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Category Archive for: Store Front Graphics

The Infinite Possibilities of Vinyl Graphics

New owner of full-service salon sees vibrant results with new logo, new sign

When Infinity Hair, a full-service salon and barbershop, was purchased, the new owner needed a new logo and sign. Metro Sign and Awning helped create a bold new look for the business.

The owner had several ideas. Metro’s Keene designer took those ideas and developed several concepts as a guide to steer the general direction of the sign.

“Once we had picked a basic concept, (designer Kris Arnold) dove in […]

Overcoming Signage Restrictions with Creativity and Style

Glass House in Cambridge was working with a visibility issue with respect to its new Kendall Square location. Since the business is set back from the main road, it is not easily seen by prospective diners. The restaurant’s owner and design firm (Hacin + Associates) had some great ideas for encouraging traffic, and they weren’t about to put mediocre signage on the menu. Shortly after calling Metro Sign & Awning, our creative designers and fabricators were able to turn those great sign […]

2016 The Year in Signs & Signage Project Highlights

Our talented creative team is already hard at work creating signs you’ll see in 2017, but they recently got together to discuss some of their favorite signage projects of 2016. 

ADA Signage

Required in most buildings, ADA signage must be created and installed according to strict guidelines. At Metro, we strive to create ADA signage that is not only a functional, but also a beautiful, addition to interior design. We enjoy the challenge of designing ADA signage that incorporates elements of our clients […]

Recent Work – Shipping Container Kiosks at Drydock Ave

This video highlights some of our work creating blade signs and window graphics for the shipping container kiosks on Drydock Ave. If you’re in Boston, stop by today to grab a bite to eat, and check out our signage while you’re at it! You can find Drydock Ave next to the Innovation and Design Building. Directions here.

 

Boston City Council Discusses Sidewalk Signs

The Boston City Council has a Special Committee on “Small Business, Entrepreneurship & Innovation.” This Committee is going to take testimony and deliberate about regulations concerning free-standing sidewalk signs in our fair city. The date: July 23, 2015. The time: 2:00 pm. The location: City Council Chambers.

One reason for the hearing is the profusion of new, old, and conflicting regulations that can be applied to these free-standing sidewalk signs. The current City of Boston zoning codes have different standards for […]

Channel Letter Signs Offer Many Advantages

Channel letters are among the most common signs we make, and for good reason. They are cost effective, easily shaped, extremely vivid (when designed well), and long lasting.

Here are a few facts you probably don’t know about channel letter signage:

1. Because of the innate flexibility of channel letter fabrication, these three-dimensional signs can be made in almost any font or graphical shape, in almost any size, color and style. The major limitation on channel letter signage tends to be local […]

Improving Retail Signage

Retail sales depend greatly on giving prospective customers a clear idea of what you’re selling, and then making it fast and easy for them to get what they want, when they want it.

That’s why retail stores often live (or die) on the quality of their signage. Whether you are running a “Mom and Pop” sandwich shop or coordinating brand and local signage for a regional chain, here are some simple suggestions to help you open a new store, or improve […]

FedEx Survey Finds Signage Powerful

Federal Express is both a well known brand and a highly successful company. So when it says there’s a solid and important connection between good signage and consumers’ decisions about whether or not to visit your store and make a purchase, it’s probably a good idea to listen.

FedEx’s classic survey, called “What’s Your Sign?,” measured the power of signage to attract people and influence their buying behavior. Its results underline the potential for small businesses to find new customers and […]

Signage Tips: Summer 2013, Back to School

Back to School with Vinyl Graphics

Metro Sign & Awning is helping day cares, community centers and other organizations prepare for Back to School season with new vinyl graphics that add color, assist with wayfinding, and enhance branding.

Need a hand updating your interior signage? Call us today at 978-319-6558 and find out how cost-effective vinyl graphics can be.

Refresh Your Brand this Fall

Retailers are already placing orders for the 2013 holiday shopping season, which starts with Back to School and runs (too […]

Attention Shoppers: New Sign Designs Coming Soon

We are excited to announce that Simon Properties awarded Metro Sign & Awning the Design/Build contract for all new signage at Auburn Mall in Auburn, Massachusetts.

From Pylon Signs to Main Entrance Identification …

Our creative team is already thinking about the best way to guide visitors from the surrounding streets and thoroughfares, into and around the parking lot, and all over the mall.  The package includes parking lot directional signage and traffic guidance, the mall’s main entrance identification signage – also […]

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