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A Truck Wrap Reveals Skagit Habitat for Humanity’s True Colors

Michael Boss - Sunday, January 07, 2018
Skagit Habitat for Humanity needed a new truck. Thanks to a grant from Peoples Bank, they got one…and thanks to Meyer Sign & Advertising (and Peoples Bank again), they got a mobile billboard as well. When Skagit Habitat for Humanity’s old Chevy pickup truck fin ..

Behind the Sign: Hansen's Furniture Keeps the Faith

Michael Boss - Monday, November 27, 2017
This is what the site of Hansen's Furniture looked following the May 1, 2016 fire that destroyed the building that had been there since the company first opened its doors 80 years ago. (photo by Skagit Publishing) In a sadistic twist on the classic prelude to bad news, “You ..

Behind the Sign: Mexico Cafe

Michael Boss - Monday, November 06, 2017
It sits just off Memorial Highway in west Mount Vernon — close to the center of things, but far enough away for easy parking and a little bit of breathing room. For the legion of fans it has served for more than half a century (do the math — Mexico Cafe opened its doors i ..

Getting the LED Out!

Michael Boss - Monday, April 10, 2017
The Time-O-Matic sign in Spokane, WA -- circa 1951 Here’s a bit of historical sign trivia for you. Did you know that the very first sign to alternately display both time and temperature with the same bank of lights was installed in downtown Spokane? If that wasn’t eno ..

When Bigger is Best

Michael Boss - Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Being in the sign business for as long as we have, there are very few situations involving the design, fabrication, and installation of signage that we haven’t encountered. And although we treat every job as equally important, regardless of size, we will admit that we have our  ..

Shear Delight...and Other Good Stuff

Michael Boss - Tuesday, November 29, 2016
The fundamentals of fabricating and installing a sign have changed little since John Meyer founded our company more than half a century ago. We design and build something that communicates who our customer is, then place it so that people will notice it (while, of course, complying w ..

Good Signs: Home Is Where the Hearth Is

Michael Boss - Sunday, October 16, 2016
As what is probably the only Skagit Valley sign company that publishes its very own blog, it can be a bit of a challenge to find topics that are of general interest. Let's face it...unless you're in this industry, there are only so many stories you can share about sign fabrication and installati ..

Looking Good in the Neighborhood

Michael Boss - Sunday, August 28, 2016
As a sign company, we understand that utility and beauty are not mutually exclusive. While the signs we fabricate and install for our customers have the commercial objective of calling attention to their businesses, we also want them to be as appealing as possible. An attractive  ..

Meet Lisa Corp, Art Director

Michael Boss - Monday, May 16, 2016
However much we may like our jobs, there aren’t very many of us that can view them with a sense of destiny. Lisa Corp, Meyer Sign & Advertising’s art director, is a notable exception. It isn’t just that Lisa’s grandfather, John Meyer, founded the comp ..

This is the House that John Built -- Remember this House!

Michael Boss - Thursday, April 21, 2016
This was the land that he worked by hand It was the dream of an upright man There was a room that was filled with love It was a love that I was proud of. — Aretha Franklin, “The House That Jack Built” You could never accuse the founder of our company ..

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