Directional Signage & The User Experience

Directional signage is an informative wayfinding tool that is meant to help us make decisions with minimal confusion. Since this form of signage is used in many different industries and has varying purposes, let’s explore its impact on two of the most demanding and user-focused environments around – healthcare and retail. Healthcare Facilities   The purpose of healthcare wayfinding goes beyond just being informative - patients and visitors will often be in a heightened state of anxiety … [Read more...]

Planning Your Next Signage Project – Signage Strategies

Any major signage project involves planning so if you want to achieve the best look for your organisation or business, read on! We’re about to give you the low-down on how to plan a fool-proof signage strategy. Speedy’s Top Considerations 1. Message Consider the message you want to convey to your audience and answer the following questions: What is your number one primary message? Does the name of your business reflect the product or service you’re selling? What image do you want … [Read more...]

Colour Management Impacts Your Signage – Don’t Overlook It!

Photoshop’s great. You can edit lighting, correct poor colour and manipulate the image into a somewhat presentable form… It’s a photographer’s safety net. It’s also completely useless after you’ve pumped money into a nationwide rebrand only to realise the colour doesn’t translate well from screen to print. Your trusty hue/saturation tool can’t save you then. You’re stuck with what you’ve got. Ultimately, this all comes down to colour management. Despite being responsible for the headaches of … [Read more...]

Can Retail Signage Turn Browsers into Spenders? Let’s Find Out…

From music through to temperature control, visual merchandising and beyond, how retail environments influence buyer behaviour has already been thoroughly investigated – but what about the role signage plays in all of this? You see, in retail, customers are exposed to signage before they even enter a store. This can quite easily be the difference between a threshold crosser and an escapee. It all comes down to perception. Do they trust you? Do they understand what you sell? Can they afford … [Read more...]

Stand Out with Signage that Works – 8 Quick Tips for Effective Signage

Just like good signage, we know we’ve only got a short window to keep you interested. So let’s skip the formalities and get right to the point – 8 key ways to make effective signage. Go! Choose your colours carefully. Be bold. Be readable. Stick to your brand identity. Don’t overcrowd. Less always means more. WHY? What have you got to offer that makes you special? Now’s the best time to show up your competition and outline a maximum of 3 important features or benefits. Hint: don’t say … [Read more...]

Vinyl banner signs to promote your business event

Vinyl Banners are extremely versatile, cost effective and can be mounted, hung or suspended outside or inside. The most popular lightweight and weather proof exterior signage solution you can buy. Outdoor vinyl banner signs can be used and re-used for many years and for a number of different applications. Look no further than a full colour vinyl pvc banner. All of our banners are weather proof, fade resistant and made from high quality vinyl tough enough to withstand wear from the … [Read more...]

>Use a custom sign to advertise your business

>Speedy Signs custom signSpeedy Signs custom signs are available in a range of materials depending on their purpose. The purpose of custom signs includes announcements, providing directions, branding and announcing a special promotion. In essence, these types of signage work like a silent salesman promoting business 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.Also, as a powerful way to develop an instant rapport with passing traffic and generate business awareness, custom signage is … [Read more...]