Signs of the Times - January 2013 - (Page 2)

JANUARY 2013 Vo lu m e 235, N u m b e r 1 About the cover: Periandros Damoulis, owner of Nafplio, Greece’s Damoulis Signs and, 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 FEATURES 54 60 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 54 64 67 Supreme Wrap by Wade Swormstedt Merritt completely wraps the Supreme Court. The Value of Signs by Wade Swormstedt Wyoming static billboards become EMCs. 60 64 COLUMNS and DEPARTMENTS 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. 14 18 22 30 34

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Signs of the Times - January 2013

Signs of the Times - January 2013
ST Update
Technology Update
Vinyl Apps
Strictly Commercial
Lighting Techniques
The Moving Message
Technology Review
Technology Review
Design Matters
New Products
Scenes from the Global Village
Crane Truck Safety Advice
Supreme Wrap
The Value of Signs
Industry News
Advertising Index
Editorially Speaking

Signs of the Times - January 2013