New Lobby and Suite Signs – Associa

The standard three types of sign for many new tenants moving into a business complex are the lobby, suite, and monument signs. Here is an example of a project we recently completed for Associa. The scope included a brushed aluminum dimensional lobby sign, acrylic monument lettering and logo, as well as ADA complaint suite signs. #lobbysign #suitesign #directorymonument If you …

Teavana – Updated Sign at Stanford

When you are in the signs and graphics business, you come across variety of complex situations. Case and Point, Teavana in Stanford.  The sign was initially installed by another company. But the client wanted to make the sign more visible. So this is where Signs Unlimited came in. We surveyed the sign and ultimately fabricated a custom platform (bracket) for …

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 …

Renovating Property Signs

Sign renovation is a continuous process. One of the considerations when renovating or refurbishing a sign is whether or not the original look and feel needs to be maintained. In some cases the property owner or manager may choose the keep the same color schemes and graphics. In other cases they may go a whole new route. Here is an …

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 …

Office Complex Monument Sign – Updated

We’ve talked about companies changing names due to mergers and acquisitions before. But occasionally business parks change names too. Instead of replacing the property’s monument signs completely due to the new name or logo, the owners may choose to simply refurbish or update the existing ones (if feasible). Case and point; Menlo Park Labs. Working with their property management company, …

New Parking Signs – The Pruneyard

As we know most structures, properties, and yes even signs need to be refreshed once in a while.  This includes parking signs. Beside normal wear a tear, contents of parking or property signs may change. Perhaps new parking hours or new logos and color schemes. Here is a job we recently completed for The Pruneyard. Complete replacement of their existing …

All New Corporate Logo Signs – On Business Property Monuments

We really like working with property management companies. We get the opportunity to work with many of their tenant companies and create unique signs based on their corporate logos and style guides. Recently we completed a project that involved several new company logos for the property’s campus monuments. A wide range of designs and colors. The signs had to meet …

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 …

Window Perfs – Technology Credit Union

Although interest rates have been stable for a while, they occasionally get updated by different financial institutions for various loan types. Since promotions by definition are temporary, the advertising graphics needed for such promotions need be easily replaceable for the sake of efficiency if nothing else. We use different types of perforated media (perfs) for producing digital print graphics for …

HighTech Looking Door Signs – Radius Product Development

We live in the Silicon Valley. So you expect to see high-tech stuff all around. Occasionally that also means high-tech looking signs. We recently produced some attractive looking door signs for Radius Product Development. We blended the lettering and the background to achieve the desired look. The scope included custom fabricated dimensional lettering and a painted rowmark  substrate. Here are …

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 …

Cooley Landing Park – New Park Signs

After more than a decade of studies, research, and community discussion, improvements at Cooley Landing Park in East Palo Alto are underway.  When the park was opened to the public in 2012, Cooley Landing added nine acres to the amount of public open space in the area. As part of the improvements Signs Unlimited, a long time supplier of signs …

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.  …

Montessori School – Simple and Effective Sign

As we’ve said before, you don’t always have to spend a lot of money on new signs for your company or business. In many cases you can update or refurbish the existing ones. This could save some money in the long run. Here is an example of a post and panel monument sign that we recently refurbished with a new …

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 …

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 …