It can be overwhelming to create a design for vehicle graphics for your business. You’re likely to ask a ton of questions, especially if it is the first time you’ve ever decided to pursue vehicle graphics. Is the overall design attention-grabbing? Is the contact information easy to read? Are the font choices legible? Designing vehicle graphics and making sure they are effective at advertising your business requires some unique considerations. These tips can get you started!
Plan First, Design Second
A great first step is to make a list of your must-have components and worry about the aesthetic quality after. Start with the text you want to include, like business name, phone number, location, etc. Then, consider branding elements like colors and logos. Now that you have a pretty good idea of what to include, take your ideas to a professional sign designer! A sign designer has the know-how to draft up some preliminary ideas and can work with you to finalize your vehicle graphics. Lastly, be open to making changes to your design, as vehicle graphics tend to need adjustments to be applied successfully and stay legible.
Create Accurate Template
A lot of the vehicle graphics will be designed digitally through software prior to printing. When planning and rendering the template for your unique vehicle, it’s paramount to work from the right measurements. Be willing to show your intended vehicle to your vehicle graphic designers so they can get an in-person look at it. The designer can also get a good look at any areas of concern, such as bumpers or paint issues, and factor this into the later design and application process. Along with taking measurements, the design team will work from plenty of photo references of the vehicle.
Follow Rules of Sign Design
Despite vehicle graphics being known for standing out and attention-grabbing, it is essential not to forget the tried-and-true principles of sign design. A design with too much text can cause your readers to lose focus or lose interest in understanding your business and your product. At the same time, you don’t want a plain or simplistic graphic that is not memorable and won’t make a lasting impression. Sometimes, eye-catching designs for vehicle graphics need only use a few principles of design to reel in some curious customers. For instance, utilizing a college’s mascot, logo, or school colors is effective at attracting attention and brand recognition.
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