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Proudly Display Your Black Owned and Operated Sign – Black & White

Shop for Personalized Items, Printed Materials, Brand Design, and Advertising Signs all in One Place!

Order your Custom Printed Materials Online and Enjoy 24 Hour Turnaround Time for MOST ORDERS.

Order your Custom Printed Materials Online and Enjoy 24 Hour Turnaround Time for MOST ORDERS.


When In Business, Standing Out from the Crowd is Job #1!

Since 1995′ count on the Professionals at Empress Signs LLC. to supply Custom Designed Signs that Speak Volumes to Potential Buyers in One Single Glance!


About Us, Empress Signs Owner, Eileen Thompkins
Empress Signs LLC was Founded  in 1995′

Eileen Thompkins began her Graphic Design and Advertising profession as a freelance artist in 1995. She learned the art of glass bending at a notable, full service, sign company located in Southwest Philadelphia in 1989.

Thompkins’ opened Empress Signs LLC in 1995 with the goal of creating neon sign products that were artistically fabricated and distinguishable from the commercial signs that are more common to our business landscape.

Checkout , “ASK THE NEON LADY” on Blogger

Now, after Serving the Neon Industry, exclusively, for over 22 years, Empress Signs LLC. is GETTING PERSONAL!!…

We are One-Stop for all of your Graphic Design and Advertising Needs!

You can count on us for your next Custom Sign, Marketing Materials, Personalized Items, Customized Apparel and More!

Checkout Previous NEON, SIGNS & GRAPHIC DESIGN ART & PHOTOGRAPHY by Empress Signs LLC. on Google!




Logo on Mug, Printed Mugs, Sublimated Mugs, 11 Oz Mugs, Order One Mug, Promotional Mugs,
Order Custom Sublimated Drink-Wear at Empress Signs LLC.

Tee Shirt Printing

Max. Area Size: Full Bleed Size 12.00″ x 12.00″ or 2100 x 2100 pixels

Typical Print Area: 10.00” x 10.00” Unless Specified.

If Specified a Full Bleed to 12.00” x 12.00” is Available Upon Request or Call for Custom Graphic Designs to defy all know perimeters.

Artists at Empress Signs LLC. can help you achieve your vision from start to finish. Note our one time set-up fee is waved for bulk orders of 25 garments plus and repeat orders.


Resolution refers to the number of dots per inch (dpi), or the amount of detail the image has.
Most documents prepared for upload should be 175 dpi at 100% of the final print size.
Higher resolution means a more detailed image, and also larger file and longer upload time.

Your document should be created in CMYK mode so that the colors that you see on the
screen most closely match the final printed product. If you create your document in RGB, the
colors in your printed product may vary slightly. Many of the bright values produced by your
monitor cannot be reproduced in print.

Converting Fonts to Outlines:
Text can be converted to curves (paths) in some graphics programs. This will fix upload errors that result when fonts are not embedded in your file. Following these easy steps will help ensure that your text prints clearly.

How to convert fonts to outlines in Adobe Illustrator Select all text.
Click Type Menu> Type> Create Outlines
Text now has a blue outline.
Save a copy and re-upload.

Image Sourcing

Digital Imaging

You may create printed products on our web site using digitized images from a variety of sources. Your designs, photos and images can come from a digital camera, scanner, or the Web.
Any image you plan to use must be saved at approximately 300-dpi at 100% output size for the very best printing results. It’s helpful to know that shrinking an image on a product will increase its resolution. For example, an image captured at 600 x 900 pixels has 150-dpi at 4” x 6”. However, it can be printed at 300-dpi by reducing its dimensions on the product to 2” x 3”.

Images from a Digital Camera

If you wish to use images from a digital camera, before you snap pictures make sure the camera is set at a high enough resolution to result in 300 DPI at the intended photo print size. Most cameras have various settings for resolutions. The highest resolution for your camera depends on how many megapixels it has.
You cannot increase the resolution of a photo after it is taken, except by reducing its printed dimensions (after you upload the image). Be careful when cropping a photo after it is taken. Cropping will reduce the number of pixels in the final image.

Images from a Scanner

Like a digital camera, a scanner must be preset to the proper resolution before image capture. Many scanners default to 150-dpi (or spi). Set your scanner’s resolution so that it results in 300-dpi at the image’s final print size. If your resulting scanned image is smaller than the recommended size or has less dpi than you need, you should either rescan your original at a higher resolution, or use the image for a smaller printed area.


Images from the Web

Images found on the web are typically at a resolution of 72-dpi. This resolution is much too low for quality printing. In addition, most images on the web are protected by copyright laws. For these reasons, we do not recommend using images from the web.

Acceptable File Formats

Empress Signs LLC. supports a variety of file formats for uploaded designs.

Adobe Acrobat 9 Document (*.pdf) (recommended)
Adobe Illustrator CS3 Artwork (*.ai) (recommended)
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Image (*.psd) (recommended)
Bitmap Image (*.bmp)
GIF Image (*.gif)
JPEG Image (*.jpg,*.jpeg)
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Document (*.ppt)


Empress Signs LLC. is Getting Personal! Weather you are in need of Customized Tee’s , Hats, Marketing Material, Signs, Print Services or More, we are a One-stop Shop for all of your Personaliaztion and Brand Development Needs.

For our Non-Profit and B-B Customers, Empress Signs LLC. Offers Wholesale Pricing on Bulk Orders, as well as, Direct to Trade Pricing.

Mail us your Retail or Non-Profit Tax Certification upon ordering to receive bulk discounts and Tax Free Ordering.

For Custom Orders, shop our Blank Apparel, Personalized Items, or Gift Pages to find just the Right Product, Brand, Gift, Color or Size to fit your needs.  You may also Upload your own output Ready Art or let Empress Signs LLC. supply you with Pro Designs and Customized Themes On-Site.

Most Custom  orders are fulfilled within 24 hours or less! Set-up fees may apply.


Empress’ Apparel Shop offers something Nice, New and Unique for Every Season and Every Size!

Can’t find something to suit your style? We’ll do our best to develop the brand and style that is right for you!
Go to our Personalize It Link to Order Blank Apparel and have your own Custom Artwork Applied.

Gold, Purple, Tee Shirt, Woman's Tee, Ladies Tee
An Empress’ Apparel Original Design – “Afro Thoughts” Woman’s Tee.


Summer Tanks, Tank Top, Sleep Wear, Summer
An Empress’ Apparel Original Design – Junior/Ladies Tank.


Black Lives Matter Shirt, Protest Tee, Political, BLM, Woman's Tee, Ladies Tee
Empress’ Apparel Original Design – Albino Lives Matter