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The Sign Business – 1980 to today

Image credit: http://www.subtraction.com/2014/11/06/when-typography-is-suspenseful/ In 1980, when I graduated from high school, the sign business was a lot different than it is today. Signs were mainly hand-painted, or air-brushed.  Sho-card brushes, daggers for pin-striping, Sign Painter’s One-Shot, lacquer thinner, turpentine, silk-screens … those were the tools of the trade.  (That’s not me in the picture, but I…

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