Business Signs | Tips & Tricks Guide for a Better Sign Design

Rigid sign ideas | Tips for rigid sign design, To start with…Define your Goal

Your goal is to inform, educate, direct, including drawing attention to your event, or business promotion.   Rigid signs are usually permanent long-lasting efficient and effective tools to connect get your message communicated. Digital Printing makes producing your sign easy and very cost effective.   Here are a few tips that can make the perfect banner for yours.

Rigid permanent signs are often used for:

Compliance
Safety
Wayfinding
Announcements
Community Engagement
Information

Identify where will your sign go?
Will be indoor, outdoor, subject to wind.  How long do you plan to leave the sign in this location?  Figure this out first. It will determine your Size size, color, messaging and materials.    Ask some simple questions.  Will your sign be above your head, at eye level, How do you see mounting it?  What capabilities do you have to mount it?  Is a vinyl banner an option?   Make sure you have a plan in mind before you start.   What is important is to mount it in a manner that is clean and professional, not shabby.  Make sure it complies with all local laws, building codes and regulations.   What you mount it to will be important.

Sign Media
We make with the following sign materials:  YOU CAN SEE EXAMPLES AND QUOTE YOURSELF HERE

Corrugated Plastic – These are the yard signs you might see for real estate professionals and politicians.  They can be used with a step stake to display them.  They also mount well and come in up to 4′ X 8′ Sheets.  The material can be contour cut.    This is typically your most economical sign material.

Foam Board – Is great to create lively presentations. Foam Board is smooth and light which makes it highly maneuverable.  Make a lasting impression with high definition printing with a gloss or satin finish.   Comes single sided, double sided. All sizes, up to 4X8′   or contour cut to your custom design.   Think of Foam board if you want clean indoor signage.

Sign Film –  This film gets installed into a lightbox, which is rigid and backlit.  We can make your films,  you can buy the actual boxes from a site like this.  Displays2go

Custom Rigid Plastic Signs –  Use for Indoor & Outdoor Signage. PVC is smooth solid, white rigid plastic board with your custom graphics. It is great for displays.  Single sided,  double sided, get it with a gloss finish, custom sizes, up to 4X8′  contour cutting available.  Think of this material if you need something a bit longer lasting or rugged than Corrugated Plastic.

Poly Styrene – Is a is smooth solid material that works well indoor or outdoor.  It’s not very rigid, so it likes to be supported with swappable frame insert. Make a lasting impression with high definition printing with a gloss finish.   Comes single sided, double sided. All sizes, up to 4X8′   or contour cut to your custom design.

Aluminum – Solid Aluminum comes in two thicknesses.  .004 will be great if you’re mounting the sign. 0.08 is stiff enough to stand alone.  It is ideal for long-term outdoor use.  Heavy Duty Signage. Post or Frame, mount to plywood or bolt to post or wall.  High definition printing with a gloss finish. Mounting it on plywood is a very popular way to make a great sign you can do single-sided, double-sided  (0.04 to 0.08 Thickness) Print all sizes.  Max size is 51″X 140″  Contour cut to your design.

PolyAir – Think of cardboard that is made from plastic.  Polyair is a lightweight polyethylene with core air pockets.   Poly air is a smooth white rigid plastic that is 5mm think.  It is great for tradeshow displays.  It is durable and convenient with the strength of PVC.  Single sided,  double sided, get it with a gloss or satin finish, custom sizes, up to 4X8′

JBOND –  is two-sided aluminum surfaces with a foam core sandwich.  It’s great for mounting in most conditions.  This composite material works well indoor or outdoor.  Make a lasting impression with high definition printing with a gloss finish.   Comes single sided, double sided. All sizes, up to 4X8′   or contour cut to your custom design.  Offers cleanest, smoothest blacked out edge.