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Tips For Creating a Great Shop Sign

September 26, 2016


Good shop signs are incredibly important for a business. A sign has a purpose of communication but if done well they become instantly recognisable. At centurion signs our main focus is creating a sign that will be effective while also appropriate for your company. Some tips for creating a great shop sign are:

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Whether you are a spa or an outdoor clothing company, you need to have sign that is easy to read. Using a font which is simple, without a lot of detail will enable passers-by to quickly recognise what is being advertised and by what company.



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The size of sign obviously will affect how many people are able to view it. Whether it be at the top of a building or in a shop window. Choose the most appropriate size for its purpose.


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As well as size colour is just as important. A sign without colour does not make sense. Colour always attracts people’s attention and will catch your eye among other signs. As long as the sign is readable and the colour you are using doesn’t impact on the thing you are advertising, colour is a go to in making a great shop sign. The use of contrasting colours is often a successful combination that is common with many of the previous signs created by Centurion Signs.

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There is no point in using a sign if the message is not easy to understand. It is crucial to make a sign to the point. If someone is driving past in a car and doesn’t immediately understand what the sign is advertising, then it is not successful. Too many words and too much detail can completely change the way the sign is perceived. Short words and a snappy message can make a great shop sign.


Being thoughtful throughout the sign making process can contribute immensely to whether or not the sign is a success. These tips will enable you to create a great shop sign for your company. Something that Centurion Signs achieves all the time, to find out more contact us.


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