Combining Great Graphic Design with Quality Signmaking

Who We Are 

We are a small local sign shop located in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. We specialise in using clean simple graphic design when creating signs and vehicle decals, and use products that are made to last. The climate here on Vancouver Island can be harsh, and signs that look good for a long time pay off in the long run, for any sized business.

After manufacturing signs for almost every ski Resort in the Canadian Rockies, and building products that can handle the harsh alpine winters, we combine decades of graphic design experience to give our clients long lasting, great looking signage.

2019

Voted as one of the Best 3 Sign Shops in Nanaimo

Our Services 

Building brands
and driving sales

Signs

Signs set the tone and feel of a business, but above all they make your look professional and easy to find. Therefore your signs need to be clean and in line with your company branding . We have extensive experience with visual marketing and specialise in large format. This experience with a broad range of print media, gives us the ability to match everything from business cards to buildings.

Vehicles

Vehicle decals are dollar for dollar the best marketing value for small business on Vancouver Island, or just about anywhere. Comparing vehicle graphics to other advertising mediums can show that your exposure is enormous for the amount invested. Vehicle decals can generate sales and clients with thousands of exposures per day after day, in any city or highway, even when you are parked.

We create experiences
that transform brands

Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a huge part of marketing and branding your business, and can be under valued by many businesses. Our business is to help you make sure your logo, and branding are used effectively. Our years of graphic design experience will help you start out with all new branding, refine your current look, or add and expand your existing branding.

Printing

Deciding how and what to print can be difficult for any business, and we can help you with the printing for your business cards or any project. In addition we offer many types options like embossing, foils, even multiple layers. Helping you market your business is our top priority and our experience will help you navigate the complicated world of printing and colour management.

Selected Work 

Clients 

We partner with our clients.

Calvori Hearing

I have used Andy’s services over the past few years.  He has done some graphic design work for me as well as signage design and installation.  Andy’s work has always been of very high quality.  But to me, what defines him most is his refreshingly pleasant manner and rock-solid dependability.  He has my highest recommendation. – Luigi Calvori, Audiologist

PlatinumHD Propvid Canada

Great job on the car, looks sweet! You’ll be getting many recommendations from us. Thanks again – Jacob McNeil & Jaimie Walker

Platinum HD Canada Vehicle Decals

Island Optimal Health & Performance/Modo Yoga

Thanks so much — not only for your time, expertise and making it look amazing, but also for your patients with us and your stellar customer service! – Kristen Butler

Modo Yoga Dimensional Foam Sign

Cheeky Monkey Glassworks

It has been really great working with you on all the projects.  I’m very pleased and really love your professionalism and prompt attention.  Thank you!! – Brenda McIntyre

Cheeky Monkey Aluminium Panel Sign

Buy, Sell & Trade Inc.

Andy did a number of small window sign jobs for me including changing my logo and posting new hours on the door. He was prompt, meticulous and very thorough. I had no trouble then asking him for a quote on a full car wrap. As you can see by the pictures of my car, Andy’s skill and design flare really show through. It’s a real head turner and I’m getting amazing results. It’s Andy’s attention to detail, his creative design skills  and his commitment to good service that make me feel very happy to recommend him to others. – Kathleen Erikson, Owner/Publisher

Buy Sell Trade VW Beetle Vehicle Wrap 4

Ryan Cochran – Homeowner

My wife and I were impressed by Andy’s helpful attitude, his demeanor, and especially the quality of his work, we would definitely use his services again.

Plastic Signs

Nail Saloon – Washington DC

After searching far and wide for the perfect sign, we discovered Design Nanaimo a few years ago and could not be happier! Andy was a consummate pro throughout, and really articulated our vision, providing us with great design options! Our sign represents three stores in a building, and looks absolutely beautiful. This year, after a lot of wear and tear, our sign needed a part replaced and Andy once again stepped up to the plate, solving the problem for us right away. We are all the way in Washington, DC – a long ways away from Nanaimo, Canada –  but wouldn’t dream of using any other sign maker from here on out. Thanks Andy! – Andrea Vieira/Owner

Nail Saloon Wood Sandwich Board

Nanaimo Division of Family Practice

Thank you – the sign looks great. We are impressed and will certainly recommend you to anyone in the future.

Nanaimo Family Practice Window Decals

Divine Canine Grooming Salon

Thanks again for doing an AMAZING job!!! I absolutely love all the signs :):) – Shara Wilton

Divine Canine Wood Sign

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