Creative Sign Designs Helps Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo Unveil New Changes

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Creative Sign Designs is honored to be a part of big changes coming from Lowry Park Zoo, who announced their new name today- ZooTampa at Lowry Park. The Creative team has been trusted to bring their new identity to life in 2018 starting with their front entrance signage. We look forward to being a part of this historic project for such an iconic Tampa Bay destination.

Applied Graphics vs. Photopolymer: Choosing the Right Substrate for Your Sign

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Applied Graphics and Photopolymer are two materials often considered when designing ADA interior and wayfinding signage systems. Depending on the scope of the project, one material may be more suitable than the other.

The following advantages and disadvantages of each will help you better understand your options and point you in the right direction when choosing the appropriate substrate for your signs.

Sign Permitting 101 : 4 Steps to Simplify the Sign Permit Process

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If your business or project is planning for an exterior illuminated or non-illuminated sign, chances are very good that a sign permit will be required. No matter the jurisdiction, there is a precise process you must follow and a specific set of paperwork you must complete. Unfortunately, that process—that is, the process of getting your plans approved and permit issued — can often be quite complicated and cumbersome.

Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

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Creative Sign Designs’ Jamie Harden Receives Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

TAMPA, Fla., February 2nd , 2018 – Jamie Harden, President and CEO of Creative Sign Designs, will be presented with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award at the Meeting of the Governor and Cabinet on Thursday, February 8 at 9:00 AM. Harden will accept this prestigious award on behalf of Creative Sign Designs at the Florida State Fairgrounds’ Bob Thomas Equestrian Pavilion.

Sign Basics Part 3: Interior Signage

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Interior signs are as much a part of your business branding as they are a part of the building décor. Whether you are looking to provide directional assistance to clients and visitors, or putting your brand’s logo on display for a dramatic first impression, custom interior signs provide a versatile solution for both.

Sign Basics Part 2: Exterior Illuminated Business Signs

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Illuminated exterior signage is often located on the front of a building to advertise a business and has the benefit of being seen from quite a distance at night. There is a wide variety of exterior illuminated styles and signage types that Creative Sign Designs’ sign designers are experienced in creating, so read on to learn more about these commercial sign designs.

Sign Basics Part 1: Exterior Non-Illuminated Building Signs

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When it comes to types of outdoor signage for businesses there are numerous options available. In our Sign Basics series, we will explain three types of building signs: non-illuminated exterior, illuminated exterior and interior. Read on to learn how your business, school, health facility and living community can utilize non-illuminated exterior signage to make a good first impression anyone even walks through the door.

Why Invest in Solar Powered Signs

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When it comes to solar energy capacity, Tampa is one of the top cities to watch nationwide! This is according to the 2017 “Shining Cities” report from the Frontier Group and Environmental Research and Policy. Tampa is in 32 place nationally when it comes to overall solar capability, which is a measure of how many watts per person of solar energy is produced in a given location.

Tampa’s current solar capability is just shy of 25 watts of installed solar capacity per person, which puts the Creative Sign Designs’ headquarters at the cusp of the “solar leaders” category.

Understanding the How and Why of ADA Code-Compliant Signage

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Currently, there are approximately 2.5 million Americans that are legally blind and millions of others who suffer from limited vision. In the coming years, as Baby Boomers age, the need for signage that makes public spaces accessible will become even more important.

But how?

The American Disabilities Act regulates signage to ensure that people with disabilities have easy access to navigate buildings and communal space. The ADA code-compliant guidelines enforce that signs have high contrast, tactile letters and braille for optimal readability.

Innovative Vision to Custom Signage Creation

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Bringing custom signage to life that is going to be distinguishable and leave an impression, has quickly become our specialty. Our process is unique in how a custom sign develops from an idea, to a drawing, to its material form and finally, to installation. In order to acquire these innovative projects, we partner with companies that think outside of the box and aren’t afraid to try something new. It’s when the creative juices start flowing that something truly amazing happens.

At Creative Sign Designs, we strive to develop turnkey signage solutions that are unique and embody the creative vision.  Check out these projects that put the creative in our name to the test!

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We have two locations in Florida featuring more than 50,000 square feet of our product offerings. In Tampa and Orlando, we provide a glimpse into the endless possibilities in the sign world. We have created a whole new concept in signage, one that incorporates high-tech design and top-of-the-line construction.


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