Marketing a Vision

A marketing professional arrived at Checker Signs with the need to promote their extensive eyewear collection. They desired a larger than life pair of eyeglass frames.   Here was another challenge with the opportunity to use a CNC router, laminator, and to sand and sculpt wood into a three dimensional, fully operational, four foot hinged pair of frames. Merle looked forward to this job, knowing it would be labour intensive.

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Fundraising a Building Project

The contractor of this building project required floor tiles to be sandblasted prior to installation, as well as future onsite sandblasting.  They were unable to secure a provider for both of these requirements in their city.  We were contacted to see if we would have the equipment, skills and abilities for this project.  So the checklist was as follows.

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Checker Signs 30th Anniversary Sign

Checker monolith1Two years in the making, this sign was designed and created in honour of the 30th anniversary of business in Morden, Manitoba. The evolution of Checker Signs over the years has moved from hand painted signs and screen printing, to digital imaging and dimensional signage.

Merle wanted to feature all of the products that are in use at Checker Signs. This anniversary edition sign features some of the mediums that are in use in a number of Checker Signs creations. This was a design and innovation challenge, as we wanted to incorporate the following: Continue reading Checker Signs 30th Anniversary Sign

Condominium Village

The developers of this single family dwelling condominium village had their streetscape plan design when they called for a consultation.  The specifications were provided by their architect.

The thirty plus years of experience came into play when the size of some the letters requested were going to provide installation challenges. The team of developers understood that the original plans would need to be modified, in order to construct a workable design. Continue reading Condominium Village

Donor Wall Fundraising

We have been working with the Minnewasta Golf Course for years, providing them with products for fundraising with this donor wall and bench advertising, in addition to billboards and interior signage.

Community organizations need to honour those who donate to their charities and fundraising projects.   This donor wall project had the challenge that it had to complement a grand post and beam structure.   A robust and rugged look that was elegant for the Minnewasta Golf Course club house foyer.

Product research, development and investment was enterprised for this project.  Investigating GFRC (glass fibre reinforced concrete) products was the focus for this project. Prototype development was required to meet the customer’s needs.

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