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Fancy isn’t always better

January 13th, 2020 by

Neuropsychology has recently “discovered” something that top sign designers have known for a long time: Clean, simple letter styles are read much faster… Read More

Build one of these handy racks to store sheet goods

December 10th, 2019 by

Handling and storing sheet goods is a fact of life in the sign business. Doing it efficiently takes the hassle away, speeds production… Read More

Add power to your sign designs

November 22nd, 2019 by

Would you like your layouts to look like this: Instead of this: The bottom version certainly gets the job done, but the top… Read More

Use Instagram to market your sign work

November 5th, 2019 by

Ever since we started sharing photos of great-looking signs every day on Instagram (you’ll find us at @signcraftmagazine), we’ve heard from sign people… Read More

Try this easy approach to estimating

October 9th, 2019 by

Ever wish there was a formula you could use to check your pricing? Here’s one we learned about from Jim Jackson of Artcraft… Read More

Custom PVC posts are an easy upgrade to sell

September 12th, 2019 by

Custom posts and mountings are a great way to make signs more appealing and more effective. They make the sign more obvious—without adding… Read More

The secrets of killer truck lettering design

August 26th, 2019 by

Good design never goes out of date, and that’s as true of vehicle graphics as it is about architecture or furniture design. Recently,… Read More

Flat graphic? Add texture with Gorilla Glue

August 1st, 2019 by

Texture always adds appeal to a sign design. It creates contrast to the otherwise flat surfaces of the sign, and contrast catches the… Read More

Great-looking interior signs the easy way

July 17th, 2019 by

Like many shops, Dennis Stanworth, Stanworth Signs, often gets requests for interior signs. Since these signs are seen at arm’s length, he wanted… Read More

Install a sign on two posts the easy way

June 25th, 2019 by

Installing a sign that is mounted on two posts is a fairly routine project in the sign world. Being able to do that… Read More