Glass gilding (gold leaf) on a shop window, at Jack Wills University Outfitters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Designs & Signs installs gold leaf throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Glass gilding is one of our many specialties.
A gold leaf sign made by Designs & Signs, installed at Shoreham Beach in Mayo, Maryland. This community entrance sign was sand carved (sand blasted) and then hand painted. The letters are finished with 23 karat gold leaf. HDU (signfoam) can be blasted with wood grain which makes the sign look like real wood!
A sand blasted dimensional sign. A gold leaf sign created for Blanca Flor in downtown Annapolis. The flowers were carved individually by hand. The letters are finished with gold leaf and palladium leaf. The sign is pin-mounted above the entry door.
Custom gold leaf boat lettering installed on the transom of a Viking Yacht docked at Sunset Marina in Ocean City, MD. First premium black vinyl is installed. The 23 kt gold leaf film is then installed carefully on top of the black vinyl. These materials are guaranteed for ten seasons of outdoor use. Regular washing and waxing will also […]
Quarterboards for Del Mar. First the teak boards are shaped and then the letters are carved by hand. After that each board is finely sanded and then four coats of varnish are applied. The the gold leaf and outline and applied over the base coats of varnish. Then more coats of varnish are applied over the […]
Small painted murals installed by Designs & Signs in the parking garage at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. Each floor within the parking garage is marked with a different regionally recognizable image. This is the silhouette of the great blue heron, a bird native to the Chesapeake Bay region. Please take a moment to review some photos […]