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What the Font?!

What the font?!

A font is the particular size, weight and style of a typeface. In modern usage with the advent of digital design, “font” is frequently synonymous with the use of vector or outlines, which means that different sizes of a typeface can be dynamically generated from one design. Each style may still be in a separate […]

The Origins of the Flying Banner

The Flying Banner

Some time ago there lived a man, full of thoughts and ideas. One dusk as the man cursed the streams who bore no fish for him to catch, he gazed upon the shadow of his fishing rod and pondered, ‘If the rod was not intended to yield my dinner, what other purpose could it serve?’ […]

Man, what a United bunch of players!


Companies who play together, stay together. Which is why we’re big on sports and team building at Expand a Sign. No matter your rank while at work, everyone is equal when on the field. On Friday 30th August, 35 Expand a Sign employees flexed and warmed up at the Crusaders Club in Durban North for what was […]

Donate blood – you’ve got it in you!


I write this blog from the waiting room at a local hospital. Not in an attempt to channel my chakras for the theme of the piece, but just because it’s my turn to whisk my mum around in a wheelchair and sip on tepid cups of hospital coffee while I wait for the various scans […]

Design an Expand a Sign Flying Banner and WIN!

Everyone holds the potential to express themselves through creativity. Sure, not all of us will have our masterpieces displayed at the Louvre or Tate Modern, but we are all capable of producing something that is both original and worthwhile. I like to write, perhaps you prefer uncovering solutions, producing musical compositions, or more. At Expand […]

Calling All Designers!!!

It’s your lucky day! Due to unexpected website maintenance, we have decided to extend the Imagine Campaign deadline. Stand a chance to win an iPad Mini. Here’s what to do: 1)        Like our Facebook Page 2)        Download our Flying Banner Template. CLICK HERE 3)        Do some amazing design work on our template of anything that blows your hair back. […]