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Designer at work: Sean Beauchamp

October 30th, 2017 by

Southpaw Studios is one of those combination design studio/sign shop/ unique fabrication shops. It was born as a sign shop focused on painted… Read More

Adobe Illustrator basics

October 26th, 2017 by

Have you ever loaded Adobe Illustrator on your computer, then tried to figure out how to do some of the most basic functions,… Read More

From engraved plaques to cut steel signage, lasers do it all

October 30th, 2017 by

Having a laser in your shop almost always means a broad range of work—from cell phone cases and key fobs to signage. Customers… Read More

Signs We’ve Seen

October 30th, 2017 by

We’d like to see your work! …or photos of signs you’ve seen. Email them today to signcraft@signcraft.com or mail to SignCraft, PO Box… Read More

Stripes & Graphics: Hone your skills on helmets

October 30th, 2017 by

Racecar helmets, goalie masks, lacrosse helmets, helmets for skydivers— pinstripers get to do them all. A helmet is a small and challenging canvas:… Read More

Putting wood to work

October 26th, 2017 by

In today’s high-tech, synthetic world, it’s easy for signs to start looking all the same. It doesn’t matter where in the world you… Read More

A very special sign

October 26th, 2017 by

We put our hearts into every sign we tackle in our shop, but every once in a while a project comes along that… Read More

Mike and Jay Szczoczarz

October 30th, 2017 by

When you open a sign business, you may imagine or wonder if your son or daughter might someday work with you and eventually… Read More

Why should I buy from you?

October 26th, 2017 by

This is a question some sign salespeople and shop owners have difficulty in providing a plausible answer to. After many years of working… Read More

Design & Price: 4-by-12-ft. banner

October 30th, 2017 by

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