Signage History – The Ghost Signs Of London

January 21st, 2020 by

Have you ever half glimpsed a faded piece of signage in London? Then you’ve seen a ghost sign, one of the fascinating pieces of advertising history that can still be seen around the capital. These fading adverts, like the Hovis sign in Haringey and the Bovril sign in Brixton, have endured over the centuries and … Continue reading “Signage History – The Ghost Signs Of London”

Why Your Business Needs High Impact Outdoor Signage

November 27th, 2018 by

Outdoor advertising has been around since the Egyptians and it continues to make a big impact. Whether you think of banners or billboards, outdoor advertising is a non-invasive way to get your marketing message across. High impact signage Think about outdoor signs and you think big and bold. This is advertising that doesn’t have to … Continue reading “Why Your Business Needs High Impact Outdoor Signage”

Get The Most Out Of Directional Signage For Your East Sussex Event

June 20th, 2018 by

Whether you’re organising a charity fun run or a festival, directional signs are a critical part of the audience experience. Here’s how to get the best out of directional signage. Keep it simple They say that less is more, and it’s the smart approach when creating wayfinding signs for your event. Keep the design clean … Continue reading “Get The Most Out Of Directional Signage For Your East Sussex Event”

Feeling lost? How wayfinding signs could help

November 13th, 2017 by

Wayfinding signage is really important. We won’t name names, but there are certain shops you walk around that seem to be a confusing labyrinth of displays and shelves or a route march through endless stacks of products you have no interest in. We have all wandered around these poorly laid-out places feeling completely lost and … Continue reading “Feeling lost? How wayfinding signs could help”

What is wayfinding and why is it important?

June 27th, 2016 by

What is wayfinding and why is it important? Wayfinding began as a simple system of signs with arrows on them to point people in the direction of their destination, but has now evolved to become user-focused, technology-driven and highly integrated information systems. Wayfinding systems are essential for navigating public spaces, museums, hospitals and libraries. Not … Continue reading “What is wayfinding and why is it important?”

Merry Christmas

December 24th, 2015 by

The Sussex Sign Company would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. We have had a fantastic year working with wonderful clients all over the UK. 2015 has also been a successful year working with our community projects. Being part of a community is vital for our Company, we … Continue reading “Merry Christmas”

New environmentally friendly LEDs

May 13th, 2014 by

LED lights offer huge advantages to the sign industry. They can be attached to signage brackets and projected onto the design, enabling it to be seen at night. One manufacturer has recently launched a new range of LED lights that provides environmental advantages. The new set of LED trough lights, released by Iron Design, offer … Continue reading “New environmentally friendly LEDs”

New concept in LED Lighting

May 6th, 2014 by

Wandlite have launched a new LED light model, which has the ability to offer 360 degree tube lighting. The product is waterproof, durable and long lasting. In the past, there has been a tendency for LED manufacturers to focus on the capabilities of the light, rather than the design elements. However, with the new Wandlite, … Continue reading “New concept in LED Lighting”

Warning to sign makers following prosecution

March 13th, 2014 by

The British Sign and Graphics Association (BSGA) has issued a warning to sign makers over essential maintenance, following a successful prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The prosecution follows an incident five years ago, where a 12m x 3m wooden sign was blown down in strong winds. The structure had become decayed and … Continue reading “Warning to sign makers following prosecution”

Chinese Signs Cause Consternation in Canada

May 28th, 2013 by

Fears are growing among English and French-speaking residents in Richmond, British Columbia, that the city will soon become one very large Chinatown. Canadians have called on the local government to prevent the city from losing its cultural identity, by ensuring that the spread of Chinese signs is brought to an end. Fifty five-year-old Kerry Starchuk, … Continue reading “Chinese Signs Cause Consternation in Canada”