Regardless of if you are advertising a product or just wanting a fun saying for your wall, vinyl lettering and graphics should be designed with many factors in mind. You going to want a clean look, no clutter, and even though you may like a certain color combination, some of them may force other drivers off the road so be sure to pick one that works best. Remember the following tips and you’ll be rewarded with a great graphic and matching lettering.
There is an old saying that less is more. In this case, that couldn’t be more appropriate. You want your saying to be legible and visible, but not so long that you’ve got peopled riding your bumper just to read it. The simpler it is, the better off you will be. Also remember, if you’ve had your sign custom made, you could be paying a lot for something you don’t really need.
If your customization is going to promote a product, don’t put all of the information into the sign. You want to save some of the detail so that people will call you and ask for more information. It should grab attention, and could very well be the first impression on a potential customer. Even if you’re not selling something with your customized graphic, but supporting something such as a football team, you still want it to be a reflection of your personality.
When designing your customized lettering and graphics, try not to make it too busy with colors. You want it to blend well and catch the eye, not turn the stomach. It should be appropriate for your business. You want it to stand out when people pass your vehicle and not get lost in the background. If this is for business, use graphics with your lettering to make it an even better advertisement.
Make sure the placement the graphic and lettering it can easily be seen. On a vehicle, the best place would be on the back or driver’s side. Make sure there is very little unused space if the graphic is a sign. Use all the space available to advertise your business in order to get the most out of your graphic.
If you are planning on ordering your customization online, look for a company that offers a way for you to view what you sign could look like. Some of them have programs with their website that will allow you to enter what type of vehicle you have, what graphics and lettering you want, and what it could look like on your car or truck. It gives you the opportunity to see your graphic and tweak it before actually ordering it. You should also be able to get an immediate price quote once you have created the base graphic online so you know how much it could cost and give you a chance to change it.