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The History Of Slate

The History Of Slate

The slate we use today is a product derived from hundreds of years of trial, error and innovation to make the high-grade material which we use in our sign production shop today. But how did the slate industry get to where it is today? The Bespoke Sign House looks back through time to see the evolution of slate and its uses throughout history.
An example of an engraved slate sign from The Bespoke Sign House

Ordering A Bespoke Sign Online From Us | What To Expect

In this day and age, creating stunning bespoke signs isn’t quite enough to reach the heights of excellence that The Bespoke Sign House strives to achieve. Through building a reputation based on trust and quality, we pride ourselves on delivering beautiful handmade signs to your door. But in an i...
The differentiators between engraved and etched slate

Etched & Engraved Slate Differences

When it comes to making signs, slate is by far one of the most popular orders we get come through our doors. But the question is, etched or engraved? We take a look at the key differences between the two to help you make the right decision for your next slate house sign.
Looking at the difference between honed slate and riven slate.

The Differences with Natural & Glossy Slate

We often get asked what the difference between natural slate and smooth slate. In terms of quality, not much... it's all in the visual appeal. We look at the differences between the two types of slate and see which would be best for you.
Busting House Sign Jargon - The Bespoke Sign House

Busting House Sign Jargon

Buying a sign should always be an easy and hassle-free experience. But with plenty of jargon to trip over, we look at the common terms used in the industry and exactly what they mean. Still unsure? Reach out to us through the contact page.

Welcome to our Sign Resource Page!

Here you'll find some helpful news and resources The Bespoke Sign House has put together. Whether you're looking to uncover some common sign jargon or get some inspiration for your sign plate, you're in the right place to get some expert insight before heading into our custom sign designer.