Severe Weather and Surge Protectors

This year has been a particularly active one for severe storms, especially in the southern and southeastern US. Whether it’s caused by climate change, global warming, or flying monkeys is a matter of debate.  But it’s clear that we are experiencing lots of powerful storms: and they’re affecting sign industry equipment. What’s the connection between […]


Vinyl Decals on YETI Mugs

Decorated YETI mugs are the hottest product in personal customization these days. Or, you could say it’s the coolest thing going. It all depends on whether you’re using one to keep your latte hot or your iced tea cold.  But the reason our customers love YETI mugs is not because of what goes on inside, […]



A Basic Guide to Color Space

Having been in the sign industry for over twelve years, I do know that it is very possible to design an object you can’t print. That may be interesting to philosophers, but it’s maddening for sign makers. This frustrating phenomenon generally befalls people who are making the transition from CAD processes to digital color. The color range used in vinyl and heat applied films is entirely different from the output available from a standard process printer. Most new printers assume the range is the same and struggle with managing their own and their customers’ expectations.