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make signage stand out

4 tried-and-tested tips to make your signage stand out

Giving your signage design that wow factor involves more than opting for an extra-large format or having it printed in – heaven forbid –fluorescent ink. In the world of signage, simple does it best – albeit with a creative twist. This article lines up four tried-and-tested tips to make your signage stand out for all […]

best substrate for signage

Our top tips for picking the best substrate for your signage

A big yet often underestimated part of creating signage that turns heads is selecting the right substrate. Unless you want your signs to look ‘off’ or fade into the background, picking out something out of the ordinary (as well as using the right design tools) is key. Discover our tips below!

shop window decal

Need to design a shop window decal? Discover the possibilities!

Appealing window signage is a must-have for any shop looking to capture the attention of passers-by. Need to design shop window signage yourself? There are many types of window stickers to choose from, so exploring your options is the best place to start. This article sums up all you need to know about the main […]

best fonts for signage design

Signage design: stop consumers in their tracks with trendy fonts!

When it comes signage, never underestimate the power of a well-chosen font. Without it, passers-by will have a hard time deciphering the message your sign is trying to convey – let alone remember it – or they may not even notice your sign at all. The key to picking the perfect font for signage? Striking […]

How to design wayfinding signage

Is your wayfinding signage headed in the right direction?

Designing wayfinding signage may seem pretty straightforward, but make no mistake. We’ve all gotten lost in buildings despite plenty of signage being present – “Who on earth designed these things?” –, so there you go! Wayfinding signage not only needs to convey information in an organized manner but also requires taking into account the target […]

floor decal design

How to design and print the best floor decals? 3 tips!

One of the best places to display POP materials is right under our noses – or feet! Ironically enough, floor decals are often overlooked as an advertising medium while in fact they are proven to boost sales and brand awareness simply because people are programmed to mind the floor they’re walking on. The best way […]

font signs and banners

How to pick the best font for your signs and banners? Easy!

So many fonts, so little time to decide which one to pick. Still, no matter how pressed for time you may be, it’s best not to choose your font willy-nilly when you’re designing a sign or banner. Unless you’re okay with people not being able to read it, that is. The best fonts for signs […]

sign printing errors

When sign printing goes wrong … 5 common mistakes to avoid

The great thing about making mistakes is that you can learn from them. That said, evidently you want to avoid making any mistake at all – especially if you’re in the large format sign making business, where even the tiniest errors can become big blunders. Fortunately, forewarned is forearmed! That’s why we’ve compiled a list […]

value stream mapping the way to zero waste

Value Stream Mapping: the road to zero waste printing

The best way for printing companies to grow is not by increasing head count, but by striving for zero waste through Value Stream Mapping, continuously analyzing and improving processes. Just ask Data Image Group, a UK-based company specialized in wide-format and high-volume print and POS materials. Interviewed by Image Reports, Managing Director of Data Image […]

cut prepress costs for large format printing

Large format printing: how to cut prepress costs the smart way

In the world of large format printing, even the smallest of errors can blow up into a big problem – literally! What may seem like a minor issue or doesn’t even get noticed on screen could ruin entire large format print campaigns. Smart large format print providers know that a reliable prepress process is the […]