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 …

Rita’s Italian Ice Cream – New South Bay Location

Retail businesses represent a good portion of the signs and graphics we make. These could range from window graphics, banners, to fully illuminated building and monument signs. The retail businesses that have a national presence also have more stringent guidelines for their signs and graphics. They typically produce style guides that companies like us would follow to correctly manufacture or …

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 …

Sign Relocation – Flooring America

When a business moves into a new location, they usually need all new signs. But not always. Sometime we are able to move their old sign to the new location. The sign will obviously need to be refurbished but that may be more cost-effective that building a new one from scratch. Case and point; Flooring America. In this case the …

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 Directory and Pole Sign – Chase Bank

Large banks change their site signs or graphic regularly. This is sometimes due to new regulations, new interest rates, or local city codes. We usually work with national sign companies or project management firms to produce and install signage for large banks at their local branches. Here is a recent example of a pole and monument signs we completed for …

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 …

Refreshed Sign – The Tradewinds Condos

A fresh new face attracts more attention. That is why many businesses or properties choose to update and freshen up their signs instead of replacing them. Case and Point, Tradewinds Condos. Here is a clear example of how much better a refurbished sign could look.  New graphics, lettering, and paint can do wonders to brighten up an old sign. Please …

Jupiter is now InFocus – New Logo Signs

So guess what? Another acquisition in the valley. Jupiter became InFocus. And yes we were chosen as the sign company to help them with the logo and sign changes. The scope involved replacing the building sign, monument faces, and several smaller signs around the property. The old monument had a curved surface. So we had to design and fabricate the …

Renovating Property Signs

Sign renovation is a continuous process. One of the considerations when renovating or refurbishing a sign is whether or not the original look and feel needs to be maintained. In some cases the property owner or manager may choose the keep the same color schemes and graphics. In other cases they may go a whole new route. Here is an …

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 …

Office Complex Monument Sign – Updated

We’ve talked about companies changing names due to mergers and acquisitions before. But occasionally business parks change names too. Instead of replacing the property’s monument signs completely due to the new name or logo, the owners may choose to simply refurbish or update the existing ones (if feasible). Case and point; Menlo Park Labs. Working with their property management company, …

Address Signs

As we’ve mentioned before, we like working with property management companies. Part of the reason is the predictability of and familiarity with the signage they need.  We’ve produced thousands of signs ranging from detailed property maps, monuments, pool rules, to simple ‘No Parking’ signs. Some properties have very high-end signage needs that require customs work. Signs Unlimited can easily tackle …

Dedication Sign

There are many different solutions for dedicating a building, a park, or a conference room for that matter to a person. We can produce many types of dimensional lettering and high-end plaques to achieve any such special occasion. Case and point; Raytheon’s dedication of an internal museum. Sign Unlimited as the chosen partner was involved with design, fabrication, and installation …

Mall Signs – American Apparel

Doing any type of construction work inside of a major mall requires several steps and documentation.  So it is not for all contractors. We work with many national chains that have stores at various malls around the Bay Area. Besides being properly licensed and bonded as a contractor, you must also have substantial insurance coverage to be allowed in to …

Employee Benefits Services – New Lobby Sign

One of the advantages of working with the same sign company for a long time is that all the special requirements, processes, colors, and material are well-known and documented. There is no need to start over by new trial and error methods to match existing signs or graphics. But we’ve also taken over projects and produced the clients’ desired signs …

All New Corporate Logo Signs – On Business Property Monuments

We really like working with property management companies. We get the opportunity to work with many of their tenant companies and create unique signs based on their corporate logos and style guides. Recently we completed a project that involved several new company logos for the property’s campus monuments. A wide range of designs and colors. The signs had to meet …

Sage Veterinary – New Monument Sign

Sage Veterinary has been renovating and expanding their footprint in the Bay Area. They approached us several months ago for a whole new design for their signage. This of course included  monument and building signs. We got to work and created several design options, one of which they finally approved. The initial phase of the project was recently completed.  This …