Printing on Holographic Vinyl

Printing on holographic vinyl is the current craze in the craft decal market. The specific film in demand is iridescent silver vinyl. We call it Rainbow holographic vinyl and, it’s so popular, demand is outpacing supply. Why? Partly because the pandemic is still causing some havoc in the global supply chain, but mostly because it […]



Outdoor Durability for Vinyl Signs

By now you probably know there are major differences in the outdoor durability of various self adhesive vinyl films. In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed the virtues of cast and calendared films, solvent and acrylic adhesives, and looked at various types of vinyls like reflective film. In this post, we dive into the details.



Create Space Design Software

When people are getting started with sign and graphic design software, sometimes it can be a little intimidating. The first time people look at Illustrator, it can seem like a big scary monster that will never be defeated. Instead of trying to defeat it, try to think in terms of taming it. Better yet, opt […]


A Basic Guide to Buying a Vinyl Cutter for Signs

Choosing your first vinyl cutter is one of the most important decisions an aspiring sign maker faces. A professional quality plotter can make your dreams realities. A bad equipment decision can lead to frustration and failure. The most common start-up sign shop mistake is buying based only on speed, force, and price. Ten years ago, […]