Veritas Separates from Symantec – New Signs

Here we are with another change of ownership for a Silicon Valley company. Symantec spun off their Veritas business to an investment group. As we’ve done many times before over the years Signs Unlimited was contracted to replace the signage at the campus from Symantec to Veritas. The initial phase of this transition was completed recently. The scope of work …

Window Graphics – Diptyque Candles

Special times of the year are great opportunities for businesses to generate interest and visibility in their products or services by adding graphics or temporary signage to their stores. Case and point, Diptyque Candles. Here is an example of a job we just completed that shows how you can decorate your windows with seasonably appropriate graphics to create a certain …

Goodyear Tires – Monument Refurbish

We’ve discussed how signs need to be refreshed or updated once in a while. This could be due to a corporate logo change, name changes, or just due to normal wear and tear especially caused by weather. A fresh coat of paint and new graphics can make a sign come to life and look new. Here is an example of …

New Graphics for Hope Services

Most people know Hope Services. A non-profit organization providing valuable services in the Bay Area. Hope has been a valued client of ours for many years. We’ve designed and built a range solution for them. As their logo changed, we upgraded they signage accordingly. Below is an example of some the window graphics and banners that we recently installed for …

Door and Glass Graphics – For Naming and Privacy

Window and glass graphics or vinyl come in many different materials and colors. One type of material that is very common for the office environment is what we typically call etched glass vinyl. This material can be used in different ways for many applications.  Two major applications are office names and privacy. Etched glass vinyl allows some light to get …

intersect ENT – New Signs for New Location

One of the good things about a company growing is that they need to expand their facilities. That generally means more office space and perhaps a move to a larger building. This is always good news for companies such as Signs Unlimited that are part of these transitions. Intersect ENT had grown so they expanded their footprint within the same …

Fremont Bank – Fleet Graphics

We’ve talked about vehicle graphics before. There is a whole gamut of options from full wraps to simple text graphics for cars and trucks. There are merits to both approaches. But we’ve noticed over the years that in majority of cases simple graphics will meet the clients’ needs at substantially reduced costs. Case and point; Fremont Bank. We’ve been producing …

Vander-Bend, Newly Refurbished Monument

As we’ve said before, you don’t always have to build a new sign when updating your graphics or logo. Existing signs such as monuments can be retrofitted with new dimensional lettering or digital print graphics. This will save a huge amount of costs over a full replacement. We’ve refurbished many monuments over the years. If the monument in not illuminated, …

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 …

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 …

Cardinal Health – Updated Monument and Site Signs

Here is another example of a merger that required a change in the site signs and graphics. With the acquisition of Access Closure by Cardinal Health, the signs at the Santa Clara location had to be updated to match the new logo. Working with Cardinal Health’s representative sign company, we changed all the site signs, refurbished the main monument sign …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Temporary Signs – Coroplast A Good Option

There are times when you may need a sign for a one-off event. Or perhaps an annual event where the venue and contents change each year. For these occasions, a corrugated plastic sign (a.k.a. coroplast) may be the most cost-effective solution. A full color digital print, or contour-cut vinyl graphics may be applied to the coroplast substrate. Based on quantity, …

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. …

Sign Repair – Keep It Looking Fresh

Most things in life need maintenance, upkeep, or a refresh once in a  while. Signs are no different.  One of the most common problems we see with signs is weather damage. Weather and sun eventually make their mark on everything. Signs would look a bit stale or discolored. In some cases you begin to see peeling of the graphics on …

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 …

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 …