John Curtis has retired from professional preactice, but heads up AYSO Coaching.
For the last 40+ years John Curtis has been planning and designing sign systems for the hospitality, resort, and residential industries ( over 500 hotels and resorts internationally). As a design/build firm, we collaborate with interior designers, architects, and owners to develop a signage program to compliment the project theme. This focus and collaboration has led to over 22 international awards for “Best Sign System” (please note professional recommendations below from industry leaders). Many of our projects have been published in signs and graphics journals, manuals, & workshops.
As a design/build firm, we turnkey everything from developing complete sign systems from design/planning manual, to “in-house” manufacturing, Utilizing every technique/finishes including many we pioneered. We ship and install both domestic and international with over 65% of our clients are in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America, with work in Hawaii and Asia.
As an avid photographer, John Curtis’s work is used by interior designers for display boards and model rooms, as well as in the corridors of a number of international 4-5 star hotels. Many of their clients want the photos from the boards on their properties. We have provided work for hotel lobbies, their corridors, and guestrooms as “photo art”. We also integrate my photography into signs and graphics where appropriate and do “on location” photography.
Specialties: Complete ADA/Life Safety compliance (member in good standing with the Society for Experiential Graphic Design), proficient in site studies/wayfinding, identifying all signage needed, including planning and design. Having developed unique and proprietary techniques from casting to carving/fine wood working, metal millwork/aluminum fabrication, plastic/resins, electrical, utilizing state of the art equipment: laser, CNC router, water jet, casting, with most every kind of material. (I.e. acrylics, metals/stainless steel, glass, wood, resins, fiberglass)
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