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 …

Building Sign with Color Gradient – Hastest

We’ve covered this type of  building letters and logo sign before. But there are a couple of unique features in this sign that are worth mentioning. As you may know, when there is a gradient in the color of a logo or a sign, they cannot be effectively painted. The only way to achieve the correct color scheme is to …

Magnetic Signs, A Good Choice For Your Car and Truck

See if this fits you. You are a professional businesses owner, real estate agent, or contractor. You use your car or truck as part of conducting your daily business. However at the end of the day you use your car or truck for personal business such as picking up the kids, grocery shopping, etc. Unless you want to put permanent graphics …

HP Pavilion Name Change to SAP Center

Stadiums around the country periodically change names which result in a major re-branding campaign affecting everything from logos on napkins to new signs all around the facility. As you may know, San Jose’s own HP Pavilion recently changed names to SAP Center. As part of this effort Sign Unlimited designed, fabricated, and installed many new signs reflecting this name change. …

Find Your Way With Property Maps

They come in many designs and sizes. Yes we are talking about property maps. Apartment complexes, condominiums, multi-tenant residential communities all have one thing in common; maps to identify where the buildings or individual units are. Here is an example of maps that Signs Unlimited designed, produced, and installed for a local property management company. These particular ones were done …

Truck Graphics, Simple and Effective

We’ve talked about vehicle graphics before. This is a great way for a business to be noticed as their vehicle travels around town. Some companies do full wraps on the vehicle. This certainly draws attention but it is also very expensive for most businesses. You can still focus on your business’s key values using simple text of various colors and …

Refurbish Your Monument & Save A Lot!

As we’ve said before, monument signs may seem intimidating to some businesses because of their perceived costs and over all investment.  But if you were to simply modify or refurbish an existing monument which many commercial properties already have, then you could save a lot. Take this example. Sign Unlimited used the existing frame on this monument and designed and …

Panel Sign For Schools

Many schools have large unused wall areas that can accommodate signs and banners for announcing school related events and activities. One very cost-effective way to do a permanent sign is to use sign quality aluminum-based panels with full color digital graphics. These types of sign last for many years vs. banners that are designed as temporary solutions. Here is a …

Lobby Sign With Second Surface Graphics

When you look at a poster or graphic on a wall or a door, the material is generally applied directly to that surface. This is typically called first surface application. But for certain sign applications, the graphic can be applied to the back side of the glass or acrylic material. This is called second surface application. This approach is beneficial …

ADA and Code Signs – Why do you need them?

Any building manager or contractor who has ever been involved in new building construction or a renovation project knows this or has learned it the hard way. You cannot get an occupancy permit unless certain ADA/code signs have been installed at specific locations within the building.  This is true for any public, commercial, or industrial building.  You may be able …

Window dressing

There are obviously many different ways people decorate their office or business doors or entry glass panels. One of the more stylish ways one can accomplish this is through the use of frosted (or more commonly called etched glass) vinyl. This type of vinyl can be contour cut with typical plotters to any shape or size and can be applied …

Simple Vehicle Graphics

You may have seen full vehicle wraps here and there around the area that advertise one thing or another. Full vehicle wraps may be good solutions for certain companies but they are relatively expensive for majority of smaller businesses and overkill for some larger corporations. For most businesses, simple graphics on their business vehicles are enough to communicate key information …

Embossed Sign Faces

You may have seen these around town. Cabinet signs (or light boxes) with raised or dimensional faces. Many of these signs are made from vacuumed formed polycarbonate material. They add a bit more depth to the sign than the traditional flat faces do. Here is an example of a job that Signs Unlimited just completed installing at a local tire …