Category Archive: exterior signage

Buffalo, NY Buried in Snow – ASI, Buffalo Spared

This screen shot Is of a sign Installed by ASI, Buffalo weathering last week's blizzard - It is not a link to the video.

  Thanks to all who have expressed concern about the impact of last week’s terrible blizzard on ASI’s team members in Buffalo, New York. Andy Bernatovicz, who is the ASI affiliate in Western New York State reports that the ASI, Buffalo office and manufacturing facility is located in an area outside of the ten-mile wide …

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Wayfinding – Nationally Renown Forest Park in St. Louis

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“One of America’s coolest city parks … and one of the world’s most beautiful city parks.” —   Travel + Leisure   Considering the quote and photos above, something just doesn’t jive. Can the quote and photos denote the same park? Both refer to our own Forest Park here in St. Louis. Believe me, Forest Park …

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Quarterly Architectural Signage Audits Are Critical

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  When was the last time you performed an architectural signage audit? An architectural signage audit? What the heck is an architectural signage audit, and why is it so important? How often have you gone to a restaurant or retail establishment and noticed that something wasn’t right, the look of the place wasn’t up to …

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ASI, New Orleans – Signage in the Big Easy

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Not long ago, I travelled to Louisiana to enjoy a two-day visit at the ASI, New Orleans office.  This affiliate, owned by Jim and Grace Bishop, provides signage for a variety of clients in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and much of the Florida Panhandle.  While Grace heads up the New Orleans office, Jim …

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The Importance of Vendors

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  As a leading provider of architectural signage it is natural for ASI to focus not only on our products but the more than forty-five years of experience we have providing consultative service on wayfinding and identity solutions throughout the U.S. and around the world. Certainly we promote our broad selection of product solutions for …

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Bringing Architectural Signage into a Commercial Retail Environment

It may seem like architectural signage and commercial signage are interchangeable for exterior signage, but in fact they’re quite different.  Though both types are good visual indicators for wayfinding purposes, each serves its own specialized function.  Commercial signs are mass-produced for usage in multiple locations where they are meant to be seen from afar.  As a …

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Development of Wayfinding Sans Pro Font for Signage

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Great article that is worth the read if you are an environmental graphic designer or wayfinding enthusiast. click here to read the rest the whole story… I was surprised by the sheer variety of type styles I discovered on my journey. Even though all road signage systems are intended to be as legible as possible, …

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Statuary Becoming Part of Donor Recognition Solutions

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When it comes to architectural signage, people usually think of donor recognition solutions as being elaborate wall-mounted displays. The majority of the time, this thinking would be right. However, donor recognition statuary and sculptures are becoming more common in the architectural signage industry as landscape architects look to signage companies to provide comprehensive exterior signage …

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Exterior Signage for National Parks, Digital Signage for Cruise Line

iZone Secures Major Parks Deals with U.S. National Park Service and Alberta Parks iZone, a leading custom high pressure laminate manufacturer based in Temple, TX recently announced that it has renewed multi-year contracts to provide park signage to two major national park networks – Alberta Parks, Canada, and the U.S. National Park Service. The contracts …

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Signs of the Future: Will Digital Signage Go the Way of the 8-Track Player?

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Digital signage – both dynamic digital and interactive touch-screen displays – are all the rage in the architectural industry these days. Everywhere you turn these days, it seems like you can see digital displays popping up in places where you once would find a point-of-purchase printed board or in some cases, a person manning an …

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