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If you’ve driven the South side of Lafayette you’ve likely noticed the massive change to the School Datebooks building on Old 231.  The owners took care to do the project right, with a facade just as beautiful and eye catching as the interior work space.  They also took their time to design a logo that reflected their brand, which were delighted to be able to turn into a sign.  We worked with Andy Powers to create illuminated signage, which looks stunning both during the day and at night.

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Wabash Stations

We are always telling you about new signs and the latest and greatest that we have to offer, but did you know we can work with what you’ve got to give your sign a facelift? We recently worked with Wabash Stations to rebuild their existing pole sign and install new faces for their tenants. This sign was rusted and falling apart, but it wasn’t too big a challenge for us! We removed the cabinet and rebuilt it to ensure that it was safe and secure. The sign was originally meant to illuminate, but the customer didn’t require that anymore so we fabricated metal faces with vinyl graphics, which are changeable, allowing flexibility with tenants. It was easy to miss this sign before, but we think this transformation has made it a real STAND OUT! How can we help you give your existing sign a new look?

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If you’re hungry and on the go Dan the Man’s is for you, their food is amazing and the service is top notch!  That’s why we were so excited when Dan gave us the opportunity to work with him on his vehicle graphics.  He wanted something fun and eye-catching, and we had a blast designing it.  After we finished his food truck he was so happy with the outcome that he had us add graphics to his personal vehicle.  You certainly won’t drive past without noticing him now, so be sure to stop and grab a bite to eat with this STAND OUT client!

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Nearly everyone in Lafayette has eaten at one of the Hunter’s Pub locations, so owners Sandy and Jeff Tyrie certainly didn’t need our help bringing in customers.  However, they recently underwent some name changes and wanted to get their signage updated with their new names and logos.  Hunter’s Down Under is now simply “Down Under”, and Hunter’s Pub South is now “Legacy Pub”. 

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If you like to feel the wind in your hair and cruise the open road on two wheels then it’s likely you know JD Corey and PowerSports of Lafayette.  His incredible showroom is an aesthetic experience in and of itself, even without all of the high powered inventory.  What they lacked, however, was a way to communicate to all the traffic that passes their facility.  JD worked with us to create a monument sign with an electronic message center so that he’s not only easy to find, but he can also give his clients and the people passing by a new message every minute!  From advertising sales to letting commuters know the time and temperature to sharing community messages JD can now get Greater Lafayette his message with just a few clicks.  As you know, it’s the season for motorcycles so JD doesn’t have a lot of time during the day to work at a computer, but with his new EMC can work on messages in his free time when he is at home!  We always love working with PowerSports, and we are so thankful that they choose us once again to help them STAND OUT!

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Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

 

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

 

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

 

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Huston Electric’s Sign Division had the privilege of working with the Kokomo YMCA on the signage at their new facility. 
All of the exterior channel letters and architectural letters were provided and installed by Huston Signs.
 
We provided (2) sets of internally illuminated LED channel letters of the Y logo reading “the” “Y” “YMCA”. 
Under the logos are formed acrylic architectural letters honoring Delmar E. Demaree for the generous contributions he
made to the Kokomo YMCA.
 
We also installed black aluminum architectural letters to a steel beam at the front entrance of the YMCA.  
 
Additionally Huston provided a variety of interior signs.  One of the interior signs is a Dedication Plaque that is precision
tooled aluminum with a black pebble texture.  Other interior signs we provided were PVC substrates with digitally printed
graphics that include gym etiquette, gym rules, and locker room information.
 
Huston has had a long-standing relationship with the Kokomo YMCA and we were honored to work with them on their
new signage for the new facility.
 
Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.
We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.
We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle
wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs,
pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette and Westfield, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and
business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.
To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us www.hustonelectric.com and www.eight38signco.com.

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Rowe Truck Equipment contacted Eight38 to brand their box truck, which had painted graphics from the previous owner.  Rowe wanted to coordinate this vehicle with their fleet, but for it to be specifically catered to their Service Department.  Mary Cooper worked directly with Bob Suter to design the wrap, including a full cab wrap to freshen the look of the entire vehicle.  

