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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 ...
One of the basic elements of nameplate and label design is to define the objective or purpose for your identification. If your company has one product, this may be obvious and you would expect there to be some sort of logo or company name shown. This may not be as clear when there are ...
A common question people have when designing their brand identification centers on ways to enhance the look of the part. One of the ways to do this for a nameplate or label is to include a pattern in the design. This could be in the background or as an accent area. Here are some aluminum and ...
If you are in the process of designing a nameplate for your product, its shape is likely one of the topics of conversation. Many times a common shape such as a circle or rectangle is used as a standard. Here is an example of an aluminum badge which uses a unique shape to step away from a standard ...
One of the benefits of incorporating patterns into the background of aluminum nameplates is that the decoration becomes part of the design element for the brand identification. A second, and sometimes overlooked, benefit is the opportunity to add dimension or visual interest to complement the ...
A common question when designing aluminum nameplates and badges involves how to ensure proper alignment to the end product. This can be a concern with any shape of a nameplate. The alignment is important because your product identification should showcase your brand on the product consistently as ...
Round emblems can be found on a variety of products from cosmetic cases to electronics and medical devices. Many times we are asked for assistance on locating features when designing round nameplates.  Aluminum nameplates and badges can incorporate a tab or a notch which will help with quick ...
Many times we are asked for options to create an industrial look to an aluminum nameplate so that it gives the appearance of the emblem being mechanically attached to the end product. Typically the desired look is to resemble using rivets for secure attachment. Here are four options with custom ...

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