Spinning for Relief: The AArrow Sign Spinners Partner with American Red Cross to Raise Awareness for Hurricane Relief

Spinning for Relief: The AArrow Sign Spinners Partner with American Red Cross to Raise Awareness for Hurricane Relief LOS ANGELES, CA – The AArrow Sign Spinners, the leading global sign spinning firm, have rallied its employees in markets across the nation to encourage others to donate to the relief efforts underway for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. In partnership with American Red Cross for the last 10 years, AArrow dispatches sign spinners to create awareness for relief when disaster strikes. The [...]

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 [...]

World of Sign Spinning Just got a Little Brighter!

Have you ever randomly drove past your local park and noticed a bunch of guys spinning signs? Well our Long Beach team caught the attention of our friends at the Edge and they decided to write an awesome story about us! Oshay Henderson and Christian Altamirano  talk with Blake Pinto about the world of Sign Spinning. Check it out ! The Underground World of Sign Spinning (more…)

Reddit: Check!

  Recent thread in Reddit: someone uploaded a picture of AArrow Sign Spinners with a very surprised comment as to the apparent existence of sign spinning classes. For those of you who don’t know, we do train a lot  to learn the tricks! It’s part of the fun! We learn them, rearrange them, invent new ones… Hey! We even have a Tricktionary® where we keep them listed so we don’t forget! Therefore, if you see a bunch of spinners in a park playing around [...]

The Life Of A Los Angeles Sign Spinner

The sign spinner is no longer an obscure urban creature. Drive through any city and you’ll see one toting a pendant advertising a new apartment complex or a low-rate tax preparer: sign spinners are a specific type of person. They’re all over Los Angeles too, from Echo Park to Miracle Mile to Baldwin Hills: you can find a sign spinner in any part of town. They’ve become such a popular form of advertising that automatons have popped up on [...]