Profile: Danny Dean
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Posted on Friday, August 31st, 2018
Dynamic Signs Design
1200 sq. ft.
Danny and Sherry Dean
Graphtec FC-5100 cutter
ULTRA-Flex Cloud-based sign making software
On Facebook as Dynamic Signs Design
Back in 1980, Danny Dean picked up a lettering brush and “realized I had found a job no one could take away from me.” He was living in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, area, where he learned the trade from a sign painter named Tom Carter.
In 1998, he and Sherry, his wife, took a vacation to Wisconsin and were taken by the beauty of the Northwoods region. It seemed like a great place to live and work, so they made the move. They’ve spent over two decades growing their business and making signs for the small businesses, resorts and farms there. On a busy summer afternoon SignCraft asked Danny about his work and his shop: