WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING
I feel as though the quality of my product was okay. I wish that the final product was the deepest black possible; however, I will be coming back to work with Alphagraphics primarily because of Brian Murdoch! His customer service was absolutely amazing and he went above and beyond for me unlike many other companies I've worked with. He treated my small scale business as though it is global. I cannot emphasize enough how service like his is one of the many reasons that businesses succeed. I will more than recommend the company solely based upon the experience I have. I was promised deadlines that were met and given recommendations for future products. Thank you sooooo much Brian for treating me like family!
Lola M. Lola McCall
The wedding invitations were perfect. The communication was spot on. Hence, the perfect invitation.
Valerie H. Valerie Hidlay
I feel that across-the-board the staff that I have worked with has been friendly, efficient, professional, and altogether had a good experience.
Marina R. Studio M for Good
You guys are always so responsive and I appreciate that you try to get us the best price. As a non-profit, that is especially critical. Your turnaround time is also impressive, even during the coronavirus pandemic you fulfilled our our quickly and thoughtfully. AlphaGraphics is always my first choice.
Shannon P. Chicago Youth Centers
Nothing to be honest. I just don't do much proactive recommending in my day to day life.
Micah B. Pure Storage
Everything was handled very quickly and professionally for me. Very happy with the service.
Joanna G. Joanna Gusich
Brian Murdoch has been great and he deserves a raise. The rep before him, Fergus Calderwood, became quite rude for some reason over time. I was ready to look for another graphic designer until I heard he was replaced. Make sure you keep people like Brian.
Justin J. Chicago Electrical Company
Emily is terrific!
Ruth F. Henri's Reserve
Francisco went above an beyond in customer service for me, dropping things off to my building since we are quarantined in a senior community. He was just great.
Marilyn D. Gold Coast Kitten Sittin'
very professional and timely service!
Hillary L. Saks Fifth Avenue
the decals for my business look amazing!!! It was a great experience from beginning to end! Thank you so much!
Joel E. Rosie,s Furniture Restoration Corp
Brian and his team at AlphaGraphics do excellent work. Brian has a deep knowledge of the printing industry and all the print and large format products at his disposal, and is very thorough with his clients to develop an understanding of the project at hand and provide the best solution. He and his team are fantastic at meeting deadlines and communicating throughout the course of a project. I highly recommend Brian and AlphaGraphics for all digital printing, small and large format printing and signage needs.
Matt D. Doubletake Promotional Marketing
Emily is excellent to work with
Amalia R. Options Solutions
Brian is always a pleasure to work with and I have always received service exceeding my expectations. I will continue to order from Brian at AlpharGaphics and hope to bring more business to them with my growing needs!
Jane S. Redwood Logistics
Our order was produced quicker than expected!
Laura L. Capitol News Agency
I have to send a couple of emails to get a response to my request.
Beverly S. Hyatt Centric Mag Mile
Thank you for the speedy turnaround and delivery!
Rosie F. Logan Square Chamber of Commerce
We have always enjoyed excellent service from AG Chicago North and are very happy to continue using their support.
Tony J. Medical Expressions Ltd
I've used you for the last two years for an event that we attend in Chicago. Your staff, particularly Emily and Ken, are fantastic and extremely helpful and patient. In addition, your printed products are high quality and I've always been extremely satisfied with every item you've done for us.
Rio P. Clio
Very quick and helpful
Luisa H. Crown and Conquer
Ken D. has been great to work with. Our orders have all looked professionally produced and delivered with great turn around times. He’s leaving today for a few days off and I told him I was going to have a hard time coping with him not being a phone call away. He deserves a break.
Barry S. Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church
My alphagraphics experience is always fantastic. The turnaround is fast and the quality is great.
Max B. Max Bare
I was attending a tradeshow in Chicago and needed two signs to be printed quickly. I called two days before and wasn't sure if it could be done. I received an immediate response from the team and my order was placed and ready to be picked up the day I landed in Chicago.
Carrie C. Open Implants
prompt service, quick turn-around, very easy to order and pay
Geoffrey S. Eris Innovations
I will return, in the very near future, with a couple of small projects. Thank you for your help.
Caroline G. Chicago Women Take Action
Picking up my order was confusing. No one was in the office.
Ashley S. ENTER
Fast service and communicate good
Janice N. University of Chicago - Global
Brian and team were awesome. We were under a very tight timeline for our project. Brian was able to quickly triage our needs, pull the right resources together and deliver a 30 page document that exceeded our expectations.
Karyn L. Conagra
AlphaGraphics will do everything they can to make sure you're happy with the final product. Brian, from Chicago, is especially fantastic to work with in this regard!
Will W. Foxtrot
As a small nonprofit, we genuinely appreciate AlphaGraphics’ reasonable pricing, top-notch customer service, and attention to detail. They are our go-to!
Stephanie A. Chicago Appleseed Fund For Justice
Alphagraphics was quick in response and turn around time. Quality of work did not suffer with short turn around time!
Kelsey C. NCSA Athletic Recruiting
Emily was great to work with! Very responsive and provided a lot of support through the process.
Lena E. Lena Elkhatib
Parameters for postcard promotion design were communicated very clearly from Brian. The design was excellent and delivery right on time.
Robert S. Robert Shiverts Photography
I admit to not always knowing exactly what I need, but the staff always helps me understand my choices and make the best one.
Matt Y. Matt Young
Utilizing Alphagraphics design services greatly improved on our original idea. The price was fair, the turn around was great. Everything went smooth.
Joseph A. Prison Yoga Chicago
Y'all always pull through with quick turnaround requests, and the quality is great. Thanks to the team on Evergreen St!
Luke B. NEXT/NOW
Sarah L. City Club of Chicago
Staff was very attentive and responsive
Robert E. Lavoll & Edger
Char is the best - could not survive without her.
Kati K. Convene Chicago
I’ve had nothing but great service working with Charlotte, not only is she knowledgeable but she’s great fun to work with.
Michael B. Bostrom (CCG)
It was fast and reliable. Good service overall.
Darwin R. Heartland Alliance - AG Online Ordering
Great customer service and quick turn-around!
Abraham C. Levy Restaurants
Quality service delivered on time at a fair cost..
Rand S. Rand Sparling
Ken has been great. I often refer clients your way. Ken has made many projects possible for us that would have been out of reach.
Aaron S. Fast Signs
I've worked with Brian on a couple different projects and he is always a pleasure to work with.
Tomer B. Tomer Blackburn
It was great! Quick, convenient, easy to communicate with - great finished product as well!
Kathy R. Professional Sports Catering
Great service, great product- thank you so much!
Anna G. University of Chicago - Medicine
Brian Murdoch is an excellent Acct Exec
Jeff K. Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
Emily has been wonderful To work with. Replies quickly to my emails and hit my tough deadlines
Mckensie K. GTI
customer service has been good! i appreciate the willingness to print proofs for us so we can make an informed decision
Emily B. SpaDerma
VIVID BACKLIT SIGNAGE AND GRAPHICS GET NOTICED
In a marketplace with branding as far as the eye can see, backlit graphics add dimension and visual interest to static advertising, showcasing your business by day, and glowing like a beacon at night.
Backlit graphics, or translucent signs illuminated from behind with a light source, are a sensational way to promote your organization’s name, logo and product offerings.
AlphaGraphics offers durable, eye-catching signs that will shine day and night!
OUR BACKLIT SIGNAGE OPTIONS
Backlit signage requires two basic elements: a light box and a printed graphic.
THE THREE MAIN TYPES OF LIGHTBOXES ARE:
FLUORESCENT. Graphics are evenly lit by standard fluorescent tubes
LED Intensely bright but energy-efficient. Require adequate diffusion to evenly spread light
EDGE-LIT LED. Popular for retail graphics, these inexpensive light boxes house lights evenly spaced around the frame
Our team will work with you to determine the ideal material and light box for your display; accounting for your graphic size, display location, and longevity requirements. Choose a quick print template or customize your lettering and images to suit your creative vision.
Whether indoors or out, the marketing experts at AlphaGraphics can help you design remarkable backlit photos, posters, and building signs that not only elevate interest in your brand but inspire people to do business with you.
Give us a call today to learn more about the variety of awe-inspiring backlit graphics available to you through AlphaGraphics.
LIGHT UP YOUR BRAND WITH BACKLIT GRAPHICS
If you are looking to take your visual branding to another level, considering printing on backlit film with Alphagraphics Chicago North! At Alphagraphics, our state of the art printing can get the bold colors and professional quality that will get eyes staring at your printed graphics. Let’s get started with some of the printing options we have for our backlit graphics:
Backlit Printing Options
Backlit film is made of a translucent polyester material which allows light to penetrate through one side of the material, illuminating the photograph or artwork on the printed side. You will often see backlit’s in lightboxes at Chicago movie theaters & in shopping malls, for advertising and directories. Backlit’s are printed as single-sided graphics, which can then be fit into lightboxes or backlit frames.
Backlit’s can also be printed as second-surface graphics, meaning the film is adhered to the inside of a glass display. In this particular case, the art would be printed on a transparent material. While the material is removable, this application would serve as a more long term solution. For this method, it is important to apply an opaque laminate to the back of the graphics, that way the colors of the art appear more vibrant. The illumination from the lightbox is still able to penetrate the graphic, even using this particular method.
Backlit’s can also be enhanced by adding a laminate to the printed surface. This increases the durability of the graphic, protecting it from scratches, making in water resistant, and helping it to withstand the effects of UV rays.
Another plus to working with backlit film, is that it is still a functional graphic even if it is not illuminated. With high print resolution, ease of transportation, and a high level of durability, backlit’s can be a great way to display your temporary or permanent photographs or artwork, leaving a striking impression on your Chicago audience or clientele!
Let us Help!
At Alphagraphics Chicago North, we have a full-service design department that can help with designing the graphics for your next backlit design project! Whether it is simply sizing your current artwork to fit the dimensions of your lightbox, or starting from scratch and producing a full graphic with your branding material, we are here to help! In addition to the designing process, we can send you complimentary digital proofs along the way to make sure every part of your project is picture perfect. If you have specific branded material for your company that you wish to include, we ask for you to send those in a pdf format in CMYK color mode. To keep your branding material consistent you may also provide the specific PMS or CMYK colors for your brand, as well as the specific fonts used. If you are not sure of either of these, our designers can assist you by providing similar alternatives.
Stop by our Lincoln Park office or contact one of our Chicago sales representatives today. We would be glad to help you out with all of your project needs and questions!