Picking the right font can be difficult when designing signs. Either we tend to get in a rut and use the same font over and over again, or we pick fonts that aren’t right for the situation at hand. It can also be difficult to decide on a font when you have to factor in the opinion of the person commissioning the sign. Here are some basic guidelines for choosing the right font for the job
Wondering how you can get a multi-colored vinyl sign to align? Here’s an easy solution you might try.
Mr. Steinweiss said he was destined to be a commercial artist. In high school he marveled at his classmates who “could take a brush, dip it in some paint and make letters,” he recalled. “So I said to myself, if some day I could become a good sign painter, that would be terrific!”
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.”
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.