The best way to start a sign design is to decide on a size. If you have a size restriction and you want the bests results on the design be sure you keep your message clear and simple. No more than 3 colors and never make the sign too wordy.
A common mistake for the designer is to use a busy color combination or background.
Remember the three fundamental rules to designing, (1) KEEP (2) IT (3) SIMPLE.
Two to three colors is all you need with signs and be sure if you have more than one sign you should use the same color combination, font styles, text sizes and spacing. Designing signs online or with a computer has never been easier. The editing abilities of the computer makes trial and error less cumbersome and allows people to design their message the way they would like to see it. My next BLOG I will share with you some ideas I have learned in my 33+ years in the sign industry that helps the sign message stand out, making you look good!