• 15
    Mar
    Posted in:

    Featured image by Stephen Rush via Flickr At Detroit Sign Factory, we’ve been getting excited about all the building plans hitting this city, like the new Meijer that will be built in the Jefferson Corridor and the RiverFront Conservancy’s plans for the West RiverFront Park (they also recently announced they’ll…

  • 22
    Feb
    Posted in:

     Featured image by Angie Linder via Flickr Detroit is a city built on hard work, ingenuity, and industry, and one of the sweetest things to come from it in the last century is Faygo (Vernors is, of course, the spiciest). The brand has a fascinating history that ultimately represents the American Dream….

  • 15
    Feb
    Posted in:

    Featured image by jpowers65 via Flickr Think about how much the downtown area has changed in the last five years: businesses have opened, lofts and apartments have been built, we have a new hockey arena, and the QLine now connects the People Mover to the Amtrak Station in New Center!…

  • 08
    Feb
    Posted in:

    Featured image by Tim Evanson via Flickr. When we step into a business, we often take cues from the color and décor before meeting anyone who works there. We also may have a reaction to the very space we find ourselves in; what the architect has meticulously designed to reflect…

  • 01
    Feb
    Posted in:

    “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” the saying goes. But what happens if what you’re doing in Vegas is making neon signs? The Neon Museum thinks it’s something worth sharing, and they’ve collected some of Sin City’s most famous signs after they’ve been retired. But this week, CBS reported…

  • 25
    Jan
    Posted in:

    Featured image by Michael Coghlan via Flickr As a sign professional, I often work with the creative people designing logos, drafting advertisements, and choosing the perfect brand colors: marketers. Sign makers love great marketers, and marketers love great sign makers. It’s a symbiotic partnership between creativity and production, where ideas…

  • 18
    Jan
    Posted in:

    If you’ve ever seen a car with a custom graphic, a photo, a custom color, or a ton of writing on its side, then it’s likely you’ve seen a few vehicle wraps. It’s a product we sign makers can offer by applying printed sheets of vinyl to automotive paint. It’s…

  • 10
    Jan
    Posted in:

    In cities with startups, “co-working space” is a term that is getting used more and more. And Detroit co-working spaces are becoming a part of this growing trend. In fact, Detroit is already home to many co-working spaces and business accelerators like Ponyride, Build Institute, and others. We recently worked with…

  • 04
    Jan
    Posted in:

    Featured image by halfrain via Flickr When it starts to get cold out, Carhartt becomes a name that’s on people’s minds. It’s also a name that’s on top of a lot of our heads, if you have the right beanie. Carhartt history begins around since 1889, and since then, the company…

  • 22
    Dec
    Posted in:

    Featured image by Danielle Walquist Lynch via Flickr People drive there on Saturdays for fresh produce. They ride their bikes over to explore the artisanal vendors. Some stroll through with cameras to admire the mix of Victorian architecture and vibrant street art. The Eastern Market adds a lot to our…

  • Visit Our Detroit Blog

    Detroit Blog