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Architects

An Experienced Partner for Architects

At Metro Sign & Awning we understand the trust you place in us when you recommend or select our company to work on your project. We work with your client through every step of the process and keep them informed on timeline and cost. We know our products and interactions with your client reflect back on you, which is why we take all our interactions with your client very seriously. Our team focuses on turning around designs and quotes quickly without sacrificing quality.

Whether it’s interior or exterior signage, our design team includes a professional graphics department and interior in-house fabrication that ensure professional and quality work. We are experienced in ADA signage, a variety of fabrication techniques, and working with quality materials. Our design build and furnish install programs make your job easier by ensuring quality, durability, low operating costs, and high return on investment. We prioritize communication with your client and will let them know what to expect, when to expect it, and how much it will cost. Our industry leading program consultations will walk you and your client through the specific needs of your particular project.

As a partner for architects, we focus on the details including:

Design

Metro Sign and Awning has the ability to see your unique vision into reality. Our expert team of designers works closely with you to create a finished product that reflects both you and your client’s vision. Whether your design is conventional or out of the box, we have the capability to create an aesthetically pleasing and structurally sound design that meets your needs. From branding to architectural signage, our team of professionals can do it all.

Fabrication

At Metro Sign and Awning we employ the latest technology and fabrication techniques to ensure that the finished product is completed quickly without sacrificing quality. Our exterior sign fabrication includes all dimensional lettering, freestanding pylon and architectural wayfinding signage systems, high-pressure laminate paneling, roof mounted signage, channel letters, metal fabrication. Our canopies include custom metal fabricated systems, awnings, enclosures, banners and fabric signage. We also offer code compliant and aesthetically pleasing ADA interior signage including room identification, wayfinding, directories and corporate branding.

When it comes to the safety of your clients’ building, Metro Sign and Awning focuses on tamper-proof signage for interior environments that is vandal resistant. We cover a variety of needs that your client may have including graphics and wall coverings, as well as temporary signage, all with time and cost efficiency in mind.

Turnkey Installation & Project Management

Our shop, drawing, and submittals process includes a developed sign schedule that correlates with typical design per sign type. We offer clients sample and prototypical packages that includes material swatches, color confirmation, full-size sign types produced for architectural and owner approval. We also provide exterior sign permit acquisition and engineered stamped drawings(ESD) with calculations that include footer detail for freestanding; fastening for wall/roof mount, as well as blocking requirements.

As an architect, we know the little details are always on your mind. That’s why Metro Sign and Awning makes it our priority to focus on every aspect of the design, fabrication, and final product including:

  • Technical Survey – verify field conditions prior to fabrication/release – update production prints
  • Phased projects / separated mobilizations  (obtain C of O as various buildings and/or areas are built out)
  • Interior / Exterior / Graphics in-house fabrication (ability to provide progress photos and/or visit our facility in the process)
  • Electrical access
  • Installation of all components; project manager/site super overseeing union installation and project team to ensure safety/field requirements are met.

Our project management services include coordinating multi-sign installations in office parks, malls, universities,  hospitality venues, entertainment facilities and institutional properties. We take care of the details so you don’t have to, including handling the scheduling of electricians, roofers, masons and other contractors to be sure your signs are installed on time, on budget, and according to the required specifications.

Variety/Quality of Materials

As part of every project, we offer recommendations made for ‘as built’ materials that offer lower cost alternatives at a high-performance outcome. We source all of our materials from a build-out and implement into our interior sign design for applique room identification. Below are a few examples of the variety and quality of materials we use in our projects.

  • 3Form, Lumicore, Light Blocks – also value engineer to offer acrylic alternatives in certain applications
  • 3M, Avery, FDC vinyl products
  • Interior / ADA:   Photopolymer, pressure cast acrylic, Applique with Rowmark, Wilson Arts and laminates, Chemetal, photoluminescent, zinc
  • CorTen, Aluminum
  • Sunbrella, Sattler, Cooley
  • LEDs GE, Sloan, ILT, Bitro
  • Acrylics, Sintra & Komacel PVC, High Density Urethane (HDU), Dibond, Alupanel
  • Akzo Nobel & Matthews Paint Systems

Representative Projects

See our portfolio featuring these and other projects.

What Our Partners Say

“You all have my deepest thanks and appreciation for creating such a perfect manifestation of what was, and is to me, the realization of a quirky dream.

It’s Beautiful! More than even that, however, has been the experience of working through the several challenges of its creation with all of you as members of a team. It’s been great fun and I thank everyone at Metro for making it happen!”

John Morris
John Morris Architects 

“All of us at Cafco would like to express our sincere thanks to you and your team for your efforts on the Radisson Hotel project.

Every successful project can be attributed to a collaboration of individual efforts. We acknowledge that it was the hard work and dedication of each individual, under aggressive time constraints, that enabled Cafco to realize our commitment.

Thank you again and we look forward to future opportunities.”

The team at Cafco Construction Management

“Thank you for your expertise and professionalism in assisting JBrice Design with signage aspect in rebranding these two residential buildings. Your consultation services in combination to design, production, installation is a great asset and we value your partnership!”

The J Brice Design Team

J/Brice Design International

With our project management skills, architectural signage experience, and craftsmanship, the entire Metro team is committed to working with developers to bring their project vision to reality. Contact us to get started on your project today.

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