Here is the finished sign I talked about a couple posts ago. It is amazingly similar to the original design. Clearly legible from a long distance. I like it. It is made with a measurable amount of win.
But there is hidden win behind the artsy semi-free-form lettering and awesome color scheme. This sign is made of fiberboard, and is orders of magnitude stronger than ones made with standard poster-board or foam core. This sign could withstand the impact of a vigorously launched rock or bottle. In order to leverage this capability I designed a handle setup that allows the sign to work as a shield. Here is a picture of the back.
And here is the sign just about to be used in the parade: