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 …

Window Perfs – Technology Credit Union

Although interest rates have been stable for a while, they occasionally get updated by different financial institutions for various loan types. Since promotions by definition are temporary, the advertising graphics needed for such promotions need be easily replaceable for the sake of efficiency if nothing else. We use different types of perforated media (perfs) for producing digital print graphics for …

Monument Sign Panels – Apartment Complex

Summer is generally a good time to update or replace old signs and graphics. In many cases wholesale replacement of the signs is not necessary. Sometimes a paint job and some new lettering (or graphics) will take care of it. Here is a case where the client wanted new custom cut monument panels to replace the old ones. We produced …

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 …

Omron / STI’s New Monument Sign

Wear and tear is very common in the world of signs and graphics. Especially for the signs that are outdoors and exposed to the elements 24/7. Omron / STI recently approached us with a request for a new monument sign to replace their existing one that had been ravaged by the weather over the years. But there was a twist.  …

Montessori School – Simple and Effective Sign

As we’ve said before, you don’t always have to spend a lot of money on new signs for your company or business. In many cases you can update or refurbish the existing ones. This could save some money in the long run. Here is an example of a post and panel monument sign that we recently refurbished with a new …

Mexican Consulate – New Directional Signs

When you enter an industrial or even a commercial business area, sometimes finding your way around can be challenging. Maps at the driveway entry sometimes help. But once you get further in, you may still need directions to the specific building you are looking for. Case and point; the Mexican Consulate in the South Bay. This was an clear example …

Doctor’s Office – New Monument Sign

So you’ve added a new doctor or lawyer to your medical or legal practice? This means you need to add their names to the various signs and directories around the building. This may be a good time to look at your signs and directories and see if a refresh is needed. As we’ve mentioned before, signs and graphics need to …

The Meadowlands – New Monument Sign

Property Management companies have to deal with a lot of issues related to the complexes they manage and their tenants. One common request we get from these companies has to do with signs. Anything from No Parking, No Dumping, to Suite number signs. But we also get requests for monuments and other more substantial signs. Here is a recent sign …

Century 21 Alpha – New LED Sign Letters

For businesses that operate after dusk, an illuminated sign is very important for visibility. This is especially true if the business is tucked away in the corner or back of the strip mall or business complex. Century 21 Real Estate is well-known around the Bay Area. But a well-lit and visible sign greatly helps with guiding clients to their office. …

Humane Society – New Fun Vehicle Graphics

The Humane Society of Silicon Valley does great work for animal welfare in the area. So we were pleased when they came to us for their new vehicle graphics and wraps. The project started with some high resolution images and involved 4 vehicles. The old graphics had to be removed which is a tedious process in order to accommodate the …

Latitude 37 Apartments – Facility Signs

Apartment complexes are frequent customers of signs and graphics. Either because of wear and tear or simply needing new signs for expansion projects, signs and graphic are commonly updated at these facilities. Signs Unlimited has been designing and fabricating signs and graphics for the Latitude 37 apartment complexes for a while. Here are a few examples of a recent sign …