Blog > Times are tough… but it’s been a busy year!

For everyone in business this has been a challenging year, but its exactly at times like this that your image and signage becomes increasingly important, to attract customers, and to stay one step ahead of the credit crunch and the competition.

During 2009 I have been kept as busy as ever, doing just that for customers old and new.

As we look towards 2010, here are just a few of my favourites from the past year, and I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their support and business.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas, and prosperous new year.

Wayne Osborne.

Ex-pub sign from Hambledon, Hants

This ex-pub sign from Hambledon, Hants, was stripped and powder-coated. Then re-painted using lots of gold & silver leaf

A simple traditional shop front at Susan Clarke Jewellers in Richmond upon Thames

A nice simple traditional shop front at Susan Clarke Jewellers in Richmond upon Thames – Gold leaf lettering on satin black.

Fascia sign for Good Taste bakery in Tongham, Surrey

Working with Paul Smith Design at Farnham-A large replacement fascia sign at the Good Taste bakery in Tongham, Surrey.

Re-sign at Chichester Cathedral

My Biggest project in 2009 – a complete re-sign at Chichester Cathedral. Hand painted signwriting in enamels and gold leaf.

Re-sign of Estetica Health and Beauty, Midhurst

A sensitive re-sign of Estetica Health and Beauty, Midhurst. Using hand painted signwriting and acrylic cut, stand-off lettering.

Moonlight Cottage Tea Rooms

Re- design and new signage at the lovely Moonlight Cottage Tea Rooms, Cocking, West Sussex – all hand painted signs.

Boots the Chemist at Farnham, Surrey

23 Carat gold leaf gilding carried out on this carved sign for Boots the Chemists at Farnham, Surrey.

Hand lettering at Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival Motor racing meet meant lots and lots of hand lettering – like this replica 1930’s garage stage set.

The Upholsterer

Painted sign for Midhurst’s latest new addition –an upholsterer's shop which opened in November 09.

Cowdray Park

One of many of the signs I have been making for Cowdray Park, Midhurst. Stove enamel aluminum with Gold Leaf & white.