Signage

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.

April Watson is a Marketing Director at Intersign Corporation in Chattanooga, TN

April Watson is the e-Commerce Manager at Intersign Corporation in Chattanooga, TN

For those 25 years Intersign Corporation has been designing and producing the highest quality interior and exterior signs available for hospitals, hotels, businesses, restaurants, long–term care facilities, law firms, hair salons, apartments, robots, and more. Intersign Corporation has more sign options, color options, and font options than anyone else—and we give you control over the way you want your signs to look.

Stephen Sharlach is a Principal at SDS Design in Highland Park, Illinois

Stephen Sharlach is a Principal at SDS Design in Highland Park, Illinois

The City of Thunder Bay is inviting citizens to help plan and design new wayfinding street signs and maps for walkers and cyclists.

 

Gensler New York’s Big Broadway Secret

After 19 years at Rockefeller Center, Gensler New York traded in skates for the bright lights of Broadway and a new office space. For a few members of the team, it meant more than a new address or new desk; it meant a big opportunity (and keeping a big secret).

Inspired by the pervasive and sometimes creepy effect of the algorithms that power these recommendation ads, Scott Kelly and Ben Polkinghorne–a pair of advertising executives who moonlight as artists–created a series of signs that bring these suggestions into the real world.

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 quickly growing surveying tools on the market. EAMS is an advanced, cloud-based application built specifically for the needs of the wayfinding industry. With this high-tech application, site surveyors and planners can easily register, label, and find existing signage, and ensure that each site plan is well-documented and fully complete.

How the glow went from strip clubs to trendy restaurants.

Nate Gaschke, Designer, Dimensional Innovations, Kansas City

Nate Gaschke is a Designer at Dimensional Innovations in Kansas City.

Rafiq Khan, AVS Signage & Visual

Rafiq Khan is the president of AVS Group USA Inc. AVS specializes in architectural and digital signage, fixtures and visuals. Rafiq has over 25 years in experience with visual works, graphic designs and project management. For a majority of his career, Rafiq works closely with people and has been highly involved in fabrication and finishing processes at the shop. He started his visual career as the owner and art  director at an advertising company in 1990s.

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Northwest Sign & Design is a full-service design / build sign company with a focus on design and supporting the designs of others through feasibility studies, budget analysis, value engineering, and engineering.

25 years of old school hand craftsmanship combined with the latest in technology and a company wide sense of ownership are the ingredients for our success in completing projects on time and to the highest level of quality.

Advance Sign Group

Advance Sign Group (ASG) is a nationally trusted leader in exterior & interior signage, and our special project management approach ensures that we have control of the entire process. From our in-house UL and CUL manufacturing to ongoing maintenance of your sign long after installation, we are your first line of defense for policing your brand identity.

Brian Stoddard, NW Signs

Brian Stoddard is the founder and president of Northwest Sign & Design, a company in Redmond, WA that specializes in design, fabrication, and installation of custom electrical signs, custom architectural signs and visual arts with an emphasis on dynamic and creative design.  With close to 25 years of design and fabrication experience he now manages major projects, dreams up innovative ideas, and manages growth to ensure his core values for employees and customers are maintained.

Andy Wasserstrom

As the Vice President of Sales & Marketing with Advance Sign Group specializing in national sign program management for the retail, entertainment, financial, corporate branding, quick service, healthcare, hospitality, and multi-chain industry. Andy Wasserstrom has developed multiple sign programs and roll-outs from the ground up to meet the branding needs of expanding enterprises. He understands the sign industry through the vision of the retailers, store planners, purchasing agents, architects, owners, and developers.

Hannah Olin, Environmental Graphic Designer at Gensler in Washington DC

Hannah Olin a co-chair of the Washington DC chapter and is an Environmental Graphic Designer at Gensler.

Hannah Olin has lead design projects in the areas of wayfinding, experiential graphic design and strategy for clients such as:

Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE

It’s a long story: a 98-year-long story, in fact. When the much-anticipated addition to the Q line of the New York City Subway initiated construction, Calori & Vanden-Eynden/Design Consultants began the highly-specialized work of wayfinding for the first new stations in nearly 30 years.

Yvette Fevurly

A 21-year veteran of Forcade, Senior Designer Yvette Fevurly is responsible for the supervision and management of all stages of the design process for our largest and most complex projects. Driven by the evolutionary nature of our work, Yvette believes the creative challenges of each new project inspire great design. While the core work may be the same, including signage or environmental branding – each project offers the opportunity to improve how people interact with the space around them.

Jeanne Maier, Franklin Institute

Jeanne Maier is a multi-disciplinary designer with a background in graphic design, exhibit design and environmental graphic design. Her design experience has included three prominent cultural and educational organizations in Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Zoo, The University of Pennsylvania, and The Franklin Institute. These prestigious organizations rely on the talent of their in-house design teams to develop creative solutions that engage audiences and create positive experiences for all who attend these public spaces.

Jeffrey Fiedler

Jeffrey Fiedler is Director of Sales and Marketing at Sunrise Systems Inc., Sunrise Systems is a custom manufacturer of LED signs and displays that are used by clients all over the world. He is responsible for new business development and partner relationships. Jeffrey is a sales professional with experience in new business development, cold calling, creative prospecting, and relationship building.

Mia Azar

Mia Azar is a lecturer at the American University of Beirut’s Architecture and Design Department, where she has taught various practical and visual design courses to undergraduate students since 2013. In 2010, she joined PenguinCube, an award-winning design consultancy in Beirut with projects ranging from brand design to product design, with a core expertise in wayfinding and signage.

Cary Lancaster, Branded Environments Designer, Perkins+Will, Chicago

Cary Lancaster is a Branded Environments Designer at Perkins+Will in their Chicago office.

Cary Lancaster has been with Perkins+Will for seven years. While at Perkins+Will Cary Lancaster has been involved in projects involving signage and wayfinding as well as branded environments. She has also worked on brand strategies, image strategies, design presentations and environmental graphics.

Cary Lancaster completed her BS degree in Interior Design at the University of Cincinnati.

Dimensional Communications Tradeshow booths for all verticals

Dimensional Communications got its start in 1963, when we received our first commission to build a custom exhibit – for the Borden’s Pavilion at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York.

In the 50 years since that time, our company has evolved and grown to become a recognized leader in integrated design build solutions. We’re large enough to provide comprehensive, turnkey service, yet small enough to be agile and highly responsive.

Natalie Hughes, Associate, Xibitz, Grand Rapids Michigan

Natalie Hughes is an associate at build integration firm, Xibitz in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Natalie Hughes joined Xibitz in October of 2016 after contracting as a designer in the political sector on congressional and grassroots campaigns. As a graduate from Kendall College of Art and Design Natalie’s background in Graphic Design and Industrial Design led her to Experience Design.

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 latest technology. The SEGD Wayfinding event is poised to bring together a range of experts to tour, connect, discuss and discover over two days this August.

Rogario Valera

As Co-founder and Creative Executive Director at Ilustre Ideia Design since 1997, Rogerio Varela is a Senior Graphic and Environmental Designer, with a multidisciplinary and substantial experience in signage, wayfinding, environmental graphics, brand, packaging, product, and editorial design.

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