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 [...]

Seattle Sign Spinners get prepared for the 2017 World Sign Spinning Championships

Local sign spinners train for world championships   KENT, WASH. – You’ve seen them on local street corners, spinning their messages. But did you know that these sign spinners are part of an elite crew that undergoes training at a little-known facility in Kent? The human directionals, as they’re known in the industry, are schooled in everything from the basics of creating a flashy presentation to preventing collisions with pedestrians. Richard Thesenga, the owner of AArrow Sign Spinners of Seattle, first got into the [...]

Big News for 2017 World Sign Spinning Championships

The 2017 World Sign Spinning Championship is making its mark The 2017 Sign Spinning Championships just got bigger! Not only  is this years grand prize of 5k is the biggest in the competition’s history, the competition will now be brought to you by Cricket Wireless. This will be an event you don’t want to miss. Be there on February 24 and 25th on Fremont Street to witness history!

Daft Signz: California Sign-Spinning Set to Daft Punk

 By Tanja M. Laden on Aug 30, 2013 2:30pmLong before ads hit newspapers, radio, TV, and the internet, there was the sandwich-board man, who Charles Dickens once dubbed “a piece of human flesh between two slices of paste board.” More than 150 years later, human billboards not only still exist — in California, the fringe occupation is spawning an entirely new subset of sign-spinners who are redefining the way these “sandwich men” do business. Each week in North Hollywood, a group of 21st-century so-called [...]

Spinning for Comic Con

  It is the first day of Comic Con and AArrow Sign Spinners are in San Diego working the convention. We are spinning for TBS network’s show King of Nerds’ Free Cereal Bar at Comic Con. In case you didn’t know, Comic Con is the largest convention on Earth. It usually draws about  130,000 people over its four day span. The convention brings comic, movie, and televison fans from all over the world together and we, at AArrow Sign Spinners, are happy [...]

AArrow Peru 2013 Clínica Internacional

Clínica Internacional held its annual event outside of Lima, Peru and this year, the AArrow Advertising Peru team played a fundamental role in attendance at the convention. AArrow Peru was hired to put a spin on ordinary direction assistance and guide the guests through the route in a way they would always remember. Not only were the guests able to find their way to the event without getting lost, but they did it while also being entertained by AArrow’s [...]

AArrow Sign Spinning for Taschen Books

Two AArrow spinners marathon at spun 11 hours each for Taschen Books in front of the Hollywood Farmer’s Market on Fairfax and Third. Our spinners promoted Taschen’s Annual Half Off Sale. The team had a great time as usual, spinning and bringing in customers. (more…)

AArrow Paris Sign Spinning for Dominos and Radio Espace 96.9

AArrow Paris show off their spin-mazing talent for Dominos and Radio Espace 96.9 Lyon on May 24 to June 2. The AArrow Paris Sign Spinners wowed the crowd with their moves and enthusiasm while enjoying fun entertainment, pizza and music. Make sure to check out the video below to see AArrow Paris’ performance! (more…)