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Designing successful racecar graphics

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Design & Price: 4-by-10-ft. storefront sign

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

Design Clinic: Fascia sign makeover

Consolidate space to make more room for the primary message

Signs can tell a powerful story

In theme signage—and often in commercial signage—signs help create a story

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Stowe, Vermont

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Torquay, England

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Williamstown, Ontario, Canada

Monte Rogers 1953–2019

I can’t remember how I first came across Monte Rogers and his great-looking sign work. I have a hunch that I heard about... Read More

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Wanted: Chester Cunningham’s Sign Design Notebook Dear SignCraft, I’ve been really hot on the work of the late Chester Cunningham, but it is... Read More

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More great substrate storage rack designs

Our recent feature, Build one of these handy racks to store sheet goods, brought us more great designs for sheet goods storage racks.... Read More

What would you get for this 4×10 ACM sign?

Jot down your price for this project: The owner of a towing company whose trucks you letter is opening a speed shop. He... Read More

Fancy isn’t always better

Neuropsychology has recently “discovered” something that top sign designers have known for a long time: Clean, simple letter styles are read much faster... Read More

Build one of these handy racks to store sheet goods

Handling and storing sheet goods is a fact of life in the sign business. Doing it efficiently takes the hassle away, speeds production... Read More

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