“Just want to take a minute and say thank you to the team at 838 they worked with us and designed a wrap for our mobile service truck here at Rowe Truck Equipment in Lafayette.
A great bunch of people to work with.  Could not have asked for the unit to turn out any nicer than it did looks like a new truck and is a real head turner!  Thank you so much!” – Bob Suter, Rowe Truck Equipment

We love the new look of the service truck, and we are so thankful for the opportunity to help Rowe STAND OUT!

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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Indoff Office Interiors

Indoff Office Interiors is Lafayette’s newest office interiors showroom, but Lori Bauerle is certainly not lacking in experience.  She has worked to outfit many local businesses over the years but has just recently opened her own location at 31 N. Earl Ave.  When I sat down with Lori her excitement and passion was unmistakable.  Her huge showroom was full of boxes and she shared her plans and vision for the space.  With an open concept she is able to let customer test out furniture, including an addition that will surely make her space unlike any other – a treadmill desk.  That’s right, soon you can bring your laptop to Indoff and get your workout in while doing email, you will surely be placing an order before you walk out the door!  Her prime location is easy to get in and out of, but difficult to find without signage.  We worked together to explore different options and decided to use signabond panels with digital print overlays.  We worked to get the signage designer, permitted, and installed as quickly as possible so that the exterior of her building set the tone for the interior.

“Sarah and the Team at 838 did a fabulous job of helping me with my signage needs. They gave me multiple options, worked within my budget, worked with the City to get the permit done quickly and worked within my schedule to get the signs up. My signs look fabulous and I am excited to start drawing business to my store. Thanks 838!” – Lori Bauerle, Indoff

Thanks for the opportunity to work with you Lori, just like you, your business really STANDS OUT!

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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I recently had an opportunity to work with my good friend, Jim Anderson, on new signage for his building.  He had the façade remodeled and wanted a new sign to accompany the overall new look of the building.  His family owned business has a pretty special logo, which was designed by a childhood friend.  Jim wanted a high end, eye catching sign that would bring his logo to life so we chose to use individual illuminated channel letters with flat cut metal accents for the snowflakes. 

Eight38 Graphics did an outstanding job on our company’s new sign. Seeing it mounted on the face of our building really made me take a step back and appreciate how far we have come as a company, and as a family. I’m extremely proud that this sign will be a daily reminder of that. Thank you for such quality work.          -Jim Anderson, Owner – J.L. Anderson Heating & Cooling

As I drove by to check on the install I was blown away at how well this all came together.  I am so thankful that the Anderson’s chose me to help them with such a wonderful project, and I think their new look really STANDS OUT!

Sarah Hill

Branch Manager - Eight38 Graphics

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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Recently we had the opportunity to work with Pamela Leeman, Logans Landing and the City of Logansport to bring some local art to life.  Funding for the art was provided through proceeds of "Dancing with our Stars", an event that was established in 2010 to raise money to provide public art in the downtown and create an art district.  Logans Landing, Dancing with our Stars, event chairman Pamela Leeman commissioned works by local artists to be displayed publicly through their downtown.  We worked with the artists to ensure that their pieces were utilized as they liked, and that the print quality did their masterpieces justice.  The artwork was printed direct to substrate on dibond panels, and installed in framework around the town.  Two additional pieces were installed on the Visitor’s Center, which really helped the renovated building to STAND OUT!  We are grateful for the opportunity to help these artists share their work, read more about them and the City of Logansport at: http://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2015/12/20/public-art-brightens-downtown-logansport/77667528/.

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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Emily Goertemoeller, owner of Gigi’s Cupcakes in Lafayette, reached out to us to help her get her new store ready.  Gigi’s Cupcakes already has beautiful branding, but her storefront needed to look as good as her delicious treats taste.  We worked with her to fabricate and install channel letters for the front of her building, as well as produce and install a full wrap for her brand new Subaru.  We left no detail untouched, including wrapping the side view mirrors for some extra pizzazz.  Emily says of her experience with Eight38 Graphics, “I LOVE LOVE LOVE my wrap!  It is THE best advertising EVER & you guys did a phenomenal job.”.  We are thankful for the opportunity to work with her to get her beautiful location ready and we love seeing her out and about delivering sweets in her pink “Cupcake CARE-a-Van”, especially when she’s delivering them to us!  How can we help you with your signage and vehicle graphics needs?  We’d love to help you STAND OUT like Emily!

