We are surrounded by symbols in everyday life to the point where we take them for granted. They are also a fundamental part of every designers' toolkit, particularly when developing accessible signs and wayfinding systems for multilingual audiences. Learning how to use both universal symbols and custom pictograms can make wayfinding systems both more informative and make better places.Read More Posted in: Design, Wayfinding
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Your printer just ran out of ink and you discover the replacement cartridge from the original equipment manufacturer is twice the cost of a generic ink cartridge! It doesn’t matter whether it is Epson, HP or some other leading brand. You consider ordering the generic brand but the OEM’s website states your printer may blow up if you don’t use their ink cartridge. What do you do?Read More Posted in: Did You Know, Inkjet, Printers
The history of typography is as long as the 5,000-year history of written languages and alphabets that combined letter forms into words. Most of that history, however, was dedicated to the refinement of written language on paper, which could be read by only a small minority of the most highly educated.Read More Posted in: White Papers
This July offers sign industry events that are not only educational, but fun too! Get out of the office, and enjoy the warmer weather with a game of golf while you network with other industry professionals. If the weather is a little too hot for you, kick back and enjoy the AC while you attend one our educational webinars!Read More Posted in: Event, Trade Show, webinar
Wandering among the booths at that International Sign Association Show in Las Vegas, it is easy to spot the leading companies that use Photopolymer.
One company I came across on the floor with a particularly interesting story to tell is Park Place Sign Systems Inc.
June sign industry events kick off with three days of back to back Nova Polymers webinars! What more could you ask for? The quarterly ADA Webinar Series returns June 2nd at 12pm EST. Register here now to learn more about the ADA and how it relates to room identification and way finding signage.Read More Posted in: Event
Sign fabricators, designers, and specifiers need to understand the benefits of using Photopolymer for ADA sign projects. There are various methods to fabricate ADA signs and each has their own unique pros and cons. Photopolymer has been used for over 25 years and is the method that continues to outperform the others for 5 distinct reasons …the most important being Compliancy.Read More Posted in: ADA, Design, Fabrication, ideas, Processing, Products
May is almost here, and we can't believe it! It seems like we were just ringing in the New Year. All of these sign industry events have been keeping us very busy, and we hope you've had the opportunity to attend some of these educational networking events.Read More Posted in: Event