New Lighted Sign for Pruneridge Laundromat

Certain businesses do need lighted signs at night. It just makes sense based on their business. Building lighted signs can be in the form of individual letters called channel letters and light boxes or cabinets. These days we provide illumination for all these signs using energy-efficient LED technology. Here is an example of an LED-lighted cabinet sign we recently designed, …

Dinah’s Garden Hotel – New LED Way-finding Signs

As part of a multi-year process to update Dinah’s Boutique Hotel logo and graphics, we helped design, then manufactured and installed all new LED based illuminated way-finding signs for the entire property that also included rich translucent graphics. Manufacturing the signs with LED technology will help save the hotel energy costs and also provide more durability over the long haul. …

Old Downtown Restaurant Gets a New Sign – El Jalapeno Rojo

An old landmark restaurant in downtown finally got a new building sign. The El Grullense was bought out last year and became the El Jalapeno Rojo Mexican Restaurant. We had initially designed and built the poles sign and the menus. But the main building sign took longer due to various factors. The new logo was incorporated in to a rectangular …

Thermal Conductive Bonding (TCB) – Brand New Building Sign

Thermal Conductive Bonding’s (TCB) location in south San Jose did not have any visible signage on the building. So it was easy to drive by without seeing the company.  Enter Signs Unlimited. TCB approached us for some options for a sign that was visible and also met their specific logo requirements with elements that had color gradients.  After a few …

Redwood Electric – New Building Sign in San Francisco

Redwood Electric’s San Francisco office did not have any exterior signs. Having worked with them on both their monument and interior signs at the Santa Clara location, they asked us to produce a sign suitable for the San Francisco building. Due to the length of the sign, we used fabricated aluminum for the main logo letters and custom cut acrylic …

Cupertino Quinlan Community Center – New Sign

The Quinlan Multipurpose Community Center in Cupertino needed more visibility beyond their monument sign. The building itself did not have any signs. Here is where Signs Unlimited came in. We met with the city personnel and went through various options for dimensional letter signs. After some design and sample material reviews,  the city zeroed in on what they liked. Once …

Lincoln Glen Manor Nursing – New Signs All Over

Lincoln Glen Skilled Nursing facility had reached a point where they wanted to refresh their old signs and logo for the entire property. This campus wide project involved monument signs, directionals, building signs, and dimensional letter signs. We were awarded the job based on our portfolio, experience, and professionalism. Usually with this size project the design phase takes a fair …

Foothill College New Resource Center – Signs

Community colleges as with any other organization regularly update their facilities. Foothill College has been a long term client of ours here at Signs Unlimited. Over the years we’ve fabricated and installed many of the signs on the campus. Recently they wanted to update their new student resource center signage. The college has a very detailed sign plan with specific …

Dinah’s Hotel Palo Alto – New Signs, New Look

Dinah’s quaint hotel in Palo Alto has been around for decades. A year ago they started to look at refreshing their logo, signs, and graphics with a design firm. Once they got further along, the design firm approached three sign companies to create proposals based on their new designs. The three firms were also interviewed by the hotel management. Signs …

New Sweet Shop – Fun Custom Sign

New retail shops have a lot of challenges when starting out. Generally a lot of upfront work and expenses before they can open their doors. But one of the more critical advertising tools they have available to them is an attractive and visible sign to draw attention to the new location. Case and point; Sugar Baby Sweet Shoppe in Los …

Colorful Food, Colorful Menus – El Jalapeno Rojo Restaurant

We started working on this project a few months ago. The new owners of the restaurant wanted a new logo, a more colorful and updated menu, and a new pole sign. The client needed to create an entirely new menu and take some actual photos of the new food items they were going to offer. After the technical survey, we …

Paseo Villas Apartments – New Look and New Signs

Paseo Villas in downtown San Jose recently went through  a major remodeling of the entire complex. New paint and carpets. And of course new signs. They had approached us a year before the project got started and worked with us to develop the right signs and color schemes for the new remodeling project. The scope included new evacuation maps, pool …

Building Sign with Color Gradient – Hastest

We’ve covered this type of  building letters and logo sign before. But there are a couple of unique features in this sign that are worth mentioning. As you may know, when there is a gradient in the color of a logo or a sign, they cannot be effectively painted. The only way to achieve the correct color scheme is to …

Small Office, Proper Sign

Not every company has a single occupancy building with enough square-footage to have a standalone monument or large building signage. Many smaller companies have offices in multi-tenant business parks and can only have one or two signs for that specific suite. For these smaller companies or offices, there are many attractive and low cost signs or graphics options. Here is …

New Restaurant and Signs At San Jose Airport

As with many airports, San Jose also has stringent guidelines for the aesthetics of signs, graphics, and other highly visible decors in the main terminals. Any new store or restaurant must submit a design package to the airport authority for their approval. Signs Unlimited has been a partner to many companies going through this process by providing attractive designs to …

Sand-blasted Signs – Alive and Well

Sand-blasted signs have been around for many years. They are very durable and can accommodate many applications and color schemes. They can be single-sided or double-sided.  Thickness can also be adjusted to meet specific applications. The base material is typically HDU (High-density urethane) or Redwood. The process starts with an electronic art file with proper dimensions and colors. That art …