 

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Eight38-Graphics-Logo-Creation-PDF-01.jpgWhile Eight38 can work with ready-made artwork, or utilize your existing logo and copy to create graphics for your business, vehicle, print media, or signs, we can also help you from the very beginning with all your branding and logo creation needs.

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We recently had the opportunity to work with Klint Anderson, a local helicopter pilot, on a wrap for his helmet.  Tyler Ellrich was the designer on his account, and worked with Klint on a concept, which Tyler designed for use on the helmet.   Klint’s print vinyl graphics are beautiful and really make his helmet STAND OUT!

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Kokomo Humane Society—Lafayette, IN

The Kokomo Humane Society had long been in need of a new vehicle and this year they were able to make the big purchase.  They were given a grant through the ASPCA which would allow them to wrap the vehicle per the ASPCA’s standards.  Eight38 worked with the Humane Society as well as the ASPCA to lay out a design and wrap the vehicle so that it could reflect each organizations branding appropriately while also turning the vehicle into a mobile advertisement.  The dedicated staff at the Humane Society, as well as the many animals they serve, will now be able to not only ride comfortably, but also STAND OUT! 

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Last year, Kevin Krippner with Culligan contacted Sarah Hill in regards to sprucing up their existing pylon sign.  The existing sign was chipped, faded, out of date, and had their old logo on it.  We removed the existing faces, scraped the existing posts, painted the posts “Culligan Blue” and installed the new pan, painted, embossed sign faces with the new logo.  The signs looks great, and with such a beautiful exterior we thought we should bring some branding inside with an interior wall wrap.  Kevin had put a lot of effort into remodeling the interior of this building, but his existing paneled counter didn’t fit in anymore.  Eight38 Graphics suggested wrapping the desk with vinyl graphic, to give the paneling a fresh look that would really STAND OUT!

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From Start to Finish—Lafayette, IN

Scott Sorenson, owner of Grant’s Heavy Duty Service, was in need of some branding.  He loved the idea of vehicle wraps because he knew the graphics would help his customers identify him and to keep him top of mind.  He knew an investment in a vehicle wrap would really be a one time investment in advertising, since the trucks could function as mobile advertisements.  The only problem was that he didn’t have a logo.  Scott worked with the team at Eight38 Graphics to create a logo that spoke to his business.  He wanted a logo reminiscent of his favorite vintage service logos, while conveying a clear and appealing aesthetic of his own.  After creating a logo the designer on his account, Daniel, continued to work with Scott to produce a one of a kind vehicle wrap design.  Scott says of his experience “When I asked Eight38 Graphics to design the logo and vehicle wrap for my business my expectations were high based on the other work I've seen from Eight38 for other businesses. Amazingly, my expectations were exceeded by the team at Eight38. The designs they produced for me were truly one of a kind, they captured the essence of my business while also meeting the visual beauty and marketing criteria that I required. The thing that stands out most to me about their work is the attention to detail and the amount of consideration that is put into the design process. My projects turned out so well because they cared as much about the end result as I did, that's the kind of company I want to partner with.”.
 
Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.
Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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Huston Signs / 838 Graphics was contacted by Kim Morgan to design a custom vehicle wrap for her 1975 dessert truck. The dessert truck is used to take to community events, festivals, concerts as part of the food truck revolution to provide customers with her great tasting sweets. With input from Kim and the creativity of our in-house graphic designer, Denise Geary, we succeeded in branding this desert truck to really STAND OUT!

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Kevin Krippner with Culligan contacted Sarah Hill in regards to sprucing up their existing pylon sign. The existing sign was chipped, faded, out of date, and had their old logo on it. They wanted to brand their company with the new logo so that their sign would reflect the corporate standards of Culligan. We removed the existing faces, scraped the existing posts, painted the posts “Culligan Blue” and installed the new pan, painted, embossed sign faces with the new logo. This updated sign really makes Culligan STAND OUT!

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