Wayfinding & Design
Creative Sign Designs is an industry leader in developing custom design and wayfinding signage solutions. These custom wayfinding signage programs are developed by Creative’s expert designers that understand space relations in a public place, as well as, how to incorporate eye-catching design elements. While wayfinding provides clear and obvious direction, Creative’s professional designs are what captures the eyes of visitors to make a lasting impression. Creative employs experts in wayfinding solutions and consultation that help each client navigate permitting, design and planning to make each custom wayfinding program a success.
Creative’s custom wayfinding project case studies showcase examples of what Creative can do for wayfinding and design.
United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Campus
Creative Sign Designs had the opportunity to partner with USTA and develop a signage program for their National Campus. The scope of work included main identification signage at the entrance as well as at the front of the Welcome Center.
Creative Sign Designs also did a complete wayfinding package thru-out the park, sponsor signage, court identification signs, and interior ADA signage for all buildings.
City of Tallahassee
The City of Tallahassee’s Cascades Park project was an undertaking due to the sheer amount of signage needed and landscape of the location. Upon completion, this social center would host 2.3 miles of trails for bikers and walkers, an outdoor amphitheater and open spaces for people to play, relax and enjoy good company. Creative Sign Designs was the logical choice for its custom wayfinding and branding solutions.
This project’s outdoor setting demanded the creation of a both detailed and well-planned-out wayfinding signage program. Creative’s experts fabricated bespoke hardware with materials like high-pressure laminates, stainless steel and durable etched substrates. The team is extremely proud to have made this facility worthy of the thousands who utilize it annually.
Read about the custom wayfinding solution Creative implemented for the City of Tallahassee.
The Capitol Theatre
The Capitol Theatre has been one of Clearwater’s most iconic venues since the 1920s, so when it underwent a $9 million top-to-bottom renovation, Creative Sign Designs was happy to step in and assist. The venue’s owners tapped Creative’s talents for this unique job because they knew the team could remain true to the original vintage style while making the necessary material updates. The Creative team created an interior wayfinding solution, as well as, a two massive outer marquee signs.
The Capitol Theatre project was a major success in showcasing Creative’s design-build and turnkey capabilities. The custom wayfinding solutions made this renowned venue easier to navigate and locate from a distance so it can continue its tradition of entertainment for years to come.
Read about the custom design and wayfinding solutions Creative implemented at the Capitol Theater in Clearwater, FL
The Straz Center
Downtown Tampa is home to several major Creative Sign Designs projects. The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts is one project featuring the work of Creative’s team. The Straz Center’s four sets of illuminated channel letters and a 16 mm full-color LED message board are the result of more than 20,000 hours of work.
Tampa’s Performing Arts Center has been a staple in the downtown area for more than three decades and when they underwent a rebranding initiative they needed their signage to represent the Center’s evolution. View the full details of the custom architectural signage Creative’s team designed, fabricated and installed at this downtown Tampa landmark.
Glazer Children’s Museum
Downtown Tampa is home to another custom channel letter project by Creative Sign Designs at the Glazer Children’s Museum, not far from the Straz Center. The Glazer Children’s Museum is centrally located near Curtis Hixon park and the Tampa Museum of Art. In order to stand out in the growing downtown landscape, Creative’s team incorporated the museum’s custom logo and color scheme into their back-lit channel letters.
Creative’s team worked directly with museum owner, the building’s architect and contractor for the project to deliver a custom sign installation that captures the fun of the museum, and blends with the building’s exterior aesthetic.