Why Your Sign Sucks (and how to fix it)

Why Your Sign Sucks (and how to fix it)

Why Your Sign Sucks (and how to fix it) When you’re in the sign industry, you start to notice signs everywhere, especially bad ones! You know your sign sucks when your audience doesn’t understand your message or can't find your storefront or you get actual complaints....

9 Tips for Designing a Food Truck Wrap

9 Tips for Designing a Food Truck Wrap

9 Tips for Designing a Food Truck Wrap Food trucks = happiness on wheels. There’s nothing more original than a simple idea executed flawlessly. The concept of a food truck is beautifully simple and creates incredible value by bringing food to where the people are!...

Tips for Designing a Vehicle Wrap

Tips for Designing a Vehicle Wrap

Vehicle wraps are a fun, unique, and striking way of advertising your brand. Even if the vehicle wrap is not meant for advertising purposes, it can still stand out and turn heads. No matter how you decide to use a vehicle wrap, it will get noticed! Creating a design...

Sign Design Basics

Sign Design Basics

Graphic design is the process of communicating and problem solving using visual symbols, typography, photography, illustration, and layout principles. Graphic design for signage is purely functional as each sign is meant for a specific purpose. Some signs are created...

Wall Wraps

Wall Wraps

Endless Possibilities with Wall Wraps The concept of wrapping a vehicle can be applied to virtually almost any flat surface. An advantage of wrapping versus painting is that it is not a long-term commitment. As long as your wrap is taken care of, you can look forward...

School Flag Fort Collins

School Flag Fort Collins

Schools will usually have a mascot that represents the school in the community and at events.  The mascot is displayed in lots of different ways – murals, banners, and a school flag. When the students at Harris Bilingual Immersion School in Fort Collins, CO decided on...

Sign Design – Raster vs. Vector Art & Resolution

Sign Design – Raster vs. Vector Art & Resolution

Have you ever tried designing something on the computer? It’s not as easy as you would think! Graphic design has come so far from hand-drawn thumbnail sketches. Sketching out your ideas on a piece of paper is simple and un-constricting. However, if you want to...

Interior Wall Graphics for Sporting Arena

Interior Wall Graphics for Sporting Arena

School is officially back in session! We’ve worked with some great schools; from Elementary schools to Collegiate institutions. Colorado State University is one that we’ve established a great relationship with. We were really excited to help them with the new wall and...

Gun Safe Wraps

Gun Safe Wraps

Custom Designed Full Wrap on Gun Safes We can customize your gun safe in 5 easy steps: Contact us and let us know the make and model of your gun safe. If you don't know, just provide us with dimensions of the surface you want covered. Sending us a straight-on picture...

Truck Graphics for The Generous Farmer in Loveland, Colorado

Truck Graphics for The Generous Farmer in Loveland, Colorado

Truck Graphics Case Study We partnered with The Generous Farmer and The Great American Food Pantry to design, print, and install custom truck graphics for one of their pickup trucks. These two organizations located in Loveland, Colorado are committed to helping feed...

Food Truck graphics for Rocky Mountain Sausage Grill in Fort Collins

Food Truck graphics for Rocky Mountain Sausage Grill in Fort Collins

Why Food Trucks are So Popular Food trucks are more and more popular in Fort Collins, Denver, and up and down the Colorado Front Range. They rely on hungry customers in the downtown area, business parks, construction sites, and all other urban areas. They also rely on...

Van Graphics for Vern’s Toffee House in Fort Collins

Van Graphics for Vern’s Toffee House in Fort Collins

The vehicle wrap experts at Connecting Signs are proud to have produced and installed this graphic wrap for a passenger van for Vern's Toffee House, a Fort Collins family-owned-and operated business that hand-crafts butter almond toffee the old-fashioned way from...

Trade Show Displays and Booths-Make it Count

Trade Show Displays and Booths-Make it Count

Participating in a trade show is a great way to get noticed in front of a lot of current customers and potential customers.  Most trade shows last a day or two; that’s a lot of visitors!  Here’s what a trade show display can do for you: Show your product Describe your...

WINDOW GRAPHICS MUST BE VISIBLE

WINDOW GRAPHICS MUST BE VISIBLE

Window graphics and window lettering is a very common project in the sign industry.  If you have a store front business, you probably have window vinyl on your door or window or both. A lot of good information can be stated about your business on your windows; logo...

Vehicle Wraps and Graphics Terminology

Vehicle Wraps and Graphics Terminology

Vehicle Wrapping Terminology Here at Connecting Signs we really love doing vehicle wraps - in fact, we're now northern Colorado's only 3M Preferred and Lowen Certified expert installers! We can’t emphasize enough the importance of vehicle graphics for your business. ...