Keeping up with the changing trends of the sign industry.

Bespoke, Business, Consultation, Design, History, Inspiration, Signage, Uncategorized

Keeping up with trends in the sign industry is important for our business! Cutting-edge technology has made good sign making more accessible than ever. With the speed and quality of digital printers and their software,  designing and producing signs is a quicker process. As sign makers we are influenced by changing trends and current tastes … Read More

40 Years in the Business!

Bespoke, Business, History, News

Sign making for 40 years! So, this year we celebrated 40 years in the sign making industry. From ‘back in the day’ when Eddie used to screen print in the attic and hand paint signs in the garden to the modern technology of today. Looking back through the archives it’s crazy how much things have … Read More

Redcar & Cleveland Council’s Pride Awards.

Bespoke, Business, Community, History, Inspiration, staff, Uncategorized

We are all very proud here at Sign Art after our apprentice Dan (now an employee) won the Geoff Waterfield Trophy at Redcar & Cleveland Council’s Pride Awards. The Geoff Waterfield memorial trophy recognises an outstanding apprentice who is passionate to learn and achieve. Geoff is acknowledged as making an enormous contribution to supporting the steel industry in … Read More

Shop Local!

Bespoke, Business, Community, History, Signage, staff, Uncategorized

Using local suppliers is not just a passing trend but a strategy with substance.  Local suppliers can offer quality services at competitive rates whilst being right in your local area. A marketing technique to only use local business is great for building loyalty with customers. Having a good relationship with other local businesses is an … Read More

Bespoke hand made wooden A-Boards

Bespoke, History, Signage

These bespoke hand made wooden A-Boards left our workshop yesterday…. It’s been a long time since we’ve done anything like this! Infact I’ve never done anything like this.. So I left this job to dad!! He used to produce a lot of bespoke wooden signage so he knew exactly what was required. Our customer actually specified that … Read More

Family Archives…

Banners, History

I love looking through the archives – and we’ve been established since 1978 so there’s plenty to look through.. I saw these old photos recently… It’s my dad (Eddie) out in the garden hand painting a banner.. And that’s me helping – although I’m sure I wasn’t that much help! Things are a bit different … Read More

Jackie Taylor

Community, History, Signage

Yesterday we had the great pleasure of attending a presentation to mark the retirement of Jackie Taylor following her 25 years of tirelessly driving forward the wonderful enterprise that is ‘Saltburn in Bloom’. If I remember rightly (there is certain to be comment here as I rarely do..) it all began with a small blue … Read More