So Many Fonts, So Little Time

January 11, 2016

We often see existing sign systems in facilities we are called upon to help, where font choices have been an afterthought. Frequently, a variety of font faces, weights, and styles are used throughout the signage and visual communication elements in one facility. Sometimes these fonts are decorative, or do not meet ADA requirements for legibility. […]

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Local or Federal Sign Codes – Whose Authority Is It?

December 15, 2015

Local Sign Code Versus Federal Regulation Sometimes local authorities want to enforce different sign codes than are dictated by the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).  When this happens, it can be a challenge for clients, designers, manufactures and installers to determine which regulations to follow. So, can local authorities overrule the ADA?  They can when […]

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The Use of Symbols in Wayfinding

November 30, 2015

Accessibility and ease of use are crucial elements when planning signage for a facility, and one of the biggest barriers we face is language. In areas with a large non-English speaking population or regions with lower literacy rates, creating a wayfinding system that can be utilized by everyone is especially challenging. This is why symbols are […]

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Life Without Pantone

November 16, 2015

Without Pantone, Red Is Really Blue For signage and wayfinding manufacturing, one of the most difficult things to get right is color matching the various elements within a signage system. There is a lot of energy, talent and client expectation that go into determining the final color scheme of a signage project.  It is the sign manufactures job to […]

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Identity Group Holdings Corporation Acquires Alchemy Dimensional Graphics, LLC

July 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, TN — Identity Group Holdings Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of Alchemy Dimensional Graphics, LLC, a leading innovator of interior signage solutions, based in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Founded in 2008, Alchemy currently holds several U.S. patents in polymer process technology, which are used in creating Alchemy’s unique product lines. “Alchemy Dimensional Graphics brought unmatched inno vation to the architectural signage marketplace, based on art, science and technology,” said former Alchemy principle and current Identity Group Vice President…

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Ancor Capital’s Identity Group Acquires Allen Screen Printing

April 14, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas – Ancor Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Identity Group Holdings Corporation has completed the acquisition of Allen Screen Printing, Inc. Based in Scarborough, Maine, Allen Printing has a broad range of capabilities that include traditional screen-printing of point-of-purchase (POP) signs/displays, flat-bed digital printing on substrates, dimensional signage fabrication, inventory management […]

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