Our goal as signmakers is to make signs that brand companies, attract business, and are aesthetically pleasing. Essentially, signmaking is all about communications. Is your sign shop in the practice of following these 5 sign shop do’s?
The sign is part of every business’ sales team; while it might not speak a word, it says volumes about their business, and when the rest of the staff clocks out at 5, the sign keeps working, day and night, 24/7, 365 days a year. The old saying is true: “A business with no sign is a sign of no business.” Since signs are a key marketing tool, they make them attractive and easy to read. While you want your signs to use an original design, make sure they don’t stand out from the crowd in the wrong way by avoiding this 5 signage no-nos.
Signs are among the first things that customers notice, and should therefore make a good impression. Eye-catching signs with bright colors, vivid graphics and a clear, simple design and message are sure to get great results. These 5 basic tips will make your sign stand out among the crowd.
Some of the most spectacular neon signs ever seen are or have been in Las Vegas. And wehre do they go when they are replaced? To the Neon Sign Boneyard in Las Vegas, of course. You didn’t know about this? Here you find the old neon signs that were outside casinos that have long since gone.
This time we are going to link to Vintage Roadside’s neon sign collection of over 450 photos on flickr. You usually don’t see these old neon signs any more, instead we are seeing those electronic LED billboards pop up everywhere—ugh!
I stumbled accross a Flickr collection of old road signs by PopKulture that I thought you would enjoy, there are over 300 photos posted here. As a kid, I remember taking road trips with my parents in the late 50’s and early 60’s along Route 66. These signs were definitely a part of the memories and evoke a certain period and style. ( I also got the same feeling from watching the DVD of Pixar Studios’ “Cars”.)