External building signage for a child care centre in Mount Hutton
Mount Hutton Child Care & Pre School engaged Screen Signs to help design, print and install new signage for the external area of their building. They wanted to update their old signage and create a more vibrant new look for their location in Lake Macquarie Fair Shopping Centre.
The building signage brief
The signage design brief that we received from this child care centre was to design an external sign that could be placed at the front entrance to their location while blending into the colour palette of the existing guttering and fencing. We sat down with our graphic designer to create something that would be modern and in harmony with the beautifully crafted mural recently completed by the talented J Watson Art Incorporate and embrace the local area of Mount Hutton.
So our design goals were to clearly communicate the information they wanted to display to their clientele and the public while also incorporating their long-standing association in the Mount Hutton Community.
The building signage we designed
Their team had some ideas that they discussed with our graphic design team at Screen Signs. This included the desire to remove the old logo to give it a fresh look. The ideas included incorporating Australian native flowers like the Waratah or Wattle that is prevalent in the local community of Mount Hutton. Our graphic design team at Screen Signs helped to visualise their ideas and we created a number of muck ups for consideration, although, after their review it was evident they felt that the flowers were detracting from that beautiful mural on the existing wall (as shown in the photo above)
So the signage design that we came up with was all about paring back the layout, updating the fonts with a few tweaks to ended up with the finished result which was a simple black on white design. The team at Mount Hutton Child Care were a pleasure to deal with and this was a great example of a business collaborating closely with a signage company to come up with a solution to presenting a business in an existing site.
Once the new signage had been printed, we delivered it on site and installed it for them as well.
We hope you enjoyed our behind the scenes look at how another business has approached their new signage project. At Screen Signs, we’d be happy to answer any questions you may have and are always happy to come up with some mock up ideas to get things started. Our team at Screen Signs pride ourselves in working with our clients guiding them through every step of the Signage process. Creating Signs that will stand the test of time. From design to installation Screen Signs are there with you, on the ground, real people real results.