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Exterior Building Sign for Glacier Tanks in Portland OR Increases Branding Power

By | Building Signs, Dimensional Letter Signs, Exterior Signs

If you don’t have signage on the exterior of your venue, you’re making a titanic mistake! Even if you don’t welcome in clients to your building, your business could still sink if you aren’t working hard on your branding. Glacier Tanks realized this, so they contacted the mighty sign makers at Specialty Graphic Solutions for building signs in Vancouver, WA. Glacier Tanks Is One Cool Company! If you’re thinking that Glacier Tanks produces slow-moving military vehicles, you probably don’t operate a microbrewery. For the uninitiated, Glacier Tanks is a leading supplier of beer brewing tanks and accessory equipment. Situated on Northwest 114th Street in Vancouver, they’ve been an invaluable source of a broad range of industrial grade fermenters, tubing, tanks, burners, kettles, valves, and much more for about ten years now. When a business that produces such important products to support Portland’s brewmasters came to us for exterior building signs for Portland, OR, we dropped our koozies and got down to work. Glacier Tanks knew they could count on us to make them look their best because we’d supplied them with hot blade signs and window graphics in the past. Exterior building signs were just going to be icing on their branding cake. What We Did for Glacier Tanks During an initial consultation, we learned about what Glacier Tanks was looking for in their new exterior marker. They wanted a sign that would represent their brand while really catching eyes. We came up with a few design and material options for them. They went with a nice aluminum and PVC number. Once we had the go-ahead on the design, we moved at anything but a glacial pace. We started with a brushed silver aluminum composite sign panel for the backer. As you can see, it’s evocative of brewing tanks. To…

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Manolo Walls Pops with New Business Signs and Graphics

By | Exterior Signs, New Business Signs, Windows and Doors

Opening up a new storefront without the right signage is worse than walking around town naked. At least when you’re walking around naked, you catch people’s attention. When your storefront doesn’t have signage, no one will notice you. Sure, you could “keep Portland weird” and just have naked people stand in front of your store, or you could get ahead of the ball and have vibrant, full-color signs. Manolo Walls chose the option that would attract the right kind of attention and contacted Specialty Graphic Solutions for new business signs and graphics in Portland, OR. Manolo Walls? Tell Me More Located on Southeast Gideon in Portland, Manolo Walls is the gloriously designed brainchild of Nelli Pavlenko. With more than a decade of experience in the home décor and home improvement industry, she has worked side-by-side with design professionals and homeowners to produce beautiful results for her clients. Some of the custom wall coverings she offers are wallpaper, 3D wall flats, acoustic panels, ceiling tiles, and much more. When a business that’s keeping area homes looking their best came to us for new business signs and graphics for Portland, OR, we were more than willing to help. Manolo Walls had recently moved into a new location and Nelli needed a whole host of signs for the new place. Fortunately, she called the mighty sign makers at SGS for help. What We Did for Manolo Walls Nelli wanted to make her new venue shine with exterior branding. So, that’s exactly what we did. For the windows, we used vinyl graphics featuring a full-color laminated print logo and their phone number and website information. These were installed on the exterior of the glass entrance door. Next, we created a building sign with the Manolo logo. The panel is three feet by three feet…

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