Top five reasons to invest in a vehicle wrap

  Mobile advertising is a great way to spread your marketing message all over town. Whether your company cars are parked in front of a customer’s office, in the lot in front of your business or driving around, custom vehicle Read more

Confirm your vehicle wrap color before printing

  Don’t underestimate the importance of choosing colors while working with us to design your vehicle wrap. It’s one of the most impactful parts of the wrap and the first thing potential customers will notice. At Gearworks Media, we’re your color Read more

We are moving on up!

  The office we’ve shared with Hooper Printing for more than eight years is closing its doors, effective Aug.1. We’re moving to a temporary location until we can find a permanent home. Your business is important to us and we’re working Read more

We Are on Thumbtack!

Thumbtack is a website similar to Angie's List, but one better - their search service is free to the consumer. Customers submit their job parameters and Thumbtack's software then chooses potential vendors and sends the job details to them. Read more

Top five reasons to invest in a vehicle wrap

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A Chevrolet HHR with a custom green vehicle wrap viewed from upper-back

Custom vehicle graphics for clothing reseller, Daisy Exchange. Location: Lake Overholser, Oklahoma City, OK.

 

Mobile advertising is a great way to spread your marketing message all over town. Whether your company cars are parked in front of a customer’s office, in the lot in front of your business or driving around, custom vehicle wraps are a visual way to increase your local brand recognition.

On average, wrapped cars, trucks or vans receive more than 50,000 views a day. For a company that depends on local customers, vehicle wraps can provide the longest lasting, most affordable way keep your company name in front of potential customers. Read more

Confirm your vehicle wrap color before printing

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Don’t underestimate the importance of choosing colors while working with us to design your vehicle wrap. It’s one of the most impactful parts of the wrap and the first thing potential customers will notice.

At Gearworks Media, we’re your color experts. Without getting too techy, we’ll give you a rundown of the process.

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We are moving on up!

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The office we’ve shared with Hooper Printing for more than eight years is closing its doors, effective Aug.1. We’re moving to a temporary location until we can find a permanent home.

Your business is important to us and we’re working to make this move seamless for all of our customers. While inconvenient for us, you shouldn’t expect an interruption to your current project.

We are temporarily relocating to:

6024 N.W. 57th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73122

We also will have a new fax number: 405-721-4824. All other contact information will remain the same. As always, meetings are by appointment only. We’re happy to meet with you in person at your office to discuss a project.

This is a great opportunity for our business to grow. We’ll be searching for a permanent location that can accommodate our expanding business, allowing us to provide a complete package of services to you.

We appreciate your business and look forward to working with you soon. Contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

We Are on Thumbtack!

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thumbtack-headerThumbtack is a website similar to Angie’s List, but one better – their search service is free to the consumer. Customers submit their job parameters and Thumbtack’s software then chooses potential vendors and sends the job details to them. Vendors then pay a small fee to submit a quote and the customer chooses who they will use. Consumers can read reviews of potential companies before selecting one for their service needs.

Check out our Thumbtack profile.
Amazing Vehicle Wrap Design

ATV Graphics for Fancy Storm Racing Quad Racers

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A  quad racer with custom vehicle wrap graphics.This was the first time we have had the opportunity to take on a project like this, total customization and custom shapes on a three dimensional surface. ATV Graphics are difficult, let’s just get that out of the way. With the amount of compound curves and irregular shape, a full head-to-toe vehicle wrap is almost out of the question. It CAN be done, but the amount of time to precisely figure out where each element will land on the body work would be enormous. Read more

Bank Gothic, Hollywood’s Default Sci-fi/Action Font

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I’m not a font geek, there’s only a handful of fonts that I can identify off the top of my head. One of those fonts is Bank Gothic. The reason that I’m able to so easily identify this font is because it seems every time I go to the movie theater, I see it on a poster or in a trailer. It amazes me how often Hollywood uses Bank Gothic. Read more

Vehicle Wraps and Hard Proofs

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Decades ago, (vehicle wraps at that time were called “custom paint”), if you were going to have a job designed and produced, the only way to see what the final product would look like was by having a hard, tangible proof made. In the 50’s and 60’s (the Mad Men era), these were hand drawn comps by the artist. Eventually, color keys (four layers of colored acetate on top of each other) became prominent and then MatchPrint composite proofs. However, these were time consuming and expensive. Once high quality ink jet printers came onto the scene, proofing became faster and cheaper for the client.

Then we entered the age of the Internet. Suddenly, designers could send electronic proofs to their clients and get instant feedback. The production process started moving at light speed now that proofing was instantaneous.  What once used to take weeks to get a job through the design, proofing & production phases could now be accomplished in days, sometimes hours! Read more

Vehicle Wraps-How Much Do They Cost?

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Today, we start a new series of Frequently Asked Questions about vehicle wraps. The first and most common question that a client asks is “How much does a vehicle wrap cost?” Like a lot of things, that’s an open-ended question. It’s similar to asking “How much does a car cost?” or “How much does a computer cost?” Vehicle wrap pricing is dependent on several factors, which will be considered below. Read more

Daisy Exchange Vehicle Wrap

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It’s always fun when a client gives you a lot of leeway with the creativity for their vehicle wrap. The only direction for this project was “make it colorful!” Daisy Exchange is a retail resale shop that sells trendy clothing. If you walk into one of their stores, you’ll see they are decorated in a colorful and vivid atmosphere. We looked to replicate that vibe in their HHR vehicle wraps. A really fun project to work on, so keep your eye out for one of these HHRs running around Oklahoma City and one in Tulsa!

 

OTRD Ford Explorer Vehicle Wrap

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This vehicle wrap project came to us via Jordan Advertising for the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department. The vehicle was donated by the Oklahoma Ford Dealers, thus 3 parties were involved in the approval process. A rough mockup had been provided for the design that had to be followed exactly. Oh, and did we mention that we had a little under two weeks to get artwork done, approved, printed and installed in order for the vehicle to be ready for a conference? Installation took about two days and then another half day for the grill alone? We made the deadline and all parties involved were extremely happy with the results.