Signs of Success

Signs of Success (Lynbrook, N.Y.) now offers UL-approved, trimless interior/exterior LED illuminated signage. The architectural-quality signage features bright and even, variable-temperature illumination, ultra-thin stroke construction, and serviceable LEDs. Letters can be any combination of face, side, or halo illuminated and as thin as one inch.

Rick Smith

A truly versatile designer, manager and creative leader, Rick Smith brings more than 18 years experience to DI. As an environmental and a graphic designer, he links branding and marketing with large-format signage and wayfinding systems.

Working as Creative Director, Rick inspires excellence in DI’s creative team, crafting fully integrated designs and rich experiences with end users in mind. He manages creative direction and team efforts, streamlining design processes for all of DI’s projects.

Headshot of Rick-Smith, Dimensional Innovations
Dimensional Innovations
Kansas City, MO


photograph of Alpolic's Design Concept Kit

Alpolic (Chesapeake, Va.) introduced its new Design Concept Kit, a new approach to providing design professionals with samples, spec sheets, and other product information about its aluminum and metal composite materials panels. Packaged in a sleek compartmentalized box, the kit includes a larger routed product sample, a brochure, a comprehensive color chart, and a CD including completed product specs and technical data.


Barco (Rancho Cordova, Calif.) provided its RLM-W6 DLP projectors for the interactive art/architecture exhibit RealTime UnReal, which premieres at the Museum of Contemporary Art Montreal this month. Created by the international art collective Workspace Unlimited, the exhibit merges visitors' experience of virtual and physical space, creating multi-perspective "hybrid spaces" where the real and the virtual interweave in a constant flux.

Gemini Inc Recognized for its Outstanding Efforts

Gemini Inc. (Cannon Falls, Minn.) was recognized for its outstanding efforts to promote safety and create better work environments for employees within its plants. The manufacturer of dimensional letters, logos, and plaques received a safety award during the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council's 58th Annual Professional Development Conference and Expo held in April. Gemini's Decorah, Iowa, plant received the award in recognition of its Incident Rate Excellence.

Advance Corporation Announced a New Management/Sales Team

Advance Corporation (Cottage Grove, Minn.) announced a new management/sales team led by Jennifer Holm, Kathy Wilson, and Linda Apfel. Jennifer Holm was named general manager. Formerly sales and marketing manager of the company’s Identification Products Division, she will be responsible for all aspects of the business. She holds an executive MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.


Alpolic (Chesapeake, Va.), a division of Mitsubishi Plastics Composites America, announced the appointment of Chris Alvares and Pete Kovacik as regional sales managers for the company's ALPOLIC aluminum and metal composite materials division.

Alvares will lead ALPOLIC's regional sales efforts as the northeast sales manager while Kovacik will be the company's north central sales manager.


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