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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.

'Giant Pencils' at Batlow Technology School

03 December 2012

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

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.

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5 February 2010

International Sign Contest 2010

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

The Clog Barn (click here for more pictures)
2nd Place - Commercial Building Signs

This sign, for a Dutch-themed holiday park in Coffs Harbour, also won first place in the Hand Carved Signs category of the USSC Sign Awards last year.

Alpine Fudge Factory (click here for more pictures)
3rd Place - Commercial Building Signs

The Alpine Fudge Factory, Mt Beauty

Black Dot Music (click here for more pictures)
Honourable Mention - Commercial Building Signs

Black Dot Music, Armidale

Rainbow Beach (click here for more pictures)
Honourable Mention - Commercial Monument Signs

Rainbow Beach, Queensland

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