How Are Vinyl Wall Graphics Made and Installed?

Vancouver is full of talented artists. So, it’s often assumed that the outstanding wall murals we make and install are the works of artists. In a way, they’re right: we consider what we do to be an art form. In another way they’re wrong: the murals aren’t painted on. But, what’s this hocus pocus? How are vinyl wall graphics made in Vancouver, WA? Please sit back down, and we’ll tell you.

Before We Start, We Talk to You

If you think that we just show up and install your graphics after one quick phone call, you’d be wrong. We could do that if you wanted, but you may not be happy with the results. Instead, we find we can give you better outcomes when we come to your office, perform a site survey, take measurements, and listen with rapt attention to what you want done. We’ll also take a close look at the images or artwork you want in your mural.

If there are doorways, windows, or light switches in the wall you want to continue to use, we take note of where we’ll need to have cutouts. And, to get a good idea of how we should size different style elements within the graphics, we measure the distance from windows on other walls to the target wall. After all, we don’t want people looking into your storefront and just seeing nose hairs or a model’s groin area. We only do this by special request.

Graphic Designers then Design the Graphics

Based on the images you chose in the client consultation, we know what artwork you want to feature. We just need to figure out how to showcase your picture without cutouts getting in the way. We also want to avoid overwhelming the room with certain style elements when we enlarge the photo. For instance, you wouldn’t want your wall mural of Stonehenge monument to appear as if it’s in danger of being crushed by a dwarf.

Once we’re satisfied with the sizing and setting of the graphics, we include any color enhancements you need. For example, some of our clients like the idea of choosing a black-and-white display while others request grayscale with just one color accentuated. We provide you with an art proof featuring any enhancements we have made to the images you gave us before we do any printing. Only once you’ve approved of the proof do we fire up the printer and print your new graphics on high-quality vinyl.

We Are Installation Ninjas

Ninjas sneak in, do what they need to do, and sneak out. In this way, our mighty sign makers are ninjas when it comes to wall mural installation. We work with your schedule to choose the best time and day for installation. We cause as little disruption to your business as is possible.

Our first step is to clean the wall’s surface. We then perfectly line up the seams as we install one panel at a time. We do this to make it appear as if the mural is one piece. Lastly, we clean up and jump out of a window or whatever it is that ninjas do.

Now that you know how vinyl wall graphics and murals in Vancouver, WA are made, why not spruce up your interior décor? Contact SGS to get started today!