Sage Veterinary – New Monument Sign

Sage Veterinary has been renovating and expanding their footprint in the Bay Area. They approached us several months ago for a whole new design for their signage. This of course included  monument and building signs. We got to work and created several design options, one of which they finally approved. The initial phase of the project was recently completed.  This …

Monument Sign Panels – Apartment Complex

Summer is generally a good time to update or replace old signs and graphics. In many cases wholesale replacement of the signs is not necessary. Sometimes a paint job and some new lettering (or graphics) will take care of it. Here is a case where the client wanted new custom cut monument panels to replace the old ones. We produced …

Foothill College – Refurbishing Parking Directory Monuments

As a longtime partner of Foothill College, we’ve fabricated and installed hundreds of signs at the campus over the years. But as with anything in life, the signs age and require updating once in a while. Foothill College has very custom graphics, background colors, and special fabrication requirements that need to be factored in the designs. Signs Unlimited has perfected …

Monument Sign Panels – Just Add Your Name

We’ve talked about monument signs for business parks that have multiple tenants. Some of these monument bases are built when the buildings themselves are constructed. As new tenants move in, they simply add their names to the monument. Signs Unlimited has designed and built many custom signs for existing monuments as well as building brand new monuments. There are many …

Temporary Monument Covers – Hope Services

Imagine this scenario. Your business has changed names, suite numbers,  or have something else that requires your directory monuments to be updated. A new directory monument takes several weeks to complete especially if a city permit is required. So a great temporary solution would be to cover the existing directories with the new information while the new signs are being …

Omron / STI’s New Monument Sign

Wear and tear is very common in the world of signs and graphics. Especially for the signs that are outdoors and exposed to the elements 24/7. Omron / STI recently approached us with a request for a new monument sign to replace their existing one that had been ravaged by the weather over the years. But there was a twist.  …

Doctor’s Office – New Monument Sign

So you’ve added a new doctor or lawyer to your medical or legal practice? This means you need to add their names to the various signs and directories around the building. This may be a good time to look at your signs and directories and see if a refresh is needed. As we’ve mentioned before, signs and graphics need to …

The Meadowlands – New Monument Sign

Property Management companies have to deal with a lot of issues related to the complexes they manage and their tenants. One common request we get from these companies has to do with signs. Anything from No Parking, No Dumping, to Suite number signs. But we also get requests for monuments and other more substantial signs. Here is a recent sign …

Veritas Separates from Symantec – New Signs

Here we are with another change of ownership for a Silicon Valley company. Symantec spun off their Veritas business to an investment group. As we’ve done many times before over the years Signs Unlimited was contracted to replace the signage at the campus from Symantec to Veritas. The initial phase of this transition was completed recently. The scope of work …

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 …

Goodyear Tires – Monument Refurbish

We’ve discussed how signs need to be refreshed or updated once in a while. This could be due to a corporate logo change, name changes, or just due to normal wear and tear especially caused by weather. A fresh coat of paint and new graphics can make a sign come to life and look new. Here is an example of …

JDSU Splits – Lumentum Sign Project

We had talked about JDSU, a staple in the high-tech Silicon Valley splitting into two companies. Viavi and Lumentum. We discussed the project for Viavi in a previous post. The bigger portion of this split (in terms of locations and signage) was Lumentum. Again we were there with our client as one element of their transition from early on. The …

intersect ENT – New Signs for New Location

One of the good things about a company growing is that they need to expand their facilities. That generally means more office space and perhaps a move to a larger building. This is always good news for companies such as Signs Unlimited that are part of these transitions. Intersect ENT had grown so they expanded their footprint within the same …

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 …

New Monument Face – Chemical Safety Tech

As we’ve mentioned before, you don’t need a brand new directory monument when new tenants move in. These days we can cost-effectively update monuments with new tenant names and logos without structurally changing the sign. Using digital print graphics and appropriate paneling material (substrates) this can be accomplished with any budget. Here is an example of a recent monument we …

Mentor Graphics – New Monument and Building Signs

It is always a good indicator when companies expand. That generally means that the business in that area is doing well. Since we know consistency is important for reinforcing a company’s brand, any new signs must meet the existing corporate style guide.  It is sometime very difficult to match an existing sign design when the original documentation is not available. …

New Monument Sign Upgrade – OnanOn and ePlus Tech

Sometimes the only way to show how something has improved is to see what it looked like before. Here is an example of a monument upgrade that resulted in a much more visible logo and recognition for both companies. The project involved building a new aluminum cabinet for the existing brick base and to fabricate several types of dimensional graphics …

Vander-Bend, Newly Refurbished Monument

As we’ve said before, you don’t always have to build a new sign when updating your graphics or logo. Existing signs such as monuments can be retrofitted with new dimensional lettering or digital print graphics. This will save a huge amount of costs over a full replacement. We’ve refurbished many monuments over the years. If the monument in not illuminated, …

New Unique Sign For Timber Cove Homes

Multitenant residential properties strive to create a unique look and feel for their tenants or owners. A look that fits the particular theme for that property. Some may go for a more modern look where as others may choose a more traditional or even a nature-centric look. Take the case of Timer Cove. We started a discussion on their main …

Woodbridge Mobile Home Community – New Monument Sign

Today’s graphic design and manufacturing technologies allow us to create a whole new range of signs and graphic solutions. For example, using synthetic stucco and foamcore technology we can produce most sign structures resulting in thousands of dollars of savings for our clients over masonry brick and mortar work. Here is a very recent project we completed using this synthetic …

Vencore, New Bay Area Location, New Signs

When a company is acquired, the new parent company will typically change all the signs and graphics at the new location to match their corporate guidelines. Case and points, Vencore. When Vencore acquired a local company in the Bay Area, we were contracted to replace and install new signs and graphics at the location. The scope of work ranged from …