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Before and After

June 29th, 2020 by

One of the most popular sections of the very early issues of SignCraft was the “Before and After” articles of George Seelander. It… Read More

Digital printing: almost everywhere

June 30th, 2020 by

It seems there is no end to opportunities to use digital printing for signage. Vehicles, walls, illustrations, floors, windows, banners—you find digital prints… Read More

Pinstriped panels for fun and profit

June 30th, 2020 by

In my free time, and in an effort to make extra cash, I use panels as a nice experiment in color and designing… Read More

Essential tools: Pounce wheels and perforated patterns

June 29th, 2020 by

For decades, sign makers used a simple tool called a pounce wheel to make perforated patterns. Those patterns were used to help with… Read More

Designer at work: David Showalter

June 30th, 2020 by

David Showalter sent us photos of his shop truck in SignCraft’s early days. He was a young, creative sign painter with a very… Read More

Design Clinic: A-frame sign

June 28th, 2020 by

Sign, sign—everywhere a sign, as the song goes! On any daily journey, you are sure to be exposed to loads of sign-related messages… Read More

Glazes bring textures to life

June 28th, 2020 by

A SignCraft reader recently asked about faux finishing, which is something we employ on almost every sign that leaves our shop—albeit not necessarily… Read More

Use the brand to tell a story

June 28th, 2020 by

We’ve always focused on a more brand-centric approach to wrap design, with the brands themselves playing such a large role in the wrap…. Read More

Jason Hakki

June 30th, 2020 by

Shop name: Rapid Gantry Custom Signs Shop size: 1000 sq. ft. Age: 30 Graphics equipment: MultiCam CNC router Laser engraver Online: www.rapidgantry.ca On… Read More

Matt Beckner

June 30th, 2020 by

Shop name: Ion Graphics Shop size: 2400 sq. ft. Age: 42 Graphics equipment: Roland VersaCAM 300SP Graphtec 6000 Series cutter Summa 60 cutter… Read More