More and more people are taking advantage of storage facilities in the US. In total, Americans store about 2.3 billion square feet of stuff, which is more than 78 square miles–three times the size of Manhattan. That’s an average of 7.3 square feet of self storage space for every person in the...Read More
From the Daily Herald Business Ledger: A robotic lawn mower will be coming soon to an acre of grass near you. Lake Zurich-based Echo Inc., which manufacturers and distributes landscape equipment worldwide, is expanding its product lines and aims to introduce its new Roomba-like lawn mower...Read More
by Natalie Shoemaker with big think: Some disability-access points across America are getting a makeover. The signs no longer feature a stick figure sitting mechanically still, but a dynamic image of a person in motion. This person is leaning forward — engaged and independent. "An icon, a...Read More
From Laura Peters, Sign of the Times, January 2017 The first thing I reach for in the morning is a steaming hot cup of coffee. I’m not choosy about the brand, but it has to be fresh and it has to be hot. And maybe a nice muffin and orange juice to go with it. This is the sort of thing one might pi...Read More
El Taco Grande, a popular Mexican restaurant in Batavia, IL that has been in business since 1991, took a look at their dated illuminated cabinet sign and thought: "We can do better! A larger, more attractive sign would generate more business as it would identify and direct customers to our restauran...Read More
The firm of F.W. Rueckhelm & Bros. was established in Chicago in 1872 for the purpose of manufacturing popcorn specialties. By early 1900's production had been expanded to include a complete line of items ranging from Cracker Jack and marshmallows to bar goods, penny goods, bulk candies, package...Read More
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 05, 2017 New York City’s legendary neon creators, Let There Be Neon, has become the first US neon company involved in Havana, Cuba’s emerging neon sign restoration movement. Let There Be Neon has agreed to become a strategic partner with Habana Light Neon + Signs,...Read More
Two familiar tax-time fixtures may disappear from Hemet, California’s main drag now that the City Council has encouraged stricter enforcement of the city’s sign ordinance. Each spring, drivers on Florida Avenue are greeted by someone in a bumblebee costume standing at San Jacinto Street and someone...Read More
OAK LAWN, Ill. – Drivers passing through a suburb of Chicago will still have to stop, but they'll no longer need to do so "in the name of love." Oak Lawn, Ill., has removed comical remarks in octagonal shapes it placed under stop signs in an effort to get motorists to obey the law. Mayor Dave Heilma...Read More
So you need a sign for your business.. Where should your sign go, based on your building location and the traffic flow, for the most effective visual impact? Take a look at a site map of your location (Google maps are great for this) and answer these questions: 1. What are the main roads near your...Read More
Lisa was great to work with. She was willing to look back in the records for our original order from 2003. She gave recommendations for what colors are the best to use to make our new logo pop and be easy to read. The installer Sean was great to work with also, and kept me posted during the entire...
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