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The color blue is energetic and can open the flow of communication. Adding blue to your aluminum nameplate design creates vibrance, mystery and drama. Blue represents knowledge, integrity, understanding and stability. Here are a few aluminum nameplate designs that incorporate a blue finish.
Defining color for your nameplate may seem like an easy element in the design. It is important to consider whether the color called out is to be used for background or graphic decoration. The same color can look quite different depending on the substrate and amount of coverage. Overlooking this ...
Coordinating color between packaging and labeling elements of product design can be a challenge due to potential difference in substrate materials. Color can vary depending on the substrate that it is printed on. Aluminum nameplates can be made to coordinate with your specific color specifications.
Pattern Customization Using Color Many times patterns on aluminum nameplates and trim are developed using silver background. It is so fun to see how customers take a pattern and customize it to suit their needs and design. One option to customize a pattern for product identification is to change ...
Color Specifying for Product Identification There is no shortage of information on the topic of specifying color. Plug the term into Google, and you will find pages of terminology, guidelines, and tips designed to help users manage and define color. While it is exciting to see the plethora of ...
Limited Edition Customization What do you do when you have an existing product with branding and decoration but need to change the decoration for a special run? Do you have to start from scratch with the aluminum trim design? Certainly not! This is actually a common need to differentiate between ...
Transparent Tints on Aluminum Nameplates Transparent tints on aluminum nameplates allow the reflective trait of the metal to come through the color. Pastel colors on aluminum, when translated to be transparent, take on a glowing effect. This is an elegant way to enhance the background of a ...
RIH-Cové BV Bicycle Badge   RIH Cové BV is a long-standing European bicycle company, based in the Netherlands.  These bicycles are used mainly for racing and are exposed to environmental extremes, including vibration due to gravel roads, various forms of weather, travel and storage.  Any time one ...
After reviewing numerous nameplate samples and styles, Labconco decided a highly formed nameplate was best suited for their application. The edges on their nameplate are formed down approximately .085”. A plastic molded filler piece provides support and is adhered within the formed down edges on ...

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