The sign, graphics, and visual communications industry gathered in-person for the first time in three years in Atlanta for the industry’s ISA International Sign Expo 2022. ISA International Sign Expo 2022 provided business-building ideas and products to help sign, graphics, print, and visual communications companies deliver innovative projects. The tradeshow floor marked the first time…
The City of Burnaby B.C.’s 164 parks will be receiving new and improved signage for complete modernization and consistency. According to a news report from burnabynow.com, a staff report said current signage (which includes 3500 signs) is inconsistent between locations and within the parks themselves. This poses a challenge for navigation for residents. City council…
Spicers Canada, a Canadian distributor of paper and specialty products, graphic systems and solutions, and packaging and facility solutions has announced the acquisition of Duroflex Specialty Papers Inc., a distributor of specialty products to the graphic arts industry. Privately owned and located in Mississauga, Ont., Duroflex has operated for 22 years with a focus on…
By Ben Bookbinder Out-of-home (OOH) advertising was one of the sectors most impacted by the pandemic, and research shows investment in digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising in Canada dropped by nearly a quarter from 2019 to 2020. Despite this, with many parts of the world showing signs of economic recovery, and audiences once again returning to…
By Estella Tolentino-Cooke Vehicle wraps come in many shapes and sizes. For those clients looking for maximum visibility, there is no greater platform than a moving billboard such as a bus or train. For signmakers involved in this segment of the industry, huge vehicle wraps come with their own unique set of challenges. One could…
By Courtney Bachar During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people searched for ways to stay active. Getting outdoors and venturing to parks and attractions was, and is, a popular choice for many. The Golden Skybridge in Golden, B.C., Canada’s highest suspension bridge, opened in May 2021. Perched 130 m (426 ft) above an expansive canyon and…
Visitors to FESPA Global Print Expo 2022, which takes place in Messe Berlin, Germany, from May 31 to June 3, are set for an inspiration and education boost with the launch of two new content-led features: Sustainability Spotlight and the Associations Pavilion. To enable specialty printers to make more sustainable and environmentally conscious choices for…
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