Archive for the ‘Advertising Signs’ Category

  • 25
    Apr
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    Regional publications are celebrating Michigan signs in two interesting ways this week. In Kalamazoo, city officials and Pottawatomi tribe members unveiled signs to commemorate a local reservation while MyNorth.com celebrated vintage roadside signs in the Upper Peninsula. While the stories are not directly related, they show just how special Michigan’s…

  • 21
    Mar
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    Targeted ads seem to be the future of marketing. However, they come at a cost: our privacy. Recently, Reuters reported on Project OAR, a media conglomerate including TV manufacturers, television networks, and tech companies who plan on integrating targeted ads with Wi-Fi enabled smart TVs. This potential new advancement brings…

  • 19
    Jul
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    Featured image by Dave Hogg via Flickr The central business district of Downtown Detroit is mostly free of billboards while other cities are flush with large outdoors signs mounted on the sides of their buildings. The reason for this is because of an ordinance that restricts advertisers from using billboards in the…

  • 12
    Jul
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    Featured image by S Jones via Flickr. Over the past month, we’ve noticed two news articles about vintage signs. One talks about a collection of them that went missing in Virginia while the other tells the story of a man who found several valuable pieces while renovating a house. However,…

  • 28
    Mar
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    Featured image by Scott Zhang via Flickr Technologies that used to be only seen in science fiction are now starting to come to life. We’re specifically referring to a scene from 2002’s Minority Report where the protagonist walks past digital signs in a shopping center and is greeted by advertisement…

  • 01
    Feb
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    “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
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    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…

  • 12
    Jan
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    Macomb County is home to Fraser and Utica, the village of New Haven, Richmond Township, and communities such as Ray Center and Wolcott Mills. Because there are a number of construction projects always going on in the area, investing in high quality, large commercial real estate signs for Macomb County…

  • 06
    Dec
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    You know the flags from the trade show circuit. They present with colorful graphics, draw the interest of attendees, and enable brand engagement even while folks have not yet reached your booth. Would you like to make use of this advertising tool at your retail or service location? It is…

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