Category Archives: Walls

Flat Surface, Round Wall, SMOOTH PROCESS!

Curved Walls Fino

  These awesome rounded Wallscapes were produced by Outdoor Sign Systems of Yorba Linda, California. They’re being shown off at a high-profile, busy urban intersection. The changeable graphic system was installed on the radius block wall, using the standard off the shelf, Ackland Media Frame. No bending or fabrication was required. The frames are made from a semi-rigid, […]

“HALF the TIME, and 1/3 the COST! — Client was ECSTATIC!”

(This just in from SIGNS BY SCOTT, Colorado State Fair!) Hi Guys, We’ve had such a great response from the Colorado State Fair banners that now everyone wants one! According to the local newspaper, the attendance was 480,204. Typically, we print dibond material, laminate it and attach it in 4×8 sheets to the grand stand […]

Think Big, Sell Big. Right?

Well, we’re half way through summer and things are heating up. As I was thinking about ways to help turn up the heat on your summer sales effort, suddenly it hit me……Think BIGGER. One of the best features of Ackland Media Frames is the ability to GO BIG. In fact, the bigger the project, the […]

IT’S HERE! Finally, an Easy-Open, Large Format Wall Frame for Any Size Indoor Graphic!

            Now you can snap-cap the big stuff – Instead of just posters! Introducing the New Ackland “SNAP-CAP” Media Frame! This new frame is similar to traditional “Snap/Flip” style frames, but with NO SIZE LIMITATIONS! It holds Flex-Face/Banner Vinyl or other media, and just like the Ackland Classic Frame, you’ll […]

COMING SOON! NOW PLAYING! (Can you say “RECURRING”?)

I’ll keep it short today. How does this sound?: (4) Local Theaters Each with (6) Big Movie Marquees (framed, of course) You change out all the graphics 1x/month You can do the exact math, but I’m guessing an extra $50K, annually in service revenue alone. Get the printing contract and REVENUE MORE THAN DOUBLES! In […]

Why Wallscapes Have The Highest Returns Of Any Type Of Billboard

The following article is by Franke Rolphe, founder of OutdoorBillboardUniversity.com Frank became the largest private owner of billboards in Dallas/Ft. Worth, one sign at a time. Read full June Newsletter here   If I was on a game show and had to guess which billboard makes the most money to the investor, I would always guess the […]

Community School of Arts Goes Broadway Style, DAZZLES!

Our Sign Company of September is The Baldus Co, out of Ft Wayne Indiana. They were chosen because of the STUNNING transformation they produced at the Community School of the Arts in Marion, IN. (Wait ’til you see the ‘Before’ and ‘After’ shots!)  Each of the framed wallscapes is 20’h x 8’w, externally illuminated, to give off that […]

Cut Installation Labor by 50% or More!

When you have a Sign Installation crew of 3-6 people working ON THE CLOCK to install graphics on a Box Truck or Semi-Trailer, it becomes painfully obvious that every second counts. With most custom jobs, let’s face it – there is the proverbial “element of surprise” which rarely goes in favor of the Sign Pro. […]

Billboards for Long-Term Revenue. A Retirement you can actually RETIRE on!

Step 1: Find a City with a Friendly Sign Code.
We know this is easier said than done, but those cities are out there, (as well as “County” properties) which have workable permit processes, or are more “Sign-Friendly”.

Student Truck Driver Takes Out Stop Sign, 400 sq ft of Graphics Changed in 40 Minutes!

The trailer involved was much like the ones pictured here. 8′ high x 52′ in length. Hard to imagine a faster solution to R&R graphics, but if anyone out there knows of one, please let me know. Also, can anyone send in the amount of labor it would take to remove and replace 8′ x 52′ of pressure-sensitive/decal for comparison?

What’s in a Frame?

Begin Slideshow…   ***PR.com Press Release*** “What’s in a Frame?” Great Question… As large format digital printing continues to prove itself in new and colorful ways, sign companies are creatively scrambling for new opportunities to PRINT BIG. Increasing sales volume in a down economy is a serious endeavor which calls for innovative thinking. The questions […]

Stadiums & Sports Arenas put Frames in their Games

Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium, in southern California uses Changeable Media Frames, powder coated in a high-gloss RED to match ball club colors. When the message needs to be changed, it’s just a simple process: Print the vinyl; Grab a screw gun; R & R the print — VOILA! Here is an excellent use of visual […]