We’ve been working for our friends Kratos for many years, through a few office moves. A nice photograph of their newest logo, dimensional logo (routed letters) made of 3/4 inch komacel (pvc) The komacel is painted with krylon for a multi-color finish. The letters are installed on the exterior brick facade at Kratos new office in […]
Quarterboards are handsomely carved and gilded ornamental sign boards, originally made for the ships whose names they bore.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 […]
Custom boat lettering for JADE. Designed and installed by Designs & Signs for Hartge Yacht Yard in Galesville, Maryland. and GOLD LEAF custom boat lettering… We do it all – sailboats and powerboats, fishing boats and luxury yachts. Gold Leaf, Carved Quarterboards and Personalized Life Rings too. Some more links below to samples of our work! […]
Sandblasting Lettering into stone. Monument Carving on-site. Kevin Nick sandblasting in stone. We use a pliable rubber mask with high tac adhesive, which sticks well to rough and uneven surfaces. Usually this is the case when we are blasting in stone unless of course the stone is polished. Here’s some photos of one such project, […]
A printed dibond sign installed on the exterior wall of the Day Building in Annapolis, Maryland. The sign is attached to the wall with plugs. it can be removed, refaced, and re-installed as needed without damaging the wall. We use dibond and alumalite to create many of our real estate signs.
Some detailed photos of gold leaf lettering and the gilding process. Making a sandblasted sign with gold leaf is our specialy at Designs & Signs. Let us make a sandblasted sign with gold leaf for your community or business! Gold leaf applied by hand – loose leaf All of the loose leaf around the letters will […]