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Harbinger Sign Completes Wayfinding Project in Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch

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Daktronics Member News 3.30.22

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Bend, OR, Mar 29, 2022 -A national anti-human trafficking nonprofit IN OUR BACKYARD (IOB) led by a child sex-trafficking survivor along with volunteers, law enforcement, government agencies, and local nonprofits teamed up to raise awareness and fight human trafficking surrounding the Super Bowl host city. Within one week of the big game 17 of the 36 children posted in the IOB Missing Children Booklets were recovered through collaborative efforts with law enforcement and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Los Angeles Sherriff’s Department reported 183 arrests of alleged sex buyers and 30 suspected traffickers, as well as 65 adults and 7 minors recovered. See to read the complete Super Bowl Executive Summary. Human trafficking happens 365 days a year throughout the United States and risk increases around large events like the Super Bowl due to the entertainment and party atmosphere.

Guide Offers Free Web Training April 5th — Wayfinding for the Built Environment

Member Kevin Fromet, Senior Design & Wayfinding Consultant of Guide, will present a free webinar on April 5, 2022  

Arthur King Consulting and MS Signs Completes Project for the The Roosevelt Island Racquet Club

The Roosevelt Island Racquet Club is located under the 59th Street bridge in NY. They carried out a project in 2017 to protect the structure from salt and sand falling from the bridge above.

Connectpoint Named “Overall Smart City Solution Provider of the Year” in 2022 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

Connectpoint®, the leading provider of ePaper technology-based real-time passenger information to the U.S.

Renze Installs First Neon Ink Printer in North America

Omaha-based Renzehas acquired and installed the first SwissQPrint Gen 4 flatbed printer in North America.

Hunt Design Provided Signage Design For The Las Vegas Convention Center

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C&G Partners Wins Graphis Gold

C&G projects took home top honors in the Graphis Design Annual 2022 competition, presenting winning work from top designers and firms across the globe.

Why one famous sign company is adding more women to its workforce

Gelberg Signs is looking for a change: more women in leadership roles.

LINXS Constructors Spotlights Selbert Perkins Design

LINXS Constructors spotlighted Selbert Perkins Design in their September 2021 Certified Firm Program Newsletter. 

Modulex Group Creates New Program Targeted To Aspiring Entrepreneurs

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Modulex, a global leader in signage and visual communication solutions, is excited to announce the development of a program targeted to those wanting to start their own business. The Team Up program gives individuals the ability to create their own business without the risk or the substantial financial outlay.

Exhibit Designers and Planners specify CHPL for their Experiential Environment projects.

How designers display information and visually communicate with visitors creates a lasting impression.

Bluebird built and installed all the exterior and interiors signs, closely matching the vision of the architecture firm, HMFH.

Just ahead of the 2020 Pandemic, Bluebirdwas selected as the successful bidder to work with architects

Poblocki Sign Company Expands into Nashville, Kansas City and Virginia Beach with Local Sales Execut

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Poblocki Sign Company LLC, a leader in the custom sign industry, added sales offices in three states to better service customers with custom architectural signage.

Colleen Connolly Receives Fulbright Grant to Taiwan to Research Multilingual Museum Design

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Colleen Connolly, recent graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University’s graphic design program, believes that museums can educate and serve more diverse audiences by providing multilingual exhibits, signage, and resources. She was awarded a Fulbright Arts Research Grant to explore bilingual (Chinese/English) signage and exhibitions in Taiwanese museums and tourist sites. Taiwan has declared that it will achieve its goal of being a completely bilingual country by 2030, necessitating nationwide conversations on how providing bilingual design can create more accessible spaces for people of different cultural and language backgrounds.

T-Mobile Gift ON Holiday Campaign 2020 Features SuperGraphics

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SuperGraphics team, a long-time partner for T-Mobile retail stores nationwide, creates holiday season innovation.

