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The shapes of buildings and there many architectural differences can be a

challenge for business signage, and identifying or communicating your product.

One business sign may be to long and horizontal to accommodate a long message and fit

into a restricted space. Another will require a large vertical shape that must be

seen from a great distance. Although necessary, this variety can lead to

visual chaos unless the signs can be organized into families or visual

groups, which include all the sign types.

 

 

   A square and a rectangle can be made to relate by giving rounded corners

to both signs, however, too much repetition of the same shape or similar

shape can be monotonous. It is better to vary the shape occasionally if the

situation justifies it. For example, if a lozenge shape is used for a group

of directional signs, a nearby directory can be a rectangle with rounded

comers. The rounded corners of the directory are a subtle relationship to the

half rounded ends of the directional signs without slavishly repeating them.

  

Relating signs by shape is the most obvious way to create a family of

signs, but there are many other design elements, which can help to strengthen

a basic family relationship. The use of one letter style or alphabet for all

copy in a family group of signs is a normal way to create a strong visual

link. Repetition of similar colors and materials creates another obvious

relationship. Less obvious are the repetition of construction details, sign

supports, or fabrication methods.

 

A repetition of materials can help unify various signs into a system. In a

similar way, some of the finish materials used to construct a building can

often be used in fabricating its business signage. This repetition of

materials such as polished bronze, dark anodized aluminum, and oak can help

integrate signs with the architecture. These materials are adaptable to

etching, engraving, and other normal sign fabrication techniques, and they

result in signs which are very durable.

 

It is often possible to utilize existing building surfaces for certain sign

items. The word “pull,” for example, can be engraved into the bronze push

plate of a door. Floor indication numbers might be sandblasted into the

marble or granite wall of an elevator lobby. Signs can also be recessed into

a wall (sometimes called a “mortise”) formed in the wall into which a bronze

plaque or other sign is inserted.

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By creating a special place in the

building wall for a sign, the designer gives it a sense of permanency and

oneness with the building. This technique usually requires special planning

and coordination with the architect while the building is being designed. In

some cases, the architect must allow the proper back-up material for

attaching the sign to the wall or ceiling.

 

The letters sandblasted or cast into a wall, look more permanent then

building letters that are surface-mounted tight to a smooth wall. Cutout

letters mounted flat on a wall can still be very effective. Thick metal

letters of aluminum, bronze, brass, or stainless steel, which are anchored

to the wall with concealed metal pins set in epoxy, are permanent and a solid

looking way to go. Letters with metal sides and Plexiglas face internally

lighted with neon or led's can avoid looking cheap and temporary if well

fabricated. Posted by: Anaheim Signs

 

 

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