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Thursday, March 19, 2020

TransWorld's 2020 shows may be postponed, but the Show Specials aren't!

Sinister Visions Services Sale
Get 15% off any new graphic/web design project now through midnight on March 31st! If you're considering hiring Sinister Visions to design a logo, website, marketing materials, t-shirt art, etc., get your 50% deposit in before the deadline date to get the discount.

Just contact Chad to discuss your project at (916) SPO-OKY1, or via the chat widget on, where you can also see work samples, client lists, testimonials and more! Sale
Get 15% off your entire order at with coupon code TRANSWORLD2020 now through midnight on March 31st! now features AFTERPAY: Shop now! Enjoy now! Pay later!

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Hallontines Day Sale at - Get 20% OFF orders of $20+ Thru 2/7!

Get 20% OFF orders of $20+ with coupon code HALLONTINE thru midnight on 2/7!

Looking for a Hallontine's Day gift for that special spookster in your life? has you covered! Artwork, apparel, pins, patches, stickers and more, all ready and waiting to impress your paranormal paramour at!

Hallontines Day Sale

💲 AFTERPAY! now features AFTERPAYHere's how it works:
  • Split your purchase into 4 installments: Pay for your purchase in four interest-free installments (due every two weeks). You’ll pay your first installment at the time of purchase, and the remainder over time.
  • Nothing extra to pay: Always zero interest, never additional fees when you pay on time. The only fees are for late payments. We'll email your payment schedule and send notifications so there are no surprises.
  • Instant approval decision and shipment: No long forms. You’ll know if you’re approved instantly and your order will ship as it would with any other form of payment, as quickly as you choose!
  • More info about how it works HERE.

You can also join the new rewards program $ave$inister: Earn points for every dollar you spend, and/or refer people to earn store credit! Click the orange button on the bottom left of to sign up!

Monday, January 6, 2020

SERVICES SALE EXTENDED! Get 15% Off New Projects Thru January 12th!

END OF YEAR SPECIAL EXTENDED! If you've been considering hiring Sinister Visions to do some design work (logo, website, etc.), you can get 15% off the total project price IF you put in your deposit payment (50% of the total) before January 12, 2020.

If you know you're going to get the work done, get the deal now and we'll get to work in 2020 when you're ready!

Questions? Ask Chad!
Services Sale

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Holidazed Services Sale! 15% Off New Projects Through the End of the Year!

END OF YEAR SPECIAL! If you've been considering hiring Sinister Visions to do some design work (logo, website, etc.), you can get 15% off the total project price IF you put in your deposit payment (50% of the total) before December 31, 2019.

If you know you're going to get the work done, get the deal now and we'll get to work in 2020 when you're ready!

Questions? Ask Chad!


Friday, December 20, 2019

From Haunted Verdun Manor to Thrillvania - Re-Designing the First Haunted House Logo I Ever Designed!

In the late 1980's I was attending the University of North Texas (Dallas area) when I discovered an amazing haunted attraction called Haunted Verdun Manor. Almost overnight I signed up to act in the haunt, and for the last couple of years of my college career I spent many weekends hanging out/becoming friends with Verdun's owner Lance Pope, who is now legendary in the industry (and taken from us far too soon).

Besides forming friendships that last to this day with other budding haunters who also tended to just hang out at Verdun whenever they could (Michael Edwards and Bart Butler, I'm looking at you), Lance gave me the opportunity (my first in the industry) to design a new logo and program art for Verdun.

I graduated in 1991 and moved on from Dallas. Subsequently, Lance passed and Haunted Verdun Manor became Thrillvania Haunted House Park, the logo for which kept the same font style and werewolf artwork that I'd done for the original Haunted Verdun Manor logo.

Flash forward to now. Current owner Todd James has given me the opportunity to update the Thrillvania logo... 30 years later. I can barely wrap my head around that.

So here are all 3 logos - the original ink-and-presstype Haunted Verdun Manor logo, the Thrillvania logo that they've been using up until this past season, and the freshly-approved 2019 update, built with Procreate and Photoshop.

This has been a very cool thing to get to do!

Logo Progression
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Sinister Visions clients have said...
  • “Knowledgeable, creative and most critically - prompt! Chad has the perfect skill set to create very user-friendly websites that work great and look super scary!”

    — Ben Armstrong, Netherworld Haunted House

  • “Chad has been instrumental in growing all of our trade shows by marketing our brands through amazing web designs, brochures, banner displays and t-shirt designs! Web design is so important in today's world and we credit a lot of our success to Chad for keeping our image fresh every year. Chad works around the clock to deliver the best products possible.”

    — Jen Braverman, TransWorld Trade Shows

  • “Chad is an unbelievably talented artist. The fact that he is able to take that creativity and use it to build websites that not only look good, but also work well and are reliable is just one of the reasons we've loved partnering with him over the years.”

    — Edward Douglas, Midnight Syndicate

  • “ have built and serviced three web sites for me over the past 6 years. Chad's input, design, backup and all around service are a credit to him, especially as we are based in the United Kingdom. I would not hesitate in recommending Chad and to anyone wishing for web design and creativity.”

    — Mark Edwards, Farmaggedon

  • “Chad has always been one step ahead of what's popular at the time. He continues to amaze me with his creativity and designs. We at Terror on the Fox have always used Sinister Visions, and we/I always will!”

    — Mike "Beaker" Parpovich, Terror on the Fox

  • “There is no more prolific dark web designer anywhere. If you want a successful event, then you need a Chad Savage-designed web site.”

    — Leonard Pickel, HAuNTcon

  • “Chad Savage has a command of typography that isn't seen anymore... And that's only one of his skills; he's really a pioneer in horror / haunted / fantasy corporate ID and digital design. Most of the work you see in this arena that wasn't done by him was most likely influenced by him. He's an original.”

    — Joe Sena, EMCE Toys / Cinefantastique Magazine / The Monster Channel

  • “Chad Savage delivers, in an internet world where most designers and enablers spew and wheeze far beyond their capacity. Chad views complex codings with an artist's eye ­ which makes him the real deal. He walks the walk. Hire him now before he wises up and prices himself accordingly.”

    — David J. Schow, Author

  • “I knew by hiring Sinister Visions I would get excellent results. The results were even better than expected. Thanks for exceeding my high expectations.”

    — Larry McKenzie,

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