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THE BEST SIGN MAKER NEAR ME

THE BEST SIGN MAKER NEAR ME

Custom signage. Who needs it? Retail businesses, cities, and building managers. Also schools, universites, and realtors, among others. Signage, after all, serves many purposes. Hence, the sheer variety of sign types and formats is dizzying. Should this complicate a...

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CONTEXT SENSITIVE SIGNAGE DESIGN

CONTEXT SENSITIVE SIGNAGE DESIGN

Context Sensitive Signage Design is a concept that's spreading through city governments. A landmark paper published in 2001 really got the ball rolling. It rolls on. Do you suppose that outdoor and outdoor-facing signage just happens? That is, that businesses, and...

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SIGNAGE AUDIT

SIGNAGE AUDIT

If you look at something often enough, you kind of stop seeing it. Or, stop seeing it as it is. The people closest to us don’t notice how we change with aging, or with diet, for example. But then we run into somebody we haven’t seen for years and it’s “Wow? What...

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TAKING IT TO THE STREETS

TAKING IT TO THE STREETS

Street signs, road signs, all around the town. Everywhere, in fact.  On the lonely stretch of highway between Coldfoot and Fairbanks, Alaska, a sign lets drivers know it’s NEXT SERVICES 240 MILES.  On some Canadian roads that distance is considerably longer, and yet...

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IN LIVING COLOR

IN LIVING COLOR

Does color matter to signage design? Most people have definite color preferences when it comes to clothing, cars, wall paint, and other everyday items. In some cases, however, color is surely not the prime or even an important consideration. Henry Ford knew this when...

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VITAL SIGNS OF RETAIL LIFE

VITAL SIGNS OF RETAIL LIFE

The retail marketplace is where the economy’s rubber meets the road. It’s always been so, since the dawn of human life on earth. Trading is what people do. Exchanging one thing for another, and so improving their conditions. Commercial signage is as old as markets...

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DO YOU READ ME?

DO YOU READ ME?

If a sign stands by the highway but nobody can read it, does it say anything? That’s kind of like the old riddle about the tree falling in the forest, but with practical consequences. After all, what’s the point of a sign that few or none can read? If we put our minds...

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VINYL GRAPHICS SIGNAGE

VINYL GRAPHICS SIGNAGE

Brilliant, bright colors, durability, design flexibility, affordability. Vinyl graphics are an attractive solution for many types of signage requirements. After all, this is signage that we can apply to nearly any kind of non-porous window or wall surface. It’s...

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THE POWER OF PLACE

THE POWER OF PLACE

A sign has to be somewhere, someplace. Digital or traditional, a sign cannot be nowhere. As an object with a location, a sign is, therefore, a part of that place. Since signage exists to communicate, it connects the people who see it with the place where it’s located....

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GETTING SIGNAGE DONE

GETTING SIGNAGE DONE

We do signage A to Z. Clients approach us with needs, and we deliver installed signage. The steps in between are sometimes few and simple. In other cases, the process is more involved. It depends on lots of different factors. The client, for example, may have a...

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