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Faq for My Design Suite which is the tool to customize your Uppercase Living expressions and embellishments. This document also includes examples of all available vinyl colours and fonts (from A-Z and …

Faq for My Design Suite which is the tool to customize your Uppercase Living expressions and embellishments. This document also includes examples of all available vinyl colours and fonts (from A-Z and numbers etc.in lower case as well as uppercase form).

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  • 1. ©2009 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.MyDesign Suite Overview & FAQs_0709 1MyDesign SuiteOverview & FAQsget acquainted with the newMyDesign SuiteWhen you log on to UL Express and visit the newMyDesign Suite when it launches on August 4 at12 noon (mt), you’ll notice a brand new, more functionallayout and many new, easy-to-use features. We createdthe new MyDesign Suite to be more of a personal designapplication that offers limitless options and more controlover your finished expression. You’ll also notice that theoriginal MyDesign features you’ve come to know stillexist in MyDesign Suite but are now more intuitive anduser-friendly. We guarantee if you enjoyed using theMyDesign Tool, you’ll fall in love with MyDesign Suite!Exciting New Features!In addition to customizing your own textdesign, you can now: • Design your expression on a virtualUL accessory or blank surface • Add existing UL Exclusive™ Expressionsand embellishments to custom text • Customize the font, size, color, alignment,and path of each expression element • Reposition your text elements1 design your expression on a virtual ULaccessory or blank surfaceSelect from a list of UL accessories or create a virtualreplica of an existing wall or door in MyDesign Suite.Then match your expression to this surface as youdesign it.1. Select a surface from the surface dropdown menu. • If you select a UL accessory, the accessorywill appear on your screen and the correctdimensions will be provided for you. MyDesign Suite™, the innovative evolution of MyDesign Tool, has incredible new features designed to bring yourcustomers’ creativity to life and take their design experience to a whole new level. This enhanced online applicationnot only features all the custom text functions you’re already familiar with, but it now enables customers to add theirown personalized text to any current UL Exclusive Expression or embellishment—then tweak the font, color, and sizefor a design that is all their own! It’s sure to be a hit at your Open Houses and a great boost to your sales, too!To introduce you to the new MyDesign Suite, we’ve provided step-by-step instructions on each of the new features,as well as answers to what we anticipate will be your most frequently asked questions. With these basics—and a fewminutes of exploration in the MyDesign Suite application—you’ll be able to help your customers create their ownpersonalized expression with our new MyDesign Suite!
  • 2. 2 ©2009 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.MyDesign Suite Overview FAQs_0709• If you select “Blank Surface,” you can adjust thesurface dimensions and color to match your existing surface.2 add existing UL Exclusive Expressions andembellishments to custom textAdding your MyDesign custom text in MyDesign Suiteis as simple as ever—all it takes is three easy steps!Then, enjoy hundreds of additional design options bycombining your text with any UL Exclusive (catalog)Expression or embellishment.To add a custom expression:1. Click the “Add Custom Text” button.2. Type your custom word or phrase in the provided box.3. Click “Add.”To add a UL Expression or embellishment:1. Click the “Add UL Expression” button.2. Select the category of the expression you’d like toadd. If you wish to add an embellishment, selectthe “Embellishment” category or use the searchfunction to find what you are looking for.3. Select a subcategory within that category.4. Select an expression that fits your current design.5. Select a size from the size dropdown menu. Available sizes vary upon expression.6. Select a color from the color dropdown menu. If itis a Two-Part Expression, you will need to select acolor for each part7. Click “Add.”
