Monthly Archive: May 2016

Irvine Business Sign Made

Irvine Business Sign Made

 

Floodlights are used for uniform illumination of a large Business Sign area. Light types are mercury, quartz-iodine, halogen- reflector, fluorescent, and– in some instances– also incandescent light. Both spotlights and floodlights must be adequately shielded from the eyes of the viewer, providing that they can also be protected from vandalism.
 
This generally means putting the light sources up and out of reach, carefully shielding them against unwanted spill, and selecting a type of illumination that will not adversely affect the sign colors. Floodlighting can also be placed in ground trenches covered with a vandal-proof wire cage, but special care must be taken to properly shield the lamps from weather and ensure adequate drainage.
 

Business Sign Back lighting.

 
Silhouetting a Lighted Business sign can be done in several ways. Neon tubes, set into the back of an individual letter or sign, usually of fabricated sheet metal, will produce a glowing, repetitive outline of the letter or halo effect. Reflecting light off a wall, with the letter font or sign extending away from it, will create another silhouetting effect.
 
Ambient Light.
 
The spill from existing light sources may offer sufficient illumination to make a sign legible. Designers planning to rely on this method for illuminating their signs should study carefully the matter of color contrast.
 
VARIETY IN BUSINESS SIGN FABRICATION
 
The total number of basic materials used to fabricate all numbers and letters is only six: plastic, metal, wood, glass, concrete, and stone. There are many possible combinations of materials, many available techniques for utilizing these materials, and many ways to illuminate and install the finished letter or sign.
 
Each letter in the alphabet scan represent a different letter style. Designed or selected to demonstrate the materials and techniques that can enhance the special characteristics of the letter style. The elegance and delicacy of script is reminiscent of fine, hand-engraved letters in gold or silver.
 
The modern technique of Graphic Blast, combined with modern plastic material, results in a precisely finished and durable letter, which would be nearly impossible to achieve using more traditional methods. Another example inquires a similar precision.
 
It would be nearly impossible to achieve such perfect line work by hand. some can not deny that hand work is still necessary when involved in all these sample letters and numbers The technique when properly used can speed up the fabrication process, reduce costs by saving time.
 
Neon tubes, set into the back of an individual letter or sign, usually of fabricated sheet metal, will produce a glowing, repetitive outline of the letter or halo effect. Reflecting light off a wall, with the letter font or sign extending away from it, will create another silhouetting effect.
 
There are many possible combinations of materials, many available techniques for utilizing these materials, and many ways to illuminate and install the finished letter or sign. Each letter in the alphabet scan represent a different letter style. The modern technique of Graphic Blast, combined with modern plastic material, results in a precisely finished and durable letter, which would be nearly impossible to achieve using more traditional methods.
 
 
Irvine Business Sign Made
OCRegister

Irvine Business Sign Made
Are you ready for gourmet cottage cheese?
OCRegister
Jesse Merrill and Anders Eisner started Good Culture in Irvine to market single-serving containers of fancy, Wisconsin-made cottage cheese with flavors such as strawberry chia (a bit too sweet for me) and kalamata olive (tastes better than you think

…via Are you ready for gourmet cottage cheese? – OCRegister

Irvine Business Sign Made
Irish Independent

Irvine Business Sign Made
Eddie Irvine: 'I've made losses… I'd hate to tell you how many'
Irish Independent
Eddie Irvine: 'I've made losses… I'd hate to tell you how many'. Formula One has become too corporate, but serial investor Eddie Jordan is no stranger to taking corners at high speed. He spoke to John Reynolds … (with a few impatient roars at me

and more »

…via Eddie Irvine: 'I've made losses… I'd hate to tell you how many' – Irish Independent

 

Irvine Business Sign Made
California stoking job growth – in the moving industry
OCRegister
Joe Vranich, as president of Spectrum Location Solutions, an Irvine business relocation consulting firm, knows all about what drives businesses' decisions to give up and leave for greener pastures. According to his research, in just the past seven

…via California stoking job growth – in the moving industry – OCRegister

 

 

Channel Letter Sign made for Business

Channel Letter Sign, made for Business 

 

Unemployment, inflation and political chaos followed the First World War in Germany. Yet it was then that graphic design emerged as part of a modern industrial society in the cities of central Northern Europe, not just on posters in the streets, but in letterheads, advertising leaflets, lighted neon sign letters, catalogues for industrial components, and trade fairs. Germany, situated between two powerful avant-gardes, was open to their influence.
 

 
 
To the east was Communism and Constructivism in Soviet Russia; to the west, the doctrinaire enthusiasms of the Dutch De Stijl artists. What was called Commercial Art survived in advertising, notably in the work of the outstanding poster artists such as Hohlwein and Bcrnhard. But visual communication in the 1920s was shaped by the avant-garde artists.
 
