Refreshed Sign – The Tradewinds Condos

A fresh new face attracts more attention. That is why many businesses or properties choose to update and freshen up their signs instead of replacing them. Case and Point, Tradewinds Condos. Here is a clear example of how much better a refurbished sign could look.  New graphics, lettering, and paint can do wonders to brighten up an old sign. Please …

Jupiter is now InFocus – New Logo Signs

So guess what? Another acquisition in the valley. Jupiter became InFocus. And yes we were chosen as the sign company to help them with the logo and sign changes. The scope involved replacing the building sign, monument faces, and several smaller signs around the property. The old monument had a curved surface. So we had to design and fabricate the …

New Name Change – Diodes (was Pericom)

Once again a corporate merger/acquisition results in a whole new logo change for a company in the valley. Pericom became Diodes. This project posed some unique technical challenges. The new logo had to be fabricated as individual letters and installed in a flat  manner even though the main building fascia was curved with custom brushed aluminum paneling. We spent a …

Basic and Functional Door Signs

Signs don’t always have to be fancy and colorful. Many signs are made to be practical or functional.  Secondary doors and entrances in commercial and industrial properties need basic identification signs to guide employees, vendors, or service personnel to the right location. Through digital print technologies, we can create functional signs bearing the companies’ logos easily and cost-effectively. Here is …

New Building Logo Sign – OMRON/STI

Here we go again with another corporate name change. As you know, mergers and acquisitions are very common in the Bay Area and particularly in Silicon Valley. And of course they require name changes hence new signs and graphics. This is where Signs Unlimited comes in. Omron/STI was one of the recent exterior building signs we completed. This scope of …

Address Signs

As we’ve mentioned before, we like working with property management companies. Part of the reason is the predictability of and familiarity with the signage they need.  We’ve produced thousands of signs ranging from detailed property maps, monuments, pool rules, to simple ‘No Parking’ signs. Some properties have very high-end signage needs that require customs work. Signs Unlimited can easily tackle …

Mall Signs – American Apparel

Doing any type of construction work inside of a major mall requires several steps and documentation.  So it is not for all contractors. We work with many national chains that have stores at various malls around the Bay Area. Besides being properly licensed and bonded as a contractor, you must also have substantial insurance coverage to be allowed in to …

Atelier Salon – New Willow Glen Location (New Signs)

Atelier is a high-end salon with two locations in San Jose’s Santana Row. Recently they acquired and launched a new salon in Willow Glen which is another upscale neighborhood in San Jose. As with the previous stores which Signs Unlimited (their longtime partner) had also produced the signs for, they approached us for the new signage at the Willow Glen …

Century 21 Alpha – New LED Sign Letters

For businesses that operate after dusk, an illuminated sign is very important for visibility. This is especially true if the business is tucked away in the corner or back of the strip mall or business complex. Century 21 Real Estate is well-known around the Bay Area. But a well-lit and visible sign greatly helps with guiding clients to their office. …

Cedar Tree Plaza – New LED Signage

Some of the strip malls in the Bay Area were built over decades ago. So an occasional upgrade is always a good idea for a fresh look and more visibility for the shopping center’s business tenants. Cedar Tree Plaza recently went through a major renovation which obviously included the addition of new signs. The signage scope of work included new …

Practical Signs – Auto Repair Shop

Sometimes a business needs simple practical or functional signs that serve a specific purpose for their clients. You don’t need colorful or extravagant signs when all you need to do is to inform your customers where to go or where certain things are. Case and point, Precision Auto and Tune Repair shop. They needed their drive bays identified with the …

New Custom Building Sign – Heatscape.com

You can always put your company name on the glass entry doors. But sometime you need a proper building sign to project an image in line with the company’s position in the market. Case and point, Heatscape. Heatscape already had graphics on the entry glass panels identifying the company. But they felt that they needed a more substantial sign. Signs …

Popeyes Chicken – New LED Illuminated Restaurant Signs

So here is another one of those well-known restaurants that we’ve worked with. Getting a national company to trust you with their signage work locally means that you have the know-how and the ability to handle such projects. The Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen illuminated sign project was part of a build-out of this site in the south bay. It required full …

JDSU is Now VIAVI – New Campus Logo Signs

As company name changes and splits continue in the valley, we are there with them as one element of their transition.  JDSU, which is one of the staples of the high tech industry in the Silicon Valley recently split into two and renamed itself VIAVI Solutions (and Lumentum). The campus-wide name and logo changes were a major undertaking. Signs Unlimited …

Fresh New Look – First United Methodist Church Signs

Building signs typically come in two main variations; Internally Illuminated and non-illuminated. There are generally more options available when the signs are non-illuminated. This is because you don’t not need to meet certain electrical requirements. In those cases if night viewing is needed, external lighting may be used to illuminate the letters. Sign letters can be mounted directly on the …