Signs honoring Harriet Tubman installed in Wyman Park Dell, where Confederate statues once stood

What happens when Confederate monuments are removed from public places?

Watchfire Signs Introduces ReadyDisplay™

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Family of Preassembled Indoor LED Displays
Watchfire Signs, a leading provider of exterior and interior LED signs, has introduced the ReadyDisplay™ family of pre-assembled, quick-install LED displays for affordable, indoor video wall construction with minimal disruption.

Watchfire Signs Member News

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Watchfire Signs, a leading provider of exterior and interior LED signs for the C-store industry, will showcase its full-range of exterior, interior and gas price displays at the first ever NACS Virtual Showroom, part of the NACS Crack the Code event, beginning November 2.

Davis Marketing Associates (DMA) now represents Provis Graphics

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Davis Marketing Associates (DMA) now represents Provis Graphic, a leading European wholesale manufacturer of trim-less, low-profile UL-listed LED-illuminated letterforms.


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St. Petersburg Pier + Pier District

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On July 6, ArchitecturePlus International, api (+) celebrated the opening of the new St. Petersburg Pier + Pier District, debuting signage and wayfinding designed by their team.

GreenDot signage "Mask required" sign on widow"

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NBBJ has published a timely blog and developed an open source system of temporary signage to help hospitals with patient organization and wayfinding during the pandemic.

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Due to the ever evolving and critical aspect of time during the fight against COVID-19, hospitals around the world are having to rapidly adapt their facilities to accommodate testing, infection control, and inpatient care. Eric LeVine and his team at NBBJ have proposed a wayfinding system for COVID-19 to help direct patients to the right place.

Urban Sign Logo

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Architectural fabricator, Urban Sign, is dedicating resources to help donate masks and intubators that they produce to BronxCare and New York Presbyterian, two hospitals that could potentially run out of necessary PPE without support.

Green Dot Sign Named “Most Innovative” Exhibitor at 2019 Greenbuild

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Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE

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MC Group and Icon Announce Merger

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New "Any Disability" Symbol Gets Resounding Westminster Support

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Connectpoint comes to Austin (image: bus stop digital signage)

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Signs By Tomorrow at the International Spy Museum

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SignAgent Launches Mobile App (image: hand holds iPad while plane takes off)

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Gemini Introduces New LUXE LED-illuminated Letters (Image: letter L)

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Hunt Design Wayfinding in Tinseltown (image by Matt Givot Photography: sign with Hollywood sign in background)

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Exploration and Whimsy at Calgary Library (image: Calgary Library signage)

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The stunning new Calgary Central Library is an inspiring vision of what a public space can be. Designed by Snøhetta and DIALOG, the building welcomes, reflects and engages with its community.

Gemini Introduces Duets Accents

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Matthews Paint Introduces Mobile Color Scanning

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APCO Launches DesignStudio 2

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Tustin Arch Monument (Allison Richter Photography)

The City of Tustin, Calif., is in the midst of constructing a 1,600-acre planned community that will ultimately consist of more than 4,000 residential units and 9 million square feet of commercial

Gemini Offers Aluminum and Stainless Steel Fabricated Letters & Logos Made-to-Order

Gemini (Cannon Falls, Minn.), recently announced their wider range of sizes for its made-to-order fabricated aluminum and stainless-steel letters and logos.

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By simply scanning a Smartphone over the NFC Tag, information is transferred instantly and securely. The NFC chip contains a magnetic induction circuit so it does not require charging, electricity, cable signals or any form of infrastructure.

Midtown 21

Michael Courtney Design (Seattle) designed building identification, interior graphics and wayfinding elements for the new 21-story Midtown 21 in Seattle.

Gemini Now Offers Dura-Guard Protection for Duets Line

Gemini, an industry leader in the manufacture of letters, logos, plaques and the Duets® line of premium plastic engraving material, recently launched Dura-Guard, a new protective coating option for its Duets Laser XT high-performance line of laser and rotary engravable material.

