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Signs for San Diego's One Year Anniversary

Posted by Frank Murch | Nov 30, 2014 11:16:39 AM

As you may have heard, Signs for San Diego just turned 1 year old, or young, it’s your choice, anyways, what I’m trying to say here is that we’ve had a successful first year in the industry. But it has been much more than just that.

We’ve had a series of events that have been both adverse and prosperous. And most of those adverse moments in the past year have helped us grow as a company and as a team, and "messing up" is how we have learned. You learn a lot by doing the same job several times. You - the customer - does not see this, we only delivered the last "perfect" sign (the others are buried in the back yard. We have messed up, we have reprinted, we have re-designed, we have misplaced stuff, we have argued, we have gotten behind, countless of times! 

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Topics: Signs for Oceanside

Design Element: Typography - How Signs Happen

Posted by Frank Murch | May 2, 2014 11:31:00 AM

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Topics: signs, Signs for Oceanside, Signs in Vista, signs for Carlsbad, signs for San Marcos, Signs for San Diego, oceanside, carlsbad, vista, Design, Graphic Design, Typography, Imagery, Color, Color Scheme, Hierarchy, Layout

Design Element: Imagery - How Signs Happen

Posted by Frank Murch | May 2, 2014 10:35:00 AM

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Topics: signs, Signs for Oceanside, Signs in Vista, signs for Carlsbad, signs for San Marcos, Signs for San Diego, oceanside, carlsbad, vista, Design, Graphic Design, Typography, Imagery, Color, Color Scheme, Hierarchy, Layout

Design Element: Color Schemes - How Signs Happen

Posted by Frank Murch | May 2, 2014 9:36:00 AM

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Topics: signs, Signs for Oceanside, Signs in Vista, signs for Carlsbad, signs for San Marcos, Signs for San Diego, oceanside, carlsbad, vista, Design, Graphic Design, Typography, Imagery, Color, Color Scheme, Hierarchy, Layout, image, colors

Design Element: Hierarchy - How Signs Happen

Posted by Frank Murch | Apr 25, 2014 10:44:00 AM

Visual Hierarchy is the order in which the human eye perceives what it sees. This order is created by visual contrast between forms in a field of perception. Objects with the highest contrast are recognized first by the human eye. The term visual hierarchy is used most frequently in the visual arts field such as in graphic design.

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Topics: signs, Signs for Oceanside, Signs in Vista, signs for Carlsbad, signs for San Marcos, Signs for San Diego, oceanside, carlsbad, vista, Design, Graphic Design, Typography, Imagery, Color, Color Scheme, Hierarchy, Layout

Design Element Layout - How Signs Happen

Posted by Frank Murch | Apr 21, 2014 7:33:00 AM

Layout, in graphic design, is the part that deals with the arrangement and style treatments of content within a space. Though layout design is considered a simple process and today it can even be automated, it requires a higher-level concept involving creativity.

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Topics: signs, Signs for Oceanside, Signs in Vista, signs for Carlsbad, signs for San Marcos, Signs for San Diego, oceanside, carlsbad, vista, Design, Graphic Design, Typography, Imagery, Color, Color Scheme, Hierarchy, Layout

5 Design Elements your Sign will need to Stand Out from the Rest

Posted by Frank Murch | Apr 18, 2014 2:05:00 PM

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make a great sign? It’s not just a picking a nice font, a couple of images and throw in a color in the background. There are several elements one must take into consideration before even thinking what the final design will look like. During the next couple of weeks we will cover 5 of the most important elements you need, to make your sign’s design stand out from the rest. Those elements we’ll cover will be Typography, Imagery, Color Scheme, Hierarchy, and Layout.

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Topics: signs, Signs for Oceanside, Signs in Vista, signs for Carlsbad, signs for San Marcos, Signs for San Diego, oceanside, carlsbad, vista, Design, Graphic Design, Typography, Imagery, Color, Color Scheme, Hierarchy, Layout

A Smart Idea - A-Frame & Sandwich Board Signs

Posted by Frank Murch | Mar 5, 2014 4:17:00 AM

A-Frame or Sandwich Board Signs come in a lot of sizes and styles. These signs are used on sidewalks, parking lots, your sales floor, and many other areas. These signs are great for short period uses. Use them for lunch menus in front of restaurants, promote products in outdoor fairs, give parking lot instructions, valet parking, unloading areas, put them on a side walk and a hundred other uses.

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Topics: A-Frame, Signs for Oceanside, Signs in Vista, signs for Carlsbad, signs for San Marcos, Carlsbad and Oceanside signs for success signs fo

We made a great sign with MC2 at the PGA Golf Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open

Posted by Frank Murch | Feb 24, 2014 4:58:00 AM

Signs for San Diego just had the pleasure of working with one of the best national sign companies in the US, MC2 (MC –Squared). They are exhibit, event design, and production specialists who offer corporate events, meetings, planning and production, design, construction, installation, and storage of trade shows and exhibits. They have multiple locations throughout the United States with partners located all over the globe.

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Topics: Banner, signs, Signs for Oceanside, Signs in Vista, signs for Carlsbad, signs for San Marcos, Trade Show Displays

Why The "Geeting Team" Vehicles Graphics Get Noticed

Posted by Frank Murch | Feb 14, 2014 2:11:00 PM


Advertisements nowadays are found everywhere, social media, email, television, radio, newspapers, billboards, doors, windows, and tons of other places. Now many of these advertisements are  huge marketing campaigns big companies spend to get noticed. But for a small company or a new company, there are other ways to use visual advertisements to promote their services and products without spending huge amounts of money on marketing campaigns. And one effective way to do this is by using vehicle graphics.

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