Quarterboards are handsomely carved and gilded ornamental sign boards, originally made for the ships whose names they bore. They were sometimes referred to as sternboards, the difference being the place on the ship where they were located. Many of the antique quarterboards come from the maritime trade of the 19th century when huge five and […]
What is high-density urethane signs? High–Density Urethane is a strong, naturally waterproof sign material made for creating dimensional signs. HDU signs have a carved look, can feature smooth or textured backgrounds, and are available in a couple different thicknesses. The signs are designed to withstand water and other types of damage that a wooden or […]
Plexiglass Sign made by Designs & Signs, for Maryland Vision Institute in Hagerstown, MD. The second surface of the plexiglass is sandblasted with “The Berman Building” in relief. On the first surface brushed aluminum letters are installed with VHB tape. The plexiglass sign is mounted with four stainless steel bolts with decorative caps.
Teak Quarterboards with gold leaf letters, made by Designs & Signs in Edgewater, Maryland. Hand carved teak quarterboards with gilded letters and a hand painted outline. All of our custom quarterboards are fashioned by hand from start to finish, and protected by a water base ultraviolet protective clear coat. Our clear coat last much longer […]
Another beautiful architectural mural. Thank you Bond Street Wharf! We love painting murals and if I’m not mistaken this is the largest hand painted mural in North America. We had a few good friends assisting us on this project. Brendon Brandon, Kevin Nick and Albert Churm, along with Billy Picket, completed the entire mural in […]
Hand carved mahogany sign finished with palladium leaf. Installed at a residential property in Severna Park, Maryland. Designs & Signs manufactures a variety of carved signs for commercial and residential use. Please contact us for a quote! Hand Carved Mahogany Sign w/ Palladium Leaf! Wow. We also install gold leaf numbers on glass transom for […]