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About the cover: Periandros Damoulis, owner of Nafplio, Greece’s Damoulis Signs and www.icarvings.com, began producing signs as a 15-year-old apprentice. Today, he plies his trade for hotels and businesses that serve the coastal city’s tourist community. He built this HDU restaurant sign, and decorated it with Muralo waterbased paint and 23.75k goldleaf. He credits Bloomington Designs’ Gary Anderson with inspiration for the banner’s sunburst element. For more information, see page 55
Scenes from the Global Village
by Steve Aust A gallery of international signs
Crane Truck Safety Advice
by Darek Johnson How to avoid the industry’s biggest hazards
by Wade Swormstedt Merritt completely wraps the Supreme Court.
The Value of Signs
by Wade Swormstedt Wyoming static billboards become EMCs.
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6 ST Update by Steve Aust Cambodian signage, H&M’s vehicle ads, Harbinger celebrates 50th Technology Update by Darek Johnson Adobe’s Lightroom 4 software Vinyl Apps by Dale Salamacha Media 1 remodels its facility. Strictly Commercial by Brent Luther Supporting veterans with a TIUFTT trailer Lighting Techniques by Marcus Thielen The how and why of bombarding The Moving Message by Bob Klausmeier Digital billboards inﬂuence on-premise EMCs. 38 40 42 44 68 103 104 Technology Review by Chris and Kathi Morrison Onyx’ Thrive software Technology Review by Chris and Kathi Morrison MultiCam waterjet cutters Design Matters by Jeff Russ CoSign program transforms Northside. New Products by Steve Aust Product Showcase: Adhesives and adhesive tapes Industry News by Wade Swormstedt Advertising Index Editorially Speaking by Wade Swormstedt Political signs produce little revenue.
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