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Architectural Signage

As a renowned British sign company, Architects, Local Authorities and Designers trust us with their architectural signage projects. Having deep expertise in designing and producing internal and external architectural signage for buildings, we can work with you from concept stage right through to final install. We’re experienced in liaising with clients, architecture practices and local authorities, and can provide appropriate technical drawings and specifications if required for planning purposes. We’re your one-stop-shop for all and will make your architectural signage projects as simple as possible.

The UK’s Architectural Signage experts – how can we help?

What is architectural signage?

Architectural signage is the generic term use to describe custom signage that is specifically designed and produced in order to enhance the built environment. Typical applications for architectural lighting include branding, wayfinding and decor, but the actual uses, as indicated by these photos, are very broad.

Examples of Architectural Signage

Wayfinding signage.

Suspended signage.

Branding/Logo signs.

Illuminated / non-illuminated signs.

External location-defining signage.

Decorative signage.

Essential factors for your architectural lighting

Objective. Firstly, you need to consider what your architectural signage is going to achieve. Are you trying to build your brand for visitors to your reception. Are you helping building users to locate the facilities? Are you helping a building sponsor express their investment and support?

Sympathy with the building & its users. It’s important that the design and execution of your architectural lighting projects are sympathetic with the building and its users. Is the building modern or classic? What’s the demographic of the building’s users and how will they relate to your architectural signage? Consider how you can lean on, and bring out, the character and history of the building.

Technical aspects. If you choose illuminated architectural signage so that it stands out, you need to consider where technical parts will be located. This includes elements such as wiring, dimmers, LED drivers and connectors. Engaging the install team at the design stage will ensure that this element is fairly straightforward.

Who should we choose for our Architectural Signage project?

The architectural signage and lighting will take a very small proportion of your overall building budget, but if you get it right, it will have a huge impact on the success of your project. Based here in the UK, Carousel Lights have experience working with some of the UK’s largest and most prestigious building owners, building operators, architects, designers, local authorities and fit-out companies. We can assist at any stage of your project, whether at initial design conception stage or at final fix.

The simple 6 step process

It’s easier than you think

1. Your bright idea

Let us know your initial thoughts

2. A few questions

We’ll need some more details before we begin

3. The proposal

We’ll share our initial designs with you

4. Give it the thumbs up

Delighted with our design? Great – it’s time to pay

5. Let’s get to work!

We’ll start producing your design

6. Delivering the goods

Your design delivered to your door

Sophie Ellis Bextor testimonial

"The light looks INCREDIBLE! We are so happy with it and I really appreciate how beautifully made it is." Sophie

Sophie Ellis-Bextor Singer

Barclaycard Arena testimonial

"A HUGE thank-you! You'ce created such a 'wow-factor' light installation that's far better than we could ever have imagined. Everyone has been so professional and helpful every step of the way!"

Event Manager NEC Barclaycard Arena

Harvey Nichols testimonial

Thank you so much for the light - it looked AMAZING! We've decided to keep it up and it'll no doubt stay there!

Event Manager Harvey Nichols

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