ARTfx Forges Vintage-Style Sign for Times Square Bar

Foundry sign recreates throwback incandescent look By Steve Aust If sign-industry professionals travel to NYC without getting excited about the sheer diversity and creativity of its ever-present environmental graphics, they should seriously reconsider their line of work. Exterior, electronic-display facades around Times Square garner many headlines for their constant reinvention – “The Crossroads of America”…

Lower Oil Prices Don’t Always Trickle Down

Americans entered the new year seeing something they hadn’t seen in six years: oil prices below $50 a barrel. And the drop has been a dramatic one. It was just in June when oil was $105 a barrel. Recently it hit below $49. Drivers are the big beneficiaries, watching the price at the pump drop…

Selecting Fabric for Outdoor Signage

Selecting the proper fabric is crucial to any successful wide-format outdoor textile-printing project, but with the plethora of inks and textile fabrics on the market today—all with different properties—it is essential to select the right combination based on the application. Choose Durable Materials—When selecting fabric for banners and flags, it is important to look for…

New print settings are needed

Gerber HP Series 280i Plus is a high performance reflective film made exclusively for Gerber by 3M™. Series 280i Plus is durable and dimensionally stable with a clear, pressure-sensitive adhesive designed to withstand a variety of severe weather and handling conditions. It is available in white only on a 78-lb, double-sided, poly-coated liner. Series 280i…