Who We Are

Architects and contractors have many elements to plan and coordinate when designing or building a new building. It is easy with so many things to plan and track to let something like wayfinding or ADA-compliant signage slip through the cracks. By developing relationships with architects and contractors, and by being an expert in their field, Archway Graphic Designs works with their clients to not only be sure that the wayfinding plan is going to work for the project, but we have the creativity and expertise to make the signage package an integral part of any project. Because we are honest and fair, we always look for the best products to keep our clients on or under budget, while offering solutions that provide peace of mind for their clients. 

Archway, established in 1996, was developed due to an overwhelming need for a full-service sign company in Central Arkansas and surrounding areas. At its inception, our staff consisted of only the owner and one employee. Our equipment was limited to one vinyl plotter in a 700 square foot storefront. As our clientèle base grew, we began offering more services, continually increasing our output capabilities.

Thanks to our amazing clients, our team continues to grow. We have experts that specialize in research, design, development, production, & installation. Our facilities have expanded to 5000 square feet, housing three plotters, a large format printer, laminator, CNC router, thermoforming press, and a paint department with custom paint mixing capabilities. Customer service is always our priority from conceptual development through the finished product and installation.

Contact us today to learn more, schedule a Lunch & Learn or talk to a specialist about your next project. 

 

Making signs that work for people, 
so people don't have to work to find their way.

Meet the Crew

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Founder & Owner

Teresa Baker

As personal assistant to our Mascot Emeritus, Archie, little time is left to pursue other activities but Teresa has managed to oversee the day-to-day operations of the company since she opened the doors in 1996.  Being the 9th of 11 children, she definitely learned early how to effectively be part of and run a team which came in handy when starting a business. When she is not at work, Teresa enjoys baking her famous confections and crocheting. She also volunteers for Camp Aldersgate and is the former president of the board of directors.

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Project Manager & Co-Owner

Bart Lusk

After joining Archway in 2005, Bart moved up the ranks from production & installation to his current position of Project Manager. Bart is the point-person for most of Archway’s major projects. He handles all aspects of estimating & manufacturing to production & installation. As a recovering graphic designer he occasionally contributes to the creative aspects of a project. In his free time Bart enjoys being outdoors, movie night with the family, and remodeling houses. Bart is a volunteer for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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Outside Sales & Cheerleader

Jan Grimsley

Jan is the social face of Archway. Since joining the company in 2008, she has been a tireless promoter and has still yet to meet a stranger. From the sound of Jan’s infectious laugh & jingling jewelry, she can always be located in the office. Jan is a volunteer for the American cancer society. She loves to cook and spend time with her grandchildren when she is out of the office. Jan is a volunteer for the American Cancer Society.

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Outside Sales & Cheerleader

Dustin Norwood

Dustin joined the Archway team in early 2018 as an assistant installer. He quickly learned the ropes and moved up the ranks and is now Archway's lead installer and production manager. As the production manager, he works closely with our team on estimates and incoming projects, ensuring we have all the needed materials to meet or exceed our timeframe. Then he hits the road to install your signs, ensuring all ADA requirements are met and that the quality products you expect are installed with the same level of expertise.

When he is not running the shop, he is enjoying time with family and friends, enjoying the Arkansas outdoors, hunting and fishing. And of course, he is a tried and true Razorback fan!

Our Clients

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