  • 3. 3 ©2009 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.MyDesign Suite Overview FAQs_07093 customize the font, size, color, alignment,and path of each expression elementEach new element you add has its own correspondingmenu where you can adjust color, font, size, etc.What a great way to add your personal touch to everyMyDesign expression you create!1. Click on the element you wish to customize.2. Using that element’s corresponding menu,located in the left sidebar, adjust font, size, color,alignment, and text path.4 reposition your text elementsGive your expression a balanced, harmonious look andpowerful visual appeal using the MyDesign repositiontools. Use the basics below to move elements quickly.Use the Advanced Tools to align, distribute, or mirroryour elements as a group.Basics1. To reposition a single design element, click andhold your cursor over the element text box asyou drag it to a new location. Or, use the arrowslocated within each element’s menu.2. To reposition multiple elements, first highlightthe elements by pressing and holding theControl (Ctrl) key as you click each element.3. Release the Control key.4. Move your cursor over one of thehighlighted elements.5. Click and hold the left mouse button as you dragthe elements to a new position.
  • 4. 4 ©2009 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.MyDesign Suite Overview FAQs_0709Advanced Tools1. Open the Advanced Tools menu.2. Highlight your elements by pressing and holdingthe Control (Ctrl) key as you click each element.3. To align your elements along the same edge,choose from the 6 Align options.4. To create equal white space between elements,select from the 2 Distribute options.5. To flip your expression for use on windows, acrylic,etc., click the Mirror button.6. To deselect your elements, click outside yourelement text boxes in the MyDesign Suite screen.5 save and order your expressionSaving and ordering your MyDesign Suite expressionis very similar to the steps you took in MyDesign Tool.Please review the “MyDesign Suite Management”document in the Document Library for more information.The possibilities are endless with our new andimproved MyDesign Suite! Encourage yourcustomers to check out this great application—and the updated online tutorial—when they bothbecome available on August 4th. They’ll lovediscovering how fun and easy it is to create theirone-of-a-kind custom expressions!frequently asked questionsMyDesign Suite BasicsWhat constitutes a blank surface?A blank surface is any surface other than a ULaccessory. The most typical example of a blanksurface is a wall, though you can also design for adoor, window, cabinet, or any other space. Withinthe MyDesign Suite application, you can create avirtual replica of your existing surface by selecting“Blank Surface” from the surface dropdown menu,then inputting surface dimensions and selectinga matching color.What does it mean to mirror my expression?When you mirror an expression, you flip yourcurrent design backward for use on glass, acrylic,or another transparent surface. For instance, if youplaced your mirrored design on the inside of a carwindow, the design would appear as your originaldesign when viewed from the outside.What is the difference between total expressionsize and letter height?Total expression size refers to the size of youroverall expression. Letter height is the size of aletter “A” in the font you selected, and this heightaffects the size of each letter in that specificexpression element.Why is there a question mark nearsome features?The question mark denotes a help function forspecific features like the Advanced Tools. Whenyou place your mouse arrow on the question mark,a window will open with additional informationon that feature.How do I title my expression?When you save your MyDesign expression, youcan give it a name you will remember. Yourexpression will then be saved in the My SavedExpressions section of MyDesign Suite, where youcan access it at a later time. For more informationon how to save and title your expression, refer tothe comprehensive online MyDesign tutorial.
  • 5. 5 ©2009 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.MyDesign Suite Overview FAQs_0709UL Exclusive Expressions In MyDesignCan I separate a Two-Part UL Exclusive Expressionor adjust the size, color, and font of the UL ExclusiveExpression I select?UL Exclusive Expressions (catalog expressions) arethe proprietary designs of Uppercase Living and havebeen preset to certain manufacturing sizes. When youselect a UL Exclusive Expression in MyDesign, youmust keep the font provided within that expression.You can then choose the size and color to be applied tothe whole expression, as outlined in the current IdeaCatalog. Two-Part UL Exclusive Expressions cannotbe separated or adjusted as separate elements, but theentire expression can be adjusted.Multiple Parts In Your MyDesign ExpressionCan I add more than one custom expressionto my design?You can add as many different custom and UL ExclusiveExpressions as you would like. Just be aware that everynew text box you add will be counted as an individual part.I have multiple parts in my expression. How will Ireceive them?Individual elements within your MyDesign expressionwill arrive separately and must be applied to your surfaceseparately as well.How do I match up multiple expression elements onmy surface?Custom MyDesign expressions do not come withregistration marks; however, registration marks willappear on any Two-Part UL Exclusive Expressions youorder. We recommend printing out your completeddesign from MyDesign Suite and using this sheet asyour reference as you apply each part. You can thentrim any excess backing paper around each expressionelement (for easier handling) and match each partvisually according to your printed design.Save/OrderOnce I’ve ordered my saved design, can I access itagain and make changes to it?Once you’ve saved your MyDesign Suite expression, youcan access it in the My Saved Expressions section ofMyDesign Suite. If you haven’t yet ordered your design,you may open the saved expression and make as manychanges as you would like. Once you’ve ordered yourexpression once, you cannot make changes to the saved file.You may, however, copy it into a new design or reorder it togive as a gift or place on another surface in your home.Note: If you copy an expression, you must save itwith a new name.If I start a MyDesign expression during a promotionbut don’t order it until after the promotion deadline,can I still receive the promotion price?Regardless of when you started your MyDesignexpression, you will only receive the promotion pricewhen you submit the expression to Uppercase Livingbefore the promotion deadline.How do I know how much my order will cost?MyDesign Suite provides pricing details as youdesign your element. Pricing is separated into subtotaland individual element pricing. For more details onhow to track your pricing as you design your customexpression, refer to the MyDesign Suite Tutorial.Can I use Living Rewards credits to order aMyDesign Expression?Yes. Simply order your expression through a LivingRewards Product order. For more information, contactDemonstrator Services at 866-369-5066.After Your Order ArrivesCan I exchange a MyDesign Expression?You can only exchange a MyDesign Suite Expressionbecause of a quality defect. If your design isexchanged, you will receive the exact same designyou ordered previously.How will my expression ship if some letters werepositioned off the MyDesign Suite screen whenI ordered it?As you design your expression, be aware that what yousee in the MyDesign screen is what will be shipped toyou. If the letters of your expression have dropped off yourselected accessory, you may want to adjust the text size and/or font to ensure that your expression arrives whole and fitsthe accessory when you apply it. If the letters have droppedoff your blank surface, try adjusting the surface dimensions.The dimensions remain the same when you switch from anaccessory to the blank surface option, so they may be toosmall for your existing wall or door.
  • 6. ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)1MyDesign Font Alphabets_0113MyDesign Suitefont alphabets2013 SPIRNG/SUMMER CATALOG©2013 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.AACHENASTRONAUT JONESANGELINA1When you create a MyDesign Suite expression, the custom text in your expression is priced per letter based on size.The chosen letter size indicates the size of a capital letter “A” in your chosen font. Even though the various letters inyour expression may be smaller or larger relative to the capital “A,” sizing and the corresponding price are still basedon the capital “A.”The guide below indicates the relative size of each letter in your chosen font in relation to the capital “A.” To calculateexact dimensions of your custom expression, create your expression using the MyDesign Suite.BALLERINO (letter size offered 2 or larger)Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?AVENIRBICKLEY SCRIPTBLACK JACKCALLI 109
  • 7. ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)MyDesign Font Alphabets_0113MyDesign Suitefont alphabets22013 SPIRNG/SUMMER CATALOG©2013 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.2COCKTAIL SHAKERCOLUMBIACANTABILECARL BECK (letter size offered 3 or larger)Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?CARLTONUL CHARMED (letter size offered 2” or larger)CHERISH (letter size offered 2” or larger)CHOCOLATE BOXCHRISTOPH’S QUILLCINDERELLAAa Bb Cc Dd EeFf Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?
  • 8. ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)MyDesign Font Alphabets_0113MyDesign Suitefont alphabets32013 SPIRNG/SUMMER CATALOG©2013 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.3EDWARDIAN (letter size offered 3” or larger)EGYPTIAN SLATEUL ENCHANTING (letter size offered 3” or larger)ECHELONDORCHESTER SCRIPT (letter size offered 2” or larger) FANTINIFRIVOLOUSCORRIANISCORSIVACURLZ
  • 9. ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)MyDesign Font Alphabets_0113MyDesign Suitefont alphabets42013 SPIRNG/SUMMER CATALOG©2013 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.4IMPACTINKSTERINSPIRATIONIRONWORKJOTKID PRINTKILOGRAMGARAMONDHAYSEEDHOT STREAKAa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm NnOo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm NnOo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?
  • 10. ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger) ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)MyDesign Font Alphabets_0113MyDesign Suitefont alphabets52013 SPIRNG/SUMMER CATALOG©2013 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.5MURRAY HILLNEW BASKERVILLEPAPYRUSLIORAHLOBSTERMAHOGANY SCRIPTMENDOZAMOSTRAAa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?PASSIONS CONFLICT (letter size offered 2” or larger)PEA NOODLE PARLORAa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm NnOo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?
  • 11. ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)ANGELICA (letter size offered 2 or larger)MyDesign Font Alphabets_0113MyDesign Suitefont alphabets62013 SPIRNG/SUMMER CATALOG©2013 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.6TRADE GOTHICTRAJANSATISFACTIONRIPEOPQRSTUVWXYZ1234567890!?ABCDEFGHIJKLMNVICTORIANPHOTOPLAYPEA SHELLEY BELLEYAa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?POINTED BRUSHPRINCETOWN UNIVERSITY ROMANAa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll MmNn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz1234567890!?
  • 12. WASA (letter size offered 2” or larger)MyDesign Font Alphabets_0113MyDesign Suitefont alphabets72013 SPIRNG/SUMMER CATALOG©2013 Uppercase Living®, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • 13. 47©2012 Uppercase Living,®LLC. www.uppercaseliving.comUppercase Living Color Palette9002VINTAGEBORDEAUX9050NAVYBLUE9004WARMSTONE9019MUSTARDSEED9025LILACBOUQUET9058ROBIN’SEGG9067STONECOTTAGE9024PEACHSORBET9069SPRINGHYACINTH9007CARIBBEANBLUE9081MOCHABROWN9023PUMPKINSPICE9082FRESHLINEN9003HONEYWHEAT9068ROYALBLUE9030BERRYRED9060PINEGREEN9070MATTEBLACK9005WHIPPEDCRÈME9041ELECTRICPINK9059VARSITYBLUE9083TERRACOTTA9066WILDRASPBERRY9062GREENTEA9080CHOCOLATEBROWN9010BRIGHTWHITE9044FAIRYTALEPINK9054SHORELINEBLUE9063ELECTRICLIME9073SLATEGREY7014‡SHIMMEREVERGREEN7010*†ETCHEDGLASS7016‡SHIMMERBLUE7012‡SHIMMERSILVER7011‡SHIMMERGOLD7013‡SHIMMERCRANBERRY7015‡SHIMMERPINK7019‡SHIMMERORANGE9093*ANTIQUEBRONZEITEM PRICE(US)UPGRADEFEE (US)UP TO $9.99 $2.50$10.00 – $19.99 $5.00$20.00 – $29.99 $7.50$30.00 – $39.99 $10.00$40.00 – $59.99 $15.00$60.00 + $20.00Our Specialty Vinyl is made of high-grade vinylmaterial designed to add a special look to anyproject or décor, and requires an upgrade fee(see table below).9090*SOFTSILVER9091*SOFTGOLD9092*SOFTCOPPEROur Premium Bond is made to withstandvarious temperature and weather conditions.It is not recommended for painted surfaceson the interior or exterior of your home.8001†GLOSSYWHITE8002†BLACKPATENTINTERIOR — MATTEINTERIOR — METALLICPREMIUM BONDSPECIALTY VINYL* Best application on smooth surfaces† Not intended for use on painted, stained, or finished surfaces ‡ Not intended for use with mirrored expressions9028COBBLESTONEGREY9029COTTONCANDY9008SUGAREDPLUM9064HERBGARDEN9022LEMONCHIFFON9031CRIMSONRED9001SAGEBRUSH9026PARISIANBLUE9036VALENCIAORANGE9065CONCORDGRAPE9084HOTCOCOA9027MINTJULEP

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