Chicago Signs


Vintage & Nostalgia Signage - Our Appreciation

We design, build and install modern signage including electronic message boards, LED illuminated signs, Illuminated channel letters...

That doesn't mean we don't have an appreciation for the classics.


How to get building and signage permits in Chicago (Hint: With our help!)

Over 30 years of experience has taught us that it takes more than the creative process to be a full-service signage provider in Chicagoland. We have learned It takes as much paperwork as it does a boom, crane, helicopter or swinging stage to erect signage


Daylight Savings Time - Tips for making sure the signage lights when the sun goes down

The competition for signage space has never been more intense. With competitors either next door, across the street or in another part of town, making sure you signage stands apart is crucial. Especially at all times of the day. Making sure your sign is s


Maintaining Brand Continuity with Signage

Leaving any kind of variance in branding can ultimately lead to the type of brand confusion that can hurt sales long-term, especially when it comes to customer retention.


What is a Call-to-Action? What is its purpose in signage.

If you could only get the customer to do one thing, the little message you would give the customer to do said one thing would be the Call-to-Action.


Winterizing Signage

Until the United Federation Planets comes up with weather modification nets that allow for us to have great weather 365/24/7, below is a short quick list of tips to help Winterize your signage for the upcoming harsher weather seasons.


Why does color matter in healthcare signage?

When we’re getting dressed for an important event, we all know that good color combinations make a huge difference in how we look and how we’re “read” by others. Did you also know that color combinations affect the readability of your signage?


Matching Outdoor Signage to Interior Lighting

Getting customers into the store is one thing. Making sure they have an idea what to expect is another.


Outdoor Signage Tips to Start 2014

Here are a few of the things we go over with them to make sure their outdoor signage continues to provide these enviable features in 2014 and beyond.


5 common sense benefits of outdoor signage maintenance contracts

Maintenance contracts helps repair and keep small the small issues that occur over time due to wear and tear. Without scheduled maintenance, little issues eventually turn into big things over time due to the relentlessness of weather.


Outdoor signage message and visibility tips

For those of us who have to make due with a little less space than the endless horizon, here’s a few tips on getting the right message for your signage.


How many words / characters should outdoor signage have?

One of the most common questions we get asked during the day, especially from those who are getting their first business / outdoor sign, is...


The Value of Logos in Business / Outdoor Signage

As they say in the Oceans 11 (remake):
“Don’ t use seven words when four will do."


The Story of Hotel Chicago told by its outdoor signs

For all the benefits, delights and memories-in-waiting that await our Chicago outdoor signage project, the thing we enjoy the most is seeing the growth of our clients through the evolution of their signage.


The age of 16mm Full Color LED Display Signs

With the introduction of 16mm Color LED signage, it feels as though we’re now becoming television producers because of all the video animation that becomes available to our clients.


The best outdoor signage of far

Not every sign has the potential for significant impact. Not that the signs aren’t any good, but once in awhile someone comes up with signage so memorable that it’s worth the tip of the hat and a few moments worth of study.


LED outdoor signage maintenance contract questions

Like with everything of value we care about, keeping something running like new takes a little tender loving care. It’s the reason we offer the opportunity for maintenance contracts for most every sign we make.


Umami Burger Chicago - aluminum channel letter sign installation

The great jobs are ones that leave you hungry for more. The only thing that can possibly top that are jobs where you can satisfy that hunger, with food. Great food. Like the aluminum channel letter sign installation we did for the Umami Burger franchise o


Happy Holidays 2014 from Landmark Sign Group

We would like to take a moment to wish you, your friends and families a happy, healthy, and exciting Holiday Season 2014. We hope you make the destinations you seek, the desserts you crave, the presents you have to give and receive, and that you make it t


Fadó Irish Pub signage: reserve channel letters with reverse illuminated LED lights

Fadó Irish Pub’s authentic design and construction came from Ireland. The inspiration came straight from classic Gaelic-era history and origins. When the owners of Fadó Irish Pub went to look for someone to finish the outdoor sign, they came to us.


The TransUnion Chicago Outdoor Signage Job

When TransUnion needed a sturdy, yet modern look for their office sign to show their longevity and security, they came to Landmark Sign Group. A description for what we did for their outdoor signage is provided below.


Tips to Expediting the Signage Permit Process for your locations

If you’re on this page, you’re at the point where you’re conducting research on what permits you’re going to need to own and install your new business sign. Here are a few business sign permit tips to help you out:


What if my business signage installation in Chicago is going to involve public areas

There are regulations for construction in the public way in Chicago. We've been working with them for over 30 years.


The Pullman Park - Chicago Outdoor Retail Display Sign Project

Now that it has become a National Park, Pullman’s legacy will be preserved for future generations to study and grow from. What were we doing nearby during the ceremony?


Can't you just trace or redraw our logo?

We love our clients. Oh, so very much so we do. But from time to time we?re left to wonder whether or not we have a flaw in our process. Why?...


Outdoor Signage Message Goals: Summer 2015 Edition

The following are a few tips to make sure the signs are shining in the summertime when potential customers are rolling by.


5 Fall 2015 events to anticipate for your outdoor sign maintenance schedule

Keep prepared, and start while it?s still bearable to go outside.


Healthcare Signage for Visitors who helped the patient check in

Sometimes, all it takes is an extra sign here or there to show the way.


Custom outdoor signs for your Chicago business

In the end it comes down to your business needs. Your sign, your way.


What kind of outdoor signage we can build for you.

We'll help you define your goals, set expectations, and craft a message for your sign that will properly position your signage for maximum results.


Serving Signs for Churches in Chicago (and beyond)

The synergy from these collaborations are the moments corporate trainers look for in their "how to" sessions. Incredible fun.


Custom Exterior Building Signs. It's what we do.

When you ask around about us, you'll find Landmark Sign Group is synonymous with full-service custom exterior building signs.


Wooden signs for corporate, storefronts, offices, and more.

Not even the best monitor resolution & refresh rate can replace the texture and grains found in wood.


Storefront signs for offices, corporations and more...

Since 1983, we've been helping businesses put their best foot forward with their storefront signs.


Corporate Signs for Companies, Offices, Firms, Agencies...

Corporate signs demand attention. They demand respect not because they're in one's face, but because they emit the corporation's purpose.


Buy Local: Chicago outdoor signs from a Chicago-area company

Part of our process is to put our best foot forward.


Beautiful Lighted Letter Signs in Chicago and where to find them.

Whatever is best for lighting up your letters and getting the word our about your Chicago business, we're here for you.


The best LED Signs in Chicago? Well...

Simple question: Who builds the best LED Signs in Chicago? Simpler answer: Yours, if we made it. Otherwise, ours.


Sign-Making Companies in Chicago: how we perceive it. Usually.

Learn how the sign-making process comes together specifically for your signage


Illuminated Business Signs: our best sellers.

So long as your signage illuminates your business.


LED Board Signage ideas.

Learn more about how not to be bored with LED board signs.


Classic Theatre Outdoor Signs. New LED Lighting.

Not that every theatre sign needs to have LED lighting, but with complete spectrum of benefits, LED lighting is becoming the standard.


Vintage storefront signs. Back when old school was new school

When we get a client asking for a vintage storefront sign. We say: "Polish up the wrought iron. Shiny up the sheet metal. Sharpen those saws. Reel out the cables. We're making vintage storefront signs!"

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