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What’s it cost to produce this 3D entrance sign?

Layers of PVC board make a durable solution

Finding a market for laser cutting and engraving

It may literally be right under your nose

Design Clinic: Restaurant window signs

Use each one to sell a different feature

The challenges of concept design

Constraints of time and budget don’t always let our dreams come true

Design & Price: Truck lettering

In every issue, SignCraft gives a few sign makers an imaginary project. We ask them to do a sketch of the sign they... Read More

Adapting logos to vehicles

When is it okay to alter a brand—and when is it not

Vince on stripes and lines

Fine lines, subtle colors and perfect weather

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John Liptak

Portsmouth, Rhode Island

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Shawnee, Oklahoma

Before and after: The details make the difference

It’s been said “the devil is in the details”—and this is painfully true in sign design. Those details can make the difference between... Read More

Tips for working with type in Illustrator and Photoshop

These shortcuts save time and make life a little easier

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From satellite dish to stained glass window Dear SignCraft, Recently a pastor asked my help in turning a large discarded satellite dish into... Read More

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6 ways to get control of your business

There have been a lot of great articles in SignCraft over the years—helpful pointers on design, color, techniques and more. Many veteran sign... Read More

Build this portable easel and storage unit

One thing that few sign shops have enough of is workspace. Kris Connors at Custom Sculpture & Sign Co. found that two of... Read More

Put the power of layers to work

The world of signs, it seems, is mostly flat. Printed graphics can do a lot to simulate dimension, but still nothing beats the... Read More

Six reasons to trust your sign designer

This space usually features ideas for creative sign makers, but this time it’s about how to cash in on the great value that... Read More

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