Author Archives: Bob Behounek

Bob Behounek has spent over 40 years as a sign artist and pinstriper in the Chicago, Illinois, area.

Design Clinic: Illuminated sign for a vet clinic

Sign layouts like this example seem to become more common with each passing day. What scenario could have led to this small animal hospital sign? With… Read More

Design Clinic: Box van graphics

I know what you are thinking. But, no—I did not make this one up. This is as real as it gets, from a… Read More

Design Clinic: Monument sign

This design clinic is an example of a familiar problem, like many of the others we have worked on recently. Certainly there is… Read More

Design Clinic: Storefront banner

Unlike the other signs I have redesigned in previous Design Clinics, this one does not have the usual white background. Rather, our subject… Read More

Design Clinic: Storefront 4-by-8

Not so long, when we talked about “classic signs” we meant something unique and special. But the project for this Design Clinic is… Read More

Design Clinic: Storefront sign

As I travel around town, my hope of finding signage that creates interest and intrigue is dwindling. The overall lack of design leaves… Read More

Design Clinic: Storefront sign for a tailor

Summer has arrived, and as I wheel past the typical strip malls I see plenty of signs similar to this example: A fascia… Read More