Outdoor signs are an important aspect for every brick and mortar based business. Knowing what type of outdoor signage to use for your business is important because it will determine how effective your signage will be in creating foot traffic for your business. The following are different popular sign types you can choose from.
3D signs are made from foam and coated with fiberglass or a hard shell. They look very attractive and can be used for exterior as well as internal signage.
Architectural and Marquee
These are used for large buildings and may even define the aesthetics of the structure.
These are cheaper when compared to other outdoor signs.
These signs allow light to be illuminated through the letters in a variety of hue and gas mixtures.
Directional and Way Finding
These signs are used to serve a functional purpose and direct people to a destination and commonly placed on roads, hospitals and malls guiding people towards a target.[dcl=6749]
As the name suggests they’re used inside the building and used to direct customers to a particular location. The aim of these signs is to enhance the interior and make it appealing.
These are the larger versions of the cabinet type and used as exterior signs to direct people towards a facility. They can be constructed out of a variety of materials including metal, stone, carved foam etc.[dcl=6749]
These are freestanding structures and used on their own to direct traffic towards a business. They’re internally illuminated and are typically supported by pole structures.
Other common types of sign types
Besides the ones mentioned above, other common sign types include neon signs, metal letters, electronic message boards, etc.