Tag Archive: exterior signage

3form Interior Signage Completes Lynn Financial Center

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Lynn Financial Center combines luxury office space with environmentally-conscious design and is the first pre-certified LEED® Gold building in Boca Raton, FL. The Lynn Financial Center is comprised of twin Class A office buildings that are staggered diagonally on the master-planned campus, and feature glass architectural elements accented by an L-shaped wall clad in reflective …

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Bringing Architectural Signage into a Commercial Retail Environment

It may seem like architectural signage and commercial signage are interchangeable for exterior signage, but in fact they’re quite different.  Though both types are good visual indicators for wayfinding purposes, each serves its own specialized function.  Commercial signs are mass-produced for usage in multiple locations where they are meant to be seen from afar.  As a …

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Statuary Becoming Part of Donor Recognition Solutions

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When it comes to architectural signage, people usually think of donor recognition solutions as being elaborate wall-mounted displays. The majority of the time, this thinking would be right. However, donor recognition statuary and sculptures are becoming more common in the architectural signage industry as landscape architects look to signage companies to provide comprehensive exterior signage …

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Signs of the Future: Will Digital Signage Go the Way of the 8-Track Player?

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Digital signage – both dynamic digital and interactive touch-screen displays – are all the rage in the architectural industry these days. Everywhere you turn these days, it seems like you can see digital displays popping up in places where you once would find a point-of-purchase printed board or in some cases, a person manning an …

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Quick Hits: Exterior Signage for Business in the News

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Exterior signage is in the news again: this time, it’s an iconic sign in Chicago and new rules for neon business signs at business entrances in Pennsylvania. Downtown Santa Fe Exterior Signage Change to “Motorola” From writer Chris Bentley with the chicagoist.com comes this brief article about removing the iconic Santa Fe dimensional letter signage and replacing …

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Creating Curb Appeal for Retail Businesses with Exterior Signage

Creating curb appeal for retail businesses with attractive and professional exterior signage is a growing trend for small communities that want to give their downtown shopping districts a boost. The idea of going beyond commercial signage, which is often associated with ubiquitous fast-food restaurant signage, and creating signage solutions that serve not only as a business’ identity, but as …

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Color and Size of Exterior Signage is Making News Again

Color-selection and exterior signage is making the news again, this time it’s at Mile High Stadium – home of the Denver Broncos. The issue centers on the size, the placement, the brightness and the color of the large dimensional fabricated letters which spell Sports Authority Field. These letters, which use a strong red color, adorn …

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Exterior Signage Gets a Cold Reception from Development Boards

A series of articles posted on tctimes.com by Sharon Stone tell the story of a development board’s concerns with a city’s new exterior signage. This story reminds us of a post we wrote a few months ago about client’s making decisions with pocketbooks rather than common business sense of working with skilled signage providers. To be …

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Architectural Signage vs. Commercial Signage: A Comparison Guide

We wanted to share an information piece that compares and contrasts architectural signage and commercial signage. Because commercial signage is almost always associated with exterior signage, the information piece is geared toward comparing and contrasting exterior signage applications. Here are a few key excerpts: “What defines a commercial sign? It’s easy to identify a commercial …

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3form Design Awards: Exterior Signage, Interior Signage Featured

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In case you missed it, we wanted to hightlight some of the winners and honorable mentions from 3form’s Peoples Choice Awards for environmental graphic design and architectural finish-outs using 3form materials. Among the winners are really nice examples of interior signage and exterior signage as well as a grand-prize winning large environmental graphic display from …

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