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 …

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 …

Redwood Electric – New Building Sign in San Francisco

Redwood Electric’s San Francisco office did not have any exterior signs. Having worked with them on both their monument and interior signs at the Santa Clara location, they asked us to produce a sign suitable for the San Francisco building. Due to the length of the sign, we used fabricated aluminum for the main logo letters and custom cut acrylic …

Atelier Salon; New Wall Graphics

In the past people used murals to decorate their walls and other surfaces. Even through murals are still used these days, but most wall graphics today are done using digital print technologies. We can achieve many rich colors produced on variety of material including clear, translucent, canvas, etc. to satisfy any application. Case and point; Atelier Salon in Santana Row. …

Cupertino Quinlan Community Center – New Sign

The Quinlan Multipurpose Community Center in Cupertino needed more visibility beyond their monument sign. The building itself did not have any signs. Here is where Signs Unlimited came in. We met with the city personnel and went through various options for dimensional letter signs. After some design and sample material reviews,  the city zeroed in on what they liked. Once …

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 …

Foothill College New Resource Center – Signs

Community colleges as with any other organization regularly update their facilities. Foothill College has been a long term client of ours here at Signs Unlimited. Over the years we’ve fabricated and installed many of the signs on the campus. Recently they wanted to update their new student resource center signage. The college has a very detailed sign plan with specific …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Brass Plaques and Letters – Classic and Permanent

Many people associate brass plaques with country clubs and fancy corporate buildings. But they are more accessible that one would think. These plaques exude a sense of permanency and architectural depth that others signs may not. There are typically several options that vary in price and appearance. They can be made in anodized bronze, brass, or aluminum and be completed …

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 …

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 …