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Date registered: July 28, 2011

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  1. Illuminate the ASI Difference — March 22, 2017
  2. SignPlan — February 13, 2017
  3. Never Stop Wayfinding…Do it for Your Hippocampus! — January 31, 2017
  4. Graphic Design in Signage – who would have thunk it? — December 21, 2016
  5. Computerized Vinyl Cutting — November 21, 2016

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Illuminate the ASI Difference

See how ASI’s more than 50 years of experience and expertise in illuminated signage can help you light the way to your Brand.  

SignPlan

SignPlan™, ASI’s proven approach to managing signage and branding programs from conception to completion

Never Stop Wayfinding…Do it for Your Hippocampus!

    Over the course of my twelve years teaching within the signage industry, I have had the pleasure of learning many things about architectural signage including the thought, innovation, materials, design and craftsmanship that goes into producing beautiful yet functional signage solutions. For example, I learned and subsequently developed and taught topics related to …

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Graphic Design in Signage – who would have thunk it?

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When I studied for my Associates Degree in Graphic Design I did not give much thought to the reality of what I would do with it once I graduated. Of course, I had dreams and aspirations of wonderful and weird graphics designs that I would achieve but which forum they would appear in, I had …

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Computerized Vinyl Cutting

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Computerized Vinyl Cutting or The Past Shape of the Future I first glimpsed the future of the sign industry after climbing into the back of a van sometime during the summer of 1983. I was a new Design Director in Bay Area, at the time. The local sign supply house brought a new Gerber-IVB over, …

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Navigating the Gray Areas of ADA Signage

This year, the Americans with Disabilities Act celebrates 26 years of ensuring that disabled individuals have the opportunity to enjoy their independence and fully participate and achieve in all facets of society.  On ada.gov, which is the U.S. Department of Justice’s website dedicated to educating the public about the ADA and related activities, check out …

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Wayfinding in Underground Transit Systems – London Underground v New York City Subway System

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  London, England and New York City are two of the greatest cities in the world. Both cities are served by an underground railway system that moves millions of people around every day. It is estimated that London moves around 1.2 billion passengers a year compared to New York’s 1.6 billion. So, which system is …

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The Key to a Successful Project – It’s All About Values

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Recently the ASI, Buffalo affiliate completed a very successful signage project at Buffalo State College. The project won the Best of ASI Award. Andy Bernatovicz of ASI, Buffalo conducted a webinar about the project and attributed much of the success of the project and indeed all projects to the key attribute of values. Andy drew …

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The Role of the Psychologist in the Wayfinding/Signage Process

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Wayfinding in high traffic environments is a complex and challenging process. Consideration has to be given to all sorts of users and stakeholders. If one considers a healthcare facility, the users are extremely diverse – not only in terms of the reason that they are visiting the facility but diverse in terms of culture, language, …

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5 Challenges that Arise During an ADA Retrofit

5 Challenges that Arise During an ADA Retrofit For those contemplating a remodel of their office, one of the most important aspects of the project is ensuring compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The most recent comprehensive ADA Standards for Accessible Design were issued in 2010. Today, if a client is renovating an …

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