Directional Signs for Medical Facilities

Signage at medical facilities is key to making everything run smoothly. It may be easy to overlook, because effective medical signage works so intuitively that you might not even notice it. But when you consider the factors that drive the function of many medical facilities—emergencies and urgent situations that involve rushing to get patients and personnel to the appropriate places; …

Warehouse Signage is the Key to Keeping Your Warehouse Running Smoothly

In any business that has a warehouse, a major key to profitability is making sure the warehouse runs as efficiently and as safely as possible. This means keeping it organized, free from accidents, up to code, and easy to navigate, for the warehouse staff or visitors. A valuable tool for keeping your warehouse running safely and smoothly is signage. There …

Make Your Workspace Beautiful and Collaborative with Custom Glass Whiteboards

Form and function are often at odds in office design. Should you use your wall space to make your office look beautiful and welcoming, with signage, graphics or wall decoration? Or should you use your wall space to enable collaboration and creativity by putting up a dry erase whiteboard? This problem is now solved for you: with custom-designed glass whiteboards, …

Typical Permit Process for Signage in California

For the vast majority of California cities, a sign permit is required for most permanent and temporary signs, whether the signs are illuminated or not. Either the city’s Sign Ordinance or the specific commercial or retail building’s Sign Program will provide the governing regulations for the signs. What is a Sign Program Sometimes called a Master Sign Program, a Sign …

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Illuminated Building Signs Help Your Business Stand Out

Your sign is a very valuable tool for helping customers find, visit, and remember your business. According to a study by Signs.com, 35% of people who pass by your business wouldn’t know you existed without your sign. And the same report notes that sales revenue increases by an average of 7-15% when adding a larger storefront wall sign or a …

How to Select the Right Materials for Your Lobby Signs

Lobby signs are more than just signs—they’re a first impression. The first thing a customer or client or even an employee notices when entering your business is your lobby sign. That’s why it’s so important to make the most of your lobby sign. A well-crafted lobby sign faithfully represents your brand, and it can speak to your company’s quality of …

Pool Signage: Following Regulations Has Never Looked So Great

Pools and Southern California are a natural pair. Los Angeles County alone has over 250,000 swimming pools! But having a pool on your commercial property comes with a great deal of responsibility. One of the strictest bits of legislation in the county deals with signage at and around swimming pools. But just because you need to be compliant doesn’t mean …

Success Through Collaboration — Rebranding Custom Flavors

In December, 2017, Custom Flavors, a flavor developer and manufacturer in California, approached Starfish Signs & Graphics for help with their rebranding. This family-owned company has been operating since 2005, and wanted to update their name and corporate image. This was an exciting project for us to take on, but it wouldn’t have been successful without collaboration with some amazing …

Give Your Business Character with an Illuminated Lobby Sign

Your logo, your exterior signage, and your advertising play a large role in branding your business and giving it credibility and memorability. But one of the most important and most often overlooked ways to connect your office to your clients is your lobby or reception area. When a client walks into your office, your lobby signage is their first experience …

Safety Signage for Manufacturing Facilities

Safety at manufacturing facilities is among a Factory Manager’s most important concerns. For owners, managers, employees, and clients alike, knowing that that the facility is safe and compliant is of high importance for everyone. There are many ways to keep a manufacturing facility safe, starting with good leadership, policies, and incentives for safety. But one other major key to keeping …