Posts for April 2013
The Rapid City Billboard Ordinance Debate
April 17, 2013
As of late, it seems as if the topic of billboard ordinance is popping up in municipal areas across the country as a subject of hot debate—Rapid City is no exception. According to the American Planning Association, city planners have pinpointed local signage code and control issues as one of the primary—and also most problematic—troubles that local governments find themselves facing. After all, billboards tend to be rather large in size, and their inclusion in many rural, residential, and scenic areas is not as simple in the eyes of the public as it may seem.
Last Modified: 04-17-2013-13:29:13
Directory Board Signs, Directional Arrow Signs…it’s all about ‘Wayfinding!’
April 5, 2013
When you enter through the front door of a large building or complex—one with multiple floors, arenas, and rooms—what’s the first thing you do? Maybe a small percentage of us will wander aimlessly, riding elevators up, taking escalators down, meandering through long halls hoping to stumble upon our sought after destination. However, this method of finding your way isn’t very efficient, and more often than not, you wind up lost.
Last Modified: 04-5-2013-16:04:42
Building Sign Letters
April 5, 2013
There’s much to consider in running a successful company, firm, business, etc. Amongst other operational concerns, owners and executives find themselves dealing with marketing and advertising specifics, especially the task of creating custom-made outdoor signs for storefronts. Specially designed signage indicates exactly what type of business is located within and helps direct clients/customers to your front door. How will anyone find you unless you’ve clearly marked your space? Building sign letters are one way to accomplish this task by simply spelling it out…
Last Modified: 04-5-2013-15:51:26