The most prominent artistic movements at the end of the war were Expressionism and Dada. Posters, books and journals produced by Expressionist artists were marked by aggressive illustration, whose violent contrasts were matched by freely drawn lettering or by heavy typefaces originally designed for advertising, and incorporated into business signage designs, and eventualluy exploding in times square, with lighted neon signs, now replaced with lighted Led letters and digital signage.
 
There was an over-emphasis in these techniques, which left a few remarkable film posters but no lasting mark on design. It was the poets and artists of the Dada movement – anti-establishment, anti-military, anti-art – with their Futurist disdain for tradition, who continued the revolution in the use of words and images. They particularly employed montage, the assembly of ready-made images, and they mixed all kinds of letter forms and printers' ornaments in typographic compositions, bill boards and street advertising.
 
The advertisement designed by John Heartfield in 1917 to advertise a portfolio of lithographs by his fellow Dadaist George Grosz combined old engraved blocks, found at the printer, with slogans in sans-serif type. The need to lock the type into the printing press demanded rectangular units and thus imposed a strict vertical-horizontal arrangement. To Heartfield this was no restriction: he poured wet plaster around the angled tvpe and blocks to hold them in position for printing. These where then blown up by gpahic artists and used for business signage, and using channel signs for business advertising.
 
 
colored marquee and vertical sign. The vertical sign, with illuminated channel letters spelling “CHICAGO,” is a landmark on State Street and a symbol of the
 
 
 
colored marquee and vertical sign. The vertical sign, with illuminated channel letters spelling “CHICAGO,” is a landmark on State Street and a symbol of the

 

Company Sign made Orange Ca.

Company Sign made Orange Ca.

 

 

Company Signage provides great latitude in the selection of sign and building letters materials, weather factors should be considered. Thin sheets of high perfomance vinyl, stainless steel, brushed aluminum, and a variety of plastics are all suitable as signage. With these materials the designer is only limited by the kind of installation methods used to apply any graphic design. Sign Contractors who are also sign makers are usually knowledgeable about what is technically feasible, recommending durable production techniques for specific materials.
 
 
Exterior spaces, where signs and building letters are exposed to sun and weather, present an entirely different set of problems. We can only generalize here, because each project has its own microclimate affecting durability. Durability has two aspects: fade-resistance depends on the actual color, the dyes used, and the kind of acrylics or painted material used; delaminating resistance depends primarily on the kind of material used.
 
Probably 95 percent of exterior signs and lighted building letters are made of aluminum, and  seems to be the most practical to use, considering all aspects of durability. The weight of the aluminum depends somewhat on the size of the item. Heavy folded seams at the end of a sign may reduce durability because this seam acts like a weight, making the sign snap in the wind and causing the edges to fray more quickly.
 
It is very difficult to project the life expectancy of any exterior sign application which is constantly exposed to the weather. While sunshine seems to have the fastest deteriorating effect, there are industrial pollutants which also cause rapid deterioration. Identical sign banners might last three months in one location and six in another, if flown continuously. Lighted Company Sign Made Orange County
 
Company Sign made Orange Ca.
The Guardian

Company Sign made Orange Ca.
US economy adds just 160000 jobs in April – further sign of a slowdown
The Guardian
The US economy showed further signs of a slowdown on Friday as the US Department of Labor announced just 160,000 new jobs had been created in April, 40,000 fewer than had been expected. … April's layoffs included jobs lost in the oil industry and

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…via US economy adds just 160000 jobs in April – further sign of a slowdown – The Guardian

Company Sign made Orange Ca.
USA TODAY

Company Sign made Orange Ca.
Slugger Reggie Jackson launches site targeting $36B car parts business
USA TODAY
Highlights include a rare orange 1971 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1, a purple 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger and a 1977 Rolls-Royce Corniche convertible in Yankee-colored blue and grey. This last one … There are a couple of World Series trophies and a boxing

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…via Slugger Reggie Jackson launches site targeting $36B car parts business – USA TODAY

Company Sign made Orange Ca.
New York Times

Company Sign made Orange Ca.
Inside Los Angeles's Indie Shopper Heaven: the Echo Park Craft Fair
New York Times
Now, known around L.A. for his site-specific installations and multicolored triangle hangings, Scheid has made a range of stained-glass pieces for the Echo Park Craft Fair, which vary in size, pattern and colorway. “When hung in a place where light can

…via Inside Los Angeles's Indie Shopper Heaven: the Echo Park Craft Fair – New York Times