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Effective wrap design gets more important every day

October 31st, 2018 by

In the early days of wraps, almost every wrap turned heads, simply because they looked radically different than conventional truck lettering. But over… Read More

Race car graphics at 1/25th scale

October 29th, 2018 by

Way back before video games totally engulfed the younger generation, an innocent world existed where kids made things by hand to play with… Read More

Small signs, big messages

October 30th, 2018 by

I do a lot of small signs, either secondary informational signs or just those that are limited by the space or the use…. Read More

Learning to hand letter for the second time

October 30th, 2018 by

Nine years ago, I acquired myself a brain injury. In hindsight, I’d much prefer to have acquired a boat or small vacation home… Read More

What’s it cost to produce this 72-by-44-in. overlaid plywood sign?

October 29th, 2018 by

Materials: One sheet of ½-in. overlaid plywood: $60 Cutting charge: $25 White Oracal 751 film, 24-by-10-in.: $20 Digital prints: $10 Application tape: $6… Read More

Sell the subtle aspects of branding

October 29th, 2018 by

One of many lessons I’ve learned from visiting Disney theme parks is the importance of branding, which is the way a business creates… Read More

Signs deliver powerful first impressions

October 29th, 2018 by

When it comes to making a good first impression, nothing compares to the impact a great sign or truck wrap can make. It… Read More

Designer at work: David Hassan

October 31st, 2018 by

With roots in Colonial times and classic maritime signs and graphics, Cohasset, Massachusetts, has a rich history of carved graphics. Decades ago, it… Read More

Profile: Peter Blackman

October 31st, 2018 by

Shop name: Blackman Designs Shop size: 900 sq. ft. Staff: 2 Age: 66 Graphics equipment: Roland VS-540 printer/cutter Royal Sovereign laminator Online: www.blackmandesigns.com… Read More

Profile: Judy Grossman

October 31st, 2018 by

Shop name: JG Designs Shop size: 1500 sq. ft. Age: 68 Read this article and many more like it with a subscription to… Read More