Lorenc+Yoo Study Contrasts in Chinese Convention Centers

Lorenc+Yoo paired with longtime collaborator, tvsdesign, to create the branding and wayfinding signage for the Zhumadian International Agricultural Expo Center (Zhumadian, China) and the

L&H Companies Launch New Flush Mount Panel System

Recently, Tower Health in Reading, Pa. brought on Cloud Gehshan and L&H Companies to design and fabricate a complete exterior and interior signage and wayfinding package at both their main hospital and offsite locations.

SignAgent Inc. announces the launch of SignAgent

SignAgent Inc. announces the launch of SignAgent™, a new all-in-one cloud-based wayfinding and project management platform. SignAgent allows for easy surveying, planning, programming and maintenance of signage and can automatically create fabrication-ready vector artwork right from the system.

Mactac Named in Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards

Mactac, a leading provider of wide-format graphic solutions, announces its inclusion in Digital Output’s 23rd Annual Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Cloud Gehshan Interpreting One of Wright's Finest Achievements

Cloud Gehshan is delighted to be signing the Darwin Martin House—one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most significant residential commissions.

ArtHouse Brands 1401 Lawrence

ArtHouse Design recently completed a wayfinding and placemaking project at 1401 Lawrence, one of Denver’s newest Class AA premiere office buildings, rising to 21 stories and overlooking historic Larimer Square.

Poblocki Sign Company Expands to Northeast

Poblocki Sign Company LLC, a leader in the custom sign industry, recently announced the Company’s expansion into the Northeastern U.S. with the acquisition of Advanced Signing LLC.

EAMS Surpasses 100,000 Managed Signs

Recently, EAMS (Environmental Asset Management System) surpassed 100,000 surveyed and managed signs, spread across nearly 4,000 plans and over 20 million square feet, making it one of the most quic


BOSTON— Transportation, urban and campus environments are complex spaces, which have an increasing need for innovative signage and wayfinding solutions employing best practices and the lat

District Burlington Entrance Identification

The District Burlington is a 13 building, 54-acre office complex in Burlington, Massachusetts, outside of Boston and part of the Route 128 high-tech corridor.

Photo of Stephen Minning, Pam

Stephen Minning—Managing Director of BrandCulture, Director of PAM and SEGD Board Member—has been selected for elevate61, an accelerator program to help companies fast track their growth into the United States.

Image of Gemini Products

Gemini, a wholesale manufacturer of dimensional letters, logos and plaques, simplifies signage specification through, a leading online resource of building product information.

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Whybrow Wayfinding and creative partners Atelier Works have been shortlisted in this year’s Transform Awards Europe.

UMBC Gateway Urban Sign

Urban Sign was awarded a 2016 Craftsmanship Award by the Building Congress & Exchange.

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The topic of this paper, "Inclusive Washrooms: A Solution Through Signage" is univer­sal wash­rooms and the oppor­tu­nity for vari­ous orga­ni­za­tions as well as the design indus­try to review ass

Calgary Airport Signage and Wayfinding

Designed by architecture firm Dialog, The Calgary Airport Authority’s International Facilities Project adds two new concourses (D and E) and 24 additional gates to support the growing number of U.S

280 Park Avenue Exterior Identification

Originally designed by Emery Roth & Sons in 1961, 280 Park Avenue is one of midtown Manhattan’s premier corporate addresses.

Federal Heath (Target store, Smyrna, Ga.)

Federal Heath Sign (Oceanside, Calif.) is celebrating its 115th year in the sign industry. It was established as Federal Electric Company on March 25, 1901, when its founders saw the opportunity to use electric signs and incandescent lighting for advertising messages.

Riverside Theater marquee, Milwaukee, by Poblocki Sign Co.

Poblocki Sign Company (West Allis, Wis.) created the new marquee signage for Milwaukee's historic Riverside Theater.

