• Iconic Signs in America: The Effect a Great Sign can have on Society

    A sign isn’t just a giant chunk of metal, plastic and other materials – well, metaphorically speaking. While it might literally be a giant chunk of the material it’s made from, a sign has the potential to be much more than that. They’re symbols placed in our society that are designed for easy recognition and […]

  • Design Trends in 2020

    Design trends are constantly fluid. It seems like every day there’s something new on the scene that takes design in a whole new direction. What’s popular at one time could be completely outdated just a few years later. At Harbinger we take design very seriously – our existence is essentially based on it! We’re always […]

  • If It Aint Broke, It’s Been Fixed

    Let’s face it – signs have a tough job. They’ve typically got to live outdoors 24/7, standing up to weather, wear’n’tear, and even vandalism. We can barely last more than a few minutes outside without air conditioning in this late summer heat, and we expect signs to do the job all day long. This is […]

  • C-Store (R)Evolution

    You may have noticed the last time you visited your corner convenience store (or C-store as we say in the biz) that things looked a bit, well, different. It probably seemed brighter and fresh inside, more modern and maybe even includes a new array of food options. C-stores across the nation are undergoing rapid change […]

  • How LED Price Changers Changed the Gas Game

    Every day, petroleum companies across the world have to deal with oil price fluctuations that affect their sale points. Oil producers adjusting barrel prices and competitor’s pricing decisions have to be taken into account and quickly responded to in order to keep within the tight margins that gas sellers operate within. Gas station signs have […]

  • Going Retro

    How do you help the world glow a little brighter while simultaneously reducing energy consumption? With an LED retrofitted sign, of course! It all began in 2010, when Harbinger’s longtime client 7-Eleven made the bold decision to massively reduce their carbon footprint. As they focused on how to lower energy usage inside their stores, they […]

  • Creating Space

    When working on a space that is meant to transform a neighborhood and be a welcoming space for the community, signage – particularly wayfinding elements – becomes a crucial key to success. The Society for Experiential Graphic Design defines wayfinding as “information systems that guide people through a physical environment and enhance...

  • Emerald City Reflections

    With over 1,700 members in more than 20 countries, The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) is a global, multidisciplinary community of professionals who plan, design, and build experiences that connect people to place. This includes graphic and information designers, fabricators, architects, exhibition designers, technology integrators,...

  • ‘Lev’eraging Energy

    Sit down with Harbinger’s V.P. of Manufacturing Operations, Mike Lev, for just three minutes and you’re guaranteed to get excited. “I could go on and on about what we do here all day,” says Lev. “I have a lot of passion for what we produce – it’s exhilarating.” From his office in the sizable Harbinger […]

  • Design Engineering

    If time and money weren’t an issue, what would you create? We all have ideas that we’d like to bring to life without restriction, and we’ve all faced the realities of making our dreams gain tangibility in the real world. At Harbinger, we face these dream-to-reality moments every time a client comes to us with […]

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