San Jose Conservation Corps (SJCC) – New Recruitment Signs

San Jose Conservation Corps (SJCC) has provided thousands of “at-risk” disadvantaged young men and women with academic education, hands-on learning, and development of basic skills. So we were very pleased when they came to us to produce their new large promotional site signs. These large signs were made with high resolution digital print graphics and high quality graffiti proof lamination. …

Mexican Consulate – New Directional Signs

When you enter an industrial or even a commercial business area, sometimes finding your way around can be challenging. Maps at the driveway entry sometimes help. But once you get further in, you may still need directions to the specific building you are looking for. Case and point; the Mexican Consulate in the South Bay. This was an clear example …

Humane Society – New Fun Vehicle Graphics

The Humane Society of Silicon Valley does great work for animal welfare in the area. So we were pleased when they came to us for their new vehicle graphics and wraps. The project started with some high resolution images and involved 4 vehicles. The old graphics had to be removed which is a tedious process in order to accommodate the …

Latitude 37 Apartments – Facility Signs

Apartment complexes are frequent customers of signs and graphics. Either because of wear and tear or simply needing new signs for expansion projects, signs and graphic are commonly updated at these facilities. Signs Unlimited has been designing and fabricating signs and graphics for the Latitude 37 apartment complexes for a while. Here are a few examples of a recent sign …

Window Graphics – Diptyque Candles

Special times of the year are great opportunities for businesses to generate interest and visibility in their products or services by adding graphics or temporary signage to their stores. Case and point, Diptyque Candles. Here is an example of a job we just completed that shows how you can decorate your windows with seasonably appropriate graphics to create a certain …

Intel Acquires Altera – Announcement Banner

It happened again. Another Silicon Valley news maker. Intel acquires Altera. So you are wondering where Signs Unlimited comes in. As part of the launch announcement we were contacted by Altera to create a banner and stand solution for all their field offices worldwide. We worked with Intel’s designers in New York and produced the appropriate digital print banner and …

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 …

New Graphics for Hope Services

Most people know Hope Services. A non-profit organization providing valuable services in the Bay Area. Hope has been a valued client of ours for many years. We’ve designed and built a range solution for them. As their logo changed, we upgraded they signage accordingly. Below is an example of some the window graphics and banners that we recently installed for …

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 …

Fremont Bank – Fleet Graphics

We’ve talked about vehicle graphics before. There is a whole gamut of options from full wraps to simple text graphics for cars and trucks. There are merits to both approaches. But we’ve noticed over the years that in majority of cases simple graphics will meet the clients’ needs at substantially reduced costs. Case and point; Fremont Bank. We’ve been producing …

49ers Team Eye Doctor – New Lobby Sign

When it comes to lobby signs (or other interior signs), there are numerous options in terms of material and construction. Almost any design can be made into a dimensional sign. Due to precision routing tools and an incredible array of digital print color options available, we can create any solution to meet the client’s needs. Here is an example of …

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 …

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 …

Marvell Semiconductor – New Campus Signs

Marvell Semiconductor started to evaluate their campus signage over two years ago. As with many organizations, tech companies periodically give their facilities and of course their signage a complete makeover. The project was initially put in hold but then it was restarted a couple of months ago. The process started with a detailed site survey to capture the specifications of …

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 …

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 …

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 …