Building School Pride
19 March 2015

Quality Education is something that happens inside your classrooms. But how will parents, prospective parents and the community know? Your school sign makes that first, all-important statement about who you are.  Read more...

School Value Pencils
28 November 2012

Nobody at Batlow Technology School could have imagined that five giant pencil structures would have such a positive impact. These pencils are part of a program that actually brought about a decrease in negative behaviour at the school.  Read more...

Classic Quarterboard History
12 March 2011

Nineteenth-century sailing ships displayed their names on decoratively carved and painted wood signs called quarterboards. When a ship's captain retired and went ashore he would acquire the quarterboard and place it on his house for all to admire.  Read more...

International Sign Contest 2011
04 February 2011

Signs of the Times Magazine has gone public with the winners of the annual 'International Sign Contest'. We are pleased to announce that four of our signs won awards in this year's competition.  Read more...

Create Your Own Handcrafted Sign!
12 January 2011

Great signs start with great designs. From day one Danthonia has valued the time of our designers and charged clients a reasonable fee for any design work. But not everyone wants to pay a designer to come up with custom designs. Some people know "just what they want", they just want to be able to communicate their ideas, and get the sign made!  Read more...

Yetman in S&DG Portfolio
04 December 2010

Known among local anglers as a good fishing spot, Yetman - population 178 - has now attracted attention in international signmaking community as well, for it's new entrance sign.  Read more...

What's in a Name? Well, Plenty.
01 November 2010

Just about every boat owner names their boat. It's good luck. And plenty of people have pet names for their car or bike. Naming the house though, is something else. A sign on a house indicates that this isn't just an address, it's a home and it's welcoming.  Read more...

ASGA Awards 2010
02 October 2010

Two Danthonia signs have made the winners list in this year's Australian Sign and Graphics Association Awards. The Awards were presented on board the 'Bella Vista' cruiser in Sydney Harbour on the 21st of last month.  Read more...

USSC Awards 2010
01 September 2010

It's Spring again - in Australia - the season when the United States Sign Council judges the entries for their annual sign competition. For a second consecutive year, three of our signs were awarded first place in their respective categories.  Read more...

Union Hotel Signs on Pretty Pollution
06 August 2010

North Sydney's Union Hotel is a classic example of the city's Art Deco architecture. The new owners wanted signage that would fit the jazz-era atmosphere of the establishment. Sydney-based design firm Pretty Pollution worked with us to dimensionalise the logo and create a sign strategy that was both beautiful and functional.  Read more...

Case Study: Carss Bush Park
16 July 2010

There aren't many South-Sydneysiders that haven't spent a lazy Sunday afternoon at Carss Bush Park, playing cricket, frying sausages or swimming behind the shark net in Kogarah Bay. A popular recreational area, Carss Bush Park is frequented by thousands of visitors weekly.  Read more...

Before & After: Victoria Point
14 June 2010

Here's a few images of old and new signs from Brisbane's Victoria Point State School  Read more...

Kangaroos With an Eye for Quality
01 May 2010

In past articles, we've discussed dimensional signs and their effect on people, but what about animals? Here's a few images recently taken in the Gold Coast hinterland, showing one of our signs being admired by marsupials.  Read more...

Sign Gallery 7
14 April 2010

Just a few days ago, Sign Gallery 7 arrived in the post. This classy hardcover book, published by Signs of the Times Magazine, showcases a large collection of signs and murals from the USA and around the world.  Read more...

Dental Sign 'Inspirational'
06 March 2010

It's not every day that the artisans here at Danthonia get to sculpt & paint a blue mouse wearing a scarf and driving a classic MGA. Three years ago, however, that's exactly what we did for Ed Montgomery Dental Surgery in Glen Innes.  Read more...

International Sign Contest 2010
05 February 2010

The Results are in for this year's International Sign Contest by Signs of the Times Magazine. Two Danthonia signs were awarded prizes this year, while another two received Honourable Mention.  Read more...

Showcase: Tasmania
29 January 2010

In September last year, Melbourne-based photographer John Bodin travelled The Apple Isle, collecting photos of Danthonia signs on the way.  Read more...

Making a House Sign
23 January 2010

In an age that increasingly trends toward digital mass production techniques and cost-cutting automations, you will be pleased to know that each one of our house signs is still made by hand. This article describes step by step how our traditional hand-crafting techniques bring your custom house sign to life.  Read more...

Online Sign Designer is 'Cool'
08 January 2010

It's official - Cyberaspect.com (a website about websites) has given The Sign Designer a 'Cool Website Award'.  Read more...

Recognition in S&DG Portfolio Contest
05 January 2010

In the final days of last decade, four Danthonia signs were featured in the Sign & Digital Graphics Portfolio 2009.  Read more...

Success at the USSC sign awards!
17 August 2009

Three Danthonia signs have won 1st Place awards at the United States Sign Council's 2009 competition! With a record 265 entries in the running this year, we are very happy with our result - winning in three out of the 12 categories available.  Read more...

Place Branding
03 April 2009

'Place Branding' or 'Destination Branding' is an important tool in communicating your area identity to a wider audience of visitors, tourists, potential residents and/or investors. Successful place branding will strengthen positive perceptions and can correct negative perceptions about the city or region your council governs.  Read more...

Design Your Own Sign
03 November 2008

The Sign Designer is a cool new extension to our site which allows you design your own custom house sign, tweak it, save it, send it to your friends, or purchase it online.  Read more...