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Famous Signs of Our Times

Signs have a remarkable power to communicate your brand’s individuality and identity and many famous signs of our times are recognized around the world. In this blog post, we look at some of the country’s most influential signs. Hollywood This American…

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LED Lights for Signage

Light Emitting Diodes, otherwise known as LEDs, are bulbs that are about the size of a pea that fit easily into an electrical circuit. The use of LEDs in electrical signage has increased significantly over the past decade. They are…

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Gaining Attention: Shape & Design

The shape and design of any sign helps determine its effectiveness. Since most signs are rectangular, attention can often be gained by the use of differently shaped signs. In some cases, three dimensional sculptures shapes can be used to attract…

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Factors When Buying Signage

When purchasing signage, buyers often want to know what to look for beyond the normal factors such as price and delivery.  Certainly a buyer must also be aware of different technical factors that make one sign company more qualified than another.  Below are…

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80 Years of Tradition

Throughout our history, the nation’s leading brands have trusted us to create signs that send the right message, at the right moment. Because we know you might only have three seconds to make a first impression. And ultimately, a lasting…

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Signage: Rights and Regulations

Federal laws, the Constitution of the United States, and Supreme Court rulings provide protections for on-premise signs. However, municipalities and states have the opportunity to regulate signage by passing legislation and codes that enhance their respective communities. Local governments often…

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Gaining Attention: Color of Signage

The second factor in gaining attention with signage is the color and contrast of the signs. The proper contrast in the tone value between the letters and background is vital to obtain strong visibility. Tone value is the difference between…

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Design Team

In both aesthetic appeal and its physical structure, your sign design speaks volumes about your brand. Every curve, every light, and every color choice makes an important contribution to the way customers interpret your brand’s personality. At North American Signs…

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Summer Internship

Internships are all about experience and that is exactly what I got from my internship with North American Signs this summer. Through this position I was able to work for a company that had international capabilities but also was family-owned…

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80 Years of Innovation

Innovation has been a priority for North American Signs for 80 years. The company cultivates a culture that is open to new ideas and is dedicated to being a leader in the signage industry. Since the company was started in 1934 by the late…

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