By Peter Saunders Signature Sign & Image recently designed, fabricated and installed a new dimensional sign that welcomes visitors to its hometown of Niagara Falls, Ont., as they arrive from the U.S. over the Rainbow Bridge border crossing. Inspired by vintage postcards, it adds a touch of bright colour to the side of Highway 420…
By Ginny Mumm What happens to a business when a natural disaster roars through its town? In the case of Billboard Direct Signs and Graphics (BDSG), which is based in Fort McMurray, Alta., the massive wildfies of 2016 ended up bringing the company’s employees closer together, as they knew restoring the inflow of revenue would…
The global market for powdercoatings, which are commonly used in the sign industry, is expected to grow from nearly US$8 billion today to more than US$10 billion by 2023, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan.
The digital wide-format graphics industry is optimistic about further growth, particularly in areas like interior decor, according to the latest Federation of European Screen Printers Associations (FESPA) global print census.
Canadian out-of-home (OOH) advertising firm Astral has named the winners of its ninth annual Carte Blanche for Creatives competition, which encouraged agency teams to create original digital OOH (DOOH) concepts for their clients.
The sign, graphics and visual communications industry is poised for continued above-average growth into 2019, according to the International Sign Association’s (ISA’s) latest quarterly economic report.
The ways in which passengers use and interact with airports is changing. These large-scale facilities are no longer simply a place to catch a flight; they are increasingly becoming a destination unto themselves.
These days, it seems like shopping malls are frequently spoken of in life-and-death terms. Financial analytics firm Credit Suisse, for example, recently issued a report predicting between 225 and 275 enclosed malls—comprising roughly 25 per cent of those across North America—would close in the next five years.
Vancouver’s cruise ship season keeps getting longer each year. In 2017, the city welcomed more than 840,000 tourists, borne on nearly 240 vessels. These visitors arrive at the Canada Place cruise ship terminal from all around the world and it can be a challenge to ensure they all get on and off their vessels without any confusion.