Old Signage Removal and Facade Repair

Adding a new sign to your building is not always as easy as it sounds. Aside from the challenges of finding the right sign for your needs, in many cases, there are issues with old signs that are already in place, or damage to the facade of the building caused by these old signs. Or perhaps you know you need …

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Starfish Signs Celebrates 5 Years in Business

Starfish Signs & Graphics is thrilled to celebrate our 5 Year Anniversary!  We’ve come a long way since our founding in 2012.  Since opening, we’ve served 1,400 customers, completed 2,200 projects, and grown to 5 employees and 4,500 square feet of space. “When we first started, we were focused totally on large format digital printing,” said Laura Reilly, CEO of …

Electrical Sign Service and Repair

Illuminated signs have become very common. In addition to the numerous marketing and brand awareness benefits, illuminated signage has a number of practical benefits including that your sign is visible and readable during the day, the night, and all weather conditions. In fact, the average business has 1.71 illuminated signs that run for almost 14 hours a day, about 3 …

Design Considerations and Selection of Materials for Lobby Signs

Lobby signs are very effective for branding your reception area, lobby, or building entrance.  Properly done, they provide immediate impact and create a specific impression in the mind of your clients, visitors and employees.  The impact and objective may vary depending on the nature of your business, but in general, businesses want to communicate a message of trust, professionalism and …

Branding Needs Signage

When you were a little kid, did you ever have a lemonade stand? What was the first thing you did before you opened for business? Like most of us, you probably got your poster board and markers and you made the sign! Then you mixed up the lemonade and you were open for business. In today’s busy retail landscape, the ...

Best of San Clemente People’s Choice Awards 2016

Each year the San Clemente Times asks readers to vote for their favorites in the community.  This year, the 11th Annual Best of San Clemente includes many businesses familiar to Starfish Signs.  We are proud to create signage for so many high-quality, award-winning businesses. Congratulations to all the winners!  Learn more about our friends below. Bear Coast Coffee Bear Coast ...
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Turnkey Project Management for Your New Signage Project

It is important to have a sign for your business that sends the right message, but thinking about getting new signage for a business or a building can be overwhelming. Some common concerns include: Are building permits required for installing a new sign? Can the process be managed remotely, or without interrupting the day-to-day responsibilities of you and your team? …

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Sandblasted Beach Signs in Southern California Beach Towns

Wherever you live, work or play in the Orange County area, wood signs are a common fixture in many Southern California beach towns. In some cities, including our hometown of San Clemente, the City of San Clemente Municipal Code has extensive requirements that business and property owners must follow. Reading and interpreting Chapter 17.84 can be daunting, but that’s where …

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Ellie’s Table – Navigating City Planning & Historic Requirements

Opening a new location for your business can be a challenge in many ways: contractors, deadlines, construction, delays. When you add into that a building with historic landmark status, the requirements can be overwhelming. Jay’s Catering Company has been “bringing people to the table since 1967”. The Mastroianni family-owned business serves all of Southern California, including Orange County, Los Angeles …