Crossing Signal Mosaic by Therese Lahaie

"Crossing Signal," a traffic-signal inspired LED mosaic in the entrance to an Emeryville, Calif., apartment building, has won the 2015 Just Imagine Award sponsored by Lucite International (Cordova, Tenn.).

Rowmark Australia

Rowmark (Findlay, Ohio) has opened Rowmark Australia, including a distribution warehouse and customer service facility in Seven Hills, NSW, to provide sign makers there with its engravable products and services.


Moss Retail & Environments (Elk Grove Village, Ill.) completed the graphic branding package for UI Labs, the Chicago-based research collaborative that brings universities and industries, nation

Bunting Adds New Kynar coating line

Bunting Graphics Inc. (Verona, Penn.) has added a new liquid Kynar coating line that allows the finishing of large prefabricated products and unitized panel systems instead of single parts or extrusions, significantly increasing throughput in the painting operation.

Poulin + Morris signage at 7 Bryant Park, Manhattan

Poulin + Morris (New York) created the comprehensive building sign program for 7 Bryant Park, Midtown Manhattan’s new 30-story, 470,000-sq.-ft. mixed-use office tower designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects.

Jon Jasper, Lawrence Sign and Nordquist Sign

Lawrence Sign and Nordquist Sign (St. Paul) named Jon Jasper its Director of Design.

Watchfire 16mm digital billboard

Watchfire Signs (Danville, Ill.) has added a 16mm option to its MX Class line of digital billboards.


505Design (Boulder, Charlotte, San Francisco) recently completed the design of a new interior and exterior wayfinding and identity signage program for Dadeland Mall in Miami.


Skidmore Owings & Merrill (San Francisco) designed the renovation of San Francisco's historic theater known as The Strand.


NanoLumens (Atlanta) made Inc. magazine's Inc. 2015 list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies.


MS Signs (Paterson, N.J.) created the signage, changeable graphics, fixtures, cash wraps, and ceiling and floor treatments for FlyBy Sports' airport retail store using its Direct Embed coatings over .040” aluminum.


Image Manufacturing Group (Atlanta) launched Imago, a new architectural sign system designed for corporate, retail, healthcare, hospitality, and other interior environments.


Elevate, the APCO (Atlanta) sign system that is frameless and user-updatable, won the Best of NeoCon GOLD award for a product of excellence introduced at the 2015 NEOCON show June 13-15 in Chicago.

Dineen Hall, Syracuse Univ. College of Law

Poulin + Morris (New York) designed environmental graphics for Dineen Hall, the new LEED Gold-certfied multi-use building at Syracuse University College of Law.

BrandCulture wayfinding for Univ of Technology Sydney

BrandCulture Communications (Sydney) created a strategic signage and wayfinding system to help users navigate the growing University of Technology Sydney campus.


Frost's (Sydney) Urbanite team created environmental graphics and signage for the newly refurbished Westfield Miranda shopping center in Sydney.


At Rochester Institute of Technology, Entro (Toronto) designed a comprehensive signage program for the new home of the RIT Tigers hockey teams. Installed at the Gene Polis­seni Center, the signage program incor­po­rates RIT’s colors and tiger brand and includes a unique donor recognition element.

Planar Transparent OLED

Display and digital signage company Planar is introducing new transparent OLED technology this month at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2015.


CRĒO Industrial Arts (Woodinville, Wash.) worked with TOPSHOP TOPMAN parent company Arcadia Group and design firm Gensler to produce a sleek, stylish signage and graphics package for their new flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.


Alexander Isley Inc. (Redding, CT) has been working with Colorblends, one of the country's leading tulip bulb importers and distributors, to help position the company, focus their messaging, and create updated identity and communication materials.


Harbinger Sign and ENB put CSX on the right track by creating a primary exterior monument and following up with a standard sign plan.


Labeling identifies products. Signage identifies places.

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