Completed by artists Gene Pendon and El Mac in 2017, Tower of Songs—a 21-storey mural located on Crescent Street in downtown Montreal—commemorates the famous Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen and has undoubtedly become a signature landmark in the city.
In the early days of modern signmaking, installers would use ropes, pulley systems, lifts, and ladders to accomplish various aerial jobs. However, over the years, the use of sign trucks has made it easier for industry operators to take their sign businesses to great heights.
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…
Interactive video walls can be an effective tool for creating engaging brand experiences for a specific audience. They can also entail high costs. With this in mind, it is important first to understand the ins and outs of the technology and then to develop a strategy for deployment that will ensure the customer enjoys a healthy return on investment (ROI).
Vans and trucks equipped with aerial work platforms or ladders for outdoor sign installations range in length, height, capacity, reach and material handling options. As such, a sign shop’s choice of model—or reliance on non-vehicular installation systems, such as scissor lifts—will depend on its specific needs in the field.
With the harsh weather of the winter months approaching, many signmakers and their customers wonder if their vehicle wraps will be able to survive the season. The answer is a question of not only effective installation, but also ongoing care.