Times Square Signs

Famous Signs from Around the World – Part II

In some cases, signs can become just as iconic as the places that they mark. We’ve seen how the Hollywood sign has become a destination of its own, or how other signs, even with the simplest designs—like the London Underground sign—can develop into a cultural artifact. We’re going to resume our trip across the globe to examine signs from around the world that have become some of the most recognizable symbols today.

Abstract colors, backgrounds and textures. Food Coloring in milk. Food coloring in milk creating bright colorful abstract backgrounds. Colorful chemical experiment.

Choosing the Right Colors for Your Next Sign

When it comes to creating eye-catching signage, color is extremely important. While it may seem like a simple aesthetic choice, picking the right colors for a particular sign can seriously impact effectiveness. It’s not enough to use green or blue just because those are the hues you think are the nicest. Even a beautiful sign can be easily missed if it doesn’t command the right type of attention.

Maintain and Build Your Brand Visually

So you want to build up your business? When building, updating, or expanding your business, it is imperative that you establish your brand. There are two very important steps to doing this. The first is actually possessing the physical brand. The biggest step is developing your idea into something unique and plausible. Once you have the “thing” that is your brand, you have to cultivate it. The best way to do this is through visually promotion.