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Commercial solar LED sign lighting systems manufactured in the USA by SEPCO providing a great solution for businesses, cities, communities, HOA signs.

Source: www.sepco-solarlighting.com

Solar sign lights come in various shapes and brightness levels — perfect for signs in different locations. Companies that use these signs to advertise their businesses benefit from their one-time investment, since they don’t incur future costs from monthly electricity bills.

Building signs have grown into a $37.5 billion industry. Some have become so iconic they are permanent parts of the landscape, often standing in for their hometowns.

Source: www.nytimes.com

Nice article, but they did not include Boston! Correcting this, here are some well-known Boston area signs we've done:

  1. Cask and Flagon
  2. James Hook
  3. Water Country
  4. Charles Street Playhouse

The most effective outdoor signage does more than point out the entrance to your business’s parking lot. Well-designed outdoor signs communicate your company’s brand and image. Monument signs, like the one created for J. Borstell Realty, can also help to cement a business’s presence in the area.

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Freestanding signs are a great way to inform your customers and promote your business. But with all the different types of signs available, it can be hard to find the right sign for your needs.

We are here to help. Read on to learn more about the different types as well as all the benefits freestanding signs have to offer.

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Three major highways — Interstate 93, U.S. Route 1, and Route 3 — converge at the Braintree Split. Just 10 miles south of Boston’s Logan International Airport, it’s also home to Massport’s Logan Express, a shuttle bus with a commuter parking lot: The Logan Express Park & Fly.

Until recently, however, the sign that advertised this commuter lot badly needed replacing....

 

Depending on who you ask (factor in how long they have been around), digital signage as we know it came on the scene just after the turn of the century. For some of us, that seems like last week… but I digress. It began as an advertising medium, and this focus is easily demonstrated by the first iteration of the digital signage trade show, the Digital Retail Expo. A new vision of advertising opportunities was coincident with the development of flat panel displays and compact video projection. From the beginning, it just made sense to change out the time-honored static

Source: www.digitalsignageconnection.com

Since its inception in the early 21st century, digital signage has evolved from an advertising medium into so much more. Crossing over the boundaries of retail, food service, education, entertainment, and more, it’s become an effective, pervasive multi-purpose methodology.

 

You have have a lot to think about when starting a business: business name, domain name, logo design, website design, business cards and more. Around 2 months ago I began looking for an office. I found the perfect location. One thing that I've never dealt with is a business sign. I [...]

Source: www.forbes.com

Whether you’re creating and installing one sign or a multi sign project, avoiding certain design issues will help to ensure that your finished signage clearly, concisely communicates your message and brand. Common signage mistakes include using poor contrast, improper font kerning (or spacing) and size, hard to read fonts, complicated graphics, and the wrong material. Signs may fail when they’re installed incorrectly or in a less-than-effective location. Experts suggest that there are seven key elements of digital signage: business, content, design, software, hardware, connectivity, and operations, each contributing to the complex puzzle of its effectiveness.

Worcester’s Cultural Coalition Popup’s mission is simple: to support active creative engagement and foster a strong cultural identity for Greater Worcester. The Jean McDonough Arts Center offers space for local and visiting artists, organizations, and creatives to produce art shows, open mics, classes, and much more. 

In 2019, philanthropist Jean McDonough donated $2 million to support the completion of the BrickBox...

Your every correspondence from the top is an opportunity to nurture a relationship.

Source: www.fastcompany.com

In times of crisis, the written word becomes very effective, providing not only critical information, but connecting people within an organization, and fostering community. Messages form building blocks of trust — and the most effective messages contain “need to know” information that’s presented concisely and with the right tone.