When your customers visit your store or site, your external signage is one of the first things they will notice, which is why you want to be sure it makes the best possible impression.
External signage comes in all shapes, sizes and styles and can be formed from a huge range of materials. The beauty of bespoke signage design is that you can create something to perfectly reflect your business, its brand and its values.
Finding new and innovative ways to add value to our customer’s printed projects means staying at the forefront of industry developments.
We keep up-to-date with the latest techniques and technologies in order to provide better, more cost-effective solutions to your printing challenges.
So, what techniques will be big over summer? And what will this mean for your signs and graphics?
Last week we had the opportunity to attend the FESPA awards in Hamburg for the fifth year. We have previously won bronze and silver awards, but we were delighted to walk away with a gold award this year for our project at Medway Hospital, Kent.
Back in 2013, the University of Salford completed a study that found classroom environment can affect children’s academic progress by up to 25%.
Since then, architects and designers have cited this in relation to the development of new and innovative school buildings across the country.
But when there’s no new school building in the pipeline, is it still possible for you to improve your school environment to better engage your pupils?
A stimulating office space helps to make your employees feel happier at work, as well as leaving a positive impression on visitors.
Smart office branding not only creates a more appealing place to work, but it is a simple and effective way of communicating your business’ ethos internally and externally.
External signage is your business’ face to the world. And it’s a long-term investment, so you want to be sure that when you commission it, you get it right.
We’ve been helping businesses brand there external space for over 25 years and we’ve seen a fair few blunders in that time. To help you avoid them, here’s our list of the most common signage mistakes:
The very best graphic displays grab our attention, stick with us and deliver a compelling message. They are also difficult to get right and a strong concept takes time, planning and plenty of new ideas.
But great design concepts don’t have to be an expensive luxury
Do you remember when your school teacher would ask you to turn a group project into a display board? Well, there was method in that madness.
Despite the advance of online shopping, most people still love a trip to the shops, with high streets and shopping centres continuing to draw in the crowds.
The UK’s top ten largest shopping centres all have anywhere between 20 and 40 million visitors per year. That’s a huge number of potential customers passing you by.
So, how do you make sure you’re catching their eye?
In any business, working collaboratively helps to strengthen team bonds and generate fresh new ideas. But great collaboration doesn’t happen simply by putting people round a table.
Communicate visually and engage your team
According to business training provider Mind Tools, 65% of people are visual learners, meaning that a large proportion of your team are going to respond positively to information that’s shared visually.
Magnetic boards are a fantastic way of bringing your team together to create a shared hub of ideas. Used within communal spaces, they’re the perfect way to tap into that visual learning power for all of your team projects and initiatives.
At Digital Plus we take on your graphic print project and deliver a solution, whatever your challenge.
Our complete project management service, Project Plus, provides a dedicated service from your very first enquiry to the post-installation aftercare.
Not only that, but Project Plus gives you to access our team of design and production experts to help you create an innovative and impactful visual solution that exceeds your expectations.
Find out more about our project management service in our latest infographic: