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 …

Refacing A Monument Sign – Creative Design Engineering

We’ve talked about this in the past. When a new company moves into an existing building, they will need their name and logo on the building or the directory monument. In some cases the existing monument may be too old and will need a lot of work to update. In these cases there are several options available. One is to …

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 …

Area Hanging Signs

You may have seen these area marker signs in large department stores, grocery stores, or manufacturing floors. These types of sign are great for letting customers or visitors know where certain category of  products are located or how the area is organized. But you can also use this signage for office environments to identify smaller work groups or projects. Signs …

Sandwich Board Signs – Doggy Daycare

We generally don’t blog these smaller signs we do for businesses around the area. But this was a cute one so we’ll share it. We’ve done many signs for dog daycare businesses. This particular one has been our client for many years. This time for better visibility they wanted a sandwich board sign (a-frame sign). These A-frames come in many …

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 Directory Maps – Mariani Square

We’ve talked about the importance of directory or way-finding signage in any property. These signs are very helpful in getting you correctly oriented to where you need to go. They are also critical for first responders arriving onsite in case of emergencies. One of the issues with these property maps is that many are old and perhaps outdated. And in …

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 …

Tell Your Story with Colorful Banners

So we’ve talked about this before. But it never hurts to bring up the utility of full color digitally printed banners. With our sophisticated print technologies today, we can produce any color scheme or story you wish to communicate at very low costs. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. How about a few pictures that can show …

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 …

City of Mountain View – Street Banners

I’m pretty sure you’ve seen these around the Bay Area. Most cities announce their major events through large street banners strung across major streets. City banners are visible to anyone who drives across these streets. The banners have special requirements that are generally unique to each city. The specs affect how big the banner can be and  how it must …

Latitude 37 Condos – New Site Signs

You’ve got to go big if you want to attract attention. Latitude 37 contemporary condominiums needed large high resolution signs to advertise their condo units. So they approached Signs Unlimited for our professional services. We helped design and produce highly visible rich color graphics and the panel signs. We installed them on their empty field right next to the condo …

Plant 51 Condominiums – New Directory Sign

Creating maps of any terrain can be a tedious. When it is for an apartment or condo complex, it needs some additional critical thinking. The main reason is that the first responders arriving at any of the multi-unit residential properties need a well-designed directory to determined where they need to go in a hurry. When Plant 51 in the downtown …

Newark Recycle Gets New Signs

Look, even recycling companies need a fresh look every now and then. Take the case of  Newark Recovery and Recycling.  They had approached Signs Unlimited to help them update their signs with new logo and contents. The old signs had faded and were not that noticeable. So we designed, produced, and installed new signage with bright full color eco-solvant prints …

Steinbeck School Soccer Field – Project Sign

Most if not all major publicly funded construction projects need to have a site sign describing the project name, funding source, and appropriate parties involved (i.e. the contractor, bond measure etc.).  Signs Unlimited has been producing site signs meeting San Jose’s requirements for years. These high quality signs can been seen around construction sites around the area. Here is a …

Great America Park Security Patrols – New Vehicle Graphics

The new 49er Levi’s stadium in Santa Clara will have a major impact on businesses around the area.  As part of a re-branding effort partially associated with this major stadium,  Paramount Great America’s security patrol team which is right next door decided to update their logo to a more visible and recognizable design. They contacted Signs Unlimited for design and …

New Apartment Complex (Latitude 37) – New Property Signs

As Latitude 37 apartment community went through their re-branding and logo changes, Signs Unlimited  was with them with new site signs and banners. This work is on-going. Being a great vendor means that you are a partner to your client. You help them solve their signs and graphics needs by offering sound advice on the best approaches. This includes best …

Lakeshore Learning Store Gets New Sign Faces.

  Lakeshore Learning Store had recently updated their logo. As part of their re-branding process they approached Signs Unlimited to fabricate new sign faces for their large building and pole signs. Generally when large faces are requested for any sign, print samples are created to make sure that the client is happy with the final color produced through the printing …