ADA or Code Compliant Signs

As you may know, sign codes evolve as with any other industry. And any commercial or public building needs to meet the updated requirements. Meeting the requirements for tactile and braille does not mean that you are locked into to any particular color or design. We can still design ADA-compliant signs that are unique to each project. Signs Unlimited has …

Trade Show Banners and Stands – Insync Micro

Even if you are not in the high tech business here in the Silicon Valley, you still have industry specific events and trade shows. One of the main visual aids and marketing tools at these events are banners. More specifically banners on a stand. These systems come in various sizes and qualities. They can also be retracted neatly in a …

New Tenant Signs – One Digital Health

A big advantage of working with property management companies is the ability to create a large data base of requirements for their tenant signage and graphics. Here is an example of a property that we’ve serviced for years. We know all the specifications for the various signs they use in this property and can easily create new tenant logos or …

New Holland Tools – Updated Signs

We cover a huge part of the Bay Area and go as far down as Salinas. This comes in handy since there are very few sign companies that go that far south. We recently completed a project for New Holland tools that included a new building sign as well as a new monument sign face. These signs were fabricated using …

MHTB Accountancy – New Signs

Some of our projects do not initially start out with the end client. We actually launch many projects working directly with designers and architects who represent end users. This approach allows us to create designs upfront and fine-tune them working with the client’s representative before it is presented to them. Here is an example that demonstrates this approach. The sign …

New Relaxation Business – New Sign – Float Station

We are excited when new businesses open in the South Bay. New businesses are an indication of a good and vibrant local economy.  We were approached by Float Station’s architect (and GC) to help build a sign for their new location in Campbell. We worked diligently on the design of the halo-lit LED channel letters and the permit process. Once …

New Pet Hospital In Fremont – Monument Sign

We’ve produced many signs for veterinary hospitals around the Bay Area over the years. We’ve manufactured  both illuminated and non-illuminated signs. When Warm Springs approached us for a new monument sign for their new location, we jumped in to action with survey, design, and permit processes. These new monuments always require city permit procurement which Signs Unlimited offers at an …

Property Maps – California Maison

Some apartment and condominium communities are very large and spread-out. So you’ll need help getting around and finding your way once you get there. That is where property maps come into play and can be very helpful. Accurate representation of the property with intuitively color coded areas is extremely important to help visitors, first responders, and service personal find their …

New Name Change – Diodes (was Pericom)

Once again a corporate merger/acquisition results in a whole new logo change for a company in the valley. Pericom became Diodes. This project posed some unique technical challenges. The new logo had to be fabricated as individual letters and installed in a flat  manner even though the main building fascia was curved with custom brushed aluminum paneling. We spent a …

Basic and Functional Door Signs

Signs don’t always have to be fancy and colorful. Many signs are made to be practical or functional.  Secondary doors and entrances in commercial and industrial properties need basic identification signs to guide employees, vendors, or service personnel to the right location. Through digital print technologies, we can create functional signs bearing the companies’ logos easily and cost-effectively. Here is …

Foothill College – Refurbishing Parking Directory Monuments

As a longtime partner of Foothill College, we’ve fabricated and installed hundreds of signs at the campus over the years. But as with anything in life, the signs age and require updating once in a while. Foothill College has very custom graphics, background colors, and special fabrication requirements that need to be factored in the designs. Signs Unlimited has perfected …

Atelier Salon – New Willow Glen Location (New Signs)

Atelier is a high-end salon with two locations in San Jose’s Santana Row. Recently they acquired and launched a new salon in Willow Glen which is another upscale neighborhood in San Jose. As with the previous stores which Signs Unlimited (their longtime partner) had also produced the signs for, they approached us for the new signage at the Willow Glen …

Monument Sign Panels – Just Add Your Name

We’ve talked about monument signs for business parks that have multiple tenants. Some of these monument bases are built when the buildings themselves are constructed. As new tenants move in, they simply add their names to the monument. Signs Unlimited has designed and built many custom signs for existing monuments as well as building brand new monuments. There are many …

Office Signage – Thornton Tomasseti

A new business in an office building means that various signs have to be updated to reflect the new tenant. In most cases, there are at least one suite sign for the main entry and also one directory strip sign in the lobby. But based on the size of the building, there could also be additions to the directory monument(s)  …

Dinah’s Garden Hotel – More Property Signs

You may be familiar with Dinah’s Garden Boutique hotel in Palo Alto. We had previously worked with them and their corporate design firm to produce various signs for the entire property a couple of years ago. Recently they realized that additional signage was needed to further enhance visibility and access for their guests. These new signs were intended to complement …

Cooley Landing Park – New Park Signs

After more than a decade of studies, research, and community discussion, improvements at Cooley Landing Park in East Palo Alto are underway.  When the park was opened to the public in 2012, Cooley Landing added nine acres to the amount of public open space in the area. As part of the improvements Signs Unlimited, a long time supplier of signs …

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. …

New Coffee Bar Sign – Nordstrom

One of the advantages of being a sign company that fully licensed, insured, and bonded, is that national companies feel comfortable and trust your expertise with their projects. These sign projects are generally highly visible and require attention to details. Here is an example of a job we recently completed for Nordstrom at the Stanford shopping center. The project consisted …

Temporary Monument Covers – Hope Services

Imagine this scenario. Your business has changed names, suite numbers,  or have something else that requires your directory monuments to be updated. A new directory monument takes several weeks to complete especially if a city permit is required. So a great temporary solution would be to cover the existing directories with the new information while the new signs are being …