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 …

Utility Box Art and Graphics – City of Los Gatos

I’m sure you’ve seen these around town. Functional and bland looking utility boxes turned into canvasses to create beautiful art at street corners. There are generally a couple of different ways to decorate these utility boxes. Hand painted murals or digital print graphics. The process starts with the art. Local artists may submit their work to the cities and go …

Practical Signs – Auto Repair Shop

Sometimes a business needs simple practical or functional signs that serve a specific purpose for their clients. You don’t need colorful or extravagant signs when all you need to do is to inform your customers where to go or where certain things are. Case and point, Precision Auto and Tune Repair shop. They needed their drive bays identified with the …

Technology Credit Union – Banners

Technology Credit Union has been a great client of ours for many years. We install all their branch graphics on a quarterly basis. One of their regular installations involves banners. Banners are a great tool for temporary announcements such as new interest rates, promotions, or special events. Here are a couple of examples of the banners we’ve installed for Technology …

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 Custom Building Sign – Heatscape.com

You can always put your company name on the glass entry doors. But sometime you need a proper building sign to project an image in line with the company’s position in the market. Case and point, Heatscape. Heatscape already had graphics on the entry glass panels identifying the company. But they felt that they needed a more substantial sign. Signs …

Door and Glass Graphics – For Naming and Privacy

Window and glass graphics or vinyl come in many different materials and colors. One type of material that is very common for the office environment is what we typically call etched glass vinyl. This material can be used in different ways for many applications.  Two major applications are office names and privacy. Etched glass vinyl allows some light to get …

Popeyes Chicken – New LED Illuminated Restaurant Signs

So here is another one of those well-known restaurants that we’ve worked with. Getting a national company to trust you with their signage work locally means that you have the know-how and the ability to handle such projects. The Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen illuminated sign project was part of a build-out of this site in the south bay. It required full …

AIG Financial – Small Office Lobby Sign

Small cozy offices can benefit from high quality signs too. Brushed or mirrored finished sign lettering extenuates most types of offices. Here is an example of a letter sign we just completed for AIG Financial here in the south bay. This client had a bilingual sign. Any type of font or graphic can be produced using today’s CNC router technologies. …

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 …

Barricade Graphics – Toni & Guy (Eastridge)

I’m sure you’ve seen these barricades at major malls around the Bay Area. As stores renovate, relocate, or when a new tenant moves in to a space in the mall, they usually need to build out the store. During this phase the front of the store is typically barricaded to shield the construction inside. The barricade provides and excellent opportunity …

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 …

New Quicksliver Factory Store – Signs

When national retail companies open local stores, they need to work with various contractors to build out their stores and get ready for the grand opening. As part of this process they will of course need signs in accordance with their corporate style guide. Working with their national representatives, here is one of the recent projects in a Bay Area …

Fresh New Look – First United Methodist Church Signs

Building signs typically come in two main variations; Internally Illuminated and non-illuminated. There are generally more options available when the signs are non-illuminated. This is because you don’t not need to meet certain electrical requirements. In those cases if night viewing is needed, external lighting may be used to illuminate the letters. Sign letters can be mounted directly on the …

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 …