Tag Archives: vehicle-wraps
In vehicle graphics design, less can be more. The featured Hauntsburg haunted hearse was designed for a 2011 Halloween event. The graphics are simple, yet effective. By incorporating a spooky font and a haunting color, TKO produced a vehicle graphic that displays an uncluttered targeted message. With some vehicle wraps, a brand’s message is often … (read more)
While recently driving, I was stopped behind a local retailer’s delivery truck. The retailer is marketed to an upscale niche, and their brick and mortar outlets are well designed, tastefully decorated, and impeccably maintained. They offer excellent service, customer follow-up, and after-market training. The box truck I was stopped behind sent a different message. It shouted, “WE ARE SECOND-RATE!”… (read more)
Since a motorcycle is so much smaller than a car or truck, you might think it to be easier to wrap, but it’s not. The angles, curves, and trim on a bike can be time consuming. Also, what may look like a good design on a two-dimensional screen or drawing board often loses its effectiveness on … (read more)
A vehicle wrap can range from $1500 to $3000+, but there are many variables, including the following:
Do you need a wrap or do you need decals?
The difference in cost between a wrap and applying plotter-cut decals can be substantial.
What size is your vehicle, and Is It New or Is It Damaged?
A compact car … (read more)
We all want our brand and vehicle graphics to stand out, grabbing the attention of every potential customer possible. While that’s great to strive for, how is this actually done? Is it with overly flashy graphics, all of your services listed, or funky colors? Not necessarily — or not even likely. A car is perceived very differently in … (read more)
What color should a coffee shop vehicle wrap be? Why, brown, of course. And not only brown, but shades of creamy brown, as well. I’ll take mine light and sweet, please. I can’t help but think of coffee when I see this image. The featured Ford Transit Connect is a complete wrap, and all … (read more)
Our front line staff – sales consultants, CSR’s, and designers work directly with our customers every day. With that in mind, we asked our experts their most frequently asked questions. We received enough response to begin a series we believe will be valuable to anyone researching vehicle graphics —
Today’s FAQ is: What are vehicle wrap
materials made of?
The … (read more)
Earlier this year, TKO Graphix wrapped a Toyota Hybrid for Indy School on Wheels. The vehicle was a raffle prize, which was driven to events and publicly displayed for several months. There was ample opportunity for the finish to be damaged, but when the winner took possession of the vehicle, they had a brand new bright and shiny … (read more)
“Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s my number. So call me, maybe?” — sung by Carly Rae Jepsen (This Jimmy Fallon/Roots version is the only one you should ever listen to).
So what do these bad but catchy pop song lyrics have to do with vehicle graphics? I thought you’d never ask.
Last year, I had the privilege of meeting Alligator Aaron from Indiana Wild while TKO Graphix completed a wrap on his Honda Element. I introduced myself and asked a few questions about the wrap and why he chose TKO Graphix. As the video shows, it didn’t take much prodding for Alligator Aaron to tell his TKO story. He’s not only … (read more)