Outdoor signs come in all shapes and sizes. Above all, a well-made sign can grab attention and drive people to your business. There are many materials that can be used to construct various types of outdoor building signs. Because of the large impact that these signs can have on people, it is very important to make sure that they are created perfectly. It is also important to make sure that you are using the right kind of outdoor sign on your building or premises.
Sign Boxes are a very common form of outdoor signs. You can find these types of signs in most plazas. They are generally made from an aluminium frame with an acrylic insert. It then has graphics applied to it.
Illuminated outdoor sign boxes are the same as regular sign boxes except that illuminated sign boxes light up. Older versions of these outdoor signs usually use fluorescent lights while the newer ones use LEDs.
Channel Lettering Signs
Most newer plazas are now requiring tenants to use channel lettering signs for their outdoor signs. Channel lettering looks really nice and gives the sign presence. They are made in the same fashion as illuminated sign boxes, where each letter is made from an aluminium frame in the shape of the letter with an acrylic insert.
Outdoor Halo-lit signs are individual letters which can be cut from a variety of materials such as acrylic, Sintra, aluminium, etc. LED lights and are then mounted inside or on the back of the letter to create a halo effect on the wall to which they are mounted on. Because of its unique look, Halo-lit signs are a great form of outdoor signs.
Dimensional signs are great for indoor or outdoor applications. It can be used for company logos, tag-lines, or product headings. These types of outdoor signage solutions can be made from various materials including, acrylic, MDF, Sintra, Gator Board, etc. and can be mounted to virtually any surface.
Because of the need for visibility from a distance, Pylon Signs are pretty standard in almost every mall, strip mall, outlet mall, etc. These types of signs are made virtually the same as a sign box.
Blade signs are great for store-fronts especially those located on busy streets. They can light up and allow people to see the store from a distance. Because they protrude out from the wall, these outdoor signage solutions are quite noticeable.
Neon signs are light-producing tubes give shape to multi-coloured lines in which a word or group of words can be written or a graphic picture is illustrated. These may include a number of decorative designs to be especially used for advertising and commercial signage such as pubs, restaurants, casinos, hotels, etc.. By designing the desired series of switching parts on and off, endless possibilities of changeable, lively light objects and images are created.
Storefront graphics include a variety of signs, cutouts, banners, displays and decals that are either freestanding or attach securely to a window, wall or floor. These graphics display your brand, advertise your products, your services or maybe even your mission statement, core values or value proposition.
Wayfinding and Directional Signs
Wayfinding signage is any type of sign that gives direction. They exist to help a customer find their way without lengthy explanations or complicated maps. With signs to guide customers along the way, they should be able to find their destination with ease.
Job / Construction Site Signs
Construction signs act as an expression of notification through the application of physical, identifiable, and textual displays designating the required adherence to standards and practices within the perimeters of a construction zone.
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