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A Graphic Designer Evolves into a Mentor

Dec 26, 2020 | Erica Haferkamp Creative Director, DARE Print & Sign Co.

When I first opened our print shop in downtown Cañon City in January of 2020, I thought that I would help everyone with the graphic design before printing the job. Boy, I couldn't have been more wrong. First of all, I  nowhere near anticipated the amount of other graphic design talent that was local to Fremont County, Colorado.  Since opening our print and sign shop, I have gotten to experience the joy of working with other talented designers and to see their projects through the print process. As a graphic designer, it is extremely gratifying to see your work... Read More

How to Design Business Signs

Best Practices and Design Tips from DARE Print & Sign Co. Experts

Dec 18, 2020 | Erica Haferkamp Creative Director at DARE Print & Sign Co.

No normal business owner in America would be willing to knowingly turn down new prospects, but not many of them are doing everything that they can to drive sales at their physical location. Having quality signage for your business is one of the best ways for a retailer to attract new business. Your signage should be the foundation of the advertising efforts for your brick-and-mortar shop. It should be given equal importance as your website because it is the first impression that many of your potential customers will have of you. Even though the Internet age is upon us, the... Read More

The Different Types of Logo Design

Designing the Right Logo for a Small Business

Oct 23, 2020 | Erica Haferkamp Creative Director at DARE Print & Sign Co.

A logo represents what a business or organization is as an identity and serves to and attracts clients with the brand by visually stimulating their senses. A logo is typically made up of a combination of text and a graphic icon. Sometimes, a logo can simply be the type and other times it can also just be the iconic art by itself. A logo is typically the first impression that most people will experience with your business or brand. People will judge your business and associate based on your logo, so it must be impactful to convince your clients.... Read More

How to Install Window Clings

Perfect Marketing for Windows or Glass

Sep 18, 2020 | Erica Haferkamp Creative Director at DARE Print & Sign Co.

If you have gotten your window decals printed with DARE Print & Sign Co. and are now ready to install them, the good news for you is that installing a window cling all by yourself is not a tough job. We are here to help you with a complete guide on how to install window clings.  Before we start installing the clings, let us get the materials ready that you will need for the installation process. Things You Will Need Installing window cling is an easy job, but you will be well prepared with the following things before you... Read More

How to Install See-through Window Vinyl

Important Tips to Follow Installing Window Graphics

Sep 12, 2020 | Erica Haferkamp Creative Director at DARE Print & Sign Co.

Window vinyl or perforated window film has revolutionized what you can accomplish with your store windows by quickly transforming them into large signs. You can utilize your window or glass doors to display the branding or promotional offers of your business.  Installing See-through vinyl window film can be tricky. You need to follow the instructions to install it properly or you might end up having a mushy, bubbly window. This article will guide you step by step in how to install see-through window vinyl. At DARE Print & Sign Co., we provide you with the perforated full color vinyl that... Read More

Hygiene Awareness Products

Custom Designed and Printed for You

Apr 06, 2020 | Erica Haferkamp Creative Director at DARE Print & Sign Co.

Hygiene awareness is more important now than ever before. Keeping the public informed and educated is the main focus for medical professionals and all businesses is more important than ever. Get the tools that you need with printed products from DARE Print & Sign Co. Now is the time to show your patients and customers that you support hygiene awareness and disease prevention. Look into products such as: Roll Labels Signs and Posters Custom Decals Plastic Badges Printed Products for Prevention Help prevent the spread of germs by using Static Clings for mirrors that will remind bathroom visitors to... Read More