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Building School Pride

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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.

'Giant Pencils' at Batlow Technology School

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The story of how Danthonia Designs pencil monuments helped to implement the HOW2Learn program which helped to reduce negative behaviour at a central school in the Snowy Mountains...

Classic Quarterboard History

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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.

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6 March 2010

Dental Sign 'Inspirational'

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.

Inspired by Big Daddy Roth's 'Rat Fink' and British cartoon 'Danger Mouse', this gold-toothed character has been promoting the business on the sign as well as printed marketing material.

'We were not sure what we wanted at first- but Danthonia worked together with us until we had just the right design. We opted for something humorous that would relax our patients and help them to smile when they came for an appointment. This sign does exactly that! and we are very happy with the many positive comments that we are getting.'

But Ed and Deanna Montgomery aren't the only ones who got a kick out of this design. In December, it was featured on the Dental Heroes website as one of Five Inspirational Examples of Dental Practice Signage.

Thankyou, Corey Kemp, for your interesting article on humourous dental signs!

Danthonia's original painting of 'Montgomery Mouse'

Take a look at our Dental Signs Portfolio to see more examples of work we've done for dentists.

Related Pages: Danthonia Designs, Office Signs