than a side hustle .



Live Printing

An on-site and interactive experience to set you and your event apart from the masses.

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Design Services

Custom art and typography for your apparel, print and promotional needs.

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Custom Printing

From t-shirts to posters, learn how our hand-pulled-with-love process can take your ideas to the next level. 

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“I’m always thinking about creating.” 

Miles Davis  |  Jazz Musician


Collaborate More

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." - Hellen Keller

We all have something to offer and we all could still learn a thing or two. It's our hope that we will see more collaboration between the creatives in our community.

If you are a solo creative or a design firm and need an extra hand on a project we would love to work with you.

Don't be shy - what's the worst that could happen?


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