When a Signmaker Needs a Map for a Sign…

The OpenStreetMap project is a wiki for maps. As it is explained on its site, “OpenStreetMap.org creates and provides free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them. The project was started because most maps you think of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on their use, holding back people from using them in creative, productive, or unexpected ways.”


5 Sign Making Design Do’s

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?


5 Basic Sign Design Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

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.


5 Tips for Designing Effective Signs

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.