Faux antique signs installed at Whole Foods Market in Rockville, Maryland. First a high tack stencil is applied to the surface of these wood produce bins, then paint is applied carefully in multiple coats to the exposed wood surface with a small stipple brush. The stencil is then removed leaving behind a beautiful faux antique painted sign. […]
Posts Tagged ‘Hand Painted Lettering’
A beautiful gold leaf boat name designed and installed by Designs & Signs for Mast and Mallet Boatworks in Edgewater, Maryland. Please take a moment to review some photos of our gold leaf boat names.
Glass gilding at a private residence in Washington, DC. The gilding process is quite involved, requiring many steps and perfect timing. Designs & Signs has many years of experience in the gold leaf trade. We guarantee a perfect installation every time. Please take a moment to review our site. We have posted many photos of […]
Brendon Brandon applies a gold leaf boat name to Bessy, a fine wooden boat designed and manufactured by Mast and Mallet Boatworks in Edgewater, Maryland. First the name and port are applied to the transom with charcoal powder and a pounce pattern. Size is then brushed onto the surface by hand. As the size begins […]
A pair of beautiful hand carved teak quarterboards made for Whisper, a Fleming Yacht outfitted by Burr Yacht Sales in Edgewater, Maryland. Letters are carved and then gold leaf is applied by hand. The gold leaf letters are then polished with soft cotton and the dark outline is painted by hand with a fine lettering […]
Glass gilding at Cafe Normandie, in the historic district of Annapolis, Maryland. Designs & Signs specializes in glass gilding and offers a wide variety of gold leaf signs and services. We have forty years of professional glass gilding experience. This installation has been looking good for thirty years! Fist the double gold is applied to […]