Inside the Sign Spinning Journey of DMV Sign Spinner Kendric Washington

Kendric Washington was star-struck. The 19-year-old hid behind plastic sunglasses, scoping out where the competition would take place, along a pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas called the Fremont Street Experience. It wasn’t the Strip, but it is known as the second-most-famous street in Sin City, set amid older casinos, musty bars and tattoo parlors. “There’s so much talent here,” Washington said, pointing at a schlubby 20-something guy. “He’s the legend of sign spinners.” It was Washington’s first time competing in the [...]

Sign Spinning is an Art

They are sign spinners. “We hate it when you call it sign twirlers,” says Caleb Jordan, who has worked in the industry six years and is the general manager for AArrow Advertising. Come blistering heat or pouring rain, the team is outside spinning, flipping, throwing, smiling, posing and waving for all the passers-by to see.“We are out here rain or shine,” he says. “We are human advertisement. But it’s more than that.” Jordan says sign spinning has transformed from a creative way [...]

Will The Sign Spinner

Bill the sign spinnerWilliam Aliki is Samoan and has been in the U.S. for almost three years. “I want to stay and make some money to help out my mom, little sisters and brothers [back on the islands],” he said. “I’m the only one out here.” Aliki works for AArrow Sign Spinners in Seattle, whose web page proudly boasts that some of its employees won the 2017 World Sign Spinning Championships. He found the job on Craigslist and has only [...]

AArrow Sign Spinners in 360° Virtual Reality New Smart ForTwo Commercial

360° Virtual Reality The world’s first-ever virtual reality test drive of the new smart fortwo cabrio brims with excitement, wherever you look. The 360-degree clip highlights the benefits of the urban sunseeker – and what to expect of virtual reality.That huge grin. The one you spot on most people’s faces when they first try on virtual reality gear. Their facial muscles reflect straight away what their senses transmit to their brains. And it’s still there when they switch off the [...]

Seattle workers juggle multiple jobs to make ends meet

JEREMIAH ZUEGER LOOKS like he’s having way too much fun on the job as he spins and flips a sign advertising a new apartment complex at a busy corner by Seattle’s International District. The 17-year-old has been working for Aarrow Sign Spinners for about a year, commuting by ferry from his home in Bremerton to perform his sign acrobatics as cars and buses rush by.“People come up to me all the time,” Zueger says.They want to know how he got [...]

Hey Baltimore! Let’s Dance! Show Your B-Side!

Amazing dance video by ” Visit Baltimore”, were different dancing styles, different people, and different locations was combined into great presentation of Baltimore sights and dancing as well.  Baltimore’s own All- Star spinner Matt Evans makes an appearance in this one and show you how to show your B-Side! We are happy to say that it was great to work with this guys, make sure you guys check out the video! You might even learn a new move or two! (more…)

Sign Spinning Makes a Positive Impact

Most people look at sign spinning as an awkward job that on one wants. Thats not the case for our spinners not only is it a culture but its a way to reaching a better life. AArrow has given jobs to over 2,600 spinners between the ages of 16-25 in  30 cities across the global. Within the job there is a certain love for the art. Spinners use sign spinning as way to express themselves that ultimately gets them [...]

AArrow Poland in the spotlight!

Eskrada is one of the biggest advertising agencies of Poland, and were very excited to work with AArrow Sign Spinners after seeing their amazing skills. AArrow and Eskrada participated together for a campaign competition held by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development explaining the European Funds Information Points system… and WON FIRST PLACE! The campaign started on April 2nd and it is now on TV, Internet, billboards, and in the press all across Poland!!! . Krzysiek, Michał and Sławek were the chosen spinners for the commercial, they had the chance [...]