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Job Description

Signs & Design seeks to hire a Front Office & Marketing Specialist for our growing custom signage and graphics business.  This opportunity will be Part-Time, approximately 20-25 hours, Monday-Friday afternoons.   Qualified candidates will have good customer service and communication, marketing and social media skills, as well as good computer skills. The candidate […]

6 Questions To Determine The Best Material For Your Sign

It’s impossible to count the number of times we’ve had clients come in or call with an order, but they were uncertain what material they needed. There’s a set of questions we always ask when this happens. In an effort to expedite the order process, we’ve decided to share these questions with you—

1) […]

Graphic Design: 4 Things We MUST Know Before Starting Your Order

­When you’re placing a signage order with any company, it’s imperative that you ask about art charges and set up fees. It would be awful to get an unexpected $150 charge on an order you for which you were only quoted $100, right? We certainly think so!

As we mentioned in this blog, having […]

Artwork Guidelines

VECTOR ARTWORK Convert type to curves or specify typestyle. Convert outlines or strokes to a shape or path— ensures proper thickness of design during conversion. Designate Pantone equivalent for all spot colors. Gradients or transparencies may be reproduced in 4-color process. Artwork should be at size & laid out containing shape indicating the […]

Real Estate Signs: Options, Costs, & More

Aluminum real estate signs are an excellent signage option for realtors, property management companies, event companies, and more. With an aluminum panel bolted into a heavy duty angle aluminum frame, the longevity of these signs is worth the initial expense.

We offer real estate signs in two main sizes: 24” x 18” and 28” […]

Shedding Light on Color

For someone unfamiliar with print industry lingo, all of the jargon related to color can be confusing. What’s CMYK? What about RGB? Why can’t you use RGB for print? And what the heck is Pantone? Like we said, it’s confusing!

Essentially there are two main divisions to color: RGB and CMYK. Pantone is an […]

Custom Christmas Gifts: A Brief Tale of Disaster, Ingenuity, and Christmas Spirit

Everyone loves to say that holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, but with all the hustle and bustle it’s not uncommon for disaster to strike. Last month one of our clients, Callcap, contacted us looking for custom Christmas goodies to send to several of their major clients. With access to thousands […]

Vector vs. Raster Files

In the graphics world, there are two main file types— raster and vector. When customers come to us with their signage needs we always request vector graphics. Here’s why.

One example of a raster graphic is a photograph. Raster images are made from tons of tiny squares (pixels) that have individual color codes to […]

Holiday Schedule 2017

It’s that time of year again! Below are the dates we’ll be closed this holiday season. Aside from these days, we’ll maintain regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm).

Thursday, Nov. 23rd & Friday, Nov. 24th

Friday, Dec. 22nd & Monday Dec. 25th

Monday, Jan. 1st

Looking for customized holiday gifts for […]

Get Lit

A few weeks ago we attended our seventh Exposure! New attendees and exhibitors often ask us if we find the experience valuable, and we always answer with a resounding “YES!” Though we don’t always come back to the office at the end of the day with a ton of new leads, we usually make […]