The Basics of Signage Design - Jan 23, 2021 @ 10am Pacific

The Basics of Signage Design - Jan 23, 2021 @ 10am Pacific

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Are you new to signage design? Are you looking to enhance your signage design skills? This class is for you!

In this class, we will walk through multiple design examples using Adobe Illustrator, ranging from using basic skills to more advanced design concepts to bring your signage to the next level.


Trevor Wanamaker, the owner of Maker Experiment LLC., has over 7 years of experience designing custom signage for individuals and corporate clients and laser machining. Taking his background as an engineer, he combines his experience in product design with laser machining to create high-quality custom signage.

What we will be covering

Using these examples, Trevor will demonstrate how to apply the design concepts to your own projects.

  • Designing a single layer custom design
  • Designing a multi-layer sign with standard shaped backer
  • Designing a multi-layer sign with a die-cut backer


  • 1 1/2 - 2 Hours
    • 45 minutes - 1 1/4 hours for instruction
    • 30 - 45 minutes for Q&A

Skills you will learn

  • Design tools in Adobe Illustrator
  • Designing with layers and color to control process order
  • Designing with text
  • Aligning and combining design elements
  • Designing signs for logos
  • Designing custom-shaped backers

If you have any questions about the class, contact Trevor Wanamaker by email at 

Disclaimer: In the event of an emergency or medical event, we will reschedule the class.