Whether it’s designing way-finding signs for a new hospital, or an outdoor monument sign for a local business, signage projects have lots of moving pieces that require planning and close management in order to be successful.
Let’s get into the matter right away!Keep as few decision makers as possibleWhether you’re making decisions about signs, or where to get lunch, the more people involved in the decision-making process the slower it will go, and the less likely it is you’ll reach a conclusion.
If the point of contact is senior enough to manage the project, but doesn’t have enough margin, then they won’t be able to dedicate the time needed to nail down details and delay the project.Nail down details on the front endSign projects can be incredibly detailed endeavours.
Make sure you think through all the necessary details before purchasing signage.
Assuming decision makers all understand the goal and purpose of a signage project will avoid headaches and disappointment down the road.Take a look at your calendar and work out with your sign company how long the project will take and when it will happen.
If your organization has down times and busy seasons, consider how that will affect your signage project.Keep details organizedIt’s not enough